February 26, 2024

MONTREAL— Right here is The Canadian Press tv column for the week of November 18-24, 2023:

Documentary filmmaker Éli Laliberté, father of a younger man with Down syndrome, questions the prenatal screening exams that make it attainable to detect this situation in youngsters and whether or not we are able to “think about a world with out it”.

This would be the place to begin of his seek for the documentary movie “Lucas, an endangered human species”.

He describes himself as a “Lucas specialist”, his 22-year-old son, with out whom he couldn’t think about the world.

By means of his work as a documentary filmmaker, Éli Laliberté needs to point out as many individuals as attainable how we are able to dwell with Down syndrome.

Anik Larose, who labored on the Quebec Mental Incapacity Society and is the mom of a daughter with Down syndrome, raises societal questions on prenatal screening exams.

“I’m not in opposition to abortion. I’m not pro-life. I’m not a pro-choice particular person. (…) I simply at all times mentioned: “Are we giving {couples} and ladies the fitting data to decide?” Is that actually free and knowledgeable consent? “And I at all times questioned that and nonetheless query it,” Ms. Larose says within the documentary.

ICI Télé – Saturday November 18th, 10:30 p.m

The Kids’s Collectors collection

In 2022, star presenter Paul Arcand signed a documentary collection as regards to cyber pedophilia.

The collection “Baby Collectors” will get to the underside of police operations and investigations by the Ministry for Baby Safety (DPJ) and presents testimonies from victims and criminals.

The collection additionally raises the difficulty of those pictures persevering with to flow into on the Web and the chance of them resurfacing.

The three episodes launched final fall on the Vrai platform and directed by André St-Pierre, co-writer of the collection with Paul Arcand, at the moment are airing on TVA.

TVA – Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. – Beginning November twenty second

François Bellefeuille’s “Canine Time” collection

Within the collection “Temps de chien”, which he co-wrote, François Bellefeuille performs a veterinarian and businessman and star presenter of profitable small-screen exhibits.

Embroiled in scandal regardless of his needs, Antoine Meilleur will go into momentary exile in his dwelling within the Magdalen Islands, the place he’ll meet a pushy man with a imprecise previous who says he now not lives within the “system”.

He will even be serving to out on the Islands Veterinary Clinic, wanting within the rearview mirror on the fame and thriving enterprise he left behind.

The brand new comedy, co-written with Olivier Thivierge and directed by François St-Amant, contains 12 30-minute episodes.

The solid consists of Nathalie Breuer, Robin-Joël Cool, Éric Bernier, Émilie Bibeau, Ariel Ifergan, Gaston Lepage and Ariane Castellanos.

ICI tou.television Additional – Obtainable now (and accessible on ICI Télé in January)