We Are Canada

We Are Canada celebrates the future of Canada by profiling the next generation of change-makers, who are shaping the future of those around them.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. Episode 1

    A 25-year-old who’s creating a global roadmap for accessibility, two cousins with an innovative idea for feeding Canada's hungry kids, and an astronaut-candidate/neurosurgeon whose dreams are taking her above and beyond.

  • 2. Episode 2

    A former athlete-turned champion of alternative medical research after an MS diagnosis, a ground-breaking intuitive robotic arm, and an ingenious venture to help those with cognitive needs find their own way in the world.

  • 3. Episode 3

    A 17-year-old prodigy changing the way we look at the world. An award-winning epidemiologist on a mission to change how we think about drug addiction and a young man’s fight against deforestation.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Founded by serial entrepreneur Mohamed Hage (34) and his wife Lauren Rathmell (28), Lufa Farms have created the world’s first commercial, economically sustainable rooftop greenhouses in the heart of Montreal, QC. Just four years young, Toronto-based Partisans design and architecture firm was co-founded by Alexander Josephson (33) with the motto “Beauty emerges when design misbehaves,” and marine ecologist, biologist, and explorer Maeva Gauthier (36), founded the Fish Eye Project in Victoria, BC which uses technology to educate students about the world's oceans by bringing the ocean into the classroom.

  • 5. Episode 5

    A rock band uses music to battle youth suicide, a millennial is making democracy cool, and an ingenious program that inspires troubled teens to stay in school.

  • 6. Episode 6

    Putting seed production back in the hands of the small farmer; preserving the stories of Residential School survivors; and building cameras for a new frontier of ocean discovery.

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