TV Schedule

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
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6:02 am
Ella the Elephant
Mayor Belinda
When Belinda takes the role of ,Assistant Mayor, too seriously, her friends have to help her undo the trouble she's created.
6:15 am
Hi Opie!
Opie's Favourite Thing
Opie decides to make a new friend.
6:24 am
Now You Know
Skates
Howie and Baboo visit NHL hockey star PK Subban at an arena where they learn how friction helps skates glide over ice. Howie shoots on goalie Baboo, and he scores!
6:31 am
Doozers
Mega Magnet Mover
Flex is making a clock for his Grandpa's birthday. But as he goes to put the finishing touches on his design, he realizes he's lost his Doodriver. Re-tracing his steps with the help of a giant magnet and his friends, Flex is able to track down his favourite tool just in time for the party!
6:43 am
MathXplosion
A Magic Curve Ball
Eric lays it on the line with this mathemagical illusion that makes a straight line look like a curved line. It's not magic... it's math!
6:48 am
Dino Dan
Dino Party
It's Dan's birthday and Mom and Trek have a dinosaur surprise for him: a dino scavenger hunt with all his friends!
7:01 am
Paw Patrol
Pups in a Fix
Ryder entrusts the care of Adventure Bay to Robo-Dog while he and the Pups take a well-deserved break. But Robo-Dog goes on a fixing rampage that ends with him souping up the Flounder until it careens around the Bay like a jet. Ryder and the Pups have to cut their vacation short to bring the Flounder home and save Robo-Dog from the watery depths of Adventure Bay.
7:13 am
Odd Squad (SV)
The Briefcase
When Ms. O's important briefcase is stolen by a shape shifter, Olive and Otto must get it back.
7:27 am
TVOKids music videos.
Street Wise
Kara, Drew and Dalmar sing about the importance of staying safe near roads and around traffic.
7:30 am
Wild Kratts
Seasquatch
The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface. Animals Featured: Yeti crab Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Deep Sea shrimp shooting out bioluminescent ink to distract and escape from predators; ocean life surviving around the hydrothermal vents including the Yeti crab using its hairy arms to collect chemo-synthesizing bacteria for food.
7:58 am
Arthur
Mom and Dad Have a Great Big Fight/ D.W.'s Perfect Wish
When Mom and Dad fight over spilled milk, Arthur and D.W fear the worst. Is it Arthur or D.W.'s fault? And worse, will Mom or Dad have to move out? Turning five is a major, big deal event! But D.W. worries that she fribbled away her preschool years on meaningless pursuits. To make up for it, this year's birthday wish must be especially meaningful.
8:23 am
Now You Know
Tadpoles
Howie and Baboo visit Ontario Park ranger Sheryl at a frog pond where she shows them different types of frogs and explains how a tadpole grows to become a frog.
8:30 am
Can You Imagine That!
Baker
Logan imagines what it would be like to be a baker. She would have her own bake- shop where she would make cakes and cupcakes. She makes special carrot cakes for bunnies and takes a cupcake order for a mermaid party. Logan even delivers her cupcakes to the Mermaids!
8:36 am
Zou
Zou and the Pom Pom Monster
Zou is trying to knit something for his school fair. But knitting is REALLY hard. So Nanna shows him how to make pom-pom animals. Zou loves making them and calls them his ,monsters, - and they are a hit at the fair!
8:50 am
Zerby Derby
Puddle Too Deep
While exploring Zerby Town Forest, Zack and Rex come across a puddle. But they can't explore the other side of the puddle because it gets too deep for Zack. They try to come up with solutions to make the puddle shallower so Zack can cross to the other side. They try using a large piece of bark, but when Zack gets on top of it, the bark starts to float Zack around. Rex tries to add more dirt to the bottom of the puddle, but the dirt just ends up mixing with the water and going away. Finally they decide to use gravel, which doesn't mix with the water and stays put on the bottom of the puddle. Zack gets across and he and Rex decide to fix all the other deep puddles too!
8:57 am
Zoomix
Toco the Toucan
Toco the toucan lives in a huge tree. He has a huge multi-coloured bill. He uses his beak to pick berries and fruit. If you get too close to him, he screeches so loud it can be heard all over the jungle.
9:00 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save the Mayor's Race / Pups Save an Outlaw's Loot
It's the annual Mayor's Race and Mayor Goodway is determined to give it her best. Mayor Humdinger is determined to give it his best too, his best cheating devious scheme yet. Mayoral contestants need to row a boat, swim and then run a foot race to the finish line! The pups are busy, they need to help Mayor Goodway train, and clean up Mayor Humdingers disasters. First Rocky fixes a hole that mysteriously appeared in Mayor Goodway's boat. Spy Chase is on the case as he stops the Kit-tastrophe Crew from pouring corn oil all over the race route while Skye helps rescue Mayor Humdinger who gets caught up in his own foul schemes. Cheaters never win! ------------ Ryder helps Mayor Goodway sort through the old cabin of Outlaw Wild Wilbur when they come across a map for his buried treasure. That treasure would be a fabulous addition to the Adventure Bay Museum! Mayor Humdinger has other plans, he snatches the map and runs off to find the loot for himself. Spy Chase 's drone is launched to find the Mayor and pups track him through the forest. In his haste to beat the Paw Patrol, Mayor Humdinger travels across a dangerous old bridge, it collapses and he finds himself dangling over a deep canyon. Ryder calls in Everest and her grappling hook and the pups save Mayor Humdinger! As soon as he's back on solid ground, Humdinger takes off for the loot - again!
9:26 am
Doozers
Zip It
Spike is interrupted in the middle of finishing his new zip line because the Peach Picker has broken down and the Pod Squad need to invent a new way to harvest the fruit.
9:38 am
Rob the Robot
Medieval Manners
Eager to meet a gallant, well mannered knight, in shining armour, the crew take a trip to the Medieval Planet. Only problem is, the knight they meet has no manners at all!
9:51 am
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Garden Adventure
Hatty takes Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave to his garden to show them how to plant a seed and give it all the things it needs to grow into a fabulous flower. Educational - Demonstrating the relationship of life processes to plants, including understanding that seeds grow into a plant and recognition that plants need light and water to grow.
10:03 am
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy the Waitress
At the summer fete, Miffy helps Poppy Pig run the refreshment stall by taking everyone's orders. But there's such a lot of different things to remember!
10:10 am
Wibbly Pig
Robot
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.
10:22 am
Bing
Chalk Dinosaur
Bing wants to draw a big picture so Flop finds him some chalk to draw on the pavement. Bing draws a fabulous stripy, spotty, zig-zag dinosaur but just as he's finished a rain shower washes the dinosaur away. Bing is devastated until he sees that a bit of dinosaur is left behind and with that new beginning there is another chalk something waiting to be created.
10:30 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Toby and Bash
The Fat Controller gives Bash a reward for being a Really Useful Engine. His reward is to spend the day with Toby. First Toby and Bash pick up the children at Knapford Station and take them to Bluff's Cove. Then they heave and haul slate to Brendham Docks. Soon they are tired and Bash needs a rest so Toby brings Bash to Arlsedale End. Bash thinks Arlesdale is beautiful and Toby lets him sleep there. Toby thinks that Bash would like a home of his own on Sodor and sets out with Bash to find the perfect home. They visit the Fenlands but Bash is scared of the ducks. Next Toby brings bash to Farmer McColl's Field but the cows scare Bash so he races off. Next Toby takes Bash to the cliff top where they see Dash and Ferdinand below. Toby realises that Bash just wants his home to remain on Misty Island. Toby takes Bash to Misty Island and soon Bash is happily back with Dash and Ferdinand.
10:41 am
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Emily and Dash
Emily is given the special of looking after Dash and taking him to the Children's Steam Fair. Emily sees that Dash can make special tweeting noises with his whistle. Emily huffs and blows but can't twitter and tweet like Dash. Emily pushes Dash to show her how to twitter again and again. Dash warns Emily that he'll run out of fuel if he has to keep showing Emily how to tweet. Emily doesn't listen and soon Dash runs out of fuel. He becomes stuck and can't move to go to the fair. Emily goes to the fair instead and tries to tweet again but everyone just thinks she is funny as she ties and fails to tweet. Emily soon realises that she has been a silly engine and needs to help Dash. Emily makes everything better by getting fuel for Dash and bringing him to the fair. Emily is so happy and laughs so hard when they get to the fair that she suddenly twitters and tweets.
10:52 am
Hi Opie!
No Peeking Opie!
Opie can't resist looking in the surprise bag, even though he knows that there's no peeking allowed.
11:00 am
Monkey See Monkey Do
Bee
Monkey has no more honey for his snack and goes to see how Bee makes it with nectar.
11:11 am
Learn to Draw - ABC's
Letter T
Øistein and Doodle draw a tiger from the letter T.
11:14 am
Peep and the Big Wide World
Current Events
Peep borrows a toy boat from Nellie's yard and sets off for mysterious, unreachable Green Island.
11:29 am
Doggy Day School
Too Hot To Trot
It's very hot out and poor Koda is having a difficult time trying to cool down. It turns out Huskies don't shed and their coats are heavy even in summer. The others try to help him shed his fur but in the end, a spray of cool water from the hose does the job.
11:41 am
Lily's Driftwood Bay
A Bee in a Million
Lily finds a napkin washed up on the beach. It's just the thing for the Driftwood Bay picnic, and on the way there she finds Bull talking to his friend, Bee. When Bee vanishes, Lily helps Bull find his little buzzing friend, which isn't easy when there are a million bees in every hive!
11:48 am
GBB: Music in Me
Music in Me - Episode 11
Gisele explores how different types of music make her feel. In this episode she walks, runs and gallops to the changing music.
11:51 am
Zerby Derby
Catching Some ZZZs
Mika the Mechanic has had a busy day charging Zerbies. She uses her solar panels to charge a big battery pack, which she uses to charge any Zerby that needs it. But she needs to use the sun to charge the big battery back up again. She picks a sunny spot and falls asleep. When Zack and Rex find her, looking for a charge, Mika is in the Shade. She moves and waits again. When they return Mika is convinced that the shadow is following her. Rex and Zack look at the situation and realize there is a tree that is casting a shadow. The tree's shadow is moving because the sun is moving across the sky. They find a nice open spot and Zack and Mika wait for a charge while the fully charged Rex drives in excited circles.

Afternoon

12:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Get Stuck
Metal mayhem ensues when Marshall's Fire Truck becomes mysteriously magnetized. But when Chickaletta and her new friend fall down Farmer Yumi's well, Marshall's magnetism comes to the rescue!
12:12 pm
Floogals
Project Table Tennis
The clock clock clock of table tennis balls has the Floogals' curiosity peeked. A very fun game of ping pong ensues, as they discover just what the boy and his friend have been playing - a super fun game on a table!
12:23 pm
Making Stuff
Ballet Shoes
Satin, cotton, leather, burlap? Wiz and Gears guess what is being made with all these different materials.
12:29 pm
Doozers
Green Thumb
Flex calls on his friends to help him replant some baby radishes that were being overcrowding. Inspired by Professor Gimbal, they learn to build a garden that goes up, instead of out, and now there's plenty of room for all the plants to grow!
12:41 pm
Doozers
Be Leaf-It
The Fall Foliage Festival was a success, but now the Pod Squad needs to figure out what to do with all the spare leaves they've collected. With a little help from Professor Gimbal and a clever new invention, the Pod Squad turns the leaves into mulch.
12:54 pm
TVOKids music videos.
Go with the Feeling
Tvokids hosts Kara, Drew and Dalmar sing about trying your hardest. Don't be afriad to try something new.
12:56 pm
Transform It!
Cupcake Twinke Lights
In this episode, Kara makes a festive string of lights out of cupcake holders.
1:00 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Flying Adventure
With a little help from her friends, Tweet learns how to improve her flying skills so that she can stay up in the air longer and fly further than she's ever flown before. Educational - Comparative distances: Helping children to begin to use language to make comparisons around distance: i.e. near and far, further, furthest etc. Identifying something 'near' and something 'far away'. Beginning to recognize animals - and objects - that do and don't fly.
1:12 pm
Mr. Moon
Skating Party
When Mr Moon and Stella see McCloud skating on the clouds, they decide that they want to have a go. Gold Star makes them some skates and they travel to the icy surface of Ganymede. After a lot of trial and error, they have a marvelous time.
1:25 pm
Bing
Potato
Bing and Sula find a potato in Amma's vegetable patch with a comical 'face', so they take it under their wing, naming it "Nosey". The two children look after Nosey and show him around the nursery but unfortunately Nosey goes down the slide too quickly and his 'nose' falls off. Amma shows them how to plant both bits of potato so that they can grow new potatoes.
1:33 pm
Thomas & Friends (CG)
Percy's New Friends
Percy wants to make friends with the wild animals on Sodor. First he approaches a squirrel but it runs away, then a rabbit but it runs away too. Finally he tries to make friends with a bird but it also runs away. Percy just can't understand why the animals keep running away from him. As Percy is thinking about this Gordon rushes past and frightens him by going so fast and being so loud. Percy realises that big things can scare little things. So Percy decides to approach the animals again but this time he is very gentle and quiet. Soon the rabbit, the squirrel and the bird have hopped onto Percy's buffer. Percy takes his new friends to meet the other engines.
1:44 pm
Miffy's Adventures: Big and Small
Miffy and the Snail
Miffy makes friends with a snail while picking strawberries at Poppy's house. When it hitches a ride home with her, she realises she needs to find somewhere safe to re-home it.
1:51 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Bear
Today Henry meets a sleepy Bear in the woods. It's almost winter so it's time for Bear to hibernate but he's having trouble falling asleep. So Henry becomes a Park Ranger and reads him a bed time story that sends him off to sleep.
1:56 pm
Story Explorers
Agent Team-Up
Story Explorer Owen tells his story: Agent Team-Up.
1:59 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Time Out
Lily finds a relaxing wind-chime washed up on the beach. Meanwhile, Driftwood Bay is the busiest it has ever been and poor Hatsie and her Clickety Clackety Train are working so hard, she has to take some time out to stop... think, and relax.
2:08 pm
Rob the Robot
The Green Swan
Ema's heart is broken when she discovers she's missed the ballet! Her friends decide to help out, succeeding not only in putting on a great show on the Ballet Planet, but in discovering ballet is fun for everyone!
2:20 pm
Zerby Derby
Sand Puddle
Zack and Rex are having fun playing on Zerby Town Ridge. But the one thing that the ridge doesn't have is a big mud puddle. Zack and Rex decide to make one. They get some dirt and they get some water and put them together in a hole. But no matter how much they mix them together, it just doesn't make mud. They decided to add more dirt. No good. They call Walter the wash truck over to add even more water. Still no mud. They are confused. They go off looking for answers and find out from Fill the front loader that they were using sand, not dirt. They realize sand and dirt are very different. Dirt and water make mud, but sand and water make... sand castles!
2:28 pm
Hi Opie!
Moving Blues
Opie is concerned when he finds out that his friend Ellie is moving to a new house.
2:35 pm
GBB: Quantity Train
The last number you count to is how many things you have.
In this episode of the Quantity Train, That and Sticks use one-to-one correspondence to count the rows on the train. After making a few estimates they begin to count in stable order (the idea that the counting sequence stays consistent.) That and Sticks learn the quantity principle cardinality, that the last number they count determines the number of rows on the train.
2:39 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.
2:59 pm
Gisèle's Big Backyard
Beach Colours - Purple
Gisele visits the beach and discovers lots of things that are purple.
3:01 pm
Making Stuff
Paper
Wiz and Gears go to the paper factory to see how paper is made.
3:06 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Jake's Cake / Pups Save a Wild Ride
When Mr. Porter and Mayor Goodway build a massive cake of Jake, the Pups need to secretly transport it up the hill and not ruin Jake's surprise party. --- When learning how to snowboard, Alex tries to take a short-cut by using the Pup's new IDO-UDO bracelets, but things don't go quite as planned. With Alex and Daring Danny X flying out of control towards Risky Ridge, it's up to the Paw Patrol to save them from a cliff-side catastrophe!
3:30 pm
Now You Know
Stars
Howie and Baboo visit astronomer Jen at the observatory where they look at stars, then set up an experiment to show how the sun is actually a star that is closer to the Earth.
3:37 pm
Space Racers
(N)ice Work If You Can Get It
Eagle, Robyn and Hawk overhear Headmaster Crane talking with Coot about top secret "Project P.S.P.", and how the mission will require a great quantity of ice. Eager to score points with their instructors, the three Space Racers take the initiative to search the Solar System to find whatever ice the Headmaster was referring to. Their efforts take them to other planets, an asteroid belt and a frozen comet... where they face frustration at their inability to get the job done, and learn that they need to use the right tools and work together to achieve their goals. When they finally make it back to Stardust Bay for the big event, the cadets are stunned to learn that "P.S.P." stood for "Pigeon's Surprise Party"... and the ice that Crane sought was simply buckets of ice cubes for the rocket punch!
3:49 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
The Fur Growing Tree
Mr. Remy thinks he's discovered a new type of tree. It grows Fur! He's blocked the path to the lake until an expert arrives. He's hoping to become famous. Alfred and the others soon discover that it's a moose who is rubbing his fur which ismolting due to the advent of summer.
4:02 pm
The Space
Trenders - TAIOSS
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 a school supply unit into a sleek accessory.
4:06 pm
Shutterbugs
Light 'em Up / The Fly
The Shutterbugs try to help a young firefly who's lost his ability to shine. --- The Shutterbugs have a strange story to crack; not only has Floyd the Fly forgotten who he is, he's forgotten how to fly!
4:30 pm
Arthur
Paradise Lost/ Silent Treatment
Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation. George wonders if anyone would notice if he just disappeared. He vows not to speak until someone notices him.
4:56 pm
Odd Squad
A Case of the Sing-Alongs / Ms. O Uh Oh
When Mayor Macklemore catches a case of the Sing-A-Longs, Olive and Otto must discover the cause before the Mayor sings his way out of his job! --- When a Ms. O from the past shows up at the office, Otto, Olive, and Oscar must send her back to the day she came from or risk causing a time-tastrophe.
5:23 pm
Wild Kratts
The Food Chain Gang
Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of ,Power Suit Creature Tag., As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. Animals Featured: Too many to name! Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: Termites collecting and eating grass; Bat-eared fox escaping Marshall eagle
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.
6:03 pm
Jack
Ant It the Truth / Super Fly
Wanting to provide some ants with a nice new home, Jack inadvertently releases a colony of carpenter ants into Mrs Weebler's house. Upon realizing his mistake, he shrinks down to explain the mix-up to the ants only to find himself taken prisoner. After a fly accidentally gets caught up in Chip's enlarging ray, Jack tries to keep the giant fly out of sight but only succeeds it getting eaten by it.
6:25 pm
MathXplosion
Vanishing Into the Sunset
Did you know why some things look further away, almost as if vanishing, than others on a flat surface? It's an illusion called the vanishing point. It's not magic... it's math!
6:30 pm
WordGirl
El Queso Mysterioso / Putt with Honor
It's the day of the Magical Magicians Convention, and the entire Botsford family is excited to go and see their favorite magician, El Mysterioso, perform live. Everyone except Becky, that is, who would much rather be at the Pretty Princess book signing across the street. But Mr. Botsford emphasizes how important it is that they spend the day as a family. In the middle of the convention, Becky's super hearing picks up the sound of Dr. Two-Brains evil cackle from across the city. What could he be up to? Something criminal, no doubt. Can Becky figure out a way to suit up as WordGirl without missing out on family time and disappointing her father? Vocabulary Words: Illusion, Influence --- TJ Botsford is mere hours away from winning the local mini golf tournament and getting his picture on Patrick Needlemeyer's Miniature Golf Super Universe Wall of Fame (which is only the biggest deal ever). When Becky catches Eileen cheating - ,I have to win because it's my birfday!, - she knows she has to stop her. She can't let TJ lose to Eileen! But what lengths will Becky go to prevent Eileen from winning? Will she go so far as to cheat herself? Vocabulary Words: Concentrate, Tournament
6:57 pm
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Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 4 - Rothschilds
The Rothschilds are the most famous family in the world, known for being enormously wealthy and enormously private, fuelling endless speculation about the real extent of their power. In this episode, Jacob Rothschild has to choose between his four children - banker Nathaniel, garden designer Beth, archaeologist Emily and documentary maker Hannah - to ensure that their influence, power and wealth keep growing.
7:49 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The carbon capitalists
Pond Technologies, a finalist for the Carbon X-Prize, has a vision to turn emissions into algae. By bubbling carbon dioxide through water, the company feeds algae, which can then be turned into biofuel and bioplastics. We visit St. Marys, Ont., to see the finalist for the $20-million prize in action.
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
The Jordan Decision; Breaking Employment Barriers
The Agenda convenes a panel of Crown and defense lawyers to discuss how courts have adjusted under new rules on trial delays. Then, how social entrepreneurial ventures are creating meaningful job opportunities for people with barriers to employment.
9:00 pm
Ep. 1 - Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
Between 1961 and 1966, the Soviets achieved the first man and woman in space, the first spacewalk and the first unmanned lunar landing. Then a string of misfortunes struck. First came the death of Sergei Korolev, the godfather of the space program and so influential that his designs form the basis of today's rockets. Shortly afterward, hero and icon Yuri Gagarin was killed in a plane crash. The Russian space program fractured and morale plummeted.
10:00 pm
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche
Mazo de la Roche was one of the most successful and prolific female writers of the 20th century. Her novel, Jalna, a saga of a family dynasty, skyrocketed her to international fame and fortune in 1927. Using both dramatic and documentary techniques, director Maya Gallus enlists an extraordinary portrayal of the author by Severn Thompson, as well as compelling interviews with family, friends and biographers, to present a portrait of an extraordinary literary partnership.
10:54 pm
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.
11:00 pm
The Jordan Decision; Breaking Employment Barriers
The Agenda convenes a panel of Crown and defense lawyers to discuss how courts have adjusted under new rules on trial delays. Then, how social entrepreneurial ventures are creating meaningful job opportunities for people with barriers to employment.

Late Night

12:00 am
Ep. 1 - Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race
Between 1961 and 1966, the Soviets achieved the first man and woman in space, the first spacewalk and the first unmanned lunar landing. Then a string of misfortunes struck. First came the death of Sergei Korolev, the godfather of the space program and so influential that his designs form the basis of today's rockets. Shortly afterward, hero and icon Yuri Gagarin was killed in a plane crash. The Russian space program fractured and morale plummeted.
12:53 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.
1:00 am
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche
Mazo de la Roche was one of the most successful and prolific female writers of the 20th century. Her novel, Jalna, a saga of a family dynasty, skyrocketed her to international fame and fortune in 1927. Using both dramatic and documentary techniques, director Maya Gallus enlists an extraordinary portrayal of the author by Severn Thompson, as well as compelling interviews with family, friends and biographers, to present a portrait of an extraordinary literary partnership.
1:54 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.
2:00 am
Ep. 4 - Rothschilds
The Rothschilds are the most famous family in the world, known for being enormously wealthy and enormously private, fuelling endless speculation about the real extent of their power. In this episode, Jacob Rothschild has to choose between his four children - banker Nathaniel, garden designer Beth, archaeologist Emily and documentary maker Hannah - to ensure that their influence, power and wealth keep growing.
2:48 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Preparing for the storms to come
Shorter, more intense storms mean more runoff. The infrastructure to handle that - sewage pipes, treatment plants and holding ponds - is being improved, but will it be enough to cope with the effects of climate change?
2:52 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The elders' perspective
Indigenous communities who have fished, hunted, and lived in Ontario's north for generations have a unique understanding of how their environment is changing. Elders pass down environmental knowledge that simply doesn't exist anywhere else. The government and researchers are starting to recognize the value of what elders know and are launching projects to gather traditional knowledge.
3:00 am
Ep. 1
The first episode introduces six children who are growing up with a disability: Zoe was born with arthrogryposis; William's tuberous sclerosis has led to complex epilepsy and autism, which cause him to behave violently and erratically; Shelbie was born with trisomy 9-P, a profoundly life-limiting condition; Hamish was born with achondroplasia or dwarfism; Nathan has Down syndrome; and Emily was born with spina bifida.
3:48 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.
3:53 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.
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Ep. 2
William's family is reunited after his first week at a residential school more than an hour away from home. Zoe's family prepares for surgery to reposition her left foot so she will continue to be able to walk. Shelbie has just recovered from a life-threatening illness. In New Zealand, Hamish goes on a fishing trip with his dad. Nathan begins attending a secondary school for children with mild to moderate learning difficulties, where he impresses academically and blossoms socially.
4:49 am
Hungu
Under the African sun, a child walks in the desert with his kin. Death is prowling, but a mother's soul resurrected by music will return strength and life to the child when he becomes a man. Inspired by the grace and raw beauty of African rock paintings, Nicolas Brault paints a story without borders, with the humanity and elegance of a universal narrator.
5:00 am
The Jordan Decision; Breaking Employment Barriers
The Agenda convenes a panel of Crown and defense lawyers to discuss how courts have adjusted under new rules on trial delays. Then, how social entrepreneurial ventures are creating meaningful job opportunities for people with barriers to employment.
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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.
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