Fort McMurray is at the centre of a new gold rush. Thousands of men and women have been drawn to the northern boomtown with the promise of high-paying jobs in one of the most controversial industries in the world - the oil sands. They work hard for the money: under arduous physical conditions, for long hours and extended periods, knowing that a lot of people object strenuously to what they do for a living. But when they need to let loose, there's always karaoke.
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Monster Quake: Are We Next?
Since 2004, a series of rare super-earthquakes has been sweeping the Pacific Rim; among them, the earthquake that triggered the Japanese tsunami - 15 times bigger than...
The Backward Class
The first class of Dalit ('untouchable') caste students, in India's history, undertake the national ISC high school graduation exams as a means to a brighter future for themselves,...
Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
This extraordinary three-part series shares the amazing stories of workers, industries and events spanning three centuries of...
Most of us think of sand as a necessary ingredient for any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround our daily lives. Every house, skyscraper and glass building...
Coast is on its biggest expedition ever. After exploring Britain and Europe for eight years, the popular series has hopped continents and gone Down Under for the journey of a lifetime....
Canada Over the Edge
Take to the skies for a breathtaking view of British Columbia’s spectacular coast. From the rocky shores of Vancouver Island to the silt-laden mouth of the Fraser, over ancient...
Bloodied But Unbowed: Early Vancouver Punk
In the late '70s and early '80s Vancouver, punk music reared its ragged rancid head and let forth a rebel howl. Director Susanne Tabata's...
Jingle Bell Rocks!
A pop culture pilgrimage into the odd and irreverent universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, featuring an eclectic cast of collectors, critics, musicians and songs.