Key Contributors
The Beaudry family was forced to relocate from a larger to a smaller centre for the health of their family.Read More
Chris Carlsten, Head of Respiratory Medicine, UBC, runs a pollution exposure lab at UBC.Read More
Greg Evans heads the Evans Research Group, for the study of air quality, with focus on how aerosols impact human health and the environment.Read More
Barbara is a Professor at Lancaster University in England and Co-Director of LEC’s Centre for Magnetism Palaeomagnetism.Read More
Dr. Hatzopoulou, an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, studies overall pollution levels in Ontario.Read More
Dr. Habre is a lead in the Children’s Health Study at the University of California.Read More
Dr. Finch is the co-author of the study correlating the level of pollution to the risk of dementia.Read More
Dr. Arvind Kumar has been contributing to the field of medical sciences for almost 30 years.Read More
Dr. Allsop is one of the world’s top experts on dementia.Read More
Keith has a young family living in Toronto, and bikes to work every day. He is concerned about air pollution on his daily commute.Read More
Dr. Sean Beevers works on data analysis and modelling within the Environmental Research Group at King’s College in London, EnglandRead More
Jeffrey is an award winning writer currently reporting as the Asia Bureau Chief for the New York Times.Read More
CREDITS

WRITTEN BY

Leslea Mair and Leif Kaldor

PRODUCED BY

Leslea Mair

DIRECTED BY

Leif Kaldor

EDITOR
Joni Church

ORIGINAL MUSIC
Connie Kaldor

RECORDING ENGINEER
Paul Campagne

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Kaitlyn Van De Woestyne

ASSISTANT MANAGER
Brianna Kaldor-Mair

INDIA MANAGER
Dinesh Shenoy
Farhatullah Beig

MEXICO MANAGER
Carlos Estrada

CINEMATOGRAPHER
Ian Rogers

ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Jason Delesoy
Leif Kaldor
Khristian Olivares
Husain Akbar

LOCATION SOUND
Russ Dyck

ADDITIONAL SOUND
Jason Milligan
Mark Nuttal
David Calvert
B.K. Vaidyanathan

STILLS PHOTOGRAPHY
Leif Kaldor/ Ian Bawa

RESEARCH
Leif Kaldor/ Leslea Mair

RE-RECORDING MIXER/DIALOGUE EDITOR
Isplice Films Inc.

SOUND EDIT
Bruce Little

SOUND MIX
Bruce Little

GRAPHICS
Stephanein Boulet

CGI
Stephanein Boulet

RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
Kaitlyn Van De Woestyne

COLORIST
Tony Wyntinck

MASTERING
Brent Marginet

POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Brianna Kaldor-Mair

CAMERA ASSISTANT
Ian Bawa
Ben Bourgon
Jonathan Ashe
Josh Fryer

ASSISTANT EDITORS
Sharol Stewart

TRANSCRIPTS
Larissa McPhail
Teagan Kaldor-Mair
Brianna Kaldor-Mair

SPECIAL THANKS TO
University of Toronto
University of British Columbia
University of Lancaster
University of Southern California
Imperial College London
Kings College London
Jonathan Grigg
Michael Brauer

IMAGES COURTESY OF
Tracey Beaudry
Barbara Maher, University of Lancaster
Clean Ride Mapper courtesy of the University of Toronto

For the CBC:

GENERAL MANAGER, PROGRAMMING
Sally Catto

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNSCRIPTED
Jennifer Dettman

SENIOR DIRECTOR, DOCUMENTARY
Sandra Kleinfeld

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION, UNSCRIPTED
Alexandra Lane

EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION
Sue Dando

THE NATURE OF THINGS
with David Suzuki

Produced with the participation of TELUS Fund

 

Produced in Association with

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Produced with the financial assistance of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit

Produced with the participation of the Government of Manitoba; Manitoba Film & Video Production Tax Credit

 

Shot in part in the province of Manitoba

Produced with the participation of Rogers Documentary Fund

Produced with the participation of the Canadian Media Fund; Created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry