The National

The National is Canada's destination for original journalism and stories with added depth and context from CBC News bureaus across the country and around the world. The nightly news program is led by CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge and a team of award-winning journalists, bringing Canadians the real story where and when they want it. This is where Canadians come for intelligent conversation, commentary and analysis on today's events.

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Episodes

The National Beyond the Veil

Anna Maria Tremonti looks at the role of the veil and what lies beneath it in Iran. The traditional dress is being challenged by the young but never ignored. Western influence seeps into Iran.
  • 1996
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Future of Work

In the Information Revolution, just as in the Industrial Revolution, machines are changing the workplace, making certain skills obsolete and leaving vast numbers of workers angry, frustrated and feeling powerless. In this, economist Jeremy Rifkin foresees a calamity of global proportions. He warns that underemployment will cut the income stream necessary to uphold the production/consumption ratio and the economy will ...
  • 1996
  • 00:25:49
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Harvesting the City

Fashioning a new industry out of scraps, cleaning up with dirty diapers and making a meal out of leftovers. This isn't just recycling, it's a whole new way of harvesting the city. We take a look at what your garbage becomes and it's a fascinating journey. Learn about the entrepreneurs and the new industries that are turning our garbage into ...
  • 1996
  • 00:25:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National How to Find and Keep a Job

In today's new economy, where so much is so uncertain, finding and keeping a job seems to be on everyone's mind. How does one survive in this ever-changing climate? We hear from the thinkers and gurus about the changing direction of today's job market. As you will see, education and intelligence are only part of what you need to succeed. ...
  • 1996
  • 00:29:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Psychopathic Mind

A psychopath could be your boss, spouse, maybe even your child. An estimated three million psychopaths – one person in 100 – are walking the streets of North America. They can easily infiltrate an organization, using people for their own ends. Who are psychopaths and how are they classified? This program answers these questions as it takes the viewer through ...
  • 1996
  • 00:26:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013