The Power of Play

The Power of Play

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 8 PM

Dogs and cats play,even crocodiles play. Find out what animals are showing us about the benefits of goofing around.

The Wonder of the Northern Lights

The Wonder of the Northern Lights

Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 8 PM

The aurora borealis delights and amazes us, but we’re just beginning to understand its beauty.

The Nature of Things: Food for Thought

The Nature of Things: Food for Thought

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 8 PM

When it comes to diet, we swallow a lot of advice. Food for Thought sorts through the latest science to create a new recipe for health.

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo

Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 1 PM

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful – and real – effects on our mind and body.

Where Am I?

Where Am I?

Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 1 PM

Explore the skills we use to find our way around. Some of us seem to always know where we are, while others rarely do. What makes the difference?

The Cholesterol Question

The Cholesterol Question

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1 PM

If high cholesterol equals heart attacks, why do half of the victims have “normal” levels?

Stonehenge Uncovered

Stonehenge Uncovered

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1 PM

The biggest archaeological survey ever conducted of the Stonehenge landscape finds new evidence of a lost civilization.

Stay-at-Home Animal Dads

Stay-at-Home Animal Dads

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 8 PM

From emus to penguins, meet some of the most devoted stay-at-home animal dads on the planet.

Billion Dollar Caribou

Billion Dollar Caribou

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1 PM

In Alberta, woodland caribou's future is like the flip of a coin; heads we pay the price to keep them, tails we pay the price to let them disappear.

Mysteries of the Animal Mind

Mysteries of the Animal Mind

Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 1 PM

Scientists explore the mysteries of animal consciousness and find growing evidence of compassion, cooperation, altruism, empathy, intelligence and communication in all sorts of different species.

The Genetic Revolution

The Genetic Revolution

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 8 PM

Trailblazing scientists are making ground-breaking discoveries in the rapidly evolving world of genetic engineering.

Nuts About Squirrels

Nuts About Squirrels

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 1 PM

Revealing the hidden world of the urban squirrel with help from robotic squirrels, GPS-tracked acorns and citizen scientists.

Spying on Animals

Spying on Animals

Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 8 PM

A look at how innovations in remote, unmanned cameras let us bear witness to animal behaviour 24/7, almost anywhere on earth.

Planet Hunters

Planet Hunters

Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 1 PM

Are we alone in the universe? Planet hunters are finding new planets far across our galaxy

Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Parasites brainwashing their hosts -- it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no horror movie, this is a fascinating, new field of study. From zombie ants to a creature that may be influencing whole human cultures, INVASION OF THE BRAIN SNATCHERS isn't afraid to dive in

The Memory Mirage

The Memory Mirage

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 8 PM

Can we trust what we remember about our own lives? Memory scientists say most memories are full of distortions and errors.

The Real T. rex

The Real T. rex

Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 8 PM

Join an investigative journey around the world to uncover the mysteries of the most famous dinosaur super-predator: the Tyrannosaurus rex.

A Day In The Life of Earth

A Day In The Life of Earth

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 8 PM

From volcanoes to earthquakes & dust migration to meteorites — scientists reveal how much the Earth changes in 24 hours.

Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year


Visit our website to watch the series online, discover extra behind-the-scenes stories and view Canada's nature scenes in 360. Visit Wild Canadian Year

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