CBC’s new documentary program gets to the heart of current affairs and social issues that matter to Canadians. With unique and often unexpected access, these stories will ignite discussions.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. Bee Nation

    Witness the highs and lows as three inspirational students compete in the first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee in Canada.

  • 2. Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free

    The now pardoned Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy struggles to put his life back together after spending 438 days in a Cairo prison.

  • 4. Sickboy

    A terminally ill 29-year old man teams up with his two best friends to create a podcast that openly laughs in the face of serious illness. What started as a joke, quickly turns into an obsession as their project begins to have an impact in all corners of the globe.

  • 5. Indictment: The Crimes of Shelly Chartier

    A true crime cat-fishing story about a reclusive young woman from a small Manitoba First Nation that made international headlines.

  • 7. Birth of a Family

    Three sisters and a brother, removed from their young Dene mother's care as part of Canada's infamous Sixties Scoop and adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet together for the first time.

  • 8. Skinhead

    For 15 years Brad Galloway was at the centre of right wing extremism in Canada. He saw it all and knew all the players but now he's a 'former' and helping the RCMP map the active hate groups in Canada.

  • 10. The Caregivers' Club

    A candid and intimate portrait of three caregivers, each taking care of a spouse or patient with dementia.

  • 11. The Way Out

    A Canadian mother’s mission to free her daughter and granddaughters from ISIS.

  • 12. Searching for Winnetou

    Ojibway author and humourist Drew Hayden Taylor’s quest to understand the roots of the German obsession with Native North Americans.

  • 13. Sweet Dreams for Chiyo

    Rhiana and Kaz Ehara’s world turns upside-down when their daughter Chiyo is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

  • 14. Love, Hope, & Autism

    Love, Hope, & Autism - based on home movies - is an extraordinarily intimate look inside a family as they deal with autism from birth to adulthood, and agonize over what happens next.

  • 15. Catwalk

    It's Best in Show with whiskers. Meet the felines and fans of the highly competitive cat show circuit in Catwalk.

  • 16. After The Sirens

    First responders describe the long-term effects of what they've witnessed and the need for more support to treat a PTSD epidemic.

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