Docs

My Week on Welfare

My Week on Welfare - Trailer - (01:54)

Broadcaster Jackie Torrens explores the stereotypes about welfare recipients by going on welfare for a week, to see what the day-to-day reality of life is really like for people on income assistance in Nova Scotia.

During her week-long stay, she rediscovers unexpected insights and encounters the complex issues facing those on and in the system.

Airs Saturday, May 7th on CBC Television or Watch Online
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT 

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Living on the Edge

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Photographer and garlic farmer Joan Sullivan captures how people in eastern Quebec adapt to climate change events.

Living on the Edge - Trailer - (01:19)

Aired Saturday, April 23rd on CBC Television or Watch Online
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT 

Related:

Joan Sullivan Website - Renewable Energy Construction Photography

Employment Matters Too


Employment Matters Too - Full Doc - (45:06)

Second episode in a doc series about inclusive hiring and the exploration of the untapped market and huge potential of the intellectually disabled in the workplace. 

Aired nationally Saturday, April 9th 2016 on CBC Television
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT 

Part 1, Employment Matters, aired Saturday, April 2nd, 2016


Employment Matters - doc series website by Brandy Yanchyk, including character bios, and links for resources.