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  • The Voice Of Women - Citizens of the World Series

    In developing nations, women play an essential role through their work yet patriarchal societies traditionally exclude them from political and economic power. In this episode, takes viewers to Senegal, Morocco, Guatemala and Palestine.

  • Des racines, une loi/ Many roots, One Law

    English translation follows

    Sous l’impulsion de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé et de l’Organisation de l’unité africaine, les Etats africains ont été amenés à développer des politiques nationales concernant « la médecine traditionnelle ». En Côte d’Ivoire, l’organisation de ce secteur relèv...

  • Pulp Friction

    The global forestry industry is in transition. This film looks at the lives of people who live in the shadow of a pulp mill in three communities; Terrace Bay, (Canada) Kemijärvi, (Finland) and Fray Bentos, (Uruguay).

  • Northern Grown

    A documentary about a region where where farms were carved out of the Boreal Forest. Unlike the Canadian Prairies or the Niagara region, producing food in Northwestern Ontario requires a special kind of farmer.

  • Between Citizens - Citizens of the World Series

    The sharing of information combined with the introduction of new means of communication has contributed to development in a variety of ways in recent years.

  • The Politics of Exclusion - Citizens of the World Series

    This episode looks at research on Apartheid in South Africa, military dictatorships in South America, occupation in Palestine, and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Banana Split

    A documentary that explores the history and the ongoing issues that surround the world’s most popular fruit. All you need to know about the "meal in a peel."

  • Guardians of Eternity

    Mary Rose lives in a Dene community near an abandoned mine that produced 7 million ounces of gold but left 237,000 tonnes of arsenic behind. Her community has to worry about this toxic legacy of the Giant Mine forever.

  • Health for Life - Citizens of the World Series

    Thanks to prevention policies and the availability of pharmaceutical drugs all over the world, common illnesses can be managed. This episode focuses on research on health care and the prevention of disease in Senegal, Vietnam and Peru.

  • Water for Life - Citizens of the World Series

    Water is one of the most vital requirements for life and researchers around the world are concerned. This episode looks at water use in India, urban agriculture in Senegal, and the privatization of water in Bolivia.

  • New Paradigm - Citizens of the World Series

    Researchers in China, Brazil, and India share their personal reflections about the future of emerging economies whose rapid growth rates are challenge to traditional social, political, and economic structures.

  • Aroland Blueberry Initiative

    The Aroland Youth Blueberry Initiative provides an opportunity for community members, young and old alike, to use their traditional economy to help raise funds for youth programs.

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