Tired of talk shows filled with smiling over-achievers? Vincent Valentino uses his odd-ball sense of humour and impulse for honesty to interview some of the city’s most colourful characters. From small town business owners to small time crooks, Vincent’s approach is as unconventional as his guests. Many of these people are overcoming great odds to achieve modest success. Others are still looking for a way up… or a way out.
Geneviève Langlois roams Montreal's neighborhoods to test people's knowledge on the subjects of hockey, the Montreal Canadiens and the contents of 24CH's last episode. The participants' goal? To reach the end of the third period without too many wrong answers — otherwise, they're eliminated! 24CH also profiles talented young hockey players who talk about their passion for sport and their dream of playing in the NHL. And this year, 24CH will unveil a new and exciting segment!
A mix of food and fun with a distinctly local flavor! Om Nom Ottawa profiles local food producers to find out what’s grown, raised and prepared in the city, while satirizing foodie culture with irreverent sketches and a wildly energetic host – Eva Bee.
Cockfight tells the story of the Chiavetti brothers: three hard-luck foster kids who have grown up to be adult rabble-rousers. Charlie has a broken heart, August has a crush at work, and Mike has a scheme: he's bought a fighting rooster and is convinced he and his brothers can have the good life if he can train it to fight the same way he trained his brothers. But things get complicated…there are schemes, betrayals, secrets and lies, before the brothers land at a cataclysmic conclusion that will test their family, their resolve and each other more than they ever thought possible.
Go behind the scenes with co-founder Allen of Me.N.U food truck. Try not to let your mouths salivate as you see host Jason help make their signature Asian Fried Rice Balls, Smoking Peking Duck Poutine, and Roti Tacos.
Dana doesn’t deal well with confrontation. She likes her job, her friends, and the comfort of her neighbourhood—Toronto’s Queen West. But when the world forces her to stand up, will she be able to handle it?
When artists face adverse circumstances and unusual challenges, they do not shy away, but instead pursue their passions with more gusto and determination. Step inside the lives of these passionate individuals and understand their unique and thought provoking artistic endeavors that they have relentlessly pursued for your viewing pleasure.
A rare and fascinating look at Toronto's Chinatown, one of the most distinct and remarkable communities in North America, in three stories that span generations to reveal a culture at the crossroads, through Kung Fu, Jazz, and the city’s best dumplings.
Geoff Cape has been on a mission to make cities and public spaces more environmentally sustainable. He is doing the unimaginable, by working with business, government, and volunteers, as well as not-for-profits. For the last 12 years, he has helped create Evergreen, located on 40+ acres of an old brick factory. Today, Evergreen Brickworks is one of Canada’s most progressive environmental movements. See how an old brickyard at the southern end of the DVP became a thriving and national environmental organization.
Host Exan Auyoung explores the alternative arts and performance scene in Toronto. Instead of just going to galleries and staring at art, she is experiencing art with large communities. Exan shows us, the arts are most appreciated with a group of strangers.
Get ready to open your eyes as Mike Palmer and the Roaming Focus crew reveal Toronto through the lens of a photographer. This engaging documentary series tracks Mike on his quest for the perfect shot, whether on bike, subway, or even helicopter. There’s no limit to how far they will go, and they always find time to make new friends along the way. With style to burn, Roaming Focus promises you’ll be inspired and never look at our city the same way again.
Once upon a time, in the Eastern part of the City, a wild animal came to stay. But for the residents of Neville Park, a coyote’s arrival is no fairy tale. Small pets are killed, parents fear for the lives of their children and at the Town Hall meetings, the battle lines are drawn. Soon we learn that not everyone is so eager for the departure of their new furry friend. Sean Liliani and Sarah Martin have had a passion for this story and followed it for more than three years. This is their look at how one wild animal transforms a community after making their backyards its home.