Television: Canada introduces itself to young people

They are bombarded with images from all corners of the world, but do young people know all there is to do, live and know the people to meet here on Canadian soil? Here are five TV and web events showcasing Canada’s strengths.

butterfly effect

Why wait until you’re retired to pursue your wildest dreams? And why would you want to travel the world at all costs to achieve that? Accompanied by three young and active friends, we travel across Canada from east to west and north to south. With them, the possibilities seem endless when it comes to pushing boundaries, trying new activities or meeting inspiring people. Our country proves that it can be the scene of any adventure.

► On Unis TV and


A children’s TV magazine that still has its raison d’être, that knows how to renew itself and that even after 20 years is not lacking in inspiration, that’s not on the streets. This production, broadcast across Canada for Francophones, focuses on the DNA of a generation ready to take their place but feeling the need to satisfy their curiosity by exploring diverse subjects in depth. The focus is not on the places, but on the people with their wishes and questions.

► On ICI

Full speed ahead

There is nothing better than learning while having fun. When youth are entertained by a program, they will enrich their knowledge. They can do that by getting carried away by following a real rally on rails where couples consisting of a parent and a child have to solve puzzles, face challenges and pass trials. Your playground: Canada. Hosted by Marianne Verville, the show’s fifth season continues to unveil the charms of our vast territory.

► On Unis TV and

Doc Canada

The topics may seem dry, but the humor is responsible for making accessible 20 capsules full of relevant information. When our country celebrated its 150th anniversary a few years ago, Mathieu St-Onge took pleasure in revisiting Canada’s history by offering his borrowed facial features. among other. To appeal to teenagers, he used metaphor, anecdote and a dynamic formula that could inspire some teachers as they prepare their lessons.

► On ICI

We 2 Canada!

Pascal Morrissette and Julie Ringuette have a special bond with young people. They know how to approach and interest them. Although this production, directed by the lovers, is not specifically intended for a young audience, the extraordinary moments it contains can certainly change some young people’s vision of the Canadian provinces. As with every time we see the pair on screen, their enthusiasm is contagious… both on the ground and in the air.

► On illico on demand (Évasion) and

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