Category Archives: TV

Three little words

gn1Millions of people across the world do not have a formal mailing address, but precise GPS coordinates are very difficult to remember. To solve that problem, an app, developed in London, has divided the world into 57-trillion three-metre squares; each assigned an easy-to-remember three-word code. Click below to play:

America’s best bud

gn1Two of the past three U.S. presidents have invited Canada’s prime minister to be their first foreign guest at the White House. But British Prime Minister Theresa May will get that honour this time. Does this mean America will be looking east more than north under Trump? Click below to play:

Cents and Sensibility

gn1A micro-engraver etches the face of Jane Austen into four £5 notes, and quietly releases them into circulation. Each could be worth £20,000.
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Two sisters with the same name meet for the very first time

It was a rare privilege to witness such a powerful moment.

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Watch the video and read their story here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/sisters-reunion-fredericton-south-africa-1.3642701

Horsing around town

When you’re assigned to do a one-minute “rant” to camera about a meeting that hasn’t even happened yet, the challenge is to make it not suck.

Cannabis makes up 22% of veteran drug payments

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More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. That’s up from just 0.5 per cent in 2013-14.

Read more here:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cannabis-veterans-drug-payments-1.3598954

Mother calls for province to start publicizing teacher discipline

Two mothers say their children had to move schools after the result of a teacher discipline case was not made public.

Read here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/oromocto-teacher-discipline-secret-1.3587223

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Tent City

I went to meet some of the people who live on a riverbank during the warmer months of the year.

Staying on the wagon

How beer money helped this woman to stay on the wagon.

Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet is the BBC’s Chief International Correspondent. I had the opportunity to meet her recently. Here’s what she told me about her time in Syria, and her thoughts on Canada’s refugee plan.