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My 90-Year-Old Roommate

Webisodes

Joe (Paul Soles), a 90-year-old widower, is living alone when his misguided adult grandson moves in with nothing but a backpack, a box of condoms and a sense of entitlement.

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J’aurais donc dû,docteur!

Documentary

J’aurais donc dû, docteur!, strikes us by showing us people just like you and me who should have run to the doctor right when the first symptoms came out, before the situation got out of hand…

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BYE

Documentary, TV One-Off

With this documentary, Alexandre Taillefer seeks to understand what caused the suicide of Thomas, his 14-year-old son. He focuses on the mental health of young Quebecers and explores the impact of the virtual world on the real world. He wants to improve online detection of suicidal ideation as well as mental health prevention.

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Longevity Road Trip

Application, TV series, Website

Five couples hit the road looking for ways to stay young and live longer

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Sweet Dreams for Chiyo

TV One-Off, Webisodes, Website

Rhiana and Kaz Ehara’s world turns upside-down when their daughter Chiyo is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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Teens 101

Documentary, Webisodes, Website, Curriculum

A new way of reaching, informing and helping youth through the stresses and obstacles they may be facing in the transition from adolescence to adulthood. A 13 episode TV series, lesson plans, and mobile program combining expert advice and actual stories from young adults that experienced a variety of mental health issues including depression, peer pressure, body image, addiction, sexuality and bullying.

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Maux Mystères

Documentary, Website

In Maux Mystères (literally “Mystery Woe”, a play on the French name for word search puzzles), people who are told they have a rare disease, often obscure even for doctors, see their lives confined to an endless quest for the right diagnosis.

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Les Aventures du Pharmachien

TV series, Webisodes, Website

Les aventures du Pharmachien is a documentary series that goes after mistruths and popular beliefs about health.

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How to Buy a Baby

Drama, Webisodes

An infertile couple struggles to conceive with the help of a doctor. And a nurse. And an embryologist. And a financial planner. And unsolicited advice from everyone they know.

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Caring For Those Who Care

Webisodes

Caring For Those Who Care is a documentary-style web series. Each episode spotlights a family caregiver, telling their story and rewarding them for all that they do.

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House Call with Dr. Yvette Lu

Reality, Webisodes

Dr. Yvette Lu, a family physician, helps caregivers across Canada find practical solutions to improve their lives.

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Being There

Documentary, Webisodes

Helping caregivers see their place in the story.

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Much Too Young

Documentary, Webisodes, Website, Virtual Reality

Much Too Young is a documentary film and virtual reality experience that follows four families as they deal with Alzheimer’s disease at a shockingly young age and then places the audience into the perspective of someone suffering with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s related dementia through these stories.

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Beyond the Spectrum

Documentary, Application

When their two-year-old son Oskar is diagnosed with autism, this busy family of seven drops everything for a year to focus on his therapy. In their surprising journey of discovery, they confront a critical question: What does unconditional love really mean?

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I Am Still Your Child

Documentary, Website

Over half a million of Canada's front line mental health-care “workers” are less than 12 years old. Yet, nobody’s heard of them… And they’re left alone to cope with growing up with a parent who suffers from mental illness.

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Fast Health

Webisodes

Brittlestar (Stewart Reynolds) is joined by men’s health experts and professionals to drive exotic cars and discuss the issues facing Canadian men and the strategies they can adopt to make positive change.

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Risk Factor

Documentary, Application, Website, Life Event Tour

Risk Factor improves our ability to understand, analyze and respond to the short and long-term risks we all share, helping us to live safer, healthier and more fulfilling lives.

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Sweat the City

Webisodes, Website, Application

An interactive health and fitness series connecting the viewer with workouts, wearable technology, a mobile app and a website to chart progress.

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Keeping Canada Safe

Documentary, Webisodes, Website

A documentary series chronicling the often-hidden stories of the unsung men and women, unexpected heroes, and behind-the-scenes processes that safeguard our welfare, over a typical two days of Canadian life.

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Having Our Baby

Documentary, Website

Surrogacy is booming, but what is the impact on our ethics, our laws and the medical system in Canada? And most of all, how does this impact couples desperate to have a child?

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Cut Off

Documentary, Webisodes, Website, Virtual Reality

Canada is home to some of the most remote first nations communities in the world. Places that can seem cut off from the world. But full of people that want to be heard.

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Locker Room Doctor

Webisodes, Website

Engaging men by talking about health ….set on the ice and in the locker room of their weekly rec hockey game

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#RethinkTheDrink

Documentary, Website, Life Event Tour

#RethinkTheDrink was a student-focused, cross-country Talkback Tour that leveraged the documentary Girls’ Night Out to spark conversation about binge-drinking culture at post-secondary institutions.

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Addiction: The Next Step

Documentary, Website, Application

Transforming the conversation around addiction from shame and blame to compassion and support. A vital lifeline for loved ones when, where and how they need it.

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The Divided Brain

Documentary, Website

A breakthrough discovery about the hemispheres of the brain may hold the key to change society for the better.

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Médecin sans rendez-vous

TV series, Webisodes, Website

A practical and informative health magazine. With a digital component rich in content and customizable, it proposes to bring health into the living rooms of all Quebecers

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Ghost BFF

Webisodes, Website

Best friends forever. A girls' ghost story about depression.

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Emergency Room: Life+Death at VGH

Tv series, Website

Documentary chronicling busy urban emergency room

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Fish the Dish

TV series, Website

Fish the Dish is a playful and delicious television series that follows Chef Spencer Watts as he cooks up some of his favourite sustainable seafood dishes in preparation for his cookbook all about fish.

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Jenny

TV series, Website

Jenny is a journey in the heart of a 13-year-old girl who gets diagnosed with leukemia. Unbowed, she rather discovers an impressive strength of character that helps her fight her illness. More than ever, she lives her life to the fullest. We learn to know and like her through her peppy outlook on life.

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Infomotivation

Documentary, Webisodes, Website, Quiz

An informative, interactive and entertaining platform for deciphering the phenomenon of motivation.

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Bugs on the Menu

Documentary, Website

Travel to countries where insects are eaten as a great source of protein and nutrients and follow those working to bring edible insects to Western cultures.

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Keeping Canada Alive

TV Series, Website, Application

A powerful 24 hour snapshot of Canada's health care system on a typical day. Captured by sixty camera crews across the country.

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Mixed Match

Documentary, Website

A compelling character-driven documentary intended to help save lives by exploring how diversity and ethnicity play a critical role in multiethnic patient survival.

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Working It Out Together

TV series, Webisodes, Website, Magazine

A multi-platform movement designed to promote healthy active living and change the way children and their families move through their daily lives.

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Sugar Coated

Documentary, Website, Application

A riveting exploration of the claim that too much sugar is making us sick. A cast of courageous characters reveal the smoking gun to our unprecedented obesity and diabetes pandemic.

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The Moblees

Application

A second-screen experience that syncs with The Moblees TV show in real time, inspiring preschoolers to get up and Moblee moving! The app puts your child in the world of Terra Mova and lets you record them moving along with their favourite Moblees characters in their own personal Appisode.

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Milk

Documentary, Website, Application

Three platforms to educate, empower and improve the quality of life of parents, caregivers and the new baby coming into this world

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Nico Can Dance!

Webisodes, Game, Curriculum

Dance teacher Miss Frost and her friend Nico have fun, shake things up and explore different kinds of dance, encouraging viewers to jump up and participate in creative movement.

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#STI

TV Series, Website, Application

Distraught patients recently diagnosed with STIs look back on how they contracted the disease and what they could have done to prevent the transmission.

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A Change of Mind

Documentary, Website, Application

After a diving accident, Nash suffers from homelessness, drug addiction, crime and eventually murder. Brain injury impacts more than the individual, it impacts society as a whole.

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Défi Santé 5/30

Webisodes, Website, Application

Inspire individuals from the four corners of Quebec to eat better, be more active, and lead a more balanced life.

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