This episode of Ohanashi: The Story of Our Elders profiles Alfie Kamitakahara.
Second-generation Caribbean Canadian Karen Chapman undergoes a cultural transformation into a carnival masquerader at Toronto’s Caribana Parade. On this colourful journey, she discovers her Afro and Indo-Caribbean heritage while asking, “Can you call a place home if you have never been there?”
Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.
Women still do most of the housework, even in dual-income families. Shifting unpleasant tasks to someone else is a pattern of behaviour that can carry over into the work place. Chore Wars employs humour and analysis to explore the practical and psychological effects on the partner left to pick up the slack.
The Dorion family, Metis from Prince Albert and Cumberland House, Saskatchewan, discuss the importance of their family roots and culture.