TV Schedule

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Morning

6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Stylish Ella
Picture Day is coming up at Ella's school and everyone is excited, especially Belinda. She thinks it would fun if everyone did something different for their school pictures. Belinda takes charge and tells Tiki to lose her glasses. Then she tells Ella to ditch her old hat and get something a little more stylish. Ella tries out Belinda's fancy make over but realizes she's not being true to herself.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Sneezy Opie
When Opie starts sneezing in class, he's worried that he might have to go home and miss show and tell.
6:22 am
Zerby Derby
The Bumpiest Road
Zack and Lily are exploring by the shore of Zerby Town Lake when they find a whole bunch of rocks. They think it would be fun to try driving along on top of them. But when that proves to be impossible, they try to drive in-between them. But that seems pretty impossible too. So Zack comes up with an idea that will let them drive all the way along, he just needs a little help from Sandy the Bulldozer.
6:30 am
Now You Know
Ice Cream
Howie and Baboo visit Greg at the ice cream shop, get a taste of chocolate ice cream, and then mix the ingredients to make banana flavoured ice cream. Yum!
6:39 am
Doki
The Treasure Hunters / Subway Solution
When Doki finds an old coin on the beach, he catches the 'treasure hunting' bug. But are there any real treasures left to find? According to the Team Tab, there are... in LUXOR, EGYPT! The team sets off on a treasure hunting expedition. On arrival, they split up - Oto and Anabella stay with the Sphinx, hoping to fix its broken nose. Doki's group heads inside an ancient pyramid! Inside, they soon get lost - but when they stumble upon a cache of ancient items, some impressive and some utilitarian, Doki comes to a new understanding of what 'treasure' is. --- Team Doki is on an expedition to put on a puppet show! But upon landing in BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, they meet a fellow club member named Gerardo, and accidentally switch packs. Now Doki has a pack with an accordion inside - and Gerardo is headed to the accordion repair shop, with Doki's pack full of puppets! How can they get across town fast enough to catch up with Gerardo? They set off on a subway adventure, and discover that it's a fast and fascinating way to travel.
7:01 am
Odd Squad
Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd
When things in town are being covered in jam, Olympia and Otis must turn to Odd Todd for help.
7:14 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Teeny Penguin
Everest and Jake try to rescue a little penguin and wind up floating out to sea on a homemade bridge
7:27 am
Transform It!
Plastic Bottle Patio Lanterns
Transform It is a series about taking objects you can find around your house and TRANSFORM them into new treasures. In this episode, Kara makes lantern shades from plastic water bottles
7:30 am
Wild Kratts
Back in Creature Time - Day of the Dodo
The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue!
7:57 am
Arthur
Swept Away/ Germophobia
Arthur, D.W. and Buster discover the simple joys of building sand castles. But can they save their beloved creation from the inevitable ocean tides? Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria. But then Buster goes way overboard.
8:22 am
Now You Know
Electricity
Howie and Baboo visit the power plant where expert Cheryl turns a hand crank on a generator to light a light bulb. Then she shows how turbines, wind and water are used to generate electricity.
8:30 am
Splash and Bubbles
Golden Legs Gush / A Fish Called "Mo"
While preparing for a reef obstacle course, the kids don't believe that Gush used to be very fast when he was young, because frogfish are so big and slow. However, Gush decides to run the obstacle course just to show them how fast a frogfish can be. --- Dunk's "little cousin" Mo, a giant sunfish, comes to visit. The kids try to accommodate Mo, despite his large size, but he's only there for a short time, because large fish like him prefer the space in the open ocean.
8:56 am
Can You Imagine That!
Construction Worker
Samantha wants to be a construction worker and build tall buildings and houses all over her city. She would love using all kinds of tools to measure and build with, and use different kinds of materials. Samantha would work with a great construction team, like Wendy the Crane and Henry the Dump Truck, each having their own special jobs to do. The best part of being a construction worker is digging deep holes so that every house and building in her city has a swimming pool! Splash!
9:01 am
Paw Patrol
Pups get a Rubble / Pups Save a Walrus
We discover how the feisty pup Rubble helped save Jake in an avalanche, receive his vehicle and become a member of the Paw Patrol! --- Captain Turbot's best pal, Wally the Walrus, gets tangled in an old fishing net deep under water! Ryder and the PAW Patrol use some impressive team work to get him to the surface and back to shore safely.
9:26 am
Doozers
Light Where It's Dark
Doozer Dwight dreams of riding the original Doozer train, 'Ol Speedy, that's been buried underground for many years. The Pod Squad decide to make his dreams come true by finding an innovative way to get this solar powered train up and running with the clever use of mirrors and light.
9:37 am
Rob the Robot
Arr Marks the Spot
When Rob, Ema, TK and Orbit find a treasure map in outer space, they decide to rocket to the Pirate Planet to search for the buried treasure. It proves to more difficult than they thought but learning how to read a compass helps. However as they continue searching for the pirate treasure, they discover something else - that the Pirate owner of the treasure is following them!
9:50 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Prize-Winning Adventure
Hatty enters the 'Tastiest Carrot Competition' at the Village Fair. Wanting prizes for themselves, Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave try their luck at the games stalls - and win! When Hatty doesn't win, he shows them how you can be a good loser too.
10:01 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy and the Dragon
Uncle Pilot's told Miffy her surprise present is 'something to do with dragons'. She thinks it's a dragon egg and sets about trying to hatch it; fortunately it's actually a delicious dragon fruit!
10:08 am
Wibbly Pig
Picnic
Wibbly and his friends, the big brown Bear and the little green Dragon, are meeting up to have a picnic...They all bring their own favourite foods! The only problem is, what a Dragon loves to eat might not be what a Bear loves to eat! And what a Bear loves to eat might not be possible for a Pig to eat! After a few false starts Wibbly finds something they all like to eat and they have a very happy picnic after all!
10:21 am
Bing
Big Boots
Bing and Sula are in the park playing at being giants and splashing in puddles with their big welly boots. As they play the puddles get bigger and bigger until Bing slips over in the mud and gets wet everywhere. Amma comes to the rescue with a giant warm bath and a giant carroty bagel.
10:29 am
Thomas & Friends
Thomas In Charge
Thomas causes confusion and delay when the Island Inspector visits Sodor. Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt goal at the docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly and when the Inspector visits them they are nowhere to be found. The Inspector arrives at the docks to find Thomas, Percy and Mavis. Thomas wants to show how good they are at shunting coal but the coal trucks fly into the sky and cover everyone in black soot. The Fat Controller and the Inspector are filthy, and Gordon's funnel is blocked! Thomas helps to make everything better by taking Gordon to the Steamworks to have his funnel cleared.
10:40 am
Thomas & Friends
Being Percy
Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendam Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him and make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. Percy starts to raise his voice and race down the line just like Gordon. Percy is trying so hard to be like Gordon that he forgets to deliver his mail. Percy realises that being like Gordon hasn't helped him at all and he is happy just being Percy!
10:51 am
Opie's Home
Opie's Camp In
Opie is excited to go camping, and learns how to not let his fears get in the way of having fun with his family.
10:58 am
Zerby Derby
Chase Comes Unglued / Zerby Bridges Falling Down / You've Go
Chase is getting a new decal. But Mika tells him he can't fly for a full hour while the glue dries. Chase realized NOT flying is harder than he thought it would be. --- Strut has created a new, long bridge. But it sags quite a bit in the middle. Zack and Strut know they can solve this problem. But with what? --- Zack wants to build an obstacle course. He can see it perfectly in his head. Unfortunately, he isn't doing a great job explaining what he wants to Rex and Strut.
11:21 am
Now You Know
Firefighter
Firefighters Howie and Baboo save teddy bear Choo Choo from a make-believe burning toy house, then wonder, ,How does a firefighter put out fires?, They visit a fire station where firefighter Julian Ditommaso shows them fire-trucks and tools he uses to put out fires, suits up in his firefighter's outfit in record time, and lets them sound the fire engine's siren.
11:29 am
GBB: Wonder Wall
Sticks asks, "Where does rain come from?"
Gisele and her puppet friends observe something in nature and begin to ask questions about it. They go to the Wonder Wall and type in their question. The Wonder Wall presents a story which helps answer their questions. Models inquiry based learning and the use of technology, such as computers and the internet, as a research tool. In this episode, Sticks asks, "Where does rain come from?"
11:32 am
Doggy Day School
Oodles of Poodles
Two poodles are dropped off at the daycare for the day. They look just like Lili except they're a different colour (both are yellow). Lili is thrilled to have them around and makes a big deal of how similar they are. But much to the dismay of the others, she soon only wants to play with the two drop-ins. The others understand, until Lili proclaims a poodle's only club and they begin to feel left out. But then two yellow poodles make their own clubhouse ( for yellow poodles only). Now Lili is upset - she quickly realizes it doesn't feel very good to be left out. She apologizes to her old friends and they invite her to join their game. It's a game EVERYONE can play. It's so much fun that soon even the two drop ins want to join them.
11:43 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Halibut Howler
A fierce wind rips through the island and everyone must take shelter under the General Store. When Wee Rabbit doesn't come to the shelter, Salty and Lily must venture out, into the wind, to find her.
11:50 am
Splash and Bubbles
Dunk the Artist
Dunk discovers that what he considers "just playing with sand" is actually considered beautiful art by his friends, and he is proud of himself for having a special talent.

Afternoon

12:05 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save the Cat Show
Katie's kittens are all covered in mud and running amuck. If they're not rounded up the Cat Show will be ruined.
12:17 pm
Floogals
Project Trumpet
The Floogals explore and learn to play the Boy Hooman's brassy instrument, ultimately learning that teamwork is the key to making harmonious music.
12:30 pm
Doozers
The Pod Squad Pavillion
Everyone is busy getting ready for The Doozer World Expo. Professor Gimbal assigns the Pod Squad a very important job: to create a pavilion that represents The Pod Squad.
12:42 pm
Doozers
Doozers on Parade
The Doozer World Expo is underway and it's time for all the villages to present the shows they've prepared to tell everyone what makes their village unique. The problem is, each show is so long and elaborate, the ceremony would take days! Molly puts on her thinking cap and, along with the Pod Squad and her new friends, Buzz, Tag and Zippa, comes up with a great solution that will allow everyone to participate!
12:54 pm
TVOKids music videos.
I Can Music Video
This music video, starring the TVOKids hosts Kara, Melissa and Daniel. I Can, demonstrates how children overcome obstacles to reach a goal.
12:57 pm
The Space
Street Wise - Crossing at the Lights
Fred and Nina have to cross at a busy intersection with no traffic lights. They decide to walk down to the next intersection and cross where there are lights.
1:00 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Banana Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave fly off to the jungle to pick bananas. It's clear someone in the jungle like bananas as much as Dave, as the bananas keep disappearing! Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave have to track down the banana-loving-cheeky friend Bobby the Monkey - and share their bananas.
1:11 pm
Mr. Moon
Draco and the Comet
A little comet is tickling everyone, especially Draco, but why? Turns out he is trying to communicate, and after Draco gives him a breath star, he can do so by drawing with his glittery tail.
1:24 pm
Bing
Bubbles
Flop teaches Bing and Pando how to blow bubbles. Pando soon gets the hang of it but Bing struggles and gets frustrated. After many attempts and some gentle guidance from Flop Bing finally blows a big bubble and is outraged when Pando pops it.
1:31 pm
GBB: Alphabet Ahoy
Alphabet Ahoy - Letter Q
Pirate Gisele hunts for letter treasure on the beach. In this episode she uncovers the letter Q and discovers the sound it makes.
1:34 pm
Thomas & Friends
A Blooming Mess
It is a busy day in Sodor as Knapford Station is being decorated. EMILY is collecting the flowers for the new window boxes, but when MAVIS does not say hello, EMILY assumes she is sad and chuffs to the quarry to cheer her up with some of the flowers. The flowers end up in the way of the engines' work. EDWARD and THOMAS crash. Slate goes everywhere. MAVIS arrives to find the quarry in a mess. EMILY learns that if she had asked, she would know that MAVIS wasn't sad at all. EMILY tidies the quarry and delivers the flowers, which makes MAVIS really happy.
1:45 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy and the Bird
On a snowy day Miffy tries to help a bird by bringing him inside. Mummy teaches her that birds don't belong in people's houses, so Miffy makes the bird a house of his own.
1:52 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Dinosaur Bone
Today Henry meets a Dinosaur bone in the Natural History Museum. Dinosaur bone tells all about the museums most prized exhibit a perfectly fossilized T Rex egg but in his excitement he knocks it over and smashes it. It's up to Henry to become a Paleontologist, go back in time and find a replacement egg.
1:58 pm
GBB: Art in the Yard
Gisele makes a number 8 using paper plates.
In this episode, which features the number 8, Gisele shows the children at home how to make a crafty number 8 using paper plates and stickers.
2:00 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
All Aboard!
It's a sleepy day on Driftwood Bay and Lily decides to make some music with a small xylophone she finds on the beach. She doesn't realize how contagious her music is and starts the biggest hoedown the island has ever seen!
2:07 pm
Rob the Robot
Can You Dance?
The gang think it would be fun to compete in a dance competition, especially Ema who loves to dance. They rocket to the Dance Planet where they have fun discovering new types of music and dance up a storm - all except TK who finally admits she doesn't know how to dance. It turns out that there's no better place in the whole Robot Galaxy to be and no better friends to be friends to be with as Ema, Rob and Orbit jump in and help turn TK into a real space hoofer!
2:21 pm
Zerby Derby
Chase Comes Unglued
Chase is getting a new decal. But Mika tells him he can't fly for a full hour while the glue dries. Chase realized NOT flying is harder than he thought it would be.
2:28 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie's The Fastest
Opie tries to be the fastest at everything.
2:36 pm
Mister Maker
Episode 25
In the UK, we find out whether he can make a funny fur hand in under a minute; in South Africa the Mini Makers help build a really wild animal picture; and in Hong Kong look out for some really arty fun with kitchen foil.
2:55 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Robot Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave ask a Robot for help with some jobs. But without simple, clear instructions Robot makes a terrible mess of things.
3:06 pm
Floogals
Project Flashlight
The Floogals discover the joys of making shadow puppets when they explore the strange light emanating from beneath the covers in the Girl Hooman's bed.
3:18 pm
GBB: Music in Me
Music in Me - Episode 5
Gisele explores how different music makes her feel. In this episode she makes music with her hands, making the sounds of a rain storm.
3:21 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Big Hairy / Pups Save a Flying Kitty
A huge monkey follows the Paw Patrol home, because it wants Rocky to scratch its back. --- When one of Humdinger's kittens finds herself in the cross hairs of a protective mother eagle, the Paw Patrol must leap into action to save her. Skye must conquer her fear of eagles to lead the high stakes, high altitude rescue mission.
3:45 pm
Space Racers
Communication Breakdown
Things are suddenly going haywire around Stardust Bay: electrical outages, power surges, TV channels changing themselves. Coot is racing himself ragged trying to fix and tinker, but to no avail. A solar storm is the root of the problem, Headmaster Crane determines, and the Space Racers must travel to the Academy's communications satellite in space to attach a special shield. Problem is, along the way a series of misunderstandings leads to a complete breakdown in dialogue between Eagle, Robyn and Hawk... so there they are in space, trying to restore communications - and they're not communicating! If they hope to save the day, somehow they must find a way to get past their differences and work as a team...
3:58 pm
What's the Big Idea?
Grown-ups
Every kid becomes a grown up, even Hugo. One day, he'll have to find a job and he'll have his own house... maybe with his own family! But can grown-ups act like kids sometimes too?
4:03 pm
Odd Squad
The Trouble with Centigurps / Totally Odd Squad
Otto accidentally releases 100 small furry creatures in headquarters and recruits Oscar to help get them back before Ms. O finds out. --- In a flashback episode, Ms. O tells the story of how she defeated a villain called the Patternista back when she was an agent.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Arthur's New Puppy / Arthur Bounces Back
Arthur's new puppy is exactly what he wanted. But training a puppy is harder than Arthur thought. A mere ten dollars stands between Arthur and the shoes he's been dreaming about. A garage sale yields the money he needs - but at an unexpected cost.
4:56 pm
Little Lunch
The Election / The Corridor Outside 6e
When Rory announces that he wants to be the Prime-Minister, Mrs. Gonsha suggests they have their own election and that everyone run a campaign. --- When Max and Elsa, the weird twins, suddenly leave class without a note, a ridiculous rumour chain begins about what happened to them.
5:22 pm
Wild Kratts
Back in Creature Time- Tasmanian Tiger Time
After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever!
5:50 pm
Dino Dana
Dino Divers
When Saara's fear of heights puts her at risk of failing her swim test, Dana enlists the help of a Deinosuchus, Spinosaurus, and Pterodactylus to show Saara there are all sorts of different ways to beat her fear and get into the water.
6:03 pm
Kid Diners
PEI
Aynalem and Xander are in Prince Edward Island looking for seafood and they find it! Xander's rocky boat ride doesn't stop him from catching, cooking and eating lobster. And Anyalem gets a workout collecting fresh mussels but doesn't break a sweat when she finally gets to eat them.
6:26 pm
Let's Find Out
Let's Find Out - Metres
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of Grade 3 measurement. In this episode Melissa and Ruth figure out how long 100 metres is with the help of a trundle.
6:30 pm
WordGirl
A Questionable Pair / All That Chazz
When Becky sees Ms. Question in the jewlery store having a friendly conversation with Reginald she wonders what she might be up to. What she can't see is that Ms. Question has joined forces with Invisi-Bill to trick Reginald and rob the store. Meanwhile, Scoops can see that Becky is distracted from the movie they're watching. Will Becky be able to figure out what the villains are up to? Will she be able to stop them as WordGirl and not abandon Scoops as Becky? Vocabulary Words: Flatter, Tactic --- There's a new kid in town! Chazz does what he wants and is the authority on all things "cool". TJ is so impressed with Chazz that he does everrything Chazz tells him in order to be as cool as his new friend. What will happen when TJ's new friendship gets him involved with Dr. Two Brains? Will TJ turn his back on WordGirl in order to prove he's cool enough? Or will he discover that being true to himself is even cooler? Vocabulary Words: Fascinated, Obey

Evening

7:00 pm
Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees
Call of the Forest follows scientist and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger across the globe as she meets the conservationists and scientists working to replant and protect native forests, while exploring the irreplaceable role they play in human health and happiness.
7:53 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The caribou islands
Wolves have recently appeared for the first time on the Slate Islands, a caribou hotspot on the north shore of Lake Superior. The new predator is giving researchers a rare chance to study how an expanded wolf population will affect caribou in Ontario.
8:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Shaun Loney
Shaun Loney talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his book, "An Army of Problem Solvers," which outlines how the so-called solutions economy can help both the government's finances and specific communities, including First Nations in Canada.
8:30 pm
Ep. 3 - Digitus Anularis
Charlie and Gary perform a snowmobile rescue of a lumberjack with severed fingers. Gina and Cameron come face to face with an elderly, over-prescribing doctor, and Farida deals with the death of a patient and close friend. Nancy suspects two monks of having AIDS.
8:56 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The changing hunt
Wolves are survivors, but climate change is affecting the prey available to them and the way they hunt. Shorter, warmer winters mean there's less ice for the wolves to cross to hunt beavers. Populations in Ontario remain strong, but climate change is altering their way of life.
9:00 pm
Warlords of Ivory
A shocking trail of blood and money, a groundbreaking sting operation, and an attempt to save one of the planet's most magnificent animals from extinction. National Geographic exposes an illicit trade that is enslaving tens of thousands of people and threatening to wipe elephants off the face of the Earth.
9:47 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Storm chasers
The changing climate means more frequent, intense storms. The most expensive natural disaster in Ontario history was the massive 2013 rain storm, which dumped 125mm of rain in a few hours. Storm chasers see the effects of severe weather first-hand. Here's what they see.
9:51 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Elizabeth Semmelhack
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, Elizabeth Semmelhack talks about the challenges and joys of being the Senior Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum, and how it is a learning experience everyday.
9:55 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The view from the roof
The end of the government's MicroFIT program this year marks the conclusion of an era of solar development in Ontario. We get the perspective of solar installer Sean Flanagan, owner of Flanagan and Sun, on what is driving renewables.
10:00 pm
Swallowed by a Black Hole
Deep in the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, a rare cataclysmic drama is about to unfold. A cloud of gas three times the size of our planet has strayed within the gravitational reach of the most destructive object in the cosmos. The demise of G2, as the gas cloud is known, offers scientists a unique opportunity to observe the immense power of a super-massive black hole. In so doing scientists hope to unlock some of the secrets of black holes, the most elusive objects in the universe.
10:50 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Skating on thin ice
Backyard rinks are a big part of winter life in Ontario, but warmer winters mean less time for the ice to freeze. We speak with Wilfrid Laurier University professor Robert McLeman, who discusses RinkWatch, a project that is crowdsourcing data on backyard rinks. We also speak with volunteers who maintain the ice year after year and struggle against unpredictable temperature swings.
10:55 pm
Main Street Ontario: Kincardine
Every summer Saturday night, residents of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron gather downtown for a special parade led by the town's beloved Scottish pipe band, which has filled the streets with music since 1908.
11:00 pm
The Agenda in the Summer: Shaun Loney
Shaun Loney talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his book, "An Army of Problem Solvers," which outlines how the so-called solutions economy can help both the government's finances and specific communities, including First Nations in Canada.
11:30 pm
Ep. 3 - Digitus Anularis
Charlie and Gary perform a snowmobile rescue of a lumberjack with severed fingers. Gina and Cameron come face to face with an elderly, over-prescribing doctor, and Farida deals with the death of a patient and close friend. Nancy suspects two monks of having AIDS.
11:56 pm
Main Street Ontario: Kingston
If you're looking for a specific record, you'll probably find it at Brian's Record Option in Kingston - but you'll need his help. Thousands of records are piled up in every corner of his downtown shop, but somehow he always knows where everything is.

Late Night

12:00 am
Warlords of Ivory
A shocking trail of blood and money, a groundbreaking sting operation, and an attempt to save one of the planet's most magnificent animals from extinction. National Geographic exposes an illicit trade that is enslaving tens of thousands of people and threatening to wipe elephants off the face of the Earth.
12:46 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Farming in a changing climate
New discoveries from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, located in Niagara, helps farmers deal with the changing climate. With longer, hotter summers come more frequent droughts and new kinds of pests. We look at how Vineland is helping farmers handle the changing climate.
12:50 am
Behind The Lens (Life After Digital)
Filmmaker Marc de Guerre talks about his film "Life After Digital". The film is a look at the impact of the World Wide Web 20 years after its introduction to society.
12:53 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Wineries
Prince Edward County's growth as a wine region is closely intertwined with climate change. Declared a Designated Viticultural Area in 2007, the region has gone from one vineyard in 2000 to more than 40 today. Climate change is making growing seasons longer in Ontario, making the climate more hospitable for grapes. But the changes also threaten to introduce new pests. Wine producers in the County work together to adapt and grow. Meanwhile, climate change elsewhere opens up opportunities for Ontario wines. While things in this province are becoming more hospitable on average, elsewhere droughts and wildfires threaten long-established vineyards.
1:00 am
Swallowed by a Black Hole
Deep in the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, a rare cataclysmic drama is about to unfold. A cloud of gas three times the size of our planet has strayed within the gravitational reach of the most destructive object in the cosmos. The demise of G2, as the gas cloud is known, offers scientists a unique opportunity to observe the immense power of a super-massive black hole. In so doing scientists hope to unlock some of the secrets of black holes, the most elusive objects in the universe.
1:50 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Buried contamination in the north
At an abandoned military base in the northernmost part of Ontario, warming temperatures could have a disastrous effect on material left over from the Cold War. Locals who worked at the base, which was decommissioned in 1965, remember dumping chemicals right into the ground. Now, as the permafrost disappears, people in Peawanuck are worried about contaminants damaging the environment.
1:55 am
Behind The Lens: My Millennial Life
Filmmaker Maureen Judge talks about her documentary My Millennial Life.
2:00 am
Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees
Call of the Forest follows scientist and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger across the globe as she meets the conservationists and scientists working to replant and protect native forests, while exploring the irreplaceable role they play in human health and happiness.
2:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The fisher's perspective
Fish in Ontario's lakes and rivers are changing with the climate. Warm water fish like smallmouth bass are seeing conditions shift in their favour, while cold water fish like lake trout face temperatures in which they cannot survive. A warming shift of just 1C could dramatically change the fisheries in Ontario.
3:00 am
Ep. 1 - Fiordland
Fiordland is one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. It is also the emptiest, loneliest and most remote corner of the country. It's a place the Maori call Ata Whenua, the shadow land.
3:47 am
Behind The Lens (Smoke Traders)
Documentary filmmaker Jeff Dorn talks about the making of "Smoke Traders," the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective.
3:51 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The driver's dilemma
The electric car, a pillar of Ontario's climate change action plan, is still a tough sell among hardcore car enthusiasts. The vehicles lack the rumble of a gas engine and the power of high-end supercars. But car culture is changing. Join automotive journalist Matt Bubbers and Plug'n Drive's manager of outreach Ron Groves as they explore the future of cars.
3:56 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The monarch butterfly's decline
Monarch butterfly populations have been declining for the past 20 years. Its habitat is being decimated, and during its annual migration, it faces threats from storms intensified by climate change. We visit the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to find out more.
4:00 am
Ep. 2 - East Cape
The East Cape of New Zealand is a spectacular coast blessed with stunning beauty. Lonely shores are strewn with driftwood, and beautiful sandy bays lure just a handful of visitors. It is a region of firsts, being the first place in the world to see the sun rise. But behind the picture-postcard scenery lies a deadly and dramatic past.
4:47 am
Behind The Lens (Life After Digital)
Filmmaker Marc de Guerre talks about his film "Life After Digital". The film is a look at the impact of the World Wide Web 20 years after its introduction to society.
4:50 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Data rescue
When the Donald Trump administration took over, Canadians sprang into action to save valuable climate change data. Fuelled by experience under the Conservative Party of Canada, science historian Matt Price knew they had to act quickly. We look at the University of Toronto's data archiving mission and what data means for our understanding of climate change.
4:55 am
Main Street Ontario: Hamilton
Corsini's was more than just a grocery store when it set up shop in 1928 on James Street North in Hamilton. It was a place where Italian immigrants found what they needed to make a new home. The once-bustling strip was later hit hard by the recession, but is now a creative hub for newcomers of another sort who have given it a new lease on life.
5:00 am
The Agenda in the Summer: Shaun Loney
Shaun Loney talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his book, "An Army of Problem Solvers," which outlines how the so-called solutions economy can help both the government's finances and specific communities, including First Nations in Canada.
5:30 am
Ep. 3 - Digitus Anularis
Charlie and Gary perform a snowmobile rescue of a lumberjack with severed fingers. Gina and Cameron come face to face with an elderly, over-prescribing doctor, and Farida deals with the death of a patient and close friend. Nancy suspects two monks of having AIDS.
5:55 am
Main Street Ontario: Manitoulin Island
After many years of taking their shows on the road across Ontario, the Debajehmujig Creation Centre converted an old grocery store into an artistic hub. Since then, it has become a vital home for Indigenous artists and storytellers to create and tell their stories in Manitowaning on Manitoulin Island.
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