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Can architecture heal? This Toronto centre sees design as essential to well-being

After opening their new building, the length of stay for Bridgepoint Active Healthcare patients is down by 30%. People are getting better faster.

'Putting the soul into' Toronto's Pan Am Aquatic Sports Centre with graphic design

Explore the aqueous design which summons emotion and engages athletes.

Transforming the unused area under Toronto's Gardiner Expressway into a public art space

The disregarded space under the Gardiner Expressway will become a park, now known as The Bentway — or maybe it's not quite right to call it a park.

How a cozy cave brought people together to fend off winter on a frozen beach

Last winter, a secret fur-lined room inside an imposing sphere appeared on Toronto's east-end beach as an 'invitation to be with strangers' and persevere through winter.

Walls that change colour to your touch: Fighting technological disconnection with more technology

Architecture students Robyn Thomson and Jessica Chen think that even though technology has made our lives easier, we've lost connection in the process.

Could drones eventually get so small you could build with them like Lego? What would you create?

Dr. Vertegaal pictures a future where virtual reality lives in the real world without screens — and according to him, we're closer than you might think.

Design to benefit the world: This solar-powered backpack improves health and education

Many children without electricity need kerosene lamps to study — but kerosene is toxic. Now, Kenyan entrepreneur Salima Visram is using design to change lives.

This retired physics teacher wanted the most sustainable house possible — and it looks great too

"Imagine a world where we don't have to clear-cut forests just to create our housing." Rammed earth shows that sustainability can be beautiful.

The garden, the beach, the sky: Ryerson University's downtown Toronto architectural oasis

The Ryerson Student Learning Centre breaks the routine rhythms and movements of daily student life and empowers students to take full ownership of their space.

Crafty cardboard design activism for special needs children

Ryerson professor Jason Nolan wants to build a world where children with special needs can play and learn in an environment that helps them be more independent.

This Ottawa development shows affordable housing can be enviornmentally sustainable too

Anthony Leaning, leading architect for CSV Architects in Ottawa, showcases the Salus Clementine Passive House, a 42-unit, 4-storey energy efficient apartment building, that sets new efficiency standards for housing and commercial construction in Western Culture.

This Toronto designer wants to revolutionize getting around with his tiny fold-up electric bicycle

Henry Chong thinks people should stop "looking upwards" for big transportation companies to provide solutions for people in congested cities.
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Hockey Night in Canada: Montreal vs Edmonton

The youthful Montreal Canadiens take a trip to Edmonton to take on Connor McDavid and the Oilers at Rogers Place.
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CBC Sports: FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Women's Downhill - Lake Louise

Watch as the CBC sports team takes you through Lake Louse skiing and with the women's event being moved next year, this could potentially be the last women's downhill Lake Louise champion we see.
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CBC Sports: ISU Four Continents Speed Skating - Quebec

Watch as the CBC Sports crew takes you to Quebec City's new Centre de glaces Intact Assurance for the ISU Four Continents Championships Quebec, Canada.
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FINA World Junior Diving Championships: DAY 7 - Women's A Platform Finals

Check out the future of diving at Day 7 of the FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Montreal, Canada with the Women's A Platform Finals.
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IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup: 4-Man Bobsleigh (Heat 1&2) - Park City

Watch as the IBSF North American Cup continues with some of the best 4-man bobsleigh athletes in the world taking part in the IBSF bobsleigh & skeleton World Cup in Park City, USA. Heat 1 begins at 3:30 pm ET Heat 2 begins at 5:00 pm ET
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CBC Sports: FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup - Women's Downhill - Lake Louise

Watch as the CBC sports team takes you through Lake Louse skiing and with the women's event being moved next year, this could potentially be the last women's downhill Lake Louise champion we see.
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FINA World Junior Diving Championships: DAY 7 - High Diving A (15M)

Check out the future of diving at Day 7 of the FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Montreal, Canada with High Diving A (15).
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UCI Track Cycling Champions League: Round 5 - London

The world's top cyclists visit the Lee Valley VeloPark in London, Great Britain for the fifth round of the UCI Track Champions league.
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CBC Sports: FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Moguls - Ruka

The CBC Sports crew breaks down the top freestyle skiers in the world visiting Ruka, Finland to take part in the Moguls event as part of the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup.
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FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women's Downhill - Lake Louise

With the FIS event being moved from Lake Louise next year, watch a historical weekend from the slopes to see who could potentially be the last women's downhill Lake Louise champion.
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ISU Four Continents Speed Skating: Quebec

Watch as the world's top long track speed skaters will be in Quebec City's new Centre de glaces Intact Assurance for the ISU Four Continents Championships Quebec, Canada.
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CBC Sports: HSBC Men's & Women's Rugby Sevens - Dubai

Watch as our CBC Sports team takes you through all of the rugby action from Dubai, UAE for the HSBC Men's Rugby Sevens event.
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FINA World Junior Diving Championships: DAY 7 - High Diving B (12M)

Check out the future of diving at Day 7 of the FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Montreal, Canada with High Diving B (12M).

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