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  • Battling Beijing: Hong Kong's Summer of Protest

    News in Review Battling Beijing: Hong Kong's Summer of Protest

    In the spring of 2019 Beijing announced an extradition bill that would have allowed Hong Kong residents to be extradited and tried in Communist mainland Chin...

    Added on Oct. 17, 2019

  • Smart Cities: Utopia or Blight?

    News in Review Smart Cities: Utopia or Blight?

    Smart cities are the way of the future. Well-planned, massive projects that promise smarter, efficient, greener living with the promise of economic prosperit...

    Added on Oct. 17, 2019

  • Tina Fontaine: A Murdered Girl's Legacy

    News in Review Tina Fontaine: A Murdered Girl's Legacy

    Tina Fontaine was just 15 when her body, wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from Winnipeg’s Red River. A report from the Manitoba...

    Added on Oct. 17, 2019

  • Alberta's Energy Future: Pipelines vs. Renewables

    News in Review Alberta's Energy Future: Pipelines vs. Renewables

    For decades Alberta’s economy has been tied to oil and gas production. But when industry recession hit, Alberta’s economy took the hit. Some parts of the ene...

    Added on Oct. 17, 2019

  • The Instrument Bank

    Documentary The Instrument Bank

    The Instrument Bank follows the country’s most gifted violinists and cellists over the course of the 2009 Canada Council for the Arts’ Musical Instrumen...

    Added on Oct. 4, 2019

  • Wild Africa

    BBC Documentaries Wild Africa

    Wild Africa takes audiences on a spectacular journey across, over and through the magical realms of the wildest continent on earth. Audiences will fly alon...

    Added on Oct. 1, 2019

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet

    BBC Documentaries Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet

    Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet is an exciting adventure that transports audiences back to Cretaceous Alaska. The main characters in the stor...

    Added on Sept. 30, 2019

  • Incredible Predators

    BBC Documentaries Incredible Predators

    Incredible Predators deconstructs the world of major predators as never before, taking an intimate look at the remarkable strategies they use to succeed...

    Added on Sept. 30, 2019

  • Tiny Giants

    BBC Documentaries Tiny Giants

    Tiny Giants reveals the astonishing lives of small animals in a world of giants. Audiences will be transported in a very intimate way into another world...

    Added on Sept. 30, 2019

  • Earthflight

    BBC Documentaries Earthflight

    Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Revolutionary aerial ...

    Added on Sept. 30, 2019

Featured Collections

  • In the Spirit of Halloween

    In the Spirit of Halloween

    The autumn season is at our doors, and with it, the spirit of Halloween. What do you like most about this holiday? The costumes? The treats? The monsters tha...

  • CBC Podcasts in Class

    CBC Podcasts in Class

    New from CBC, Podcasts in Class is a way for teachers to bring podcasts into their classrooms, with custom-made lesson plans, slides, handouts, homework and ...

  • Gumboot Kids Curriculum

    Gumboot Kids Curriculum

    "Children today spend less time outdoors than any generation in human history. Yet we know that a daily dose of nature makes kids smarter, more curious and c...

  • Refugees and asylum seekers

    Refugees and asylum seekers

    “Refugees are people who have fled their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. They are not able to return home. They have seen or experie...

  • Fake News and Disinformation

    Fake News and Disinformation

    Fake news and disinformation are increasingly spreading on the internet, especially on social media. But how can you recognize fake news, and why is it being...

  • One Ocean

    One Ocean

    A spectacular new four-part documentary series, One Ocean dives into the world’s vast interconnected ocean ecosystem — telling the story from its turbulent b...

  • Privacy and data protection

    Privacy and data protection

    In 2018 Ottawa introduced new privacy rules designed to better safeguard the personal data of Canadians, but even security experts say they are far from perf...

  • Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Winner of the Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists / Journalists for Human Rights, cbc.ca/beyond94 is an immersive ...

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change

    According to a 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada report, the country is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with northe...

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