The Truth About Alcohol
Using the latest research and a lot of booze, a British doctor is on a mission to sort out fact from fiction when it comes to drinking. What does alcohol do to the human body and to our behaviour and can anything be done to prevent its harmful effects?
Sunday, December 11 at 10 PM
The Wild Canadian Year
From the creators of WILD CANADA, preview a new five-part series, which will follow Canada’s extraordinary wildlife through four distinct seasons.
Binge Watch Your Favourite Docs on YouTube
You've asked, we delivered! As a gift to our audience, we've taken some of your favourite docs and put them on YouTube just in time for the holidays.
I Am What I Play
From the 1960s to the 1980s, the rock radio DJ played an unprecedented creative role in the rock music world. Where are they now -- and how did they reinvent themselves as the medium changed?
Sunday, December 18 at 9 PM

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The Nature of Things

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The Passionate Eye

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Saturdays 10 p.m. ET/PT

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Princess Jack

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Grandma Learns to Drive

Grandma Learns to Drive

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Epic Musical Moments That Brought Canadians Together

Singing together is a bonding experience — and it makes you feel good too!

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Opioids And Addiction

Addiction to pain killers — both prescription and black market — is nothing new.

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Epic Stories of Foregiveness

“An eye for an eye leaves both people blind.” Meet six people who are exploring what it really means to forgive.

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MR. Zaritsky on TV

A candid portrait of one of Canada's most talented documentary filmmakers. Premiering at Whistler Film Festival this weekend.

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