CBC News: Dr. Roberta Bondar: Canada’s First Lady of Space
As a lead into Canada’s 150th birthday, Reg Sherren, a CBC feature journalist, follows Dr Roberta Bondar into Toronto’s Parkdale Jr and Sr school.
An effervescent storyteller, Sherren weaves fun, fact, and philosophy in The Next Canada a thoughtful vignette about Bondar’s values, salient background, defining moments, and present path.
He checks out Dr Bondar as she takes him into one of her Foundation’s programs, The Bondar Challenge. The finale captures the mutual excitement and joy of Parkdale youth who have taken the challenge to reflect the world around them through the camera lens and become inspired by their environment. They are “The Next Canada” taking inspiration from Dr Bondar.