TV Schedule

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Morning

6:26 am
Let's Find Out
Subs & Taxes
This is a math series supporting a greater understanding of financial literacy. In this episode, Melissa's in trouble as she doesn't have enough money to buy her favourite sandwich.
6:29 am
Ella the Elephant
Girl's Club
Something, fancy, is going on when Belinda announces she's starting an, exclusive, club, and Ella, Tiki, the twins are invited. The trouble starts when Ella accidentally invites Frankie and discovers it's a, Girls Only Club, and Belinda makes all the rules. Ella feels horrible excluding Frankie.
6:43 am
Box Yourself Minis
Troll Face
Øistein makes a cute troll from a milk carton.
6:46 am
Opie's Home
Opie Takes The Cake
Opie, Gavin and Maria are the champions of hide and seek. To celebrate, Opie and Dad want to make a victory cake, but it's not easy pleasing everyone...
6:53 am
Canada Crew
R.C.M.P.
The Canada Crew learn all about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with the help of Constable Amber, her horse Comet, and the RCMP's musical ride.
7:00 am
What's the Big Idea?
Brave
Sometimes in life you have to be brave: like when Hugo you goes to the doctor, and especially when he fights a dragon!
7:05 am
Zerby Derby
The Big Top / Lighthouse / Sandy Tracks
Axle is very proud of the big circle race track he and the other racing Zerbies have constructed. But when it looks like rain they go to Mika the Mechanic to help them come up with a way to cover their course. Mika covers the course with a large canvas, but there's no room for the racers to race underneath. They try putting up a big stick in the middle, and that helps a bit, but there is still a lot of canvas covering the course. But when Mika pulls on the edge of the canvas to find out what Zack and Axle are talking about - they all realize that pulling the edges will make a perfect tent. Once they've pulled it and tied it down there's lots of room underneath for racing, rain or shine. --- Lily and Zack are driving along in the early morning when they find Bob the Boat beached up on the shore. Bob tells them that it was so dark last night that he couldn't find his boat house. With the help of Mika the Mechanic they place a lighthouse on Zerby Town Pier so he can see his way at night. But when they come to test it out they find where you put light is very important. They aim it at the shore, but all Bob can see is the bush it's hitting. They try again, this time aiming the light right at Bob, which doesn't help either. They find that the lighthouse works perfect if it's aiming right at Bob's boathouse. --- Sandy the Bulldozer joins Zack and Lily for a game of hide-and-seek. Zack and Lily are very surprised at how good Sandy is at hiding. But they soon discover Sandy's tracks, which they hope to follow to her hiding spot. When the tracks go over a rock they figure out to search the other side of the rock to find them again. When the tracks go into tall grass they learn to look for grass that's pushed over, and when they encounter tracks all over the place they search for other clues in order to find Sandy.
7:27 am
Doozers
Starry Night
A comet is coming to Doozer Creek and the whole town is gathered to witness this special event. Unfortunately, the comet arrives past Daisy Wheel's bedtime and she misses the whole thing! With help from her friends, Daisy Wheel gets her very own comet that she can look at whenever she wants!
7:40 am
Floogals
Project Garden Hose
The Floogals encounter a twisting hose in the garden and wonder what the Hoomans use it for. Fleeker and Flo head off to one end, Boomer to the other. Fleeker and Flo work out how to turn on the tap and Boomer is on the receiving end managing to wrangle the hose in an exciting action sequence and along the way work out what Garden Hose's are used for!
7:51 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Playful Dragon / Pups Save the Critters
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.
8:14 am
Splash and Bubbles
Dunk the Artist / Ripple's Sea Dragons
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. --- Ripple leads the gang to investigate the legend of the Sea Dragon that has been passed down in her family. When they discover what Sea Dragons actually are, they learn that just because they haven't seen something before doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
8:41 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Building Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave build a playhouse for some rabbits. They have fun with shaped building blocks and discover that by working as a team they can achieve great things. Educational - Encourages team building and working together, by building something. Also learning how to co-ordinate blocks and shapes.
8:52 am
Dino Dan
Swimming with Plesiosaurs / Dino Trek: The Musical
When Grandma takes Trek swimming at an indoor pool, Trek teaches a baby Plesiosaur how to swim across the pool and back to its Mom as Grandma teaches an Aqua Fit class. --- When Penelope gets stage fright before the school talent show where she, Trek, Hannah and Bobby will be performing an original song, what's your favourite dinosaur? Trek tells her to imagine the audience as dinosaurs...and it works!
9:14 am
Odd Squad
Three's Company / Behind Enemy Mimes
Ms. O gets kicked out of her office due to odd infestations. --- Ms. O needs the agents' help to track down her old partner, O'Donahue.
9:40 am
Wild Kratts
Googly-Eye: The Night Guru
The Kratt brothers secretly ,borrow, Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. But when the tarsier troop is in danger of losing one of their own, Chris and Martin must tap into their newfound understanding of nocturnal living and help the troubled tarsier family. Animals Featured: Tarsier Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Tarsiers mobbing an Arboreal snake for defense
10:09 am
Jack
Adrenalin
A bizarre alien reaction to a bee sting causes Rocket to inflate like a giant floating balloon-and Jack must find a source of adrenaline to help return his pal to normal.
10:21 am
Trenders
Trenders - Brunch Belt
Amy and Adam are social media experts. Using a scientific method they help their resident inventor, Eureka, turn his crazy ideas into trending products. In this episode they turn his brunch drink into a brunch belt.
10:24 am
Making Stuff
Wind Turbines
You can make electricity from wind turbines, but how do they build them? Gears and Wiz watch a turbine being put together.
10:30 am
Science Max: Experiments at Large
Hoop Glider
Defying gravity is Phil's mission, but maxing out a hoop glider proves to be harder than it seems. Plus: an egg drop with a pumpkin, hovering helium balloons and more anti-gravity fun!
10:52 am
Beats in Bites
Words
We expand our beatbox vocabulary.
11:00 am
Finding Stuff Out
Did I Really See That?
How do illusions occur? From camouflage to placebo effects to mirages in the desert, the world is full of things that trick our brain. Zoey investigates the science behind illusions with help from twin scientists who make her think she's seeing double. My Great Challenge: Kid magicians compete to see who has the better illusion tricks. In the Field: Zoey visits a professional magician to understand how our eyes can deceive us.
11:22 am
GBB: Jolly Reader
Walk the Plank
Pirate Gisele sails the seven seas with her motley puppet crew as they explore literacy building blocks. Spelling, Rhyming, phonics, sign reading, and critical thinking are all explored in this fun adventure series. In this episode O'Spelly tries to figure out why people will not do what she asks. Concentration on the meaning of ,NO, NOW, and PLEASE, and also teaches us about manners.
11:26 am
Box Yourself Minis
Under the Sea
Øistein makes a paper plate aquarium with fish.
11:30 am
The Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus Getting Energized
The class is ready to plug in their ,Double-Trouble Wheel of Wonder, at the town carnival, when they discover all the electrical outlets are taken.
11:55 am
Story Explorers
Goldie the Hero
Story Explorer Zoe tells her story: Goldie the Hero.
11:58 am
Now You Know
Earth
Captain Howie and first mate Baboo steer their tall ship away from a waterfall, when they realize they've reached the end of the Earth, and it's flat! They wonder, ,Why does the Earth seem flat when it's actually round?, At the park, physicist David shows them a large inflatable Earth that seems flat up close yet is round from afar.

Afternoon

12:06 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery of the Undead
The clues: A voodoo doll, a set of vampire teeth, an invitation to a zombie walk. The file label: "The Undead Are Alive". The investigation: Did Hermione find proof that creatures like vampires and zombies are real? This is shaping up to be one scary mystery! Since voodoo comes from Haiti, Kyla meets a Haitian school friend, Tayana, to investigate the voodoo doll clue. Kyla discovers that Tayana and her mother are voodoo priestesses. She also finds out that the voodoo doll clue has nothing to do with real voodoo religion. It's just a tourist souvenir. Real voodoo is a mix of many different cultures and religions including Catholicism and Buddhism. Kyla helps Tayana and her mother perform a voodoo ritual using a veve to pray to the spirits. She discovers that because voodoo uses skulls and coffins as part of its imagery, it was scary for outsiders and led them to make up stories about voodoo being evil. But voodoo is actually used as a positive force. Sticking pins in voodoo dolls to turn people into zombies is just a made-up legend. E.B. looked through Hermione's contacts and listed under vampire he found the name of an anthropologist called Karen who is an expert on the undead in different cultures. They meet at a place called "Trapped" where, in a locked room, you have to find clues to solve a mystery that will unlock the door. As they gather up their clues, E.B. discovers that lots of different cultures have stories about the undead or people who are cursed like the Wendigo, draugrs, werewolves and vampires. Many of these were inspirations for Hollywood movies but they're just fiction. Hermione's mystery isn't solved yet but E.B. and Karen manage to escape the locked room! Following the zombie walk invitation clue, Kyla meets Thea Munster at the cemetery. Thea is in full zombie make-up and costume and gives Kyla a bit of a scare. But it's all in good fun. Kyla gets her own zombie makeover and with a gang of zombie kids, they shamble around the cemetery. Kyla finds out that although zombies aren't real, people have lots of fun pretending to be zombies and acting scary. Plus, if you are scared of zombies and monsters, pretending to be one can make you feel braver.
12:30 pm
Sports Lab
Skateboarding
David is a young skater looking to kick his tricks up a notch. Together with host Nykeem and guest pro Erik, David spends a dynamic day in the park learning about power of thrust and drag.
12:41 pm
Sports Lab
Cricket
Cricket star Darius D'Souza mentors Abraham and Delaine, two friends who share a keen passion for the game. Dr. Heather breaks down Darius' wicked swing bowl, and the kids bring their new knowledge of airflow to the pitch.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
Birthday Probability
What if somebody dared you to prove that at least two people in your class had the same birthday? Would you take the challenge? If you accepted, and your class had at least 23 people, chances are you would win! It's not magic... it's math!
12:55 pm
Mark's Moments
Natalie
Natalie McDonald. Today on Mark's Moments, host Mark Sykes spends the day with 10 year-old Natalie who was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a disease that causes muscle deterioration. Living life in a wheelchair is normal for Natalie. She explains to Mark how she travels to school, gets around her classroom and shares her love of race car driving.
1:00 pm
Giver
British Columbia and Prince Edward Island Playgrounds
Drawing on Canada's coastal provinces, the Giver kids build a giant interconnecting Totem Pole play structure pays homage to BC's Indigenous People and a mural inspired by the Rockies. In our PEI playground, the Giver kids build a giant whale climber!
1:24 pm
Making Stuff
Brooms
Gears and Wiz get swept up in the excitement of seeing straw and a stick turned into a broom.
1:29 pm
Arthur
The Perfect Game/ D.W's Furry Freak Out
Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet is for the kids to design their very own model cities! From minarets to fancy lights, Francine's got plenty of good ideas. As the deadline looms, she's obsessed with making everything perfect. D.W. finds a stray kitten and begs to keep it - after all, Arthur has his own dog!
1:54 pm
Shutterbugs
Drain Pain / Murky Marsh Has Talent
Odd noises are coming from the Marsh's drains, and the Shutterbugs are sent underground to investigate. --- Flick's stressed when he learns his has to compete against two of his favourite bugs - Harvey and Opal!
2:17 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
The Eyes of a Thief
A series of thefts puts the school fundraiser in jeopardy. It turns out; J.J. the raccoon has stolen a few shiny objects.
2:29 pm
Doozers
Project Radish-A-Pult
A gust of wind knocks a large branch onto a bridge in Doozer Creek, blocking the path and halting construction of a new wind turbine. The Pod Squad build an innovative new machine that flings radishes across the bridge and gets the project back on track!
2:41 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Puzzle Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave have to solve a series of puzzles to get themselves out of the amazing Puzzle Land maze. Educational: Problem solving; colour matching; pattern matching; shape matching.
2:52 pm
Can You Imagine That!
Roller Coaster Engineer
Dante imagines what it would be like to be a roller coaster engineer. He would want to design and build the tallest, fastest and most fun roller coaster ever! As an engineer, Dante, would know how high to make the roller coaster so that it can make it all the way around the loop-de-loops, and he would be able to fix the roller coaster to keep it fun and safe for everyone to ride. Dante's roller coaster would even go underground! Imagine That!
2:57 pm
Explore More
Explore More - Arches
A science series hosted by Kara and shot with real kids in the real world, helping school age children learn that science is everywhere. This episode is about arches.
3:00 pm
Ella the Elephant
Trunk Troopers
Ella, and the kids set out into the forest to earn their Trunk Trooper Badges. Troop leader Briggs reminds the kids they must stick to the path, but Ella and Belinda are so keen to earn their butterfly badge they wander off and get lost.
3:12 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Flying Felicity
Lord Stag finds his old motor car, the Flying Felicity, and takes her out for a spin without having her checked by a mechanical expert. Lord Stag's terrible driving leaves a lot to be desired and, when his brakes fail, Lord Stag has a lucky escape!
3:20 pm
Thomas & Friends
Henry's Happy Coal
Henry is given a special of taking a very important visitor around Sodor. When Henry visits the Steamworks he is teased by 'Arry and Bert for needing to use special coal. Henry decides that he wants be like the rest of the Steamies and use normal coal instead of his special coal. Henry tries to steam through Sodor using the normal coal but soon breaks down. Now the VIP won't see Sodor! Henry realises that he has been a silly engine. The Fat Controller tells Henry that it is the special coal that makes Henry such a special engine. Henry is happy again. 'Arry and Bert tease Henry again but this time Henry tells them that he proud of being a special engine with special coal. Henry even helps 'Arry and Bert when they run out of Diesel!
3:31 pm
Thomas & Friends
Surprise Surprise
It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor. Thomas is excited because that means it's party time! However Thomas's friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steamworks to be fixed. Victor is so busy that he won't be able to fix all the engines in time for the party. Thomas decides to bring the party to the Steamworks so his friends won't miss the party but doesn't tell Victor. Thomas asks Rocky to deliver the Xmas tree but Rocky drops it in front of Kevin and causes chaos. Thomas realises he should have told Victor about the party. Thomas tells Victor about the party and soon all the engines help to get ready. The star is fixed on the xmas tree and the engines have a great party.
3:43 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Train
Henry meets a friendly Train. He needs to take his carriages full of animals back to the ranch but the Train Driver got off at the wrong stop and he needs Henry's help. Henry becomes a Train Driver for the day, meets a cactus and jumps a ravine on his journey back to the ranch.
3:48 pm
Floogals
Project Popcorn
Movie Night just got even cozier! The Floogals discover how popcorn is made when they accidentally trigger the popcorn machine in the kitchen. The team has to fix an avalanche of popcorn flooding the kitchen before they can settle down with the unsuspecting family to share movie night.
4:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save an Elephant Family / Pups and the Mischievous Kitt
The Pups are on a PAW Patroller Road trip to the Savana where they meet up with Photo Safari fans Cap'n Turbot and his cousin Francois. In the middle of the night the campers are awakened by an intruder who turns out to be a lost baby elephant - Gilda. The PAW Patrol is called in to action find Gilda's mom or dad and get the family back together. When they do find Mom, they have another rescue to complete to get her out of a deep ravine. --- Adventure Bay has been picked as a Finalist in the Tidiest Town Contest and looks like they're going to win! That is until Mayor Humdinger unleashes his Kitten Catastrophe Crew and those naughty kittens mess up everything in sight. Mayor Goodway calls in the Paw Patrol to find the source of the mess and help get the town back into ship shape!
4:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Dirty Zerby
Walter the wash truck is washing down the Zerbies who are all having fun playing in the mud. When he washes Lily, everywhere he washes keeps getting dirty and muddy again as he washes higher up. He goes to Mika the Mechanic and together they come up with a way to use more water to wash Zerbies. They try it on Zack but he just gets thrown upside-down by the water. They decide another answer must be out there. When they are looking Walter washes some dirt off Zack's roof. That's when he notices it's easier to wash from the top down because the water goes down, taking the dirt with it.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee
Poor Sue Ellen has lost the one thing she's never without -- her diary. But as her friends help her look for it, they start to wonder---how come she won't let them read it? What's in this diary anyway? ARTHUR'S KNEE: Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom--because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump. Can the Brain and D.W. convince Arthur to face up to it and take his tetanus shot like a man---umm, an ardvark?
4:55 pm
Dino Dana
Dino Doctor / Be My Dino Baby
When Dana sees a spiked Kentrosaurus get injured by an Albertosaurus, her dino distress accidentally causes Saara to injure her arm too. The girls' trip to the hospital to see their Dad teaches Dana a lot about bones and spikes. --- Dana learns about how dinosaurs cared for their young when she plays the part of a Maiasaura hatchling and gets adopted by a Maiasaura Mom and Dad.
5:16 pm
Odd Squad
Soundcheck Part Deux / Jinx
When the members of Soundcheck (Otto's favorite band) go missing, Otto and Olive must find them, and bring them back together in time for their concert. --- When a mysterious jinx infects the entire OS office, only Oscar and Dr. O can solve the problem.
5:42 pm
Wild Kratts
Raptor Roundup
Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild! Animals Featured: Owl, Hawk, Falcon, Eagle, Vulture Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A secretary bird hunting the venomous black mamba snake.
6:09 pm
Jack
Jack Earns His Wings
When a magpie steals a piece of alien technology, Jack has to learn how to fly like a bird in order to get it back. Science Question: How do birds fly?
6:20 pm
Mark's Moments
Gavin
Gavin Braun. Today on Mark's Moments, host Mark Sykes spends the day with 11 year-old Gavin who has Polystotic Fibrous Dysplasia (PFD), a disease that affects the bones in his leg. Gavin gets Mark to run with one shoe higher then the other so that Mark can better understand what it feels like for Gavin to play with PFD. They also get to check out Gavin's neighbourhood and play some music together.
6:25 pm
Making Stuff
Candles
Turn blocks of wax and paraffin into lovely pillar, votive and tapered candles ready for any occasion. Gears and Wiz are burning to find out how each type are made.
6:30 pm
Kid Diners
Toronto
Aynalem and Xander have noodles on the brain in Toronto, Ontario! Aynalem stretches her kitchen skills to make some hand-pulled noodles. Then Xander makes Udon noodles with help from a machine straight from Japan!
6:52 pm
The Space
Trenders - Elevator Shoes
Amy and Adam are social media experts. Using a scientific method they help their resident inventor, Eureka, turn his crazy ideas into trending products. In this episode they create shoes that lift you up

Evening

7:00 pm
Wild Australia: Realm of the Wombat, Part 3
In the dry southern plains of Australia, wombats seem to spend most of their time sleeping, but these short-legged, muscular marsupials are experts of survival, resting to conserve energy to help beat the heat.
7:46 pm
Main Street Ontario: Markdale
In 1973, David and Penny Chapman bought an old creamery and started a small business making ice cream. They built up their company bit by bit, while staying true to where it all began in Markdale, a village south of Georgian Bay.
7:51 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.
8:00 pm
Ep. 4 - West Africa
When magnificent 16th-century bronze casts were discovered in Benin in 1897, many could not believe they had been made by Africans. Gus Casely-Hayford travels to present-day Nigeria and Mali in search of the truth, exploring what the bronzes mean, how the technology to make them developed and what they reveal about the lost kingdoms of West Africa.
8:50 pm
Learning Portraits
Ontario Vignette: Wayne Bourque
Part of TVO's Never Stop Learning brand campaign, former Canadian boxing champion, Wayne Bourque, talks about the life lessons he learned through boxing.
8:53 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Georgina Island First Nation
The Chippewas of Georgina Island in Lake Simcoe have developed a climate adaptation plan that is serving as a model for communities across Ontario. The First Nation received funding for a three-year climate study in 2012 and has since been collecting the memories and observances of elders. Like many communities, Georgina Island is struggling with the effects of climate change today. Milder winters mean the community's ferry runs longer and the lake ice is weaker, both of which have ripple effects throughout the island.
9:00 pm
Ep. 3 - Paris
Often perceived as cold and expensive, Paris is a mythical city, one of luxury, gastronomy and haute couture. But beyond the clichés of the Eiffel Tower, there is another Paris - one of solidarity, wittiness, and repurposing public space. This Paris revolves around change, inspiring solutions big and small to improve everyday life for its citizens. It hopes to minimize traffic, give a new life to the banks of the Seine River, and provide adequate lodging and a sense of belonging.
9:54 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.
10:00 pm
Ep. 10 - An Extraordinary Remark
In the season finale, Birgitte Nyborg is on a one-month leave from her post as prime minister to focus on family, and Hans-Christian Thorsen, Labour party chairman, has positioned himself to be her possible successor. Birgitte is torn about whether she will return to work. Meanwhile, as Kasper and Katrine hunt for an apartment, their plan is derailed by an argument about the possibility of having children.
11:00 pm
Touching Life
This inspiring documentary follows the lives of Yuko and Thilo, a visually impaired couple in Vancouver raising their sighted seven-year-old son, Kurtis. The film shows how they pursued their dream of overcoming their disability, falling in love and reaching their ultimate goal of becoming parents.
11:54 pm
Behind The Lens (The Lost Highway)
Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham talk about their film "The Lost Highway" about life along a remote yet colourful stretch of Ontario's Highway 7.

Late Night

12:00 am
Wild Australia: Realm of the Wombat, Part 3
In the dry southern plains of Australia, wombats seem to spend most of their time sleeping, but these short-legged, muscular marsupials are experts of survival, resting to conserve energy to help beat the heat.
12:46 am
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.
12:51 am
Main Street Ontario: Markdale
In 1973, David and Penny Chapman bought an old creamery and started a small business making ice cream. They built up their company bit by bit, while staying true to where it all began in Markdale, a village south of Georgian Bay.
12:56 am
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.
1:00 am
Ep. 4 - West Africa
When magnificent 16th-century bronze casts were discovered in Benin in 1897, many could not believe they had been made by Africans. Gus Casely-Hayford travels to present-day Nigeria and Mali in search of the truth, exploring what the bronzes mean, how the technology to make them developed and what they reveal about the lost kingdoms of West Africa.
1:50 am
Learning Portraits
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
Learning Portrait: Morgan Kitching
1:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The Ojibway Prairie Complex
Nicknamed "The Garden of Rarities," the Ojibway Prairie Complex is a five-park system in Windsor home to some of the province's rarest species. The park system is made up of tallgrass prairie, an endangered ecosystem type that used to cover 23 per cent of North America. Less than half a per cent of the original tallgrass prairie remains and the border city is home to one of the largest areas.
2:00 am
Ep. 3 - Paris
Often perceived as cold and expensive, Paris is a mythical city, one of luxury, gastronomy and haute couture. But beyond the clichés of the Eiffel Tower, there is another Paris - one of solidarity, wittiness, and repurposing public space. This Paris revolves around change, inspiring solutions big and small to improve everyday life for its citizens. It hopes to minimize traffic, give a new life to the banks of the Seine River, and provide adequate lodging and a sense of belonging.
2:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Moving farming indoors
Farmer Bob Mitchell's Ottawa-area greenhouse supplies restaurants with locally grown tomatoes, even if they're out of season. His indoor environment isn't susceptible to climate change, making it the ideal growing environment.
3:00 am
Ep. 10 - An Extraordinary Remark
In the season finale, Birgitte Nyborg is on a one-month leave from her post as prime minister to focus on family, and Hans-Christian Thorsen, Labour party chairman, has positioned himself to be her possible successor. Birgitte is torn about whether she will return to work. Meanwhile, as Kasper and Katrine hunt for an apartment, their plan is derailed by an argument about the possibility of having children.
4:00 am
Touching Life
This inspiring documentary follows the lives of Yuko and Thilo, a visually impaired couple in Vancouver raising their sighted seven-year-old son, Kurtis. The film shows how they pursued their dream of overcoming their disability, falling in love and reaching their ultimate goal of becoming parents.
4:53 am
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.
5:00 am
Targeting Indigenous Mental Health; Ontario Hubs
While both the federal and provincial governments have committed money to address Indigenous mental health, crises of youth suicide continue in a number of remote Ontario communities. Is a new approach needed? And what can the Ontario Brain Institute offer up that hasn't been included in previous attempts to address the problems these communities face? Then, The Agenda catches up with Ontario Hubs, and reviews its week of programming.
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