Doc Zone

CBC's flagship documentary series explores and expands on the major issues of our time. Around the corner, around the world, our cameras bring viewers to the center of the stories everyone is talking about. Informed, exciting and eventful, Doc Zone presents a sweeping panoramic view of what matters most to Canadians. Hosted by acclaimed author, actor and playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald.

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Episodes

Doc Zone Sext up KIDS

From tiny tots strutting bikini-clad bodies in beauty pageants to companies marketing itty-bitty thongs and padded bras to nine-year-olds, images of ever-younger sexualized girls have become commonplace. Add to that: ever-younger boys with 24-7 access to internet porn. It saturates their lives, from skate parks to the school bus. By the time they’re 18, 80% of boys are watching porn ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:18
  • 18+
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Life Below Zero

We Canucks may have a mythic international reputation (and self-image) as a nation of hardy winter warriors who joyously, skate, ski, ice fish and trek our way through months of cold and snow, but in recent decades our love affair with winter seems to be going sour. What’s happened to our Canadian “cold” genes? Have we gone soft and lost ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone In Search of the G Spot

Thirty years after we named it, controversy and confusion still swirl around the G spot. Is it a physical feature? A subjective experience? Is it myth or reality? Pure invention or scientific truth? From feminism to Freud, gynecology to neurophysiology, plastic surgery to the popular press, In Search of the G Spot delves into the science and sensationalism behind this contentious ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:35
  • 18+
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Trouble with Experts

We are addicted to experts. They tell us how to cast our vote, raise our kids, manage our diets and interpret political events. The media keeps us on a steady diet of stats backed up by expert opinion. But do they know better? In the recent stock meltdown, we discovered that some of our most important experts – our financial ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Scandal: Inside the Murdoch Empire

It has been called "The Murdoch Spring". A modern democracy freed from the grip of a foreign press baron by one astonishing newspaper story. For 30 years Rupert Murdoch has held sway over British Prime Ministers and politicians of all stripes have sought his favour. In Britain he controls 40 percent of the press, and a major television station. In ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone War of 1812: Been There, Won That

On the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the CBC presents this two-hour documentary special, a modern look at a 200 year old war, hosted by one of Canada's most accomplished and funniest actors, Peter Keleghan. The stories in Been There, Won That include: the tale of the timid American general who turned over three states to the Canadian side without firing ...
  • 2012
  • 01:30:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone End of Men

In the past 100 years, the ideals of masculinity have been largely unchanged. Men are rugged individuals, resilient, brave and loyal. Running like a spine through these archetypes is one defining theme: A man is the provider and protector of his family. In the not too distant past, most men had a sense of certainty that they could fulfill those roles. ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone My Life After 9/11

Ten years after the worst terror attack in history on American soil, this is a series of deeply personal accounts by people who were directly affected by the devastating September 11, 2001 attacks. Some of their journeys may surprise you — like the young man who in the early days publicly declares his thirst for revenge, but later decides to ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Facebook Follies

Love it or hate it, Facebook is the world’s most successful social networking site. Our relationships, our thoughts, our pastimes, our memories, our lives and deaths — all are now routinely recorded on Facebook. It represents a paradigm shift in communications as significant as the printing press, the telegraph or the television. Inevitably, mishaps, embarrassment and trouble accompany such change. ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone We Will Remember Them

Doc Zone goes beyond the static photographs and news headlines to profile the men and women in the Canadian Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan. In this poignant documentary, meet a new generation of Canadian heroes. Sit down with their spouses, siblings, children and parents. Reminisce with old friends at home and re-live life in Afghanistan with comrades ...
  • 2010
  • 02:00:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013