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  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

    Having recovered from her mastectomy and with only the final rounds of chemotherapy remaining, the end appears to be in sight for Roxann. But complications a...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 4

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 4

    Frustrated by the lack of answers from her doctors, and the apparent failure of chemotherapy, Roxann is persuaded to undergo a double mastectomy in hopes of ...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 3

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 3

    Roxann and her family are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the people of Kahnawake, as well as from First Nations and cancer survivors across Ca...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 2

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 2

    Two months after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Roxann begins her first round of chemotherapy. Even after having expected the worst, the side effects of...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 1

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 1

    Thunder Blanket explores a young Aboriginal woman’s battle against breast cancer. In the first episode of this five-part series, we meet Roxann Karonhia...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • NiiSoTeWak: Two Bodies, One Heart

    CBC Short Docs NiiSoTeWak: Two Bodies, One Heart

    Cree teachings say that identical twins are born with two bodies, but share one heart. Meet Tapwewin and Pawaken, 10-year-old brothers trying to make sense o...

    Added on June 22, 2017

  • The Maple Leaf

    CANAdooDAday The Maple Leaf

    The maple leaf is Canada’s unofficial national symbol and this fun animated song teaches every way that the maple leaf has become a part of Canadian culture.

    Added on June 21, 2017

  • Oh No Ogopogo!

    CANAdooDAday Oh No Ogopogo!

    The story of Canada’s cryptozoological creature of the Okanagan — The Ogopogo — is told by the one unlucky fisherman who comes face to face with the legendar...

    Added on June 21, 2017

  • Kettle

    CBC Short Docs Kettle

    Kettle revisits the intersection where hundreds of people were held for hours — without charge, surrounded by police in riot gear — during the G20 Summi...

    Added on June 21, 2017

  • Deeply Rooted

    CBC Short Docs Deeply Rooted

    Filmmaker Cazhhmere is a seventh-generation black Canadian. Despite this deep history, she’s constantly asked to explain where she’s from — even though the a...

    Added on June 20, 2017

Featured Collections

  • Canada 150: Diversity and Inclusion

    Canada 150: Diversity and Inclusion

    Our diversity as Canadians is one of our distinctive traits as a country. In this collection, we examine the triumphs, lessons, struggles and challenges that...

  • Canada 150: Business and Economic Development

    Canada 150: Business and Economic Development

    This collection presents some of the great moments that have marked the history of business in Canada and highlights some of the issues that have had a signi...

  • Canada 150: Innovation, Science and Technology

    Canada 150: Innovation, Science and Technology

    This collection focuses on Canadian contributions in science and technology, as well as accomplishments demonstrating our innovative spirit. We examine major...

  • Canada 150: Immigration

    Canada 150: Immigration

    Immigration is one of the central themes in Canadian history. While many came to Canada to pursue economic opportunity, others arrived because of an urgent n...

  • Canada 150: Contemporary Indigenous Voices

    Canada 150: Contemporary Indigenous Voices

    This collection focuses on cultural awareness, traditional knowledge and the contemporary challenges facing Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across Cana...

  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    The statistics on missing and murdered indigenous women are stark and staggering. A 2015 United Nations report found that young aboriginal women are five ...

  • Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    This collection presents an overview of Canada's parliamentary system. Students will gain insight into the role of Members of Parliament and the basic struct...

  • Science Smart

    Science Smart

    Curio.ca is pleased to present Science Smart, a collection of concise science-related stories featured on CBC Vancouver’s weekend Our Vancouver&nbs...

  • Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women Who Have Served

    Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women Who Have Served

    Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during ...

  • Curio.ca Tutorials

    Curio.ca Tutorials

    Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing...

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