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Season 1

  • S01E01 January 12, 2004

    • January 12, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Bush sets America's sights on the moon, Celebrity Winter Advice with Shirley Douglas, Canadian Troops: Greetings from Kabul, Border Crossing, Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan, Lord Black showing $33 million London property

  • S01E02 January 19, 2004

    • January 19, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Tom's Guide to Code Yellow, First Glimpse of Mars, Winter Beer: To Keep You Warm and Drunk, Ontario Pot: A Place to Live and Grow, Iraqis Troops Prepare for Cockburn, George W. Bush Action Figure, Belinda Stronach: What Do We Know About Her Anyway?

  • S01E03 January 26, 2004

    • January 26, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Welcome to Hamilton, Four Basic Food Groups, The Turks & Caicos, Celebrity Winter Advice with Geddy Lee, BelindaMania - Why Do We Love Her So Much?

  • S01E04 February 2, 2004

    • February 2, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Why the Liberals will rule Canada forever, Belinda Thong-ach?,Try the Monday Report Winter Workout, Western Canadians on Eastern Canada's "cold" spell, The Canadian Military's new digs, Rick visits Lockport, Manitoba

  • S01E05 February 9, 2004

    • February 9, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Ed Broadbent: He's not dead, just older, Rick's Rant: George W. Bush probes himself, Paul Martin: Waking up the Nation?, Monday Report Hockey Safety Announcement, Why the Liberals will rule Canada forever: Part 2

  • S01E06 February 16, 2004

    • February 16, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Iqaluit: Frozen Caribou and Free-form Government, Rick's Rant: Paul Martin's in the Hot Seat, The Mutual Fund Industry, Mars Rover Jr.

  • S01E07 March 1, 2004

    • March 1, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    3 out of 4 Canadian Criminals Choose Pot, Liberals Hungry For Support, Monday Report Preempted!, Missiles? Missiles? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Missiles...

  • S01E08 March 8, 2004

    • March 8, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Canada Post and ViaRail: Delivering A New Direction, A Thrilling New Figure In Canadian Politics, Internet Movie Piracy, The Auditor General's Report, North America's Most Livable City, Rick's Rant: Belinda.ca$h

  • S01E09 March 15, 2004

    • March 15, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Meet Newfoundland & Labrador's new Premier, Want to know what's happening in St. John's? Take a cab, Keep eating those PEI potatoes, How much do we love our cheese? Find out here, Rick's Rant: A look inside the Liberal Party of Canada.

  • S01E10 March 22, 2004

    • March 22, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    What will retiring Edmonton MP Deb Grey do with her free time?, Quit smoking! Really. Quit now. Do it. (Ad #1), Quit smoking! Really. Quit now. Do it. (Ad #2), Believe it or not, Edmonton is 100 years old, Tridiplosack: It's for you, and you know you need it..., Rick's Rant: A look inside the Liberal Party of Canada.

  • S01E11 March 29, 2004

    • March 29, 2004
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits Trent University and tries his hand at fencing, Satellite Theft , Rick pays a visit to rock legend Ronnie Hawkins, Rick's Rant - Leadership Convention, Federal Sponsorship Scandal and the best of Season 1.

Season 2

Season 3

  • S03E01 November 8, 2005

    • November 8, 2005
    • CBC (CA)

    Watch to see Rick get pushed out of an airplane, and Stephen Harper in a more natural state.

  • S03E02 November 15, 2005

    • November 15, 2005
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick Mercer pals around with Paul Martin. See why the Prime Minister is still in power as he lets us see a personality.

  • S03E03 November 22, 2005

    • November 22, 2005
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Winnipeg where he gets to meet Dr. Popsicle, and in Churchill a group of polar bears.

  • S03E04 November 29, 2005

    • November 29, 2005
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick traveled to Northern Alberta to visit Fort McMurray (Boomtown), the home of Alberta's famous oil sands (the second largest known oil deposit in the world).

  • S03E05 December 6, 2005

    • December 6, 2005
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Washington to meet with Frank McKenna and gets to learn what it takes to be a Firefighter.

  • S03E06 January 10, 2006

    • January 10, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Election time means new ads for both the Conservatives and the Liberals.

  • S03E07 January 17, 2006

    • January 17, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets down and dirty with the RCMP ride and shows just how anyone can make a smear campaign.

  • S03E08 January 23, 2006

    • January 23, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    It's a special election night episode on Monday instead of Tuesday.

  • S03E09 January 31, 2006

    • January 31, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets a chance to play basketball with the CIAU champions and we get a Liberal apology.

  • S03E10 February 7, 2006

    • February 7, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Shirley Douglas does a charity commercial for the Liberals and a trailer for Brokeback Martin

  • S03E11 February 28, 2006

    • February 28, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2005 Including some favourite scenes from this season and included a new rant.

  • S03E12 March 7, 2006

    • March 7, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    For one week only, place a bid on the winning the Liberal Leadership race and meet Delivery-O's pizza.

  • S03E13 March 14, 2006

    • March 14, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick learns how the sledge hockey team manages to play and find out what happened to the eBay offer.

  • S03E14 March 28, 2006

    • March 28, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets to feel the head of a calf ... before it has even been born and Mendelson Joe paints Ricks portrait.

  • S03E15 April 4, 2006

    • April 4, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick meets up with the newest Mayor of Vancouver, who happens to be wheelchair bound, and Rick gets his butt "rescued".

  • S03E16 April 11, 2006

    • April 11, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    They are pulling out all the stops to prove that RMR is at the top of its game by having over 16 politicians appear in this episode. From unknown backbenchers to Belinda and Peter Mackay, there was a whole gamut of parties represented.

  • S03E17 April 18, 2006

    • April 18, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tries to take Jann Arden bull riding with very interesting results and Rick wraps up this season until the fall.

Season 4

  • S04E01 October 3, 2006

    • October 3, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick returns to season 4 of RMR at CBC. You need to watch to find out what is in store for us this year.

  • S04E02 October 10, 2006

    • October 10, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E03 October 17,2006

    • October 17, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Chopping trees with the Leader of the Green Party, Bill's Carrot Juice and Spinach, David Emerson, Ignatieff, he's well placed, Oktoberfest with Chris Murphy, Rick's Rant for the week, Shame Based Future

  • S04E04 October 24, 2006

    • October 24, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E05 October 31, 2006

    • October 31, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes all Top Gun in a CF-18, Cheese Ad Spoof, Sleepover at 24 Sussex Drive, Peter MacKay Dog Food, Same Sex Pamphlet, Rick's Rant for the week, Minty Clean Air

  • S04E06 November 7, 2006

    • November 7, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Washington to meet with Frank McKenna and gets to learn what it takes to be a Firefighter.

  • S04E07 November 21, 2006

    • November 21, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets drum lessons from Rush's Neil Peart, MPs calendar, Candidate school, Garth Turner and income trusts, Kim Jong, Rick and Ralph Klein go harness racing, Rick's Rant for the week

  • S04E08 November 28, 2006

    • November 28, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E09 December 5, 2006

    • December 5, 2006
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits with the Peel Regional Police K-9 Unit and visits Ottawa, where he becomes Minister of Agriculture MP Chuck Strahl's driver for the day.

  • S04E10 January 9, 2007

    • January 9, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits with new Federal Liberal leader Stéphane Dion and his dog Kyoto, and Rick discusses the Federal Accountability Act.

  • S04E11 January 16, 2007

    • January 16, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits Canadian Forces Edmonton, where he drives a tank, and he visits the women's volleyball team at the University of Alberta.

  • S04E12 January 30, 2007

    • January 30, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    In this episode, Rick hits the slopes with Canadian Conservative cabinet minister Helena Guergis and also visits and scrimmages with the Toronto Rock professional lacrosse team.

  • S04E13 February 6, 2007

    • February 6, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E14 February 13, 2007

    • February 13, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E15 February 20, 2007

    • February 20, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E16 Feburary 27, 2007 (Best of 2006)

    • February 27, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    This episode is a selection of the best clips from various episodes from the Fall 2006 half of the season, based on the viewer voting on CBC.ca.

  • S04E17 March 13, 2007

    • March 13, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

  • S04E18 March 27, 2007

    • March 27, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    This is the Season Finale.Due to the current events nature of this political satire show, the summary will not be available until the show first airs.

Season 5

  • S05E01 October 2, 2007

    • October 2, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick returns after a restful summer. He hopes you're ready for the ride, because it's going to be a long wild one.

  • S05E02 October 9, 2007

    • October 9, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Canoeing with Bob Rae. Everything you wanted to know about electoral reform but were not interested enough to ask.

  • S05E03 October 16, 2007

    • October 16, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets to ride in a submarine and visits Bala, Ontario for the Cranberry Festival

  • S05E04 October 23, 2007

    • October 23, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Off roading with the Premier. Cirque Du soleil in Toronto.

  • S05E05 October 30, 2007

    • October 30, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes on a cattle drive in Southern Alberta. Rick trains with the Ottawa police tactical unit.

  • S05E06 November 6, 2007

    • November 6, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick heads to the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon . Rick practises with the wrestling team, poses nude for an art class, drives high-speed racing cars.

  • S05E07 November 20, 2007

    • November 20, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick and Jean Chretien have lunch at Harvey's. It's an exclusive first English-language interview with the former prime minister since his heart surgery, and starts off where they had their first lunch date ten years ago.

  • S05E08 November 27, 2007

    • November 27, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick shows a dog at the Ottawa Kennel Club's Show of Shows, then hits the Ganong Chocolate Factory in St. Stephen, New Brunswick with Premier Shawn Graham.

  • S05E09 December 4, 2007

    • December 4, 2007
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains at the Stratford Chefs School with Sheila McCarthy and delivers holiday mail for Canada Post.

  • S05E10 January 8, 2008

    • January 8, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2007

  • S05E11 January 15, 2008

    • January 15, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick hits the open seas with the Pacific Fleet and starts the new year off right with a polar bear dip into freezing cold Lake Ontario.

  • S05E12 January 22, 2008

    • January 22, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with the Canadian national synchronized swimming and women's water polo teams in Montreal, and takes to the slopes in Whistler, B.C.

  • S05E13 January 29, 2008

    • January 29, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick races on the frozen shores of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay and windsurfs on the world's largest indoor lake at the Toronto International Boat Show.

  • S05E14 February 5, 2008

    • February 5, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes dog sledding in Haliburton, Ont., then he moves on to practice with Canada's Olympic-bound Track and Field Team. Stephen Harper and other major Ottawa politicos join him in a beer commercial spoof.

  • S05E15 February 19, 2008

    • February 19, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with the national men's wheelchair basketball team and visits the winner of the Spread the Net Campus Challenge.

  • S05E16 February 26, 2008

    • February 26, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick pushes himself to the limit in a human centrifuge and checks out the latest in cars at the Canadian International Auto Show.

  • S05E17 March 11, 2008

    • March 11, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick hits the links with Anne Murray and horses around with Canada's Olympic equestrian team.

  • S05E18 March 18, 2008

    • March 18, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick attends the Arctic Winter Games in Yellowknife and spends March Break at the Royal Ontario Museum.

  • S05E19 March 25, 2008

    • March 25, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes kite skiing on the Ottawa River and races on a bike with no brakes at a velodrome in London, Ontario.

Season 6

  • S06E01 September 30, 2008

    • September 30, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick catches up with Canada's athletes at the paralympics in Beijing, and delivers all the election coverage you need.

  • S06E02 October 7, 2008

    • October 7, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets a bee beard in Langley, B.C. and hits the motocross track in Walton, Ontario.

  • S06E03 October 14, 2008

    • October 14, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick hits the campaign trail with all the party leaders in planes, trains, automobiles (and bikes) on a cross-Canada election night extravaganza.

  • S06E04 October 21, 2008

    • October 21, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets lost in a corn maze with a shaped based on the RMR in Thamesville, Ontario and battles forest fires in Kamloops with the BC Forest Service.

  • S06E05 October 28, 2008

    • October 28, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits former Prime Minister Paul Martin on his Quebec sheep farm and heads to Muskoka to shovel coal aboard North America's oldest steamship

  • S06E06 November 4, 2008

    • November 4, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick talks US politics with US Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins and trains as a stunt performer on the set of The Border.

  • S06E07 November 18, 2008

    • November 18, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick gets a tailor-made suit -- Don Cherry style, and hangs out with half a billion in gold at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa.

  • S06E08 November 25, 2008

    • November 25, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is Feist's roadie on tour in St. John's Newfoundland, and goes behind-the-scenes at the Toronto Zoo.

  • S06E09 December 2, 2008

    • December 2, 2008
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick experiences zero gravity and visits Canada's leading recycling program in Edmonton.

  • S06E10 January 6, 2009

    • January 6, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2008 A look back at the year that was 2008.

  • S06E11 January 13, 2009

    • January 13, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick helps Michael Ignatieff move into Stornoway and flies with the Calgary Police Air Services Unit.

  • S06E12 January 20, 2009

    • January 20, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tackles winter driving with the Motorsport Club of Ottawa and heads to McMaster University in Hamilton.

  • S06E13 January 27, 2009

    • January 27, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick hits the slopes with senator and Olympic legend Nancy Greene in Sun Peaks, BC; then trains with the women's biathlon team in Canmore, Alberta.

  • S06E14 February 3, 2009

    • February 3, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick celebrates Chinese New Year in Toronto with lion dances, dim sum, wushu kung fu and more.

  • S06E15 February 24, 2009

    • February 24, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tries to keep up with 88 year old Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion and hits Skate the Lake in Portland, Ontario.

  • S06E16 March 3, 2009

    • March 3, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes ice climbing and learns about all things Finnish in Thunder Bay; then trains with the Cambridge Turbos of the National Ringette League.

  • S06E17 March 10, 2009

    • March 10, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tracks and tags black bears in Ontario's Algonquin Park and joins the Canadian Coast Guard ice breaking operations in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.

  • S06E18 March 17, 2009

    • March 17, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the top fundraising schools in The Spread the Net Student Challenge and goes behind the scenes at the Shaw Festival.

  • S06E19 March 24, 2009

    • March 24, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick teams up with BC premier Gordon Campbell to try wheelchair curling and hits the slopes at Whistler with Canada's Para-Alpine Ski Team.

Season 7

  • S07E01 September 29, 2009

    • September 29, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick starts the season with a trip to Whistler, BC where he bungee jumps with Rick Hansen. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hansen's 'Man in Motion' marathon wheelchair tour. Also, CHarmony - the online dating site for Conservatives, outtakes from Michael Ignatieff's ads and Rick Rants about the bloodsport of Canadian elections. Plus, Rick kicks off this year's Spread the Net Challenge.

  • S07E02 October 6, 2009

    • October 6, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins the crew of the legendary Bluenose II and then races three cars chained together.

  • S07E03 October 13, 2009

    • October 13, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with a Sea King Squadron and participates in a naval boarding party; War of 1812 re-enactment.

  • S07E04 October 20, 2009

    • October 20, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with the competitors of ``Battle of the Blades''; annual Giant Pumpkin Weight-Off and Boat Race.

  • S07E05 October 27th, 2009

    • October 27, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Niagara Falls indoor skydiving with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, and then they hang out at Lifeson’s Toronto bar where Rick gets a guitar lesson. Rick also goes behind the scenes on Parliament Hill to find out what makes the place tick— he changes the Peace Tower flag, conducts a tour, among other tasks.

  • S07E06 Noverber 3rd, 2009

    • November 3, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    This week Rick checks into the world of fashion at Toronto’s annual Fashion Week. He gets an overview from Jeanne Beker, chats with Canadian designers, and even joins the models on the runway. He is also in Burnaby, BC at Electronic Arts to see how video games are developed from start to finish.

  • S07E07 November 17th, 2009

    • November 17, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    This week Rick is in London, ON training with members of Canada’s national wheelchair rugby team. Later, he goes to Toronto’s Royal Winter Fair and checks out some ‘super dogs’ in action — a wide variety of canines who dance, catch frisbees and perform other amazing feats.

  • S07E08 November 24th, 2009

    • November 24, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Edmonton for the 35th annual Canadian Finals Rodeo event. He joins the season’s top point-getters for this grand season finale — Rick barrel-races, does trick riding on a horse, and even helps to get the stock animals in order backstage. Later, he’s north of Toronto getting a fly-fishing lesson from a pro.

  • S07E09 December 1st, 2009

    • December 1, 2009
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Montreal to train and compete with the women of the Montreal Roller Derby; he follows with a trip to Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy, for a lesson in lobster fishing.

  • S07E10 January 5th, 2010

    • January 5, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2009 A look back at the best reports of 2009 to start off 2010.

  • S07E11 January 12th, 2010

    • January 12, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Vancouver taking a pre-Olympic look at how the airport functions—he checks out baggage-handling, security, emergency services, and even helps getting birds off the runway. He also goes ice sailing on the Bay of Quinte in Trenton, Ontario.

  • S07E12 January 19th, 2010

    • January 19, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Jasper National Park learning all about how the avalanche control and rescue team works and even experiences first-hand how ace rescue dog Starksy performs his duties. Later he goes on a date to the West Edmonton Mall with leader of the upstart Wild Rose Alliance party, Danielle Smith.

  • S07E13 January 26th, 2010

    • January 26, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is at the National Figure Skating Championship in London, ON. He tries synchronized skating and national Olympic-bound champs Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir give him an ice dance lesson. Later he’s off to Alberta’s Elk Island National Park for the annual bison round-up.

  • S07E14 February 2nd, 2010

    • February 2, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick goes west to check out bobsled action–he’s in Rossland, BC for Canada’s longest-running winter carnival and partakes in the homemade bobsled race down the frozen main street. Then he is in Calgary where our Olympic Women’s Bobsled team, headed by Kailie Humphries, shows him how it’s really done.

  • S07E15 February 9th, 2010

    • February 9, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits Calgary’s hotbed of Olympic training with Olympic medalist Kyle Shewfelt to find out how the cutting-edge ‘Own the Podium’ science program is preparing our athletes to win a record number of medals in Vancouver.

  • S07E16 March 2nd, 2010

    • March 2, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in The Pas for the annual Northern Manitoba Trapper’s Festival where he tries out events from moose-calling to flour-packing, and then he has lunch with NDP leader Jack Layton at his eco-friendly Toronto home.

  • S07E17 March 9th, 2010

    • March 9, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick finds out first hand how the Toronto Marine Unit makes harbour ice rescues and later goes to an Outdoor Adventure Show where he does some white-water rafting, rock climbing, and learns to scuba dive.

  • S07E18 March 16th, 2010

    • March 16, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to the Toronto Bike Show and visits the Spread the Net Student Challenge winners at Simon Fraser University and the University of Ottawa.

  • S07E19 March 23nd, 2010

    • March 23, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is at the Paralympics. In Vancouver, he checks out the action with Rick Hansen, joins the sledge hockey team, and goes ziplining with former mayor Sam Sullivan. He’s also in Whistler with gold medalists Brian and Robin McKeever and meets Canada’s paralympians in the Athletes’s Village.

Season 8

  • S08E01 September 21, 2010

    • September 21, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick’s in Shanghai to visit Expo 2010 and the Canadian Pavilion. He gets a city tour with Dashan AKA Mark Rowswell, the most famous Canadian in China. He’s a comic who’s fluent in Mandarin.

  • S08E02 Sepember 28, 2010

    • September 28, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick heads to Winnipeg and learns how to escape from a vehicle submerged in a lake.

  • S08E03 October 5, 2010

    • October 5, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes toe-to-toe with Canadian boxing legend George Chuvalo in Toronto, ON and participates in an international plowing match in St. Thomas, ON.

  • S08E04 October 12, 2010

    • October 12, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    River-boarding on Alberta's Kananaskis River; motorcycle side-car racing in Shannonville, Ont.

  • S08E05 October 19, 2010

    • October 19, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia where he joins an archeological dig and finds out what it was like being an 18th century blacksmith, soldier and governor. He then goes to Red Deer, Alberta to train on a water ramp with some of Canada's top freestyle skiers.

  • S08E06 November 9, 2010

    • November 9, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Craigellachie, BC for the 125th anniversary of the driving of 'the last spike' that marked the completion of the cross-country railroad. He learns how to handle a train and gets a lesson in spike driving from the world champion. He also attends the 11th Annual Windsor Weekend drag race event at the Grand Bend Motorplex where he drives a souped-up dragster racer at breakneck speeds.

  • S08E07 November 16, 2010

    • November 16, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Calgary's Canada Olympic Park where he goes zip-lining with Jann Arden, Olympian Kyle Shewfelt, and new mayor Naheed Nenshi and helps celebrate Shewfelt's induction into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

  • S08E08 November 23, 2010

    • November 23, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    This week, Rick goes to Shannonville, ON where he attends "Skid School" and learns how to stop a transport truck on a slippery highway. Also, Rick participates in the potato harvest in PEI.

  • S08E09 November 30, 2010

    • November 30, 2010
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes heli-logging in Seymour Inlet, BC and teams up with Habitat for Humanity and officers and cadets from the RCMP to build a house in Regina, SK.

  • S08E10 January 4, 2011

    • January 4, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E11 January 11, 2011

    • January 11, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E12 January 18, 2011

    • January 18, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E13 January 25, 2011

    • January 25, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E14 February 8, 2011

    • February 8, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick participates in the 64th annual Queens University Model Parliament in the actual House of Commons in Ottawa. He is Speaker of the House and then learns what it takes to be a parliamentary page. He also goes to Edmonton for the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race hosted by the University of Alberta and featuring students from across the country.

  • S08E15 February 15, 2011

    • February 15, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E16 February 22, 2011

    • February 22, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

  • S08E17 March 15, 2011

    • March 15, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Niagara Falls where he joins the crew of the Niagara Tunnel Project, an enormous tunnel boring project around the Falls (10 kilometers long; 14 meters wide). Rick finds out how to run 'Big Becky', the largest tunnel-boring machine in the worl

  • S08E18 March 22, 2011

    • March 22, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is at Toronto's Air Canada Centre to help the crew convert the building from a Maple Leafs to a Raptors game---from hockey to basketball--in just six hours. He is also at Brentwood College School, in Mill Bay, BC to join the rowing team.

  • S08E19 March 29, 2011

    • March 29, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick checks out the abundant moose population in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. Then he's off to the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, and Espanola High School in Ontario, to acknowledge the top fund-raisers in the annual Spread the Net Student Challenge.

Season 9

  • S09E01 September 13, 2011

    • September 13, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    The new season starts with Rick and Jann Arden taking a hands-free 'EdgeWalk' outside on the top of Toronto's 533 metre high CN tower. Rick also goes snorkeling with salmon in Campbell River, BC.

  • S09E02 September 20, 2011

    • September 20, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at the Calgary Highland Games where he does the Scottish hammer throw, caber toss, performs with a drum and pipe band and helps border collies herd sheep. He also goes to Ayr, Ontario where he sets up and executes a fireworks extravaganza.

  • S09E03 September 27, 2011

    • September 27, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick, Mike Holmes and David Suzuki install solar panels on the roof of a house in Oshawa, ON. and Rick drives a snowmobile across 400 feet of water at the Puddle Jump in Tilbury, ON, where he also takes an ATV into their mud bog.

  • S09E04 October 4, 2011

    • October 4, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at the Windsor International Air Show where his activities include flying a vintage World War II Harvard plane, parachuting with the Skyhawks, the Canadian Forces' elite team, and flying in a vintage aerobatic bi-plane.

  • S09E05 October 11,2011

    • October 11, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is at the speedway in Brighton, Ontario where he participates in the Eve of Destruction by driving a trailer in a high speed race until it's demolished. He is also in Calgary at the High Country Carriage Club for the horse and carriage races, a sport Prince Philip developed.

  • S09E06 October 25, 2011

    • October 25, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick and opera star Measha Brueggergosman go whale watching on the Bay of Fundy in St Andrews, New Brunswick and Rick stays on the Bay of Fundy to go jet boating with New Brunswick Premier David Alward at the reversing falls near Saint John.

  • S09E07 November 1, 2011

    • November 1, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Langford, BC where he trains with the Canadian National Rugby Team and then goes to the University of Victoria to shave off World Cup Rugby star Adam Kleeberger's immense beard for charity. Rick also ventures to Fergus, Ontario to ride with the Ontario Provincial Police Golden Helmets Precision Motorcycle Team.

  • S09E08 November 8, 2011

    • November 8, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick joins a crew constructing 200 foot-high transmission towers and connecting power lines across rural Ontario. Then he goes to Vancouver to train with Canada's National Powerchair Soccer Team as they prepare for the World Cup in France.

  • S09E09 November 29, 2011

    • November 29, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick marches in Toronto's annual Santa Claus Parade and movie director Norman Jewison explains his role in saving the parade. Rick is in Hamilton, Ontario training with the police force's emergency response team on the waterfalls that dot the Niagara Escarpment.

  • S09E10 December 6, 2011

    • December 6, 2011
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Regina at the annual Canadian Western Agribition, Canada's largest agricultural marketplace, where he shampoos cows and auctions off goats and other livestock. In Aurora, Ontario he assists in dismantling and crushing cars at a recycling program.

  • S09E11 January 10, 2012

    • January 10, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2011 - Rick and Jann Arden take a hands-free'EdgeWalk' outside on the top of Toronto's 533 metre high CN tower. Rick also visits Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland to check on the moose population.

  • S09E12 January 17, 2012

    • January 17, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick visits The Republic of Doyle set in St John's where he and star Allan Hawco do some stunt driving in a vintage GTO. In Quebec's Gatineau Hills, Rick joins a Canadian Ski Patrol team to learn some rescue techniques.

  • S09E13 January 24, 2012

    • January 24, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    In tonight's all-new show Rick goes to the Fire School at Lambton College in Sarnia, ON where he gains firefighting skills and joins the Firefighter Combat Challenge Team. He's also at the Humane Society in Charlottetown, PEI where he hangs out with the animals, microchips a cat, walks dogs and reads to the rabbits.

  • S09E14 January 31, 2012

    • January 31, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Summerside, PEI at Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy where he submits to a lie detector test and does weapons training and then he’s in Toronto with Canada’s champion Olympic Trampoline Team.

  • S09E15 February 14, 2012

    • February 14, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    In tonight's show Rick is in Ottawa where he visits Governor-General David Johnston for a vice-regal tour of Rideau Hall, and then he goes behind the scenes to see how the landmark 100 year-old Chateau Laurier Hotel operates.

  • S09E16 Febuary 21, 2012

    • February 21, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Quebec City for the Winter Carnival where he joins the ice-canoeing team from HMCS Montcalm for a race across the St. Lawrence River. He also goes to Winnipeg to skate at The Forks, which holds the Guinness record as 'the longest rink in the world.'

  • S09E17 February 28, 2012

    • February 28, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick hits the ice with the Winnipeg Jets hockey team in Winnipeg, MB and competes in the 24-hour "Numb Bum" motorcycle race on ice in Sandy Beach, AB.

  • S09E18 March 20, 2012

    • March 20, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    In tonight's all-new show Rick is in Victoria training with Canada's Olympic swimming team as they prepare for the London Summer Olympics and medalist Ryan Cochrane gives him some special tips. He also turns up at the Purina National Dog Show in Mississauga, ON and vies for 'Best in Show' with a giant English mastiff.

  • S09E19 March 27, 2012

    • March 27, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Quebec City to check out the annual Crashed Ice Championship Race that is skated at breakneck speeds down winding streets. Then he is at the General Motors Automotive Centre of Excellence in Oshawa, ON. where new cars are tested for safety and durability in all climate conditions from severe cold to sweltering heat.

  • S09E20 April 3, 2012

    • April 3, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    (Season Finale) Rick attends celebration festivities at the winning schools in the annual Mercer Report Spread the Net Student Challenge. Highlights include an extreme dodge ball game in Quispamsis, New Brunswick; African drumming in Peterborough, Ontario; and at McGill University Rick drives a 'Baja' off-road car on campus.

Season 10

  • S10E01 September 18, 2012

    • September 18, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick experiences thrilling water adventures Flyboarding in Sylvan Lake, Alberta and later visits Science World in Vancouver

  • S10E02 September 25, 2012

    • September 25, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Cold Lake, Alberta and races F-18 fighters against Ferrari and Lamborghini race cars in support of Military Families. Rick also goes whitewater rafting on the Thompson River in B.C.

  • S10E03 October 2, 2012

    • October 2, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes zip-lining with the Leader of the Opposition, Thomas Mulcair in Petty Harbour, NL. Rick goes Gliding with the Air Cadets in Netook, AB.

  • S10E04 October 9, 2012

    • October 9, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick explores the newest recreation sport, Zorbing, with CBC's Over The Rainbow host Daryn Jones at Horseshoe Valley, ON. Rick goes to the Biodome in Montreal, P.Q.

  • S10E05 October 16, 2012

    • October 16, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick goes to Canada's Wonderland and rides the nation's fastest roller coaster and then he's in Fraserville, ON for the Soap Box Derby.

  • S10E06 October 30, 2012

    • October 30, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Ontario's Algonquin Park for a kayaking lesson from Olympic champ Adam van Koeverden and then he's off to the Rockton World's Fair for the small car roll-over competition.

  • S10E07 November 6, 2012

    • November 6, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is student-for-a-day at the Coast Guard College in Sydney, Nova Scotia. He practices navigating a fast rescue craft and life-saving techniques on the water. He also turns up in London, ON and goes to bat in the Women's Intercollegiate Fast Pitch Championship.

  • S10E08 November 13, 2012

    • November 13, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins rehearsal for the National Ballet of Canada's lavish Alice's Adventures in Wonderland where he tap dances with Mad Hatter, helps play the Cheshire Cat, hangs out with the White Rabbit, and chats with Artistic Director Karen Kain. Then it's off to Lindsay, ON for a logger sports competition, where Rick joins university and college students hewing logs, wielding chainsaws, and racing up poles with spikes on their feet.

  • S10E09 November 27, 2012

    • November 27, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is on Sable Island, Nova Scotia to check out the legendary wild horses and other wildlife and then he's to train with Canada's National Cricket Team.

  • S10E10 December 4, 2012

    • December 4, 2012
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick's at Winter Woofstock in Toronto for all things dog-related, including a doggie fashion show, stupid dog tricks, the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Canine Canada, and a selection of Christmas gifts for 'man's best friend', then he's off to Halifax where he helps Canada's oldest skating club celebrate its 150th anniversary.

  • S10E11 January 8, 2013

    • January 8, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    On tonight's Best of The Mercer Report, Rick is in Alberta where he tries flyboarding, the latest daredevil feat and then he is off to go gliding with air cadets.

  • S10E12 January 15, 2013

    • January 15, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in New Brunswick at the Sabian Cymbal factory which supplies cymbals to top musicians worldwide. He and Sean Dalton, drummer with The Trews rock band, assist making cymbals and later Rick plays them at a Trews concert in Fredericton. Rick then heads off to Winnipeg for some cable snow-boarding.

  • S10E13 January 22, 2013

    • January 22, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Saskatoon to celebrate Ukrainian New Year with traditional costumes, dancing, and food, then he's off to Lake Winnipeg for some ice fishing.

  • S10E14 January 29, 2013

    • January 29, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

  • S10E15 February 19, 2013

    • February 19, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at the Calgary Zoo where he takes king penguins for a stroll and then he’s off to the Monster Jam Truck Rally in Edmonton.

  • S10E16 February 26, 2013

    • February 26, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Ottawa to check out the annual Winterlude Festival and then he’s off to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides training facility in Oakville, ON.

  • S10E17 March 5, 2013

    • March 5, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Selkirk, Manitoba to check out the ice jam prevention programme on the Red River and then he’s off to the Toronto Rehab hospital to sample their revolutionary research.

  • S10E18 March 19, 2013

    • March 19, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is at the Labrador Winter Games where he participates in many traditional events involving hunting, trapping, dog-sledding, and snow-shoeing skills

  • S10E19 March 26, 2013

    • March 26, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

  • S10E20 April 2, 2013

    • April 2, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Celebrating the annual Spread the Net Student Challenge

Season 11

  • S11E01 October 8, 2013

    • October 8, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick climbs to the top of Mount Nimbus in the Purcell Mountains in BC and joins Canada's largest motorcycle rally in Port Dover, ON.

  • S11E02 October 15, 2013

    • October 15, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes snorkelling with seals on the Gaspé Peninsula, QC and becomes a student at the Justice Institute of British Columbia's Paramedic Academy in Kelowna, BC.

  • S11E03 October 22, 2013

    • October 22, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick takes to the skies in the Canadian Hot Air Balloon Championships in High River, AB and competes in the International Society of Arboriculture's Ontario Tree Climbing Finals in Kingston, ON.

  • S11E04 October 29, 2013

    • October 29, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes hydrofoiling in Salmon Arm, BC and mini chuckwagon racing at the Erin Fall Fair in Erin, ON.

  • S11E05 November 5, 2013

    • November 5, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick transforms into a monster at the Zombie Walk in Toronto, ON and goes nautical with the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in Nanaimo, BC.

  • S11E06 November 19, 2013

    • November 19, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to the zoo to visit the giant pandas, Er Shun and Da Mao, in Toronto, ON and goes sailing with paralympians at Purcell's Cove in Halifax, NS.

  • S11E07 November 26, 2013

    • November 26, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the set of CBC's hit show Murdoch Mysteries in Toronto, ON and attends the 91st annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair also in Toronto, ON.

  • S11E08 December 3, 2013

    • December 3, 2013
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins the Collingwood Collegiate Community Marching Band for the Santa Claus Parade in Collingwood, ON and goes aboard Canada Steamship Lines' Trillium class freighter Whitefish Bay for a trip through the St. Lawrence Seaway's Welland Canal.

  • S11E09 January 7, 2014

    • January 7, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Best of 2013 - Rick goes to the top of Mt. Nimbus in British Columbia and visits a guide dog training school in Oakville, ON.

  • S11E10 January 14, 2014

    • January 14, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tours Toronto's new Ripley's Aquarium and helps feed and care for some of the 15,000 sea creatures there with special attention paid to the sharks. He also learns cheerleading techniques with the Ultimate Canadian Cheer team in Pickering, ON.

  • S11E11 January 21, 2014

    • January 21, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick makes ice cream at the Chapman's ice cream factory in Markdale, ON and goes to the Boat Show in Toronto, ON. Rick's ice cream will be available in stores this March.

  • S11E12 January 28, 2014

    • January 28, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick operates vintage trains at the West Coast Heritage Railway Park in Squamish, BC and visits the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, ON.

  • S11E13 February 4, 2014

    • February 4, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with Canadian Olympic freestyle ski athletes in Whistler, BC and conducts the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thompson Hall.

  • S11E14 February 25, 2014

    • February 25, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick and Jann Arden visit a donkey sanctuary in Jann's hometown Bragg Creek, AB and go rock climbing in Calgary, AB.

  • S11E15 March 4, 2014

    • March 4, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes high altitude training with Canada's Para-Nordic team in Lake Louise, AB.

  • S11E16 March 11, 2014

    • March 11, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with the Para-snowboard team at Big White Mountain; the Festival du Voyageur in St. Boniface.

  • S11E17 March 18, 2014

    • March 18, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick test drives a personal hovercraft on land, ice, snow, and water in Parry Sound, ON and trains with officer cadets at Royal Military College Saint-Jean, QC.

  • S11E18 March 25, 2014

    • March 25, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick trains with the Canadian Women's National Field Hockey team in Vancouver, BC and practices with the Canadian National Throwing Teams in Lethbridge, AB.

  • S11E19 April 1, 2014

    • April 1, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits this year's winners of the Spread the Net Student Challenge: Elbow Valley Elementary in Rockyview County, AB; Bayview Secondary School in Richmond Hill, ON; and Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON.

Season 12

  • S12E01 October 7, 2014

    • October 7, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is back! Tonight he checks out Vancouver's Harbour Air, the largest all seaplane operation in the world and helps land a plane on a glacial lake. Then he heads to Drummond, New Brunswick to do some face first rappelling.

  • S12E02 October 14, 2014

    • October 14, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick goes on a date with Jann Arden in Edmonton. They try paint balling and Rick discovers what it's like being her tour manager. Rick also turns up at Fredericton's annual New Brunswick Exhibition where he goes harness racing and learns how to carve with a chainsaw.

  • S12E03 October 21, 2014

    • October 21, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins a Dalhousie University project tagging sharks in the ocean off Halifax and then he goes flour bombing with the Kingston Flying Club in Kingston, ON.

  • S12E04 October 28, 2014

    • October 28, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes family farm near Camrose, Alberta to help with the annual wheat harvest and drives a combine.

  • S12E05 November 4, 2014

    • November 4, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland cod jigging with singer Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea and then he's off to the Norwood Fall Fair in Ontario for lawn mower racing, taffy pulling, and fly ball races with dogs.

  • S12E06 November 18, 2014

    • November 18, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick takes ballroom dance lessons at the Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix in Calgary and then he's off to Niagara Falls to join the Hornblower crew

  • S12E07 November 25, 2014

    • November 25, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Burnaby, BC training with Canada's Women's National Soccer Team and gets tips from Olympic champ Christine Sinclair

  • S12E08 December 02, 2014

    • December 2, 2014
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the set of Republic of Doyle and takes a cameo role as the Mayor of St John's and also visits a Special Olympics training camp

  • S12E09 Best Of 2014

    • January 6, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Take a look back at the best stories and bits of 2014

  • S12E10 January 13, 2015

    • January 13, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick and 'Dr Popsicle' check out Mustang Survival in Burnaby, BC and wear their life-saving gear when they're dropped into English Bay. Then Rick is off to Toronto's York University to check out the campus observatory, the nursing school, and the innovative NHL fitness testing programme.

  • S12E11 January 20, 2015

    • January 20, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E12 January 27, 2015

    • January 27, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E13 February 3, 2015

    • February 3, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E14 February 10, 2015

    • February 10, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E15 February 17, 2015

    • February 17, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E16 March 10, 2015

    • March 10, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Ottawa where he learns how to play The Peace Tower Carillon and then he's off to Gibsons, BC for a trapshooting lesson from world champ Susan Nattrass.

  • S12E17 March 17, 2015

    • March 17, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick finds out how to build a cardboard boat when he joins students in Waterloo, ON. for an annual race and then he's to off to check in with athletes preparing for wheelchair races in the upcoming Parapan Am Games.

  • S12E18 March 24, 2015

    • March 24, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

  • S12E19 March 31, 2015

    • March 31, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the winners of this year's Spread the Net Student Challenge. Congratulations Kew Beach Junior Public School in Toronto, ON; Algonquin College in Ottawa, ON; and John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute in Guelph, ON.

Season 13

  • S13E01 October 6, 2015

    • October 6, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Another season begins! Rick visits St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia to join a lively 'Get Out The Vote' rally encouraging students to vote in the upcoming federal election

  • S13E02 October 13, 2015

    • October 13, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick drives in the Red Bull Soap Box Race through the streets of downtown Montreal and then he's off to Georgetown, PEI for a clam-digging lesson.

  • S13E03 October 20, 2015

    • October 20, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the Nautical Institute at Port Hawkesbury's Nova Scotia Community College where he checks out marine safety training that includes a free fall lifeboat and wave pool.; and a post-election rant.

  • S13E04 October 27, 2015

    • October 27, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick tries some cable wakeboarding in Bala, Ontario with Amazing Race champs, and then heads to the Fan Expo pop culture extravaganza in Toronto.

  • S13E05 November 3, 2015

    • November 3, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, ON, for a flight in one of only two remaining airworthy Lancasters in the world.

  • S13E06 November 17, 2015

    • November 17, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick teams up with Rick Hansen for some catch-and-release sturgeon fishing on British Columbia's Fraser River and then Mr. Mercer goes to the annual Cottage Life Show in Toronto for some tips.

  • S13E07 November 24, 2015

    • November 24, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick heads to unique Fogo Island in Newfoundland & Labrador where he finds out how punt boats are built and races in one, and joins community activities from quilting to kite-flying.

  • S13E08 December 1, 2015

    • December 1, 2015
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Pictou County, Nova Scotia where he assists felling a special Christmas tree that Halifax sends to Boston, Mass. every year as a 'thank you' for their help after the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Then he's off to the Long Point Bird Observatory in Port Rowan, ON where he helps trap, tag and release birds.

  • S13E09 Best of Mercer Report

    • January 8, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Watch a selection of the show's top items: including Rick's ride on a vintage Lancaster Bomber, and his visit to Variety Village, plus Justin Trudeau's escalator tumble

  • S13E10 January 12, 2016

    • January 12, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in British Columbia for white water kayaking on the Chilliwack River and then he goes to New Brunswick to learn about sturgeon and caviar.

  • S13E11 January 19, 2016

    • January 19, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec to check out their amazing collection of artifacts and lends a hand setting up new exhibits

  • S13E12 January 26, 2016

    • January 26, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick practices with the Canadian Olympic beach volleyball team; Rick travels to Montreal for the annual Fête des neiges.

  • S13E13 February 2, 2016

    • February 2, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick plays doctor for a day at the University of Manitoba; Rick gets a baton twirling lesson from the Spectrum North Baton Club.

  • S13E14 February 9, 2016

    • February 9, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

  • S13E15 March 1, 2016

    • March 1, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Calgary with Jann Arden where they join the Calgary Stetson Show Band for a lesson in how to march while playing musical instruments and then he's off to Edmonton to play with the local dodgeball league.

  • S13E16 March 8, 2016

    • March 8, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at the winter festival in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan where he takes a polar bear dip and tries drift racing and then he's off to the Toronto Zoo to help care for the latest resident--a polar bear cub.

  • S13E17 March 15, 2016

    • March 15, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Barrie, ON to help the snow plowing team clean up after a major storm and then he's off to practice archery with Olympian Crispin Duenas who heads to Rio this summer.

  • S13E18 March 22, 2016

    • March 22, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick joins students on March break at the Ontario Science Centre for lively science-themed adventures and then he's off to Oshawa, ON. to join students building competitive robots.

  • S13E19 March 29, 2016

    • March 29, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick visits the four schools and colleges that won The Mercer Report's annual Spread the Net Student Challenge.

Season 14

  • S14E01 October 4, 2016

    • October 4, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Vancouver's Stanley Park to join Mermaids International, which means wearing a tail and learning how to swim like a merman. Then he flies a tiny two-person open-air gyroplane.

  • S14E02 October 11, 2016

    • October 11, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in St. John's, NFLD where he helps feed and care for seals housed at Memorial University's Ocean Sciences Centre and then he heads to Toronto for North America's largest Polish festival where he learns traditional dances and samples the food.

  • S14E03 October 18, 2016

    • October 18, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    onight Rick goes to Haida Gwaii in British Columbia and tours lush Gwaii Haanas National Park where he checks out ancient totem pole ruins, tries his hand at traditional fishing techniques and samples Haida cuisine.

  • S14E04 October 25, 2016

    • October 25, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to the 'most haunted place in Canada', Fort Henry, in Kingston, Ontario, and gets into the Halloween spirit at their yearly 'Fort Fright' and then he's off to Haida Gwaii, BC to learn traditional wood-carving techniques.

  • S14E05 November 1, 2016

    • November 1, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Kamloops, BC to join the BC Search Dog Association's training programme & rescue practice, then he heads to Manitoba to partake in festivities at the annual Morden Corn & Apple festival.

  • S14E06 November 15, 2016

    • November 15, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Revelstoke, BC for a paragliding adventure over the mountains, and then he's in Toronto helping a charitable organization build & distribute ramps to make the city more accessible.

  • S14E07 November 22, 2016

    • November 22, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight, Rick goes on a helicopter training mission with ORNGE, Ontario's air ambulance brigade, and then he's off to Kitchener-Waterloo, ON, where he trains with a bike polo team followed by a competition.

  • S14E08 November 29, 2016

    • November 29, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Ottawa with a society dedicated to recreating the medieval world so he dons armour and goes into battle at their 'Feast of the Hare'. Then he gets a lesson in cheese making and helps judge the finished products at a renowned cheese show in Belleville, Ontario.

  • S14E09 December 6, 2016

    • December 6, 2016
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Regina where he learns how to play the Canadian sport broomball, and then joins in at the Broomball World Championships. He also plays Santa at an annual Christmas pet show.

  • S14E10 January 17, 2017

    • January 17, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Inuvik, NWT for the annual Sunrise Festival that marks the sun's return after a month or darkness.

  • S14E11 January 24, 2017

    • January 24, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick helps test and maintain the ice highway that runs between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, NWT and then he's in Vaughan, ON checking out an indoor freestyle skiing and snowboarding facility.

  • S14E12 January 31, 2017

    • January 31, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Edmonton for the sub-zero Polar Plunge and then he spends a day on the job with the Edmonton Police Service.

  • S14E13 February 7, 2017

    • February 7, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick participates in a "human bonspiel" with Jann Arden in Calgary, and then he's at the Toronto International Boat Show wakeboarding on the world's largest indoor lake.

  • S14E14 February 14, 2017

    • February 14, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight it's the Best of The Mercer Report 2016 with Rick caring for a polar bear cub at the Toronto Zoo and paragliding in B.C.

  • S14E15 February 28, 2017

    • February 28, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Ottawa to try Ice Dragon Boat Racing with an all-female team, and then he heads to Parliament Hill to help build a temporary House of Commons as restoration begins.

  • S14E16 March 7, 2017

    • March 7, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the Canadian Police College in Ottawa where he joins officers learning new skills then heads to Toronto and hangs out with Ontario MPP Jagmeet Singh, who teaches him how to tie a turban.

  • S14E17 March 14, 2017

    • March 14, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick tries out a self-driving car at the University of Waterloo and then he's off to Fernie, B.C. for the annual "Griz Days" winter festival.

  • S14E18 March 21, 2017

    • March 21, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to CFB Trenton, ON to join cadets training on a parachute tower, and then he's in Toronto checking out a Gentlemen's Expo.

  • S14E19 March 28, 2017

    • March 28, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to schools in Vancouver, Hamilton, Prince George, and Fort McMurray to celebrate the winners of his annual Spread The Net Student Challenge.

Season 15

  • S15E01 September 26, 2017

    • September 26, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Ottawa and trains with part of Team Canada headed for the Invictus Games in Toronto.

  • S15E02 October 3, 2017

    • October 3, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in PEI where he helps with maintenance work on the Confederation Bridge.

  • S15E03 October 10, 2017

    • October 10, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to a picnic with 200 rescued Golden Retrievers in North Kawartha, ON.

  • S15E04 October 17, 2017

    • October 17, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick operates the locks on the Kingston-to-Ottawa Rideau Canal and then he's off to wine country in BC's Okanagan Valley for some stomping at the annual Festival of the Grape.

  • S15E05 October 24, 2017

    • October 24, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins the student crew on the tall ship Playfair and sails across Lake Ontario, before going to the University of British Columbia to check out their cutting-edge research projects.

  • S15E06 November 7, 2017

    • November 7, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick and Jann Arden explore the Calgary Zoo and here they are at the Land of Lemurs, an endangered animal from Madagascar.

  • S15E07 November 14, 2017

    • November 14, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick is in Nunavut where he takes a dip in the Arctic Ocean near the wreck of a 'lost' Franklin Expedition ship and then heads to the town of Gjoa Haven for their Shipwreck Festival.

  • S15E08 November 21, 2017

    • November 21, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Ferrryland NL helping to bring a flock of sheep across the water to the mainland.

  • S15E09 November 28, 2017

    • November 28, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick helps with the goats, sheep and Jack Russell terriers at Toronto's Royal Winter Fair

  • S15E10 December 5, 2017

    • December 5, 2017
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Niagara Falls to lend a hand with the annual Winter Festival of Lights and then he's off to St, John's, NL to explore The Rooms, a cultural centre where he checks out historical artifacts and learns the art of traditional Newfoundland rug hooking.

  • S15E11 Best of the Mercer Report 2017

    • January 9, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Top items from last year including Rick's visit to Inuvik, NWT for the Sunrise Festival, his tall ship sailing lesson across Lake Ontario, plus the tribute to Gord Downie and much more.

  • S15E12 January 16, 2018

    • January 16, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick goes to Cirque du Soleil headquarters in Montreal to see how their shows are put together, and then he's off to the University of Victoria where he finds out what it takes to be an opera singer.

  • S15E13 January 23, 2018

    • January 23, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick checks out the action at the North American International Motorcycle Supershow in Mississauga, ON.

  • S15E14 January 30, 2018

    • January 30, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick boards an ice-breaking vessel in Toronto Harbour and learns how to keep the shipping lanes open, and then he's at the Interior Design Show checking out the latest from Canada's top designers.

  • S15E15 February 6, 2018

    • February 6, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    A special look back at The Mercer Report's coverage of the Winter Olympics over many occasions - and includes an interview with CBC 2018 Winter Olympic broadcaster Scott Russell.

  • S15E16 February 27, 2018

    • February 27, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is at Toronto's Ryerson University School of Performance where he joins the cast of the pantomime "Jack and the Beanstalk."

  • S15E17 March 6, 2018

    • March 6, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Tonight Rick joins country music star Brett Kissel's cross-country tour in London, ON., and then is at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum with comedian Ron James for a look at their Viking exhibit.

  • S15E18 March 13, 2018

    • March 13, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick is in Lindsay, Ontario for the annual Kawartha Cup SnowCross Races where he races snowmobiles, and then heads to Barrie to help train chickens.

  • S15E19 March 20, 2018

    • March 20, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick joins an Indian dance troupe; the Nipissing Trackers teach children with special needs how to ski.

  • S15E20 March 27, 2018

    • March 27, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick learns to pilot a helicopter in North Bay, ON.

  • S15E21 April 3, 2018

    • April 3, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick visits the winning schools in his annual Spread the Net Student Challenge. Here he is at Holy Names Catholic High School in Windsor, ON. He also goes to winning schools in Halifax, NS and more!

  • S15E22 Series Finale

    • April 10, 2018
    • CBC (CA)

    Rick ends his fifteen-season record-breaking run on CBC with a look back at some of the most memorable moments of his adventures across Canada from coast-to-coast-to-coast and with a final rant.