The show ties into Canada’s 150th anniversary, but with a difference. This one looks at the country’s future, not its past.
— The Toronto Star



we are canada

Conceived By Ken Dryden
Produced By Ken Dryden in collaboration with White Pine Pictures
Narrated by Sarah Polley


2017 • 6 x 60 min

We Are Canada
celebrates the next generation of talented and passionate change-makers whose works are shaping and defining our future in imaginative ways. With young filmmakers at the helm, each episode of this prime-time documentary series and its online iteration follows present-tense narratives that will move and inspire. The hour-long episode features three life-affirming stories tied together by a theme. Featured forward-thinking innovators are making new discoveries and connections across many disciplines, including science, technology, politics, business and the arts. We Are Canada will introduce viewers to the young Canadians who are shaping our future as a nation.

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  • Best Documentary Series

We Are Canada is produced by White Pine Pictures in association with CBC and Société Radio-Canada with the participation of the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Fund, the Canada Media Fund,
and the Ontario Media Development Corporation

The #WeAreTheChange digital project was made in collaboration with Ryerson University’s Transmedia Zone and the Faculty of Communication and Design 
and made possible by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship and Ryerson University