Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
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.
Innovation Nation Episode 6. Artificial Intelligence
Can we trust the robots of the future? Innovation Nation explores the world of artificial intelligence, taking us into labs and workshops where innovators teach robots to perceive, think, and move just like human beings.
Innovation Nation Episode 5. Robotics
Will robots replace humans? Revolutionary new machines are being designed and built for the workplace of tomorrow. Along with visiting robotic labs around the world, Innovation Nation explores robot-human psychology and tests out an exo-skeleton, a robot that you can strap on and wear.
Innovation Nation Episode 4. Communications
How will we communicate in the world of tomorrow? As we become digitally more connected, at ever increasing speeds, new technologies seek to transform the way we interact with one another and our environment. Innovation Nation looks at augmented reality, robotic telepresence, and technologies tha...
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie
This documentary explores the life and work of Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist Dr. David Suzuki. Due to the length of the film, educators are advised to select individual portions of the video that best support student learning. Sections of the film highlight some of the ke...
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...
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...