November 23, 2016

New Streaming Video from Curio

Alloway Library users have access to CBC's Curio site which provides online streaming to a variety of programswith their TWU login. Here are some of the newest additions to the Curio catalogue.

The Secret Path
Gord Downie confronts a dark part of Canada's past – the long-suppressed mistreatment of Indigenous children and families by the residential school system – with the hope of starting Canada on a road to reconciliation. Adapted from the album and graphic novel, this haunting animated film chronicles the tragic story of Chanie Wenjack, an Ojibwa boy who died running away from residential school.
Watch The Secret Path now
This is High School, a fly-on-the-wall six-part series, gives audiences unprecedented access into the world of today’s teenagers. Through internet bullying, self-image, anxiety attacks, anger management and the pressure to excel, the series follows the struggles and successes of the students — aided at every turn by tireless teaching staff. School is more than just academics. It’s about preparing emerging adults to survive in an ever-changing world.
Visit the show website

Residential Schools and Hockey (The National)
Duncan McCue explores how hockey provided an outlet for many Indigenous students in Canada's residential school system.
Watch now

Time Bombs
In the spring of 1957, 40 young Canadian soldiers were sent to Nevada on a top secret mission. These young men did not know they would be used as guinea pigs in the most important nuclear test program of the Cold War.
Watch now

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