Absolutely Vancouver

Celebrating stories that matter to British Columbia and Alberta. Exploring the history, culture and talent of Western Canada. Six Saturdays on CBC B.C. and CBC Alberta. 

2016 season will be available here. The 2015 Season was:

John Mann Here & Now

John Mann: Here & Now (45:23)

A concert featuring the iconic Vancouver musician and actor as he and his family face his fight with Early Onset Alzheimer's disease.
Aired Saturday, July 04, at 9 p.m. PT 

Conquering Beauty: the Life and Music of Malcolm Forsyth

Conquering Beauty: The Life and Music of Malcolm Forsyth (45:11)

Exploring the passionate life and loves of composer Malcolm Forsyth, the man who defined Canadian Classical music.
Aired Saturday, Aug 01, at 7 p.m. PT 

The Right to Remain

The Right to Remain (45:11)

Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents find an unexpected and powerful ally as they fight to save their community from developers.
Aired Saturday, Aug 08, at 7 p.m. PT 

Employment Matters

Employment Matters - (45:09)

Employment Matters explores the untapped market and huge potential of individuals with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.
Aired Saturday, Aug 22, at 7 p.m. PT

Employment Matters Too


Employment Matters Too - (45:06)

Following the lives of people in B.C. and Alberta with intellectual disabilities, and those on the autism spectrum, who have found success in the corporate world with large companies.
Aired Saturday, Aug 29, 2014 7 p.m. PT 

Jeff Wall: In Order to Make a Picture


Jeff Wall: In Order To Make A Picture - (45:03)
From Absolutely Alberta.

An intimate insider's look at the work and process of world renowned Vancouver photographer Jeff Wall, creator of Dead Troops Talk which sold for $3.6 million. 
Aired Saturday, Sep 05, 7 p.m. PT