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The Book of Negroes, Episode 1

Stolen from Africa, 11-year old Aminata Diallo is enslaved and forced to endure a treacherous journey to America.

CURIO Video
 

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 ...

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 ...

Public Video
 

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.

Great Minds of Design Episode 1: Urban Redesign

Street artists redesign the cityscape with clever urban interventions that use natural elements as their materials.

Who Are the Métis?

A board member from the Manitoba Métis Federation and the self-proclaimed Grand Chief of the Eastern Woodland Métis Nation of Nova Scotia highlight two perspectives on the complex issue of who is Métis.

Tougher Impaired Driving Laws Raise Concerns About Targeting

Since new impaired driving laws no longer require that law enforcement officers have reasonable grounds to request a breath sample, advocates for civil liberties are concerned about whether this change will lead to the targeting of drivers from visible minorities.

Does Canada Have a Jury Problem?

In the aftermath of Gerald Stanley's acquittal, friends and family of Colten Boushie raised concerns about how Canada's juries are selected and whether race plays a role in getting a fair trial.

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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