Thursday, October 1, 2020

Morning

6:02 AM
Splash and Bubbles - Kindergarten
When Splash invites Ripple, Bubbles and Dunk on a Reeftown Rangers exploration adventure, the friends worry that Splash will find another home out there in the big ocean and move on from Reeftown. --- Splash and his friends meet Scoot, a young sea turtle who is riding the currents. As Reeftown Rangers, the group wants to help the mischievous turtle on his journey and see some new places along the way!
6:28 AM
Dino Dan
When Hannah and Trek take an after school art class with Hannah's Dad, Trek decides to use sculpture to see just how different dino footprints can be.
6:39 AM
Ping and Friends - K-2 Arts
When Ping hears Pong's new keytar and hates the sound, she tries everything she can to keep him from playing it in their band.
6:46 AM
Odd Squad Mobile Unit - Gr 1-3 Math
Omar from the Odd Squad Mobile Unit shows us some of his favorite souvenirs that he collected while solving odd cases around the world.
6:49 AM
Tee and Mo - Kindergarten
Tee and Mo are having a Dancing Day! That is, until Tee notices someone laughing at them. Can Mo get Tee to dance like no-one's watching again?
6:57 AM
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum - Gr 1-3 Social Studies
When Yadina finds turtles crossing the bike path in the park, she becomes very worried about them- what if they get hit by a bike? Or a trike? She wants to help them stay safe, but what can she do? This problem seems way too big for her. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes go back in time to meet an expert problem solver: Golda Meir. They find Golda in the midst of a big problem herself: a bunch of the kids at her school don't have access to the books they need! This is another toughie. But Golda, undaunted, comes up with the idea to hold a community fundraiser, showing Yadina she should tell people when there's a problem so you can solve it together.
7:09 AM
Numberblocks - K-2 Math
When One's balloon flies away, only Step Squad can save it but what if there's more than one Step Squad?
7:15 AM
Paw Patrol - Kindergarten
Mayor Humdinger's plan to win the giant melon contest goes off the rails when his "melon" bounces away causing chaos all over town!
7:27 AM
Wild Kratts - Gr 1-4 Science
Aviva announces she's one step closer to fixing the Time Trampoline with the invention of a Time Thruster. But before they can check it out, it goes overboard and attaches onto a Sockeye salmon who is in the middle of the "Salmon Run". The Wild Kratts team is led on a wild chase, as they follow the salmon on this incredible and difficult journey - both battling the odds to reach their goals.
7:55 AM
Bitz and Bob - K-2 Science
Princess Purl has one more task to complete to stay a Princess. She must dance with the very rare Zippopopomus before the castle bell rings three times. Everyone goes to look for it, but despite searching everywhere, no one can find it. Bob takes a bubble blowing rest and suddenly the Zippopopomus appears, but as soon as the bubbles disappear so does the rare creature. With time running out, Bitz needs to figure out how to blow enough bubbles, and for long enough, so Purl can dance with it.
8:06 AM
You Can Do It Too! - Kindergarten
Bitz, Bob and the children are looking at ways to blow lots and lots of bubbles. It's called 'scaling up' and is something engineers do to make more of the same thing. You can make a bubble blowing machine from your recycling too!
8:10 AM
Numberblocks - K-2 Math
Coming now to a screen near you: the monster tale of a colossal creature who really, really likes bigger numbers.
8:15 AM
My Stay-At-Home Diary
8-year-old Hanna normally lives in the US, but when the Coronavirus started to spread, Hanna moved to Tokyo with her mom and sister to be with her grandmother. With her dad staying back home, Hanna has to find new ways to feel close when they're apart.
8:20 AM
16 Hudson - K-2 Social Studies
When Lili doesn't get her turn coding the class robot, her friends help her handle her disappointment - with style.
8:27 AM
Let's Go Luna - K-2 Social Studies
Luna, sad that her friend Bessie, a 150-year-old alligator, has passed away, learns to honor her life the New Orleans way...by dancing.
8:40 AM
Space Racers - K-2 Science
Hawk makes a series of simple predictions on Earth and in space - all guesses - that happen to come true, astonishing his friends. Even he is amazed at his own newfound powers. Eagle and the other kids hail Hawk as a super genius, and begin soliciting him for advice. Robyn has her doubts, however: you have to make careful observations and study all the available information, you can't just guess! But it's too late, the praise has already gone to Hawk's head. When Crow and Sparrow go missing on Mars, Headmaster Crane sends Eagle, Robyn and Hawk there to find them - and Hawk's luck finally runs out, getting the cadets in trouble with an unexpected Martian dust storm. In the end it takes some intense analysis, led by Robyn, to navigate their way out of the jam.
8:52 AM
Create - Gr 1-3 Arts
Create an interesting piece of art using materials from all over your garden! 
8:56 AM
Zamzoom's Animal Adventures- Gr 1-3 Science
In blazing Arizona, Zamzoom and Orbie shrink down to the size of honeybees to go exploring in their mysterious hives and learn how they make such tasty honey. Needless to say, they take a jar of the sweet nectar for the road!
9:00 AM
Paw Patrol - Kindergarten
When Alex and Rubble fall asleep reading Alex's favorite storybook, one of the main characters in the story, Flicker the Playful Dragon, jumps right out and continues to play a lively game of hide and seek all around Adventure Bay. His trademark fiery hiccups not only give his hiding spots away, but also cause lots of damage and freak everyone out. Now it's up to Ryder and the Pups (and dragon expert Alex) to track down Flicker and stop him. When Flicker gets trapped in a cave, the gang has to work together to come up with a way to get him out and back into the storybook. --- When Francois's travelling reptile and amphibian truck snaps a trailer hitch on the way to a special demonstration at school, all of Francois's friends, a chameleon, a crocodile, frogs, and lots and lots of snakes - escape to slither around Adventure Bay. Now it's up to Ryder and the Pups to round them all up and get them back into a fixed trailer. Capturing the snakes and frogs is one thing, but when 'Jimmy the Crocodile' finds his way to the community pool, the Paw Patrol has to come up with a new way of luring the creature back to his home.
9:24 AM
Abby Hatcher - Kindergarten
Otis wants to find a special way to show his love on Hearts and Hugs Day.
9:36 AM
Rob the Robot - Kindergarten
The Friends travel to the Gravity Planet to learn more about gravity. They learn the hard way that was goes up, doesn't always come down!
9:48 AM
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave - Kindergarten
Hatty teaches Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave how to do magic tricks. Their magic show is a triumph, as Dave makes a banana disappear, Tweet moves a pencil without touching it and Ruff-Ruff makes frogs magically appear from Hatty's hat!
10:00 AM
Book Hungry Bears - Kindergarten
When a beaver needs help building a dam, the Bears learn about sharing and helping someone in need. Boomer comes to realize that kindness sometimes means giving up something precious to you for someone else. BOOK: 'A World of Kindness' Displays the many ways young children can show kindness.
10:11 AM
Tik Tak
Explore a musical theatre of postboxes, food aquarium and watch as Book Boy makes a harp.
10:16 AM
Bing Season 2 - Kindergarten
Bing is brave for his vaccination as he is looking forward to the Hoppity Voosh sticker Dr. Molly will give him afterwards. But there are no more Hoppity Voosh stickers and Pando panics when he think's Bing's vaccination hurt.
10:23 AM
Are You Ready? - Kindergarten
Our friend shows us how he get ready for bed all by himself.
10:26 AM
Cutie Pugs - Kindergarten
DeeDee's home is bustling with activity. Her parents have decorated the Big House with streamers and balloons. Her friends have arrived, holding colourful gift-wrapped boxes and bags with bows on them! The Cutie Pugs watch as DeeDee and her friends play party games in the backyard: pin the tail on the donkey, potato sack races, and breaking the pinata! DeeDee's mom calls everyone to the table where she places a colourful, round object with little lights on it. What is it and what does it do? It's a birthday cake with candles! The group sing happy birthday and DeeDee blows out the candles. The pugs help DeeDee open her gifts by tugging on bows and ripping paper! Birthdays are so much fun!
10:33 AM
Yeti Tales - Kindergarten
Yetili tells the mice the story of the yellow pig named Leontine.
10:40 AM
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small - Kindergarten
Miffy and her friends are bursting with excitement - it's time for the school concert! Everyone's been practising for their big song and dance, let's hope nothing goes wrong...
10:47 AM
The Day Henry Met... - Kindergarten
Henry meets a Baseball bat in a sports shop but Baseball Bat has never played in a championship game before and wishes to hit the ball out of the park. Henry becomes a Baseball player, plays in front of a packed crowd and helps baseball bat hit a home run.
10:52 AM
Yakka Dee!
Dee encourages a friend to say 'apple' and we go on a whirlwind word adventure. We see lots of different apples and explore how they look and taste. We see a green apple, a red apple, a shiny apple and a smiling, bobbing apple! Dee tries a yummy apple in an Autumn scene, flies a flying apple and cheers up a crying apple. The journey is repeated with some special surprises along the way and everyone has a boogie when Dee's friend finally succeeds in saying today's word!
11:00 AM
Opie's Home - Kindergarten
When Opie's teacher comes over to get his computer repaired, it's a bit awkward for Opie until he realizes that it's his turn to be the host.
11:07 AM
Frankie and Frank
Frankie and Frank (and Frank's left thumb) all know how important it is to get up and exercise!
11:10 AM
Zerby Derby - Kindergarten
Jake the Truck is having a hard time going around a banked turn without falling over. Zack comes to the rescue by teaching him the value of try, trying again.
11:17 AM
Zerby Derby - Kindergarten
Lily and Zack are racing around and playing on a hot day. They try to come up with ways to continue racing in the hot sun without getting overheated.
11:24 AM
Little Malabar
Venus shines so brightly that Little Malabar and his friend the Lizard think it's a star. To find out for sure, they launch themselves up to Venus to see what it's hiding underneath its pretty clouds. Venus is surrounded by thick clouds that reflect the bright light of the Sun. Under the clouds, it gets very hot... and it doesn't always smell so good!
11:30 AM
Create - Gr 1-3 Arts
Form your own star constellations with any pattern of your choosing without having to leave your house! Our space experiments expert is here to show you how!
11:35 AM
Dino Dana - K-2 Science
Saara is having a sleep-over with her friend Olivia and Dana wants to join in. So she tries to frighten Saara and Olivia by telling three spooky dino tales that pay homage to famous horror movies... but has a hard time with her stories' scary endings!
11:46 AM
Bitz and Bob - K-2 Science
With Bitz on drums, Bob on guitar and Bevel on vocals, The Booyahs are ready to perform. Things get even better when they discover that world famous pop star Purl Power is looking for a new band. All they need to do is impress her, easy! Then disaster strikes, Bevel strains his throat and can only sing in a whisper. When singing through a tube proves his voice won't reach the crowd, Bitz sees a giant ice cream cone! It's time for a Bitz Brain Blitz!
11:57 AM
You Can Do It Too! - Kindergarten
How can you make things sound louder? Join Bitz, Bob and the children as they look at different ways to amplify sound. Using tubes to make a music speaker louder and cardboard for mega megaphones. Let's rock!

Afternoon

12:01 PM
Odd Squad Mobile Unit - Gr 1-3 Math
Opal from the Odd Squad Mobile Unit tells us about some of the buttons in the van... by singing a catchy dance song!
12:05 PM
Paw Patrol - Kindergarten
Rocky goes missing at Uncle Otis cabin in the woods! The Paw Patrol needs to solve the mystery of the Werepuppy! --- It's Cowboy Day at the Wingnuts Dude Ranch. Mayor Goodway tries to brave the hazards of the ranch all while sleepwalking!
12:30 PM
Hero Elementary
A bird takes AJ's Twigcam and flies off with it, while it is still sending footage of its flight. Sparks' Crew use a map to help them identify the bird's locations and follow it through Citytown.
12:42 PM
Floogals - Gr 1-3 Science
Fee Floogal is back to report on her first ever Hooman birthday party! But when Boomer accidentally inflates a bounce house in the garden, Fee and the Floogals get a little more than they bargained for.
12:53 PM
Create - Gr 1-3 Arts
Learn how to make a realistic looking fruit platter out of clay but be careful, your friends might accidently take a bite!
12:55 PM
Treasure Champs - Gr 1-2 Health
Barry and Kari are throwing Thingy a surprise party, but Kari doesn't trust Barry to help because of his disastrous attempt last time. Instead she tries to take on everything herself and ends up ruining the cake over and over again. But Barry earns her trust by looking after Thingy and sending him to sleep, so they share the jobs, and a perfect surprise party is thrown!
1:00 PM
Abby Hatcher - Kindergarten
Teeny Terry wants a special hideaway of his own, just like all the other Fuzzlies.
1:12 PM
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave - Kindergarten
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave harvest the hay down on the farm. They have to keep counting and checking their nine bales of hay, to ensure they are all safely put away in the barn before it rains.
1:24 PM
Making Stuff - Gr 1-3 Science
A tune is played from a cylinder flicking the reeds on a metal plate. Gears and Wiz see how the cylinders are made with all the tiny pins and put into beautiful wooden boxes.
1:30 PM
Bing Season 2 - Kindergarten
Sula is painting Biteysaurus on Bing's face, starting with Bitey's signature green. When she accidentally adds purple, Bing wants Sula to go home. Flop adds teeth to Bing so he can really be Bitey!
1:37 PM
Mr. Moon - Kindergarten
Sunny really wants to sing her new song with a space orchestra, but she doesn't know where to find one and she can't leave her ladder anyway. Mr Moon and friends discover that music is everywhere, and they assemble an orchestra for her.
1:49 PM
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small - Kindergarten
When a trip to the supermarket leaves the car covered in mud, Miffy and Grunty think it would be fun to wash it clean again - but it's not as easy as it looks!
1:56 PM
Yakka Dee!
Dee encourages a friend to say boat and we go on a whirlwind word adventure. We see lots of different boats; a boat that's big, a boat that's small, and even a boat you can stick on the wall! There's a paddle boat, a puddle boat, a rocking boat and a find-it-in-your-Christmas-stocking boat! The journey is repeated with some special surprises along the way and everyone has a boogie when Dee's friend finally succeeds in saying today's word!
2:01 PM
The Day Henry Met... - Kindergarten
Today Henry meets a Border Collie sheep dog and learns what a sheep dog does and why shepherds use them. Oh no, the sheep pen has been left open by accident and all the sheep have escaped. Henry becomes a shepherd and has to round up all the sheep, ready to be sheared for wool to make woolly jumpers.
2:06 PM
Lily's Driftwood Bay - Kindergarten
Lily decides that Nonna needs help to run the Cockle Cafe café and recruits Lord Stag. This idea doesn't go down too well with Nonna and she quits, leaving Stag in sole charge of the café... with disastrous results!
2:13 PM
Book Hungry Bears - Kindergarten
Scout discovers that the frightening LoggieLooBoo, a mysterious creature Melody told him about, is really just two squirrels playing in a hollow log. He learns that things may not be as scary once you know what they are. BOOK: 'Whose Big Teeth Are These?' The scary features of a mysterious creature are revealed one by one but when we see the whole picture, it's a baby wolf in his mother's arms.
2:24 PM
Are You Ready? - Kindergarten
Our friend shows us how he makes his bed every morning.
2:27 PM
I'm a Fish - K-2 Science
We meet Octopus who explains that they are really smart and that they have very good senses. They use their ink cloud to defend themselves and distract preditors who want to eat them.
2:29 PM
Hi Opie! - Kindergarten
Opie decides to make a new friend.
2:37 PM
Mister Maker - Gr 1-3 Arts
Mister Maker makes a brilliant picture with cotton buds, shows how to make a hilarious pine cone pet and transforms tin foil into terrific treasure. Guess the answer to today's shape puzzle and watch 'The Mister Maker Kid's' build a brilliant picture that's out of this world.
2:57 PM
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave - Kindergarten
Hatty's garden is in a messy muddle and he wants to know, why? Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave help clean up Hatty's garden and solve the 'Mystery of the Messy Muddler'.
3:07 PM
Space Racers - K-2 Science
Sandpiper leads Robyn, Starling and Lark off to Jupiter's moon Europa for their Space Girl Explorers meeting. This is Robyn's big chance to get her 150th badge, for Trailblazing, and finally earn her ,Saturn Stripes., After several unsuccessful attempts, she's dejected and disappointed... until she picks up a mysterious audio signal that includes the words, ,Hello, aliens., Aliens? The girls have a real mystery on their wings! Now they need the right tool - so off they fly again, this time to a powerful radio telescope in orbit of Mars. There they track the signal and learns that it's coming from outside the solar system. But from whom? Back on Earth, Robyn discovers the source of the radio signal: a very old probe that Coot launched years ago. Robyn finally earns her elusive badge because ,trailblazing isn't just about finding new physical paths. It's also for discovering new paths of thinking!,
3:20 PM
Paw Patrol - Kindergarten
Uncle Otis takes a trip to a lost gold mine. After wandering off course, Ryder and the Pups must save him from the booby-trapped mine. --- Uncle Otis's installs a Smart Home 3000, in his cabin, that ends up trapping Uncle Otis and Mr. Wingnut inside!
3:43 PM
The Ollie & Moon Show - Gr 1-3 Social Studies
When Ollie attempts to overcome his fear of water, the cats discover that while everyone's fears are different, you can face them the same way - step by step.
3:55 PM
Blynk and Aazoo - Gr 1-3 Science
Our young inquirer, Ukwense, asks Blynk and Aazoo, "Could I ever grow a new arm?". With the help of our intergalactic science expert, Jessie, discover the building blocks of all living things - cells! We learn how they work, the ways animals can regrow parts of their bodies, and how scientists are working on how we could grow back parts of our bodies. The idea tickles Blynk's imagination and his new invention!
4:02 PM
That TVOkids Show
Greg gives his tips for a successful back to school experience.
4:05 PM
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum - Gr 1-3 Social Studies
Xavier, Yadina and Brad are in the midst of a fun museum scavenger hunt! But in his excitement, Xavier zips around so fast they can't find anything at all. To the Secret Museum! Our heroes are sent back in time to meet an expert finder: paleoanthropologist Mary Leaky. Our trio accompany young Mary as she journeys into a cave and hunts for ancient artifacts, slowly and carefully looking all around her. Watching how effective Mary's method is, and how ineffective his own rushing around is, inspires Xavier to go home and retry that scavenger hunt. But this time, he's going to slow down and look around.
4:30 PM
That TVOkids Show
Join TVOkids hosts Lucas and Laura every weekday as they talk to Ontario kids and have fun in their special tree fort hangout! Today, Unshirley hosts the show.
4:45 PM
Odd Squad Mobile Unit - Gr 1-3 Math
Agent Opal and Agent Omar are tired of their post at the Arctic Odd Squad Headquarters, because nothing odd ever happens there. Luckily, Opal thinks she may have uncovered the location of a legendary Odd Artifact: a 44-leaf clover. The only problem is, villains are also hot on its trail. In the wrong hands, the clover could cause worldwide, catastrophic oddness! With the help of fellow agents, Opal and Omar must find and save the 44-leaf clover before it's too late.
5:00 PM
All-Round Champion - Gr 1-5 Health
It's the last few weeks for the elite athletes competing in the ultimate sports competition. Kart Racing is revealed as this week's sport and Faith is deemed the Sport Leader and is coaching her fellow athletes to drive fast. Haven struggles to get her pedal to the medals, while engines and emotions run high in a race filled with twists, turns and trouble for some athletes.
5:26 PM
Wild Kratts - Gr 1-4 Science
The Team is still following a Sockeye salmon who is in the middle of the "Salmon Run" and are led on a wild chase, as they follow the salmon on this incredible and difficult journey - both battling the odds to reach their goals.
5:53 PM
Dino Dana - K-2 Science
When Dana visits Ms. Currie at the Botanical Gardens, where Ms. Currie volunteers, she accidentally lets the Europasaurus, Dracorex and Hippodraco inside. Unfortunately, the three herbivores start eating the prehistoric plants and Dana has to get them out before they destroy everything!
6:04 PM
Leo's Fishheads - Gr 1-4 Science
Leo sends the FishHeads to Rondeau Provincial Park in Southern Ontario to search for the Spotted Gar, a super-cool predator fish who looks more like an alligator. The Spotted Gar are a species at risk, so Sayat goes out on the water with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to get a closer look and investigate what might be threatening these fresh-water fishes.
6:15 PM
Super Mighty Makers - Gr 1-3 Arts
Craft Kid Nora wants to help her grandmother Shahida organize her jewellery. With the help of Bondini and Super Mighty Maker Holly, Nora makes the "Bling Bling Birdie".
6:26 PM
Big Top Academy - Gr 1-4 Health
Loyalties are tested when Sir Rayne's appointed headmaster of Big Top Academy and handpicks students to join his elite team, while Max goes against his father to pursue his Olympic dreams.
6:48 PM
What's For Dinner - Gr 1-3 Social Studies
Welcome to Nadia's place and her Polish Vegetarian family. Join them as they hunt, gather and create their polish feast. There's also a surprise visit from her Grandparents.

Evening

7:00 PM
The American dipper can plunge its head into freezing Arctic water up to 60 times a minute. In the summer, ferocious mosquitoes can draw up to a pint of blood a day from caribou. Take a fascinating look into the Arctic seasons and the impact that rising sea levels have on local wildlife, and, ultimately, the rest of the world.
7:49 PM
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, followed by a cinema and event space. Four decades later, it continues to be a vital community hub and an inspiration for local artists and authors.
7:54 PM
The Royal Botanical Gardens is using old Christmas trees to build a barrier to keep the invasive common carp out of Hamilton's marshes and ponds. As Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan explains, there is need for more trees after record high water levels across Ontario last year.
8:00 PM
Resurgent authoritarianism, a rise in populism; is liberal democracy meeting its reckoning? The editor and contributors of a new book, "Constitutional Democracy Under Stress: A Time for Heroic Citizenship," reflect on this notion. Then, how the Canadian government is planning to force big tech companies such as Google and Facebook to pay for Canadian content and assist struggling media companies in the process.
9:00 PM
The newly elected chairman of the Independence party, Benedikt, has formed an alliance with the social democratic alliance for the upcoming elections. Unexpectedly, he announces that he will resign if there is not a 90% voter turnout. A chance for the greatest victory in history - but also an intriguing opportunity for his opponents.
9:51 PM
Francis Pegahmagabow was a feared sniper in World War I - credited with 378 kills. Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan looks at why Pegahmagabow, the most highly decorated First Nations solider for bravery in Canadian military history, is worth remembering.
10:00 PM
Once considered the Paris of the Middle East, the ancient city of Beirut has survived brutal civil war, ongoing conflicts with Israel, political assassinations and endless bombings. Amidst crumbling buildings, a major garbage disposal crisis and frequent black outs, Beirutis take everything in stride, because they understand better than most that nothing gets done unless you do it yourself.
10:53 PM
Many childhood memories were made at the Regent Theatre, which opened as an opera house in 1918. Although the theatre has undergone many changes over the years, the community has rallied to keep its doors open in downtown Picton.
11:00 PM
Resurgent authoritarianism, a rise in populism; is liberal democracy meeting its reckoning? The editor and contributors of a new book, "Constitutional Democracy Under Stress: A Time for Heroic Citizenship," reflect on this notion. Then, how the Canadian government is planning to force big tech companies such as Google and Facebook to pay for Canadian content and assist struggling media companies in the process.

Late Night

12:00 AM
The newly elected chairman of the Independence party, Benedikt, has formed an alliance with the social democratic alliance for the upcoming elections. Unexpectedly, he announces that he will resign if there is not a 90% voter turnout. A chance for the greatest victory in history - but also an intriguing opportunity for his opponents.
12:51 AM
Nestled between major highways, Unionville's historic Main Street is a charming, small-town oasis. In 1969, local residents banded together to save their main street from encroaching developers - and they won. Since then, the annual Unionville Festival kicks off with a big parade in June, filling Main Street with thousands of people.
12:56 AM
Kenora, Ont., used to go by a very different name that was, in many people's opinion, rather unattractive. When local politicians decided to change the name, they hit upon a rather novel - and controversial - solution. Find out more in this short video, part of TVO's Name That Town series.
1:00 AM
Once considered the Paris of the Middle East, the ancient city of Beirut has survived brutal civil war, ongoing conflicts with Israel, political assassinations and endless bombings. Amidst crumbling buildings, a major garbage disposal crisis and frequent black outs, Beirutis take everything in stride, because they understand better than most that nothing gets done unless you do it yourself.
1:54 AM
When the Galleria mall first opened the whole city was thrilled, but local stores struggled to survive in its shadow. Now, with the city working hard on its revival, there's a fresh perspective in downtown London, Ont.
2:00 AM
The American dipper can plunge its head into freezing Arctic water up to 60 times a minute. In the summer, ferocious mosquitoes can draw up to a pint of blood a day from caribou. Take a fascinating look into the Arctic seasons and the impact that rising sea levels have on local wildlife, and, ultimately, the rest of the world.
2:50 AM
In her university- level classes, Pam Palmater often sees students cry, get angry, or surprised at the realities of racism in Canada. In this web series called "First Things First," Palmater explains how to handle emotions in difficult conversations.
2:53 AM
Susan McLaughlin's short doc tells the story of George, who wants to close his store and retire - but he can't let go of his books.
3:00 AM
4:05 AM
Christine lives alone with her dog, and struggles to make ends meet. Despite 15 years of sales experience, and being bilingual, she has yet to find a job that can accommodate the tics and anxiety caused by Tourette syndrome. Outgoing and energetic, Kelly has Asperger's syndrome, struggles in social settings, and has trouble making decisions. Highly educated and affable, Kelly and Christine are looking for someone to see past their disabilities and give them a chance at success.
4:55 AM
Reclaimed wood artist Craig Forget is based in southwestern Ontario but sells his finely crafted work all over the world. Sasha Jordan Appler's short film won second prize in TVO's Short Doc Contest 2019.
5:00 AM
Resurgent authoritarianism, a rise in populism; is liberal democracy meeting its reckoning? The editor and contributors of a new book, "Constitutional Democracy Under Stress: A Time for Heroic Citizenship," reflect on this notion. Then, how the Canadian government is planning to force big tech companies such as Google and Facebook to pay for Canadian content and assist struggling media companies in the process.