Level 20 History
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
A Deadly Earthquake Devastates Haiti
Series: News in Review: March 2010
On January 12, a powerful earthquake strikes Haiti. More than 100,000 people are killed, and about a million others are left homeless. This story looks at Haiti's tragedy, and how Canada and other countries help the survivors.
The Great U.S. Health Care Debate
Series: News in Review: December 2009
Shortly after assuming office, U.S. President Barack Obama announces plans to reform his country's health care system. The announcement set off a debate with both sides citing Canada's Medicare system to back up their arguments.
Adoption. Looking for a Baby Abroad
Series: News in Review: November 2009
Every year, for a number of reasons, many Canadians adopt children in foreign countries. International adoptions can provide them with the baby they always wanted, but they can also be expensive and frustrating.
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 9. Amira Wasfy
When Amira immigrated to Canada from Egypt with her young family she had big dreams for her new life here. Years later, following her divorce, she found that she could not travel home to Egypt because of an antiquated Egyptian law that prevented Egyptian women travelling without their husband's c...
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 4. Bessie Pino
On September 11, 1973, when Bessie Pino was 15, she and her family in Chile listened to the radio as bombs from the Chilean army fell around their President, Salvadore Allende in the Presidental Palace as he gave his last address. The military coup that many Chileans feared was a reality. After 3...