Canada Is...

An online series showcasing the many facets of Canadian identity. Leading figures in each field explore how their area relates to Canadian culture and capture a part of what it means to be Canadian.

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Leading Canadians weigh in on what makes our country unique

Highlights from interviews with Jully Black, David Suzuki, Chris Hadfield, Ron MacLean and many more on our past, present and future.
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Jully Black on not seeing anyone who looked like her growing up

Jully Black, R&B singer-songwriter, talks about her 20-year journey in the music industry and what it means to be a woman in music today.
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Namwayut: we are all one. Truth and reconciliation in Canada

Chief Robert Joseph shares his experience as a residential school survivor and the importance of truth and reconciliation in Canada.
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Montreal to Calgary to Vancouver: reflecting on the Canadian Olympic spirit

Tricia Smith, President of the Canadian Olympic Committee reminisces on these landmark moments in Canadian Olympic history.
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Rick Hansen on Canada's challenge to be completely accessible by 2050

Canadian Paralympian and activist Rick Hansen discusses the importance of making Canada completely accessible for people of all abilities.
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The future of farming in Canada is high tech and low impact

Evan Fraser of the Arrell Food Institute says Canada is at the vanguard of an agricultural revolution. He believes that the farm of the future will be better for the environment.
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LGBTQ+: 'Who has been left behind in that conversation?'

Olivia Nuamah of Pride Toronto sees Canada as a leader in acceptance of and compassion towards the LGBTQ+ community, as well as in the protection of individual human rights.
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Reproductive rights — yesterday, today and tomorrow

Meghan Doherty of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights discusses the progress and imagines what the future could look like for women’s health in the next 20 years.
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David Suzuki wants Canada to embrace renewable energy before it's too late

Renowned environmentalist David Suzuki discusses how the average Canadian has grown increasingly disconnected from nature, and the steps Canada must take to win the fight against climate change.
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Walk through the history of Canadian space exploration with Chris Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield says Canada has many accomplishments in space to brag about. It began with the launch our first satellite. Today we are a world leader in space robotics.
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The Canadian dream of home ownership

With increasing urban sprawl and living costs, PropertyGuys.com co-founder Walter Melanson says housing needs to become more sustainable to protect against the globalization machine.
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Ron MacLean talks about the Canadian 'love affair' with hockey

From grainy black and white footage to 4K YouTube tutorials, hockey has come a long way.