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    A Model Death

    Anna Sweet accepts a date with Nick Roma, office manager for Storm Investigations. Just before their date, the body of Nick's ex-girlfriend is foun...

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    Daycare Centre

    Val loves children and would like to work in child care, but that means going back to school. School means time and money, so Val starts saving her...

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    The New Shoes

    Moses is going to see his girlfriend and feels quite good about how he looks. When he gets to the bus station, he discovers too late that in his r...

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    Norman Bethune

    Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others. Bethune's fame in Canada has resulted from his status as a hero in...

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    Emily Carr

    Emily Carr (1871-1945) is one of Canada's most honored artists. As a female artist in the 1900s, she struggled to make ends meet. Emily tried to ...

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    June Callwood

    June Callwood's career was marked by a strong concern for social justice, especially on issues affecting children and women. She became one of Cana...

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    The Pet Sitter

    “Pet sitting would be good work for you,” Ginny’s friend Eva tells her. Ginny really is cut out to be a pet sitter. After the death of her dog, Roc...

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    Missing Her

    Shelley Vincent has been missing for over a year. Her fiancé, Albert Romaine, is desperate to find out what happened to her. With Christmas less th...

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    Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa spent her life working with the poorest of the poor. In 1948, she left her convent and started a school in the slums. By 1950, Mother...

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    Rosa Parks

    In 1955, a young black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This act of courage sparked the Montgomery...

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    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1822. Between 1850 to 1860, Harriet helped about 70 slaves escape to freedom. She relied on the Undergr...

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    Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh, an American aviator, made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927.

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    First Women in Space

    Learn about three women who had the “right stuff”: Valentina Tereshkova, Sally Ride, and Roberta Bondar. The U.S.S.R. sent Valentina Tereshkova int...

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    Althea Gibson

    At the age of 23, Althea Gibson broke the colour barrier when she played in the U.S Open. She was the first black person to win the U.S. Open and W...

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    Muhammad Ali

    As a boxer, Muhammad brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport of boxing. The phrase “floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee” comes...

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    Handy All Around

    “Don’t have a job, don’t want a job.” That’s what Wayne tells people when they ask what kind of work he does. But job or no job, Wayne finds himsel...

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    A Flair for Hair

    If only she had stayed in school. If only she hadn’t had a baby when she was so young. If only she had taken cosmetology classes back when she had ...

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    Too Close to Home

    Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hired to look out for Max, a troubled teenage runaway. For Max, the woods provide safety...

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    Walt Disney

    The name of Walt Disney is known around the world. As a boy, Walt Disney delivered newspapers in the early morning in all kinds of weather for six ...

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    Bruce Lee

    To some, Bruce Lee remains the greatest martial artist of all time. Born in San Francisco, he spent much of his childhood in Hong Kong, where he de...

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    Maria Tallchief

    Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was a famous prima ballerina. Born to a father from the Osage tribe and a mother with Scottish and Irish heritage, Mari...

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    To Keep a Secret

    Anna Sweet’s PI business partner, Jada Price, has gone missing. Anna and new hire Nick Roma team up to find her. The trail leads them to a teenage ...

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    Gardening

    Doris loves to garden but lives in a small apartment, so she helps to plant and maintain the gardens at her church. Doris is grateful for the oppor...

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    Senior Centre

    Sara volunteers in an outreach program for a senior centre. She visits seniors who are in need. Sara visits Jay on a regular basis to check on how ...

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    Soup Kitchen

    Omar volunteers in a soup kitchen preparing meals for people in need. Omar was once in need himself and now is happy to have found a way to give ba...

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    The Hard Fall

    Paul Taylor, a wealthy business man, is in jail for the cold-blooded murder of his lover Laura Flint. She is found dead in his bed one hot August m...

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    Just for Today

    Biff held up a big bottle. It was almost empty. "This bottle was full this morning!" he laughed. Something in his laugh was not funny. "You've...

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    Time to Talk

    The Hot Summer Race is only a week away. Bob's car is not ready. So he starts calling in sick. "Don't worry," says Bob to his wife. "You watch....

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    Change Order

    Mel is happy making sidewalks and going out for a beer with the boys. He's a good worker, but needs his buddy Adam to get the job done right. Ada...

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    A Robot Instead

    Buzz, click. Buzz, click. "Sometimes I get real tired of this same old job," says Sonny. Sonny works on a line in a machine shop. All day long ...

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    How to Clean Green

    Vin demonstrates how to use environmentally friendly and affordable household products such as baking soda and vinegar for daily cleaning.

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    The Coffee Lover

    Bo becomes extremely frustrated one morning when the coffee maker refuses to work. He is ready to explode. His son then informs him that he needs...

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    Terry Fox

    An active teenager involved in many sports, Terry was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. His right leg was amputated 15 cen...

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    The Day the Rebels Came to Town

    The year is 1920, and all of Mexico is at war with itself. Gangs of rebels roam the country, stealing money, food, and horses. Carlos is twenty-e...

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    Easy Money

    Wish you could find a money book that doesn't make your eyes glaze over or your brain hurt? Easy Money is for you. Gail knows you work hard for yo...

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    In From the Cold

    Rose and her daughter Hazel are on the run in a big city. During the day, Rose and Hazel live in a shack hidden in the bushes. At night, they loo...

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    Rick Hansen

    At the age of 15, Rick Hansen suffered an accident and was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Unwilling to let his disability hold ...

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    Oskar Schindler

    Oskar Schindler risked his life to protect the lives of the Jewish people who worked for him during the reign of Hitler. As the horror of the Holoc...

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    Laura Secord

    Laura Secord found herself caught up in the War of 1812 after U.S. troops took over her family’s home. She overheard the U.S. troops’ plans to ambu...

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    Fannie Lou Hamer

    Fannie Lou Hamer grew up in the South at the time of the Jim Crow laws. “Sick and tired” of being treated like a second-class citizen, Hamer overca...

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    Gandhi became one of the most respected political and spiritual leaders of the 1900s. He lived a spiritual and simple life of prayer, fasting, and ...

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    Matthew Henson & Robert Peary

    Robert Peary and Matthew Henson opened up the gateway to the North Pole. In 1909, they became the first people to reach the North Pole.

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    The Spelling Toolbox 3

    Spelling Toolbox 3 provides a strategy-based approach to spelling. It begins with an introductory lesson that describes the spelling "tools", and 2...

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    Bears

    Exquisite photography documents the life of black and grizzly bears from mating, hibernating, and raising cubs to fishing for salmon and playing. A...

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    Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela is the most widely-known figure in the struggle against South African apartheid. He spent 27 years in prison for his beliefs. He was...

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    Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez quit school after Grade 8 to help support his family. He laboured in the fields as a migrant farm worker. In 1962, Cesar founded and l...

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    The Green Team

    “You like lawns. Fine. But think, Tony.” Tony is not one to rush into things. He likes to think things over. Now Tio, his great-uncle, pushes Tony ...

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    Making up Your Mind

    Research shows that soft skills are often better predictors of success in the workplace than technical skills. Making up Your Mind is one title in ...

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