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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Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Lifelines (Part 3 of 4)

Learn how the airplane has become an indispensable tool — literally a lifeline — to those living in isolation or danger. Canadian pilots, and the experts and equipment they carry, are saving lives around the world. Meet a Montreal pediatrician whose passion for flying helps her reach her many young patients in remote Northern communities. Travel with both our Disaster ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Dancing with Danger (Part 4 of 4)

Why do some people seek thrills and adventure in the sky? Explore the extraordinary deeds of men and women that defy imagination. A wing walker looks back to the days of barnstorming in rural Canada. The Snowbirds, ambassadors of Canadian aviation throughout the world, share the secrets of precision flying. Test pilots demonstrate their mettle, putting aeronautic flight systems through ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:50
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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Doc Zone The Boomer Revolution

Once known as the generation that questioned authority, raised its consciousness and dropped out of the mainstream, the Baby Boom generation now IS the mainstream — a very powerful 30% of the Canadian population, more than 10 million people altogether. They are the largest and wealthiest generation in our history. And so, just as they have reshaped our understanding of ...
  • 2013
  • 00:42:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The War on Terror: An Unseen Enemy (Part 1 of 2)

Why did nobody see the 9-11 attacks coming? Episode one rewinds history back to 1990 looking for answers. Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait. George Bush Sr sends in the troops. And a quick and decisive victory ensues. But President Bush Sr makes one crucial mistake. Instead of bringing all the troops home, a sizeable contingent is left in Saudi Arabia to ...
  • 2012
  • 00:42:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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