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Rainbow Ruby


The new animated cartoon Rainbow Ruby is getting a preview, before moving to its regular slot in the Monday Funday lineup. Ruby, 6, loves helping people, and when the magical heart of her beloved teddy bear begins to glow, she knows someone needs her. Throughout the series, which builds on the UNESCO-partnered Better Life for Girls campaign, Ruby experience­s different profession­s, encouragin­g young viewers to believe nothing is out of reach. (Family Jr.)


In The Pit, the investigat­ive journalism program takes a look back at the 1992 Westray coal mine disaster, in which 26 miners died when an explosion ripped through the Nova Scotia mine. Lax safety conditions were blamed for the tragedy. A new coal mine is about to open in the province, bringing the promise of much-needed jobs, but also concerns about the American coal baron behind it. The program also reports on Canadian veterans who are now homeless and struggling to survive. (Global)


Chefs from Quebec compete with their Ontario counterpar­ts in The Sweet Taste of Success — a title that likely refers to the black licorice and candy-coated chocolates that cause both groups to struggle in the first two rounds. The dessert challenge switches things around. (Food Network)


Jennifer Peedom’s 2015 documentar­y revisits the aftermath of a devastatin­g 2014 avalanche on Mount Everest that claimed the lives of 16 Sherpas, the local people who make their living guiding foreign climbers up these fabled slopes. The tragedy left many doubting whether climbing on Everest would ever be the same, but survivors united in grief and anger to reclaim a mountain made more treacherou­s by climate change. (Discovery)


Tom Cruise aimed to launch a franchise with this enjoyably tough 2012 melodrama, centred around an ex-military man probing a former U.S. army sniper’s possible link to several Pittsburgh murders. Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins and Robert Duvall also star in the Christophe­r McQuarrie film. ( W)

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