June 2013 Archives

Life Under Construction - Part 2

Don't miss the award-winning Part 2 of Life Under Construction, a documentary following a group of Aboriginal people through an innovative program designed to get them off welfare and into the workforce. The program targets people who are currently unemployable but desperately want to turn their lives around. And the people who run this program claim to have a 95% success rate of doing just that.

Saturday, June 29 on CBC Television
1:30 pm NT  |  1:00 pm AT  |  12 Noon ET  |  10 am MT  |  9 am PT

Life Under Construction - Part 1

Part one of the acclaimed, two-part documentary that follows a group of Aboriginal people through an innovative program designed to get them off welfare and into the workforce. The program targets people who are currently unemployable but desperately want to turn their lives around. And the people who run it claim to have a 95% success rate of doing just that.

Saturday, June 22 on CBC Television
1:30 pm NT  |  1:00 pm AT  |  12 Noon ET  |  10 am MT  |  9 am PT

Saturday Night Blues 25th Anniversary Special

Holger Petersen is the foremost authority on blues and roots music in Canada. Based in Edmonton, he has been hosting Saturday Night Blues--Canada's flagship blues and roots program--on CBC Radio for 25 years. This performance program opens with Holger at his studio in Edmonton and segues to a concert.

Saturday, June 15 on CBC Television
1:30 pm NT  |  1:00 pm AT  |  12 Noon ET  |  10 am MT  |  9 am PT

Never Destroy Us: The Dears at Pasaguero

Montreal's Juno and Polaris-nominated indie rock darlings have nurtured a steady international profile throughout their 17-year history, but this pivotal concert performance has special significance. On the cusp of succumbing to the realities of a music industry in decline, the sold-out, week-long stay in Mexico City marks the Dears' decision to rebuild their career, as they are greeted with an unprecedented response.

Never Destroy Us : The Dears at Pasag├╝ero from Paul Tom on Vimeo.

Saturday, June 8 on CBC Television
1:30 pm NT  |  1:00 pm AT  |  12 Noon ET  |  10 am MT  |  9 am PT

The Paramount

It's the last chance to save the Paramount Theatre in Saint John, New Brunswick. Members of the community fight to keep the historic building from being torn down.

Saturday, June 1 on CBC Television
1:30 pm NT  |  1:00 pm AT  |  12 Noon ET  |  10 am MT  |  9 am PT


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