TV Schedule

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Grandma's Visit
Ella finds out her grandmother was a Trunk Trooper and sets out to help her get the one and only troop stamp she didn't manage to earn.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Not So Great Day
Opie is determined to have the best day ever, but nothing seems to go his way.
6:23 am
Now You Know
Earthworms
Howie and Baboo visit earthworm expert Skye at an environmental center, who shows them a compost bin full of earthworms, and explains how earthworms breathe underground.
6:30 am
Doozers
Follow Your Nose
After a huge order at the bakery is cancelled, Molly's Dad, Baker Timberbolt, is left with 100 extra Smackleberry muffins. The Pod Squad run all over town trying to get rid of the muffins, but they quickly realize that instead of bringing the muffins to doozers, they should figure out a way to bring the doozers to the muffins!
6:42 am
MathXplosion
On the Grid
Ahoy there! Unearth the key to reading maps with gridlines and join Eric in his search for a hidden buried treasure. Arrrr! It's not magic, matey... it's math!
6:48 am
Dino Dan
T-Rex Bedtime
During a camp out in his backyard with Cory and Ricardo, Dan learns whether or not the T-rex was nocturnal.
7:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Monkey-Dinger
When the greedy Mayor Humdinger steals a mask, from the Monkey Temple, he didn't expect it to magically make him think he's a monkey! Ryder and the pups, along with Carlos and Tracker, must chase Humdinger through the jungle, as he swings through the trees with Mandy the Monkey and her family! The pups have dealt with monkey business before, but this is plain Humd-iculous!
7:13 am
Odd Squad (SV)
How to Interrogate a Unicorn
When , Olive and Otto must figure out how and why it's happening and put a stop to it.
7:26 am
GBB: First on the Scene
First on the Scene: Ballroom Dance Class
Giorgio takes his first ballroom dance class.
7:29 am
Wild Kratts
Zig-Zagged
Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called ,confusion camouflage., Animals Featured: Zebra, Hyena, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Zebras using their unique ,confusion camouflage, defense against predators; a stallion face-off
7:58 am
Arthur
What Scared Sue Ellen?/ Clarissa Is Cracked
Sue Ellen's not afraid of much, but when she encounters a really creepy howling noise in the woods, she's scared for real and musters up the gang for a showdown. When Grandma lends her porcelain doll, Clarissa to D.W. for a week, they have the most wonderful adventures together. But will all that fun blemish the fair Clarissa?
8:23 am
Now You Know
Rockets
Howie and Baboo visit the park where rocket enthusiasts Mathew and Asad explain how rockets take off into Space -­‐ then help them set off their own model rocket!
8:30 am
Can You Imagine That!
Prime Minister
Henry wants to be Prime Minister and help make his country a better place to live. He imagines moving his whole house to the Capitol City where he works with his council. He creates laws to help ease traffic and build new playgrounds. And makes his birthday a holiday for everyone! Hooray!
8:36 am
Zou
Zou and Zeeboy the Cuddly Toy
Zeeboy, Zak's cuddly toy, has gone missing. Zou helps Zak search, but they can't find it. Zinnia, however, has discovered it and wants to keep it. Zou points out that it's Zak's and shows Zinnia a nice way to give it back.
8:50 am
Zerby Derby
Slippery Bridge
Zack and Rex try to cross a mud pit on a log. But the log is wet from the rain and is too slippery for them to get across without falling in the mud. They try going slow, but that doesn't work. Rex tries dropping sand on the log, but the sand he drops when he drives forward doesn't get under his wheels and he falls off. When he tries dropping the sand by going backwards, he can't see where he's going and ends up in the mud again. When they go off looking for answers, Zack discovers that a second log placed against the first keeps them from falling off, no matter how slippery both logs are. With Strut's help they place a log alongside the first and it keeps them from sliding sideways.
8:57 am
Zoomix
Ennie the Otter
Ennie is an otter who lives in the sea. She loves to travel round on her mother's tummy, as if it was a boat. She eats mussels and clams, which she breaks open on her belly, using a rock.
9:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save an Adventure / Pups Save a Surprise
Alex is working towards getting his Action Scouts Fire Safety Badge, and who better to help him learn all about Fire Safety than Marshall and the Paw Patrol! All the pups join Alex and Mr. Porter at their campsite and go through all the steps to build and extinguish a camp fire. Alex gets to put his newly learned skills to the test when a frightened deer scatters ashes and hot coals around the campsite. --- It's just another regular day in Adventure Bay as the Paw Patrol is called to duty. First they have to help Mr. Porter who has his rump stuck in a stump which turns out to be the home of a neighbourhood skunk! Luckily Marshall's water cannons can be filled with tomato juice. After that stinky rescue, they're called to City Hall to get Chickaletta down from the top of the building. As Chase's net catches the falling fowl, all the pups notice that City Hall has been decorated for a big celebration. Surprise! It's Paw Patrol Appreciation Day. Pup Pup Horray!
9:24 am
Doozers
Bubbles
The Pod Squad invents the Cleanamajigger, the ultimate cleaning machine that's a combination vacuum/floor polisher/bubble sprayer and scrubber. But when they can't decide which function to use first, all the button pushing makes the machine go awry and start spewing out super bubbles that are impossible to pop. Now, they must figure out how to stop the bubbles before the Cleanamajigger makes a huge mess!
9:37 am
Rob the Robot
What's Mined is Mine
When Rob and Ema discover a shared interest in rock collecting, Rob proposes a rock hunting expedition to the MINERAL PLANET! But when they find only one of their favourite rocks, they soon learn the importance of sharing and sacrifice.
9:50 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Racing Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave race a Speedy Sheep in Racing Land. They discover that races have rules to make them fair and that being fast may help you win a race, but taking part is just as much fun! Educational - Races have rules to make them fair. Being fast helps, but remembering the rules can be important if you want to win a race. Also, there is as much fun to be had in taking part as winning.
10:02 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Grunty, Where are you?
Grunty is the worst hide and seek player in the world - until a misunderstanding suddenly makes her the BEST hide and seek player in the world. Well, second best - the best is Snuffy who finally finds her!
10:09 am
Wibbly Pig
Grandpa Pig
Wibbly is waiting for Grandpa Pig to arrive - but he's late. While we wait Wibbly remembers some of the fun things they've done together - like the time Grandpa Pig helped him to fly his new model plane... only to crash it! And the time they played football... only to kick the ball into the house! He really is the best Grandpa Pig in the world, but why is he late? When he does show up, he has a fun new game to play with Wibbly! How many things can a cardboard box be? Wibbly thinks his might be a car, a roller coaster and a boat! Join in with all the actions! We can't find Wibbly, but we do find a robot who seems very good at doing a robot dance and playing games. It turns out it is Wibbly - in a robot costume he has made out of a couple of cardboard boxes. When Scruffy Pig comes looking for Wibbly we decide to play a trick on him and see if he can tell who the robot really is - he doesn't and neither does Big Pig! In the end everyone makes their own robot and we all do the robot dance together.
10:20 am
GBB: Sandy Math: Numbers
Sandy Math: Number 18
Pirate Gisele is washed ashore and digs in the sand for treasure, but alas all she can find is numbers. This corresponds to the mathematics expectations for recognizing numbers as part of the Ontario Early Learning Framework and in the all-day Kindergarten program. Pirate Gisele finds a number 18 in the sand.
10:22 am
Bing
Skateboard
Bing and Flop are in the park when they see Pando on a skateboard. Bing is full of awe as he watches Pando skate up and down and can't wait to have a go himself, but it's much harder to balance than Pando made it look. Bing falls off and bumps his knee but Pando finds a clever way to help Bing get his confidence back.
10:30 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Tickled Pink
Whilst covered in pink undercoat, JAMES is asked by SIR TOPHAM HATT to pick up his GRANDDAUGHTER and take her to the Town Hall for her birthday party. But JAMES is worried he will be seen by his friends and tries to hide his pink coat from them on the way.
10:40 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
The Lion of Sodor
THOMAS has to transport something called ,The Lion of Sodor,. It's actually a statue, but THOMAS thinks it's a real lion, and is too excited to listen to other engines who try to correct this misapprehension. THOMAS gets his friends to ,help, by giving the ,lion, treacle, fish and straw. So, all because THOMAS was in too much of a hurry to listen to advice, the statue is in a real mess. In Act Three, THOMAS, by asking the right questions now, manages to get the statue cleaned and delivered to the Town Square in time for its unveiling.
10:53 am
Hi Opie!
Opie And The Magic Balloon
Opie is worried that he broke Jackson's magic balloon during a science lesson on static electricity.
11:00 am
Tinga Tinga Tales
Why Whale Spouts
You see there was a time when Whale didn't spout. Then one day there is a big storm in Tinga Tinga. The winds blew stronger and the ocean waves got bigger and bigger. Suddenly an enormous wave picks up Whale and carries her all the way from the ocean to the Waterhole. SPLOSH! But Whale was so full of water that she couldn't move! How do the animals help Whale get back to the ocean? For once, Elephant has the answer. Tales from Africa.
11:12 am
Peep and the Big Wide World
A Duck's Tale
After meeting a skunk for the very first time, Quack discovers a surprising flaw in duck design.
11:25 am
GBB: Jolly Reader
Swab the Deck
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 Gisele tries to figure out what a sign means. Concentration on explaining how different people can interoperate text in different ways.
11:29 am
Doggy Day School
A Heroic Rescue
Lois the cat is being particularly annoying and the dogs decide to get back at her by stealing her toy ball. But they soon realize they aren't being fair and toss it back to her. It lands in a tree and they soon have to rescue her. She isn't a bit grateful but the dogs know they did the right thing.
11:41 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Thar She Blows!
On the way to Driftwood Bay, Lily spots a big mysterious blue rock out at sea. Salty didn't see it and thinks Lily was seeing things. This makes Lily determined to prove to Salty that it does exist. The rock returns - but it's not what anyone expected it to be!
11:48 am
Tumbletown Reads
Tumbletown Reads: First Mayor of Tumble Town
Tumbleweed begins a new series of adventures as a journalist for the Tumble Town Gazette, learning to make his way around books and language. In this episode Tumbleweed learns how to properly use a reference book.
11:52 am
Zerby Derby
Splash From the Fast
After getting hot while playing in the sun, Zack and Rex decide to make a puddle they can splash through to cool off. They try putting water on the ground, but it just runs away. They call Fill the front loader to help them dig a pit to put the water in, but the water dries out in the sun. Zack realizes that they need to make the puddle in the shade so the water won't dry out as fast.

Afternoon

12:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Mission Paw: Royally Spooked!
Who you gonna call when a ghost knight is haunting your castle?? The Paw Patrol! When the spooked Earl of Barkingburg calls Ryder, the Paw Patrol jet to Barkingburg for a 'Mission Paw' to prove there's no such as ghosts and to discover what's really behind this spirited scare. But, while Ryder is ready to bust this royal "ghost", one of the pups isn't running on the double to save the day. Rubble's afraid of ghosts - and until they prove this one isn't real, he's going to steer clear of the castle in the Mission Cruiser. While Rubble keeps safe on the team vehicle, Ryder discovers who's really haunting the castle - it's Sweetie! She's trying to scare everyone out so she'll have the castle all to herself. She'll finally be Queen of the Castle! When Sweetie succeeds in clearing the castle of everyone but her and her ghost knight, Ryder calls on Rubble to board his Mini-Miner to break into the castle and save the day. But Rubble still thinks a specter has taken over the castle, not Sweetie. To save Barkingburg, Rubble will have to overcome his fear of things that go bump in the night! This is a 'Mission Paw'!
12:12 pm
Floogals
Project Tent
The Floogals discover the joys of camping when they observe the Hooman kids putting up a tent and decide to copy what they do.
12:23 pm
Making Stuff
Perfume Design
Wiz and Gears sniff their way into a lab to see how perfume is designed.
12:29 pm
Dinosaur Train
Classic in the Jurassic: Air Obstacle Race / King & Crystal
The Pteranodon Family is excited to be going back to the 'Classic in the Jurassic'! This time, it's a race between pterosaurs from each of the three Time Periods. The best part-all of the family members will have a role to play in the race! Mom and Tiny will be in-air referees, Buddy and Don will do ,play-by-play,, and Dad and Shiny will man the start and finish lines. It's an exciting race as the pterosaurs fly between hanging vines, swoop through a canyon, push through a wind tunnel, slalom over and under branches, then carry food from a pond as they race to the finish line! Teddy Pterodaustro finishes first, but the race is contested when Remy Rhamphorhynchus (another competitor) protests that Teddy never retrieved a fish from the pond. Everyone is surprised to learn that Perodaustro don't eat fish, they strain plankton through their bristle teeth. Teddy shows everyone how he does it to prove that he did indeed get food from the pond! Teddy is declared the winner! --- Buddy, Tiny and Mom are riding the Dinosaur Train when they bump into their old friend, Crystal Cryolophosaurus. She's on her way to visit King Cryolophosaurus down in the Jurassic Antarctic and invites our family along. Mom and the kids jump at the chance, and upon arrival surprise King as he's singing a brand new song, Top Carnivore. King and Crystal's heartfelt reunion is marred when Crystal tries to convince a reluctant King to take this fantastic new song out on the road to share with his adoring Mesozoic fans. But King doesn't like leaving home and excuses himself to do some thinking. Buddy and Tiny follow and King sings a song called Good ol' Gondwana to explain his feelings about his home. Tiny has a great idea-King and Crystal can perform a live concert in Gondwana and invite dinosaurs from around the Mesozoic to attend! The concert is a huge success, and King is surprised and delighted when Crystal decides to stay there with him instead of going back out on the road.
12:59 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Collecting Adventure
Hatty takes our trio to the beach to collect seaside things. Ruff-Ruff collects sticks, Tweet collects shells and Dave collects things that are round. All three learn how to tell what does and doesn't belong in their chosen collections. Educational - Classification: things that belong together in groups, sorting objects into related groups by type, and by matching shapes. Using appropriate language such as 'same' and 'different'.
1:11 pm
Mr. Moon
Could it Bee
Bump is very worried because Bea refuses to speak and Mr Moon's investigation follows many paths before he realizes that Bea ate too much honey at once and her mouth is stuck.
1:24 pm
Bing
Butterfly
Bing is at Amma's nursery when a butterfly flies in and lands on Sula's painting. Bing tries to help the butterfly go back outside by picking it up but he holds it too tightly and the poor butterfly is squished. Flop and Amma help the sad children say goodbye to the dead butterfly.
1:31 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Gordon and Ferdinand
The Fat Controller tells Bash, Dash and Ferdinand that they are to be given a reward to welcome them to his railroad. First of all Ferdinand is to be given the reward of sharing Gordon's special. They will be taking the Lion of Sodor to the summerhouse and Ferdinand will be Gordon's back engine. Gordon isn't happy about being teamed up with 'frumpy' Ferdinand so takes the quiet track so no-one can see them. They soon pass workmen who cheer for Ferdinand (not for Gordon or the Lion of Sodor!). At Maron Station Dowager Hatt and a group of children cheer for Ferdinand too. Gordon comes up with another plan to take the quiet tracks across the fenland but Gordon goes too fast and the Lion of Sodor falls into the river. Gordon realises he was wrong to think he was grander than Ferdinand. Ferdinand helps Gordon to get the Lion of Sodor back and they take it to the Steamworks to get it fixed. Gordon now gives Ferdinand the honour of being the front engine to pull the Lion of Sodor. Ferdinand and Gordon are cheered as they race along the tracks and deliver the lion to the Duke and Duchess at the summerhouse.
1:42 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Uncle Pilot's Treasure Map
Uncle Pilot turns Miffy's hand-drawn map of the village into a treasure map that leads her to his plane - the most precious thing he has! And Miffy's reward is a trip through the clouds.
1:49 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Camera
Today Henry meets a camera. Camera is down in the dumps because he thinks his photographs are boring and he wants to photograph something no one else has.....The Loch Ness Monster! In the end Henry and Camera find the Loch Ness Monster who just loves having her photo taken!
1:55 pm
GBB: Sir Readsalot
Sir Readsalot - Great Snakes
Sir Readsalot and his trusty horse, Bookmark, travel the world in search of things to read, because he likes to read a lot! In this episode, Sir Readsalot is on a quest for the King to find a book on Great Snakes with the help of Julie the librarian.
2:00 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Rescue!
Lily finds an old compass washed up on the beach that proves useful on Driftwood Bay when Bull seems to be in trouble up on the Great North Cliff. Hatsie and Lily race to the rescue, but when they reach Bull, it becomes clear that he is in less danger than they thought.
2:07 pm
GBB: Jay Jay's Jam
Bryce plays on the drums.
On tonight's show, Bryce plays on the drum set.
2:10 pm
Rob the Robot
Powering Down
On the Game Planet, Orbit learns that playing with hand-held video games is not substitute for playing with his friends.
2:22 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.
2:29 pm
Hi Opie!
Opie Does Nothing
Opie has done everything there is to do in Kindergarten, so Jackson suggests he tries doing nothing.
2:39 pm
Mister Maker
Mister Maker 310
Mister Maker shows you how to make a hillarious rubber glove hand to surpirse your friends, uses stencils to make brilliant art and creates gorgeous glittery boxes in a minute. Guess the answer to today's shape puzzle and watch 'The Mister Maker Kids' make an amazing aeroplane.
2:59 pm
Making Stuff
Perfume Production
Wiz and Gears find their way into a perfume factory to see how it is made.
3:04 pm
Paw Patrol
Pup-Fu!
Sensei Yumi is teaching all the pups the ancient art of Pup-Fu. The Paw Patrol and the mischievous kittens from Mayor Humdinger's Kit-tastrophe Crew are both competing for their belts when they come across an ancient scroll that holds all the secrets of the art. Mayor Humdinger steals the scroll and the Paw Patrol is called upon to find and return it to back to Sensei Yumi. It can be dangerous in the wrong hands, so Chase's drone tracks the sneaky Mayor to his secret lair, while Zuma helps them enter by a hidden cave in the water. Super Pup-Fu student Marshall sneaks in quiet as a mouse and together they get the scroll back where it's supposed to be.
3:30 pm
Now You Know
Food
Howie and Baboo visit manager Kamran who gives them a tour of a grocery store and shows them how food gets from farm to factory to distribution center to grocery store.
3:37 pm
Space Racers
Titanic Trip
Eagle, Robyn and Hawk have a four-day weekend coming up, so they do some research to decide where to spend a camping holiday. After briefly consulting AVA, they conclude that Titan is the most Earth-like body in the Solar System... so off they head for Saturn's famous moon. Crane slyly asks them, while they're there, to please observe and note any small differences between Titan and Earth. Once they reach Titan, they realize that while there are a few similarities, the two places are vastly different! Liquid methane lakes, lava ice, a 16-Earth-day night, thicker atmosphere, freezing cold temperatures and lower gravity all make for an interesting science project... but an incredibly uncomfortable and stinky camping experience.
3:50 pm
Floogals
Project Singing
Dad is singing in the shower, the mega hit song called 'outta this world' and the Floogals find it hurts their Floogalhorns. As the rest of the family start making the same sounds, the Floogals think it's contagious. Eventually, they start singing the same 'catchy' song and they realize that singing is a joyful human pursuit. In fact it's 'Outta This World!'
4:05 pm
Doki
Deep Freeze Doki / Pentathlon Pranks
It's a frosty day - almost too cold to play in the clubhouse - and everyone wants to know: how can we keep the clubhouse warmer? A fellow club member invites them to chilly NUNAVUT, CANADA to find out! But when the Team arrives, a sled dog pup goes missing. So they begin a dogsled adventure, during which they learn how people and animals of the North use parkas, snow, and animal-hair insulation to keep warm. When the Team returns home, they use what they've learned to make the clubhouse warmer. --- During a prank-filled sack race, the kids almost break an interesting 'vase', which has pictures of running, jumping, throwing athletes on it. Oto knows it's a Greek urn... but what sports game are these guys playing, anyway? A club member from OLYMPIA, GREECE thinks he knows - so they take the urn on an expedition to find out! In Olympia, the Team has a great time playing the five sports of the ancient Greek Pentathlon - and Doki and Fico discover that pranksters never win.
4:29 pm
Arthur
Follow the Bouncing Ball/ Buster Baxter and the Letter from
Alberto Molina's beloved soccer ball - signed by his favorite Ecuadorian soccer star, El Boomerang - is lost! Is it the same soccer ball bounding all over town, eluding potential captors?! This kicks off the first of 10 stories which follow the incredible journey of "El Boomerang" around the world! Come, follow the bouncing ball! --- While on vacation with the Read family, Buster discovers a message in a bottle on the shore. Could it be an urgent message from the people of the lost city of Atlantis? Buster is determined to find out and sends them a message back...by throwing his own bottles in the ocean...! Will he learn that keeping the beach and waters clean is the real message?
4:56 pm
Dino Dana
Dino Field Guides
Dana is a 9-year old girl who loves dinosaurs and spends all of her time learning about them. One day at the library, her life changes forever when she gets the power to imagine dinosaurs into her real life when she meets Trek Henderson and he gives her his Dino Field Guide.
5:20 pm
Odd Squad (SV)
Back to the Past
When Olympia, Otis, Oscar and Oona are accidentally transported to the future, they need to figure out what day it is or risk a Time-Tastorphe!
5:36 pm
Odd Squad (SV)
Odd Squad Needs You
When Odd Squad needs to update their recruitment videos, Otis and Olympia volunteer to direct. Little do they know, their star - Ms. O- is a nightmare once the cameras start rolling. Coaxing 30 seconds of usable footage out of their boss just might be the end of the road for the new recruits...
5:51 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.
6:04 pm
Giver
North West Territories and Yukon Playground
The Giver kids build a playground that pays homage to the Klondike Gold Rush! They build a massive mining tunnel play structure with a rocky quarry seating area, a mining pan swing and mining cart spring riders!
6:30 pm
Annedroids
Undercover Pigeon
It's the first day of school and Nick is nervous about making new friends, luckily he meets a girl named Charlie who shares his love of science. Meanwhile, Pidgely is on his first ,Harrier Pigeon, mission to deliver a message to Nick and Shania from Anne. However, when Pidgely misses the designated time for him to meet up with Nick and Shania, he still wants to deliver the message, even if that means going undercover into Nick's classroom!
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Growing Up Wild
A look at the challenges that young animals face, from their first steps to leaving home. For any animal, the early days of life are often the most difficult. Finding food, avoiding predators and learning life's essential skills is tough. This program follows some special tiger cubs in India, an adolescent mountain gorilla in Uganda, and two nervous polar bear cubs in the high Arctic, and reveals the trials and tribulations of growing up wild.
7:55 pm
Support TVO: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Steve Paikin and Stacey Dunseath discuss the importance of viewer support for TVO's current affairs and documentary content.
8:00 pm
From MPP to Dean; Forestry Builds Communities
The Agenda welcomes former cabinet minister David Orazietti to reflect on his life in politics, his future in the post-secondary world, and a by-election in his town of Sault Ste. Marie. Then, why it's important to support forest product workers and the northeastern Ontario communities that rely on this important sector.
9:00 pm
The Woman Who Joined the Taliban
Beverley Giesbrecht was a successful Canadian publishing executive and devout Christian living near Vancouver before the events of 9/11 changed her life forever. Within seven months she had converted to Islam and was on a path that would lead to her 2008 kidnapping and disappearance in the Taliban heartland.
10:00 pm
I Am The River
Directors Mark McNeill and Luigi Cutore trace the journey of the remarkable Partington collection of 19th-century photographs of Maori living on the banks of the Whanganui River. The photos were discovered in a garage in 2001 and provided a rare insight into New Zealand history, forging a link between Maori in the present with ancestors in the past. However, it also provoked a cultural clash over ownership of the images.
10:54 pm
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.
11:00 pm
From MPP to Dean; Forestry Builds Communities
The Agenda welcomes former cabinet minister David Orazietti to reflect on his life in politics, his future in the post-secondary world, and a by-election in his town of Sault Ste. Marie. Then, why it's important to support forest product workers and the northeastern Ontario communities that rely on this important sector.

Late Night

12:00 am
The Woman Who Joined the Taliban
Beverley Giesbrecht was a successful Canadian publishing executive and devout Christian living near Vancouver before the events of 9/11 changed her life forever. Within seven months she had converted to Islam and was on a path that would lead to her 2008 kidnapping and disappearance in the Taliban heartland.
12:54 am
Behind The Lens (To Make A Farm)
Steve Suderman tells us about his motivation behind directing the documentary film, "To Make a Farm".
1:00 am
I Am The River
Directors Mark McNeill and Luigi Cutore trace the journey of the remarkable Partington collection of 19th-century photographs of Maori living on the banks of the Whanganui River. The photos were discovered in a garage in 2001 and provided a rare insight into New Zealand history, forging a link between Maori in the present with ancestors in the past. However, it also provoked a cultural clash over ownership of the images.
1:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Redrawing the grid
The Nanticoke coal-fired power plant once generated enough power to supply millions of homes. It was shut down in 2013 and has a bright future as a solar farm. We look at plans for the future at Nanticoke, as well as a distributed solar project in Guelph, to get an idea of how the grid is changing.
2:00 am
Growing Up Wild
A look at the challenges that young animals face, from their first steps to leaving home. For any animal, the early days of life are often the most difficult. Finding food, avoiding predators and learning life's essential skills is tough. This program follows some special tiger cubs in India, an adolescent mountain gorilla in Uganda, and two nervous polar bear cubs in the high Arctic, and reveals the trials and tribulations of growing up wild.
2:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Snowmobiling in a changing climate
Snowmobiling is essential to tourism in rural Ontario, but the trails are becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. Warmer temperatures make it difficult to keep snow on the ground and it's not feasible to make snow across all the trails. We check in with the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association to see how they're adapting.
3:00 am
Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits, Part 1
Explore the history, science and politics of the opium trade by following opium's voyage around the world. Enter the disparate worlds of an opium master in southeast Asia, a UN drug enforcement officer on the border of Afghanistan hunting down the smugglers of central Asia, a former Indian government drug czar who encounters the opium farmers of northern India, and a Vancouver heroin user struggling to kick the habit.
3:49 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Snowmobiling in a changing climate
Snowmobiling is essential to tourism in rural Ontario, but the trails are becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. Warmer temperatures make it difficult to keep snow on the ground and it's not feasible to make snow across all the trails. We check in with the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association to see how they're adapting.
3:54 am
Behind The Lens (Dark Side of the Chew)
Andrew Nisker talks about his documentary: The Dark Side of the Chew about the world's second largest form of litter - chewing gum!
4:00 am
Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits, Part 2
An exquisite flower. A dangerous drug. A life saver and a life destroyer. The story of opium continues to unfold: the heroin user enters treatment, the former Indian narcotics commissioner travels to Portugal to meet street workers within the world's most progressive system of drug decriminalization, and the addiction doctor works to change the public's attitudes towards addiction.
4:48 am
Behind The Lens (The Defector)
Ann Shin talks about her documentary "The Defector: Escape From North Korea" which follows two North Korean defectors as they make a perilous journey across Asia on a quest for freedom.
4:54 am
Behind The Lens (To Make A Farm)
Steve Suderman tells us about his motivation behind directing the documentary film, "To Make a Farm".
5:00 am
From MPP to Dean; Forestry Builds Communities
The Agenda welcomes former cabinet minister David Orazietti to reflect on his life in politics, his future in the post-secondary world, and a by-election in his town of Sault Ste. Marie. Then, why it's important to support forest product workers and the northeastern Ontario communities that rely on this important sector.
5:57 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Manufacturing snow
The changing climate has affected ski hills in Ontario and elsewhere. At Blue Mountain, they've had to make more snow artificially and have invested heavily in equipment to do so in order to compensate for fewer cold, snowy days. They've also expanded their summer offerings on the mountain. We look at how climate change is reshaping an essential part of Canadian winters.
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