The Antibiotic Hunters
Increasing resistance to antibiotics has been called “the most pressing global health problem of our time”. A new documentary travels to an ocean reef, a rainforest canopy, a frigid cave and even the mouth of a giant lizard — all in the urgent search for new antibiotics.
Thursday, June 2 at 8 PM
Newfoundland is for Lovers - Especially Puffins
Last summer we sent a crew to Newfoundland to capture puffins as they came ashore after a long winter at sea to raise the next generation. Here's what we saw.
Beginner’s Guide to Lyme Disease
A guide to (almost) everything you want to know about lyme disease.
Top 6 Ways You Can Help Songbirds
Want to do your part? Follow these tips from Bird Studies Canada.

Recent New Episodes

Pets, Vets and Debts

Pets, Vets and Debts

More than half of Canadian households own a pet — keeping them healthy has grown into a billion dollar industry. What lengths will people go for their furry friends? Watch Full Episode

Suzuki@80

Suzuki@80

Think you know David Suzuki? Think again. On his 80th birthday we reveal the man behind the image Watch Full Episode

My Brain Made Me Do It

My Brain Made Me Do It

We’ve all heard people say, ‘It was beyond my control’ or ‘I couldn’t stop myself’. We like to think that we’re all ultimately in control of our actions. But how true is this really? Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

4 Ways Rising Temperatures Will Change Our Lives in Canada

4 Ways Rising Temperatures Will Change Our Lives in Canada

How climate change’s direct effect on even the tiniest creatures can lead to a larger, more detrimental impact on Canada.

5 Cool Human Body Facts From The Nature of Things

5 Cool Human Body Facts From The Nature of Things

From the forest of bacteria in our gut, to myths about sugar intake, here are the top things we learned about ourselves from The Nature of Things.

Beware the(se) Creepy Crawlies

Beware the(se) Creepy Crawlies

Meet four micro-sized threats that are causing nightmares around the world.

Meet the Neighbours: Tracking Wildlife in Our Backyards

Meet the Neighbours: Tracking Wildlife in Our Backyards

Contrary to popular perception, urban spaces are teeming with critters - from raccoons to coyotes.

Wild Canada

Wild Canada


Visit our website to watch the series online, discover extra behind-the-scenes stories and find our Best of 2014 iOS App. Visit Wild Canada

NEW SERIES: Follow our team online as we work on a new series, Wild Canadian Year , debuting in October 2017.

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