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Design By Decade Episode 4. 1980s

Throughout the 1980s, many design companies prospered in Canada as awareness of prestigious design was on the rise. Designers embraced a more pluralist look, creating objects that challenged earlier perceptions of good design. The possibilities of what could be made were endless.

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Design By Decade Episode 5. 1990s

In Canada, there was a resurgence of design during the 1990s. Large design firms were investing in product research and development and many sophisticated and exciting products surfaced. This episode examines some of the most distinctive and cutting edge Canadian designs that represent this revol...

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Design By Decade Episode 6. 2000s

In the first decade of the 2000s, large-, medium- and small-sized producers were taking on the challenge of environmentalism. But beyond that, the various visual languages designers were using expanded, ranging from the persistent global aesthetic to more specific regional approaches.

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Innovation Nation Episode 3. Bio Fuel

Will we be able to grow all of our fuel in the future? Along with exploring bold new ways of harvesting energy from bio-mass, Innovation Nation uncovers an amazing bio-fuel jet truck, a record breaking flying machine and a unique car made almost entirely of organic matter.

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Innovation Nation Episode 2. Wind Power

Can the wind provide us with all of our power? Along with cutting-edge wind farms and new turbine designs, Innovation Nation meets inventor Doug Selsam as he builds the world's first flying turbine.

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Innovation Nation Episode 1. CO2

Can we stop, or even reverse global warming? Innovation Nation follows the work of a Nobel Prize-winning scientist on the Canadian prairies, an innovator in New York who has designed a unique synthetic tree, and a mega-project in Europe where CO2, instead of being sent skyward, is stored far out ...

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The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

In December, 192 nations gather in Copenhagen to discuss climate change. The plan was to begin drafting a document to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012.

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Don't Risk Your Life

Series: Ready for Work
Don't Risk Your Life is a short educational drama that helps to educate young people about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace. Young people tell their personal experiences of being injured on the job. Family members share their stories of having lost a loved one. New workers and e...

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Dream Big

This film highlights the many ways in which engineers tackle problems big and small and explores how the principles of engineering can create a better future for all. Three female engineers are specifically profiled: one who specializes in creating structures that can better sustain earthquakes, ...

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White Pass, Yukon with Jane Isakson

This episode follows Jane Isakson as she ventures to the White Pass to do some sketching. Viewing some of her works she shares some of her history. She also explains her process of painting landscapes. From colours to textures, and even the techniques, every step of her creation process is revealed.

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Manitoba Bees with Aganetha Dyck

Wild and domestic bees are an integral part of the worlds food supply, helping to pollinate 30%-50% of what we eat. Manitoba artist, Aganetha Dyck, installs found objects, drawings, paintings and sculptures into living beehives where they are altered and completed by her winged collaborators. Aga...

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Boggy Creek with Joe Fafard

Chronicling our past and giving shape to our cultural identity, sculptor Joe Fafard is a prominent figure in Canadian art. Working at his Saskatchewan farm near Boggy Creek, Fafard creates iconic sculptures. As common-place as cows, dogs, sheep and horses might seem, these domesticated animals sp...

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The Buffalo with Adrian Stimson

The Buffalo, nearly exterminated in North America in the 1800s, now exist almost exclusively as farmed herds. This program focuses on Blackfoot artist Adrian Stimson who feels an inherent connection to these majestic beasts. He is inspired by the Plains landscape and takes viewers on a scouting t...

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Migration with Jane Ash Poitras

Jane Ash Poitras, a renowned Dene/Cree artist travels in Alberta; demonstrating her colourful artwork and discussing her roots, the importance of a positive relationship with the environment, First Nations spirituality, and history. Beginning in the Milk River Valley, Jane photographs ancient pet...

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Emma Lake with Degen Lindner

For more than seventy years University of Saskatchewan's Emma Lake Campus has been a meeting place for artists and thinkers from around the world. Saskatoon painter Degen Lindner invites us to her art studio at Emma Lake where she discusses how her father and nature inspire her artwork. Lindner w...

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