It Takes Guts

It Takes Guts

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 3 PM

Eat less, move more. That’s the simple solution to losing weight – or so we’ve been told. But what if there was another hidden reason behind our obesity epidemic? And what if we had the “guts” to actually do something about it?

Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3 PM

A look into the secret life of giraffes and how scientists are racing to understand them before they disappear.

Wasted

Wasted

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 3 PM

Follow psychotherapist and alcoholic-in-recovery Mike Pond as he discovers the best new evidence-based addiction research and treatment.

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3 PM

A forgotten diary tells the story of Labrador Inuit trapped in the world of human zoos in Europe, in the 19th century. Now a new chapter is about to be written.

Safe Haven for Chimps

Safe Haven for Chimps

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3 PM

The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they are retired from a life in the lab.

Fox Tales

Fox Tales

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8 PM

Bold and beautiful, the red fox can change its behaviour to make a home from deep in cities to far out on the Arctic tundra.

White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8 PM

A family of arctic wolves struggles to raise their pups in the harsh and unforgiving landscape of Canada’s far north.

Dad and the Dandelions

Dad and the Dandelions

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8 PM

A filmmaker tries to unlock the mystery behind his father's cancer. Is there a connection to golf's manicured perfection?

The Lion in Your Living Room

The Lion in Your Living Room

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8 PM

Would you invite a wild animal into your living room? There may be one eyeing you with inscrutable golden eyes right now. A look at house cats as they’ve never been seen before.

Cracking Cancer

Cracking Cancer

Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8 PM

Elation and despair as cancer patients pin hopes on an experimental trial.

The Brain’s Way of Healing

The Brain’s Way of Healing

Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 5 PM

The brain can not only change itself, but it can also heal itself in ways we never thought were possible. Dr. Norman Doidge looks at how energy — light, sound, electricity and motion — awaken the brain's own capacity to heal.

PTSD: Beyond Trauma

PTSD: Beyond Trauma

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 8 PM

Most people experience trauma at least once. For many, the memories fade with time. But for some, they make it impossible to move beyond trauma.

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 3 PM

Through pictures, music and poetry, Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield brings us a view of earth from space that we’ve never seen before.

I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 PM

Scientists and musicians explore the many ways that music profoundly affects the human body, the brain and human emotions.

Destination: Mars

Destination: Mars

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8 PM

Scientists, dreamers and billionaires are rushing to put humans on the red planet. Not just in the future, but now. Will Mars be our new home? The journey has begun.

Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8 PM

Forget Disneyland, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Visit a California desperate after five years of withering drought.

Conversations with Dolphins

Conversations with Dolphins

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8 PM

What kind of intelligence is behind dolphin communication, and will humans one day be able to have a conversation with them?

The Great Butterfly Hunt

The Great Butterfly Hunt

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8 PM

Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart unravels the mystery of the monarch's winter home.

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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