Friday: The Next Step, Marketplace, Fifth Estate


The Next Step, Family Channel – series premiere
Family gets its groove on with the series premiere of the Canadian original series, The Next Step. In the first episode “Get the Party Started,” The Next Step Dance Studio holds auditions looking for the 10 best dancers to take them to regionals. With the arrival of an amazing new dancer, no performer’s spot is guaranteed.

Marketplace, CBC – “The Great Salt Shakedown”
Are Canadians consuming too much salt, and do we even know where to look for it? In The Great Salt Shakedown on MARKETPLACE, Tom Harrington reveals the shocking amount of salt hidden in our diets, and investigates why our government doesn’t regulate how much sodium the food industry can put in our food. Too much salt can cause some serious health problems, and most of us don’t have a clue.

The Fifth Estate, CBC – “Second Wave”
Two years ago countless lives and the very landscape of Japan were changed forever by a wave that saw more than a million tonnes of debris swallowed up by the ocean. Now Mark Kelley reports on the second wave of the tsunami headed for Canadian shores, and a remarkable human drama that links this country with Japan.