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Wal-Town: The Film
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Why does Wal-Mart have the highest stockholder returns and the lowest worker remuneration? In a grudge match against the largest retail store in the world, six student activists and one maverick journalist set off across Canada in order to confront W

Walk Naked Singing
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Trek into the forests of Ontario to follow three 60s-generation friends as they try to grow a crop of marijuana. Robert "Rosie" Rowbotham, who holds the Canadian record for time served in prison for pot, tells why his ideals won't let him apologize f

A Walk to Beautiful
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A difficult journey that begins in hopelessness and shame for thousands of women in Ethiopia ends in a productive new life.

Walking Through History
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Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from the country's past.

Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters
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Wallis Simpson found herself at the centre of a national scandal when she was seen to ensnare Edward VIII

Walter's War
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Having gained a reputation for himself in the British army through his leadership skills, and his ability to motivate others in the most horrifying situations of WW1, Walter Tull discovers that he is being put forward for officer training. Walter fac

War of 1812
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War in the Mind
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A documentary following the dramatic and intimate stories of Canadian soldiers and their families who are affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Warrendale
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In 1966, filmmaker Allan King visited an experimental treatment centre for emotionally disturbed children in Toronto. Never on television before, this profound documentary reveals the feelings and experiences of children in anguish.

Wartime Farm
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Taking up the World War II era running of a farm for a full calendar year, using only historical tools and materials.

Wartime Farm Christmas
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1944 saw the sixth Christmas at war, and shortages were biting deeper than ever.

A Waste of Shame
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A Waste of Shame, which takes its title from Sonnet 129, convincingly reconstructs real-life factors that could plausibly provide the background to the sonnets.

The Water Brothers
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Two young eco-adventurers, Alex and Tyler, are The Water Brothers. Join them as they travel the world to explore our relationship with water. What are the problems and where will the solutions come from? The next generation takes us on the search.

Water On The Table
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Following best-selling author and self-proclaimed 'water-warrior" Maude Barlow, Water On The Table explores Canada's relationship to its most precious and increasingly threatened natural resource: freshwater.

Water under Fire
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A coast-to-coast investigation of the real threats facing Canada's fresh water supply.

Wazooo! What a Zoo!
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It's a zoo out there. At least that's how it seems to the fun-loving Wazooos, aliens who discover the planet Earth and all its inhabitants. Simple and straightforward explanations of everything from the ins and outs of an earthworm-gathering contest to ho

WB Yeats - No Country for Old Men
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In Ireland, Yeats is rightly regarded as the poet laureate of the new nation. In Britain he is regarded as a romantic, Irish dreamer.

We Built This City
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West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson
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An exploration of the life and work of iconic Canadian artist Tom Thomson.

What a Difference a Day Made - Doris Day Superstar
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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MADE, DORIS DAY SUPERSTAR is an endearing and somwehat quirky account of Doris Day's life and career.

What Remains
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Directed and produced by Emmy winner Steven Cantor, WHAT REMAINS follows renowned photographer Sally Mann as she puts together a recent body of work looking at themes of mortality.

What the Ancients Did for Us
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What's the Scoop?
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Tumbleweed (a 3D animated hamster), asks school kids literacy related questions. Questions like: "What is a noun?", "What is the biggest word you know?", and "Who reads to you?"

When the Drum is Beating
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A look at the resilience of the people of Haiti through the music of Maestro Hulric Pierre-Louis of Septentrional.

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
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The city of New Orleans was forever changed when Hurricane Katrina forced the breaching of supposedly protective levees, flooding neighborhoods and killing over a thousand residents. This series recounts the heartbreaking personal stories of those who sur

When the Moors Ruled in Europe
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The Whistleblowers
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White Girl
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Leah's world is turned upside down when her mum moves the family to Bradford after a relationship breakup. Leah becomes friends with her new neighbour Yasmin and discovers the Muslim culture that initially intimidated her isn't so alien after all. Bu

White Water, Black Gold
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A three-year journey across western Canada in search of answers about the activities of the world's thirstiest oil industry: the Tarsands.

Whitechapel
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Assigned to a case that mirrors the 19th century Jack the Ripper murders, DI Chandler, a novice to murder investigations, is teamed with DS Miles, an archetypal, cynical detective. Designed as an on-going mini-series set in the impoverished Whitechapel di

Why Poverty International Feature Documentaries
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Why Poverty? Is a groundbreaking cross-media project that asks why, in the 21st Century, a billion people still live in poverty.

Why Poverty International Short Documentaries
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International short documentaries related to "Why Poverty?"

Why Poverty Ontario Short Documentaries
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A series of Ontario short-form documentaries for the "Why Poverty?" international campaign.

Wibbly Pig
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  • November 24, 2014 - 11:30am
  • November 25, 2014 - 11:30am

Wibbly Pig takes the daily routine of a preschool child and finds comedy and fun in every part of it. He shares that fun with his very best friend, the viewer.

Wild About Pandas
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Two young giant pandas from China will be the first to live in the UK for 17 years and, as a breeding pair, could play a major role in securing the future of their species.

Wild at Heart
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Chili Thom, a Whistler landscape artist and certified wilderness guide, challenges burned-out workaholics, bored retirees and outdoor "un-enthusiasts" to leave their sedentary lifestyles on the couch, conquer their fears and push the limits of their comfo

Wild Blue Yonder
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David Maysles and his brother Albert were co-founders of the movement in documentary filmmaking that became known as direct cinema. Their work influenced generations of filmmakers. In her filmmaking debut, David's daughter, 27-year-old Celia Maysles,

Wild Detectives
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In this series National Geographic's word-renowned researchers are cast as secret agents solving mysteries of the animal world. Young viewers can assume the role of junior agents who help spy on fascinating creatures, gather clues and crack tough cases ab

Wild Kingdom: The Great British Year
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The range of seasons in Britain are as extraordinary as the climate is unique.

Wild Kratts
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  • November 24, 2014 - 7:30am
  • November 24, 2014 - 5:59pm

Each episode features an animated Kratt Brothers adventure into the mysteries of animals, nature and science. The focus is on animating animal behaviours, interactions and abilities that are next to impossible to capture with wildlife photography.

Wild Mothers and Babies
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Elephants and monkeys are known to show love and grief, but what about hippos? This film follows the evolution of a mother's love from fish to human in an exploration of the developing science of animal emotions. Narrated by David Attenborough.

Wild Shepherdess
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A growing population and global market forces are changing the shape of farming forever.

Wild Shorts
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The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest
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Dressed in gabardine and wearing hobnailed boots, George Mallory risked everything in pursuit of his dream

Winds of Heaven
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A comprehensive and thought-provoking exploration of Canada's most renowned artist- Emily Carr.

Winning
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Filmmaker Catherine Annau tracks six lotto winners to find out how heaps of money have altered their lives, for better or worse.

Wipe Out
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Exploring the science and hazards of thrill seeking through the stories of three young men who suffered permanent brain damage as a result of participating in extreme sports. Narrated by Olympic gold medallist Ross Rebagliati.

Without Gorky
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  • November 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
  • December 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Renowned abstract Expressionist painter Arshile Gorky is at the center of this film by his grandaughter.

Wobbly Land
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This animated series is set in Wobbly Land, a place that looks like a soft, bouncy play mat where the trees squeak when you hug them and grass grows on the sun. It is home to an assortment of wobbly characters, fairies and animals, helping each other solv

Women and Art
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In this fascinating 3 part series, Amanda Vickery explores the world of women and art.

Women behind the Badge
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Following six female police officers on the job.

Women of Distinction
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Women of Distinction Awards began in 1981 to recognize the contributions of women and young women who work to improve the lives of women and girls. These interstitials are profiles of the recipients.

Women and Men Unglued
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Following the lives and thoughts of several urban Gen-X-ers who question the traditional notions of gender, commitment, and courtship.

The Women of Sanne Sannes
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A personal cinematic exploration of the psychological, emotional and practical struggles of an artist in a particular time and place revealed in the haunting and sensuous photographs of gifted photographer Sanne Sannes, who died in 1967 at age 30.

Wonders of Life
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  • November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
  • November 30, 2014 - 9:00pm

This beautiful and definitive series reveals how, 3.7 billion years ago, a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe - life.

Woodland Spirits
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In a remote region north of Lake Superior Gelineau, Moses and Andrew represent three generations of artists. They work in the tradition of the Woodland School: the bold black lines, vibrant colours and interior visions of animal spirits popularized b

The Woods
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Five-year-old Riley tells the stories of animals in the woods.

WordGirl
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  • November 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
  • November 28, 2014 - 6:30pm

Word Girl, disguised as mild-mannered 10-year-old Becky Botsford, uses power punches and some pretty impressive words to fight her battles and defeat the bad guys.

WordWorld
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  • November 24, 2014 - 1:30pm
  • November 25, 2014 - 1:30pm

Word World targets 3-6 year-olds and every episode features a group of "Word Things" characters. Ranging from ants to frogs to elephants, these 22 characters look like and spell out the objects they represent.

The World According to Irving
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An exploration of the life and work or renowned writer John Irving - at the time of his 70th birthday.

The World Before Her
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A film that captures the choices and contradictions facing young women in India today.

A World without Water
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Is water a human right or a commodity to be bought and sold? Filmmaker Brian Woods examines the dramatic impact of the battle for water ownership on the lives of four disparate groups of people in Bolivia, India, Tanzania and in the heart of the plan

A World of Wonders
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  • November 30, 2014 - 12:45pm
  • December 7, 2014 - 12:44pm

A world of Wonders is the series that travels and takes a fun approach to social studies, geography and history.

Writing Lessons
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This magazine-style archival series offers a mix of interviews, panel discussions, minidocumentaries, profiles, and features of interest to students of creative writing or English literature. The stories were originally broadcast on TVO's book show,

Wye: Voices from the Valley
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The River Wye runs through some of Britain's most beautiful and varied countryside. This is a lyrical portrait of the valley seen through the eyes of those who make their living from the land: a cider maker, a salmon fisherman, a sheep farmer and a b