The Port of Vancouver is Canada's largest and busiest port, with 28 terminals and nearly 35,000 workers handling hundreds of thousands of vehicle shipments and cruise passengers each year, along with millions of cargo containers. The logistics of managing this massive operation is mind-boggling. Industrious goes deep inside to see what it takes to keep the Port and our economy humming. Big machinery meets old school brawn as workers struggle with broken equipment, a punishing schedule and busloads of passengers. Facing impossible odds, crews race to load and unload five very different ships - in a matter of hours - in order to meet tight deadlines. Can they resolve a series of crises before the repercussions are felt around the globe?
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Award-winning documentary by Charles Wilkinson and Tina Schliessler shares the stories of eight street dwellers struggling to survive in the hostile and toxic environment of Vancouver's Downtown...
The Men Who Made Us Fat
Around the world, obesity levels are rising - more people are now overweight than undernourished. Investigative journalist Jacques Peretti explores the profitable ways...
He was a Vancouver landmark. In 1934, Foncie Pulice set up a camera on the sidewalk on Granville Street in Vancouver and for the next 45 years snapped candid shots of people strolling...
Masters of the Pacific Coast
In this two-part documentary series, archaeologist Dr. Jago Cooper travels to the Pacific Northwest to tell the story of the Indigenous peoples who have lived here...
Less than 15 Nuxalk language speakers and storytellers remain in Bella Coola, BC. Filmmaker Banchi Hanuse goes on a quest to capture the true meaning and value of these oral traditions.
The Hollow Tree
For well over a century, visitors to Vancouver’s Stanley Park have posed for photos in the Hollow Tree. But when the 2006 windstorm ripped through the park, the already weak tree...
National Geographic Specials - Hiroshima: The Next Day
Survivors of Hiroshima's atomic bombing and US government scientists and military personnel dispatched to analyze the...