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Watch the trailer for 'We Are Canada,' CBC's new series profiling young change-makers

The new six-part series tells the stories of young Canadians whose work is shaping our future in inspiring ways.

We Are Canada premieres April 9 at 7 p.m. on CBC.

Meet Dr. Shawna Pandya, a 32-year-old physician and astronaut-candidate; 29-year-old Crystal Phillips who, after a life-changing diagnosis of MS changed her life, founded Branch Out Foundation; Andrew Hall and Jeremy Bryant, 26-year-old cousins from Calgary who founded MealShare to get lunches to school kids.

We're going to choose a future for this country, and the world.

These are just a few of a new generation of passionate change-makers profiled in CBC's new series We Are Canada.

The six-part bilingual series tells the stories of young Canadians whose work is shaping and defining our future in inspiring and imaginative ways.

Discover the Chris Hadfields, Naheed Nenshis, Robert Lepages, and James Orbinskis of the future in We Are Canada, premiering April 9 at 7 p.m. on CBC.

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