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The Nature of Things Rebellion

Sparked by activist Greta Thunberg in Sweden and exploding around the world, the global climate protests have been some of the largest demonstrations in history. Rebellion is a vivid portrait of this extraordinary grassroots movement.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2021

CBC Docs POV Never Too Old

"A sweet little old lady, I am not!" Olive, 81, is working hard to get a PhD and help change the world for older women in her rural community. Never Too Old follows Olive Bryanton as she navigates through the final year of her doctoral program at the University of Prince Edward Island. According to Bryanton, more than half of ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/01/2020

CBC Short Docs Ru-tsu

Ru-Tsu follows snowboarder Tamo Campos on an educational journey to learn about his Japanese ancestry and his activist roots. Through reflections with his grandfather, award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki, this personal film dives into themes of intergenerational trauma, passionate activism, and a family’s deep love of nature. This film is a rare look inside the family of one ...
  • 2020
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/30/2020

Absolutely Canadian Ketchup & Soya Sauce

A documentary exploring the nuances of mixed Chinese-Canadian marriages in Quebec, in light of their historical taboo and criminalization in this country.
  • 2019
  • 00:43:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2020

Good People with Mark Sakamoto The Root of Violence

Toronto has had its worst year yet for gun violence. But why? And what's being done? Host Mark Sakamoto searches for the people looking to make a difference. Among those he speaks with are members of the One by One Movement, a group of former gang, extremist and organized crime members aiming to give youth alternatives to extreme violence.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/22/2020

Absolutely Canadian Behind the Bhangra Boys

This is a joyous and poignant glimpse into the lives of the viral sensations, The Maritime Bhangra Group — five Sikh dancers and activists who are trying to make the world a better place, one dance at a time.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/24/2020

CBC Kids News A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement

CBC Kids News contributor Elijah Sandiford digs into the history of the Black Lives Matter movement. Historian and sociologist Afua Cooper describes some critical moments in black history and Vancouver activist Jacob Callender-Prasad talks about his role fighting anti-black racism.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

The National Teen climate activist calls it 'movement of her generation'

Rebecca Hamilton is a 16-year-old from Vancouver who's committed everything to fight climate change. And she has thousands of peers following her example. Rebecca's story is part of the CBC News climate change series "In Our Backyard."
  • 2019
  • 00:05:51
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation RDS vs. A Story of Race and Justice

This film tells the personal story of Rodney Darren Smalls (RDS) and his journey to shake the stereotypes that followed him as a black teenage drug dealer, and channel his entrepreneurship into community benefit.
  • 2020
  • 00:22:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

Studio K Studio K from Home: The Prime Minister's Message to Kids

Listen along with Mr. O to this important message from our prime minister!
  • 2020
  • 00:02:17
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

CBC News COVID-19: Prime Minister Trudeau appeals to Canadian children

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeals to Canadian children to follow social distancing rules and thanks them for changing their daily routines.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:23
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

CBC Kids News Want to bring about positive change? Tips from kid activists

If 2019 was any indication, kids’ voices are louder than ever, as thousands of young Canadians have been taking part in mass demonstrations. The climate strikes that have been happening in nearly every city are a youth-led movement that’s become impossible for adults to ignore. But those aren’t the only youth-led marches we saw last year. In April, thousands of ...
  • 2020
  • 00:03:21
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/20/2020

News in Review - November 2019 Greta Thunberg: Climate Activism and the Youth Movement

Climate change is on everybody’s mind but a teen from Sweden has taken it to a new level of awareness. Greta Thunberg, 16, has taken her activism around the world as she brings her unfaltering message that we must stop damaging our planet now. From school walkouts to global marches and strikes, she fearlessly faces off against politicians, pundits and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:18:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/20/2019

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News in Review - October 2019 Tina Fontaine: A Murdered Girl's Legacy

Tina Fontaine was just 15 when her body, wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from Winnipeg’s Red River. A report from the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth says in the years since her murder, not enough has changed to ensure other children in circumstances similar to Tina’s are not at risk. But Tina ...
  • 2019
  • 00:12:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2019

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Tai Asks Why How will we fix climate change?

Climate change is an important issue that will greatly affect our future, but there are steps that young people can take individually, in their community and through their government, that will help combat the effects of climate change.
  • 2019
  • 00:21:17
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

The National UCP's gay-straight alliance plan sees Alberta students walk out in protest

The United Conservative Party’s plan to change a law prohibiting Alberta schools from telling parents their child is part of a gay-straight alliance drew angry protests from thousands of students.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2019

The National The legacy of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg is marking one of the seminal strikes in Canadian history. One hundred years ago, tens of thousands of workers walked off the job in what would come to be known as the Winnipeg General Strike.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2019

London Morning Young and black in London

Oakridge Secondary School student Fazia Agbonhin and Western University student Elija Ngoy tell London Morning about their experiences growing up in London and what Black History Month means to them.
  • 2019
  • 00:09:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2019

The National Fighting hate with friendship: The unlikely bond of a Sikh man and a former white supremacist

A Sikh man becomes the unlikely friend of a former white supremacist in the wake of a cold-blooded attack in Wisconsin in 2012. Now they travel the world trying to stop hate.
  • 2019
  • 00:11:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2019

News in Review - April 2019 Sam's Story: Sex Assault Survivor Speaks Out

At 17, Sam Fazio was just a regular teenager at a school dance in Vancouver. Then she was violently sexually attacked in a bathroom stall. Sam reported the crime and went through the grueling process of physical and mental recovery while having to deal with police and a court case that left her and others shaking their heads. Since then, ...
  • 2019
  • 00:16:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/09/2019

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The National Meet the students trying to battle the vaping 'epidemic'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading national public health institute of the United States, calls it an epidemic: the growing and now unprecedented number of teens using e-cigarettes. It's become a big problem in schools across Canada as well, and now some students are taking matters into their own hands.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2019

CBC News The journey from refugee to police officer

Alain Arakaza arrived in Canada in 2009 as a refugee. Now he's about to become a Toronto police officer.
  • 2019
  • 00:01:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/25/2019

The National Shelter aims to help growing number of refugees arriving as unaccompanied minors

Refugee advocates say that over the past 20 years there's been an increase in the number of unaccompanied youths arriving in Canada. These minors face the dual challenge of adapting to their new environment while also being children missing their parents. For those alone and with nowhere to go, a Toronto shelter looks to give them the support they need. 
  • 2019
  • 00:04:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/01/2019

News in Review - January 2019 Prince Harry: Moving Out of the Shadow of Diana

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, is sixth in line to the British throne. He was recently voted the most popular British Royal, beating out his new wife, actress Meghan Markle, and his own grandmother, the Queen. Harry is the youngest son of his all-too-famous father, Prince Charles, who is next in line to the throne, and his beautiful mother ...
  • 2019
  • 00:14:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/30/2019

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The National Syrian refugee family reunites with parents in Canada

Reporter Susan Ormiston witnessed an extraordinary reunion in Windsor, Ont., as a Syrian refugee family welcomed their parents to Canada.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2019