Puffin Patrol
Travel from Newfoundland’s rocky shores to Maine and Wales to meet the colourful and intriguing Atlantic puffin and learn what these intriguing little birds can teach us about the dangers facing our natural world.
Thursday, July 28 at 8 PM
In Defense of Food
New York Times best-selling author Michael Pollan takes us on a fascinating journey to find out what we should eat to be healthy. Pollan cuts through today's barrage of conflicting dietary messages and makes it simple to enjoy food and stay healthy.
Sunday, July 31 at 10 PM ET/PT
Intervention Canada
Compelling stories of real Canadians who struggle with addiction and the families and friends who are desperate to help them.
Monday, August 1 at 9 PM
Strength. Stamina. Sequins. Follow the Canadian synchronised swimming team beyond the beauty, to the brawn it takes to qualify for Rio 2016.
Thursday, August 4 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

Sundays 8 p.m. ET

Sundays 10 p.m. ET/PT


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World Famous Gopher Hole Museum

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Between You and Me

The adult daughter of a former pastor who is imprisoned for child sexual abuse asks the question: "how do you love someone who has done terrible things?" Watch Now

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Frame 394

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