Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Using Artificial Intelligence to Help You Learn a New Language
This short video profiles the work of Toronto researchers in developing a smartphone app that incorporates artificial intelligence in the form of speech recognition software. This feature allows app users to learn French in an interactive, conversational way, regardless of their level of fluency ...
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 6: A Senseless Attack
Teams respond to a savage, back-alley assault, a cancer patient, a man threatening to jump off a freeway overpass and woman on meth who crashed a stolen vehicle.
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 5: The Pink People
Paramedics treat a dementia patient with a urinary tract infection, a man in severe alcohol withdrawal, a teenager who was stabbed and a epileptic patient seeking help from a neighbour.
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 4: An Overdose on Meth
Paramedics treat a woman assaulted in her van, a man with drug-induced anxiety, a teenager struck by a car and a man overdosing on meth.
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 3: On the Edge
Paramedics respond to a three-wheeled motorcycle rollover, a heart-attack patient, a mom with severe anxiety and a patient overdosing in a parking lot.
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 2: A Psychotic State
Paramedics treat a teenager who fell from a third-floor balcony, a man struck by a passing truck, a home-care patient having a psychotic episode and an HIV-positive, homeless woman.
Paramedics. Emergency Response. Season 4, Episode 1: Assault in Progress
Teams respond to an overdosing patient pulled from the river, a woman left at the scene of a car crash, a young man with chronic alcoholism and an injured police officer.
Self-esteem the Key to Empowering the Women of Tomorrow
In this short video, CBC's The National visits a Nova Scotia school program that aims to increase the self-esteem of young girls, with the hope that this will lead to their becoming confident and empowered young women.
Censoring Online Information: The Right to Be Forgotten
Information on the Internet can potentially exist forever, causing lives and reputations to continue to be damaged. Some countries have enacted "right to be forgotten" legislation that allows online information to be erased. So far, a similar law does not exist in Canada. This report examines wha...
Planting Our Truth: Two-Spirit Experiences in Saskatchewan
This video examines the history of Two-Spirit peoples from pre-and-post colonization and the impact of residential schools in Saskatchewan. Nehiyawak terms used in the video are roughly translated to: Ohtehwewak (Intersex), Iskwew (Cisgender woman), Napew (Cisgender man), Iskwehikan (Transgender ...
Great Minds of Design Episode 6: Dream Big. Do Good. Spread Joy
No project is too big or too small for Helen Kerr. She designs everything from physical objects to abstract concepts.
Great Minds of Design Episode 5: Designing with Ghosts
Pressman Nicholas Kennedy works with ghosts of printing's past, using salvaged equipment that the modern industry now considers obsolete.
Great Minds of Design Episode 4: Architecture By Nature
Architect Trevor McIvor creates homes designed to take advantage of the innate energy efficiencies found in nature.
Great Minds of Design Episode 3: Designing Cultures: Haiti
Designer Patty Johnson travels to the country of Haiti, where she works with local artisans and craftspeople.
Great Minds of Design Episode 2: Solar Stained Glass
Canadian designer Sarah Hall works at a studio in Germany to create revolutionary solar energy-collecting windows.