Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Categories: Features
Joe Archibold through the years. The youngster's class photos for Grades 2-6, all featuring the same shirt. (Courtesy: Kolleen Archibold)
Joe Archibold really likes his favourite shirt. Really. Likes. It. The Grade 6 student from Colorado has worn it every year for the past five years in his school photo. First a size small, then a medium, but after Joe's picture this year his mother Kolleen Archibold started to worry that even the medium would be too small by next year.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Categories: Episodes |
Egypt's Tahrir Square was a symbol of protest, freedom and democracy. Today, it seems closer to symbol of oppression. Four years ago, a young Egyptian editor named Sanaa Seif began working on a documentary about the uprising called The Square. Earlier this year, it was nominated for an Oscar.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Categories: Episodes |
It's been an acrimonious and very public parting of ways.
Last weekend, CBC ended its relationship with Jian Ghomeshi, the popular host of 'Q'. After that announcement, Mr. Ghomeshi posted a lengthy letter to Facebook claiming he was terminated unfairly because of "The risk of my private sex life being made public as a result of a campaign of false allegations pursued by a jilted ex-girlfriend and a freelance writer."
Not so long ago there were only fifteen of them. Now there are more than 2,000 Giant Tortoises living and breeding in the wild in the Galapagos. By the the 1960s, giant tortoises were almost entirely wiped out. But then a long and complex effort to try and save them was launched. It worked.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Categories: Episodes |
Thousands gathered for the funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo today -- and one of his senior officers shares his memories, and his grief, with us...now that lava has crept sluggishly to the outskirts of a Hawaiian village, it may be time for people to run, or walk at a reasonable pace, for their lives...and to save a 250-year-old bur oak, the University of Michigan gently, and expensively, lifts it out of the ground and moves it 150 metres.
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