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  •  U.S. Travel Ban: Erecting a Muslim Wall

    News in Review U.S. Travel Ban: Erecting a Muslim Wall

    Within days of taking up his role as president of the United States, Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders. One such order suspended all refugees ...

    Added on March 23, 2017

  • Women’s March on Washington: Stronger Together

    News in Review Women’s March on Washington: Stronger Together

    The election of President Donald Trump deeply divided the United States. Just a day after his swearing-in ceremony, more than one million people took to the ...

    Added on March 23, 2017

  • Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

    News in Review Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

    ​Twenty five years ago, Roberta Bondar blasted into history as the first Canadian woman in space. A research scientist in neurology, she used her educat...

    Added on March 23, 2017

  • Mosque Attack: Mass Shooting in Quebec

    News in Review Mosque Attack: Mass Shooting in Quebec

    On a cold January night in Quebec City, a young man slipped into a mosque where men were at prayer and began to randomly shoot. When it was over six men were...

    Added on March 23, 2017

  • Growing Pains

    True North Calling Growing Pains

    In Yellowknife, a fisherman tries his hand at something new, while farmers struggle to make the most of the summer season.

    Added on March 16, 2017

  • Next Steps

    True North Calling Next Steps

    An Inuvik-based tour operator begins a bold new adventure, while in Iqaluit a community leader takes another brave step toward his political career.

    Added on March 16, 2017

  • Living Off the Land

    True North Calling Living Off the Land

    A third generation fisherman passes on traditions to his son on Great Slave Lake, while in Whitehorse a pair of organic farmers live entirely off the grid.

    Added on March 16, 2017

  • Taking Risks

    True North Calling Taking Risks

    In the series premiere a young man leads change in Iqaluit, while in Inuvik another risks it all for a bold new idea.

    Added on March 16, 2017

  • We Can Be Comic Book Heroes

    Snapshots We Can Be Comic Book Heroes

    The photographers fly into the fantastic world of comic books as they transform their besties into high-flying, world-saving superheroes! Can the competitors...

    Added on March 7, 2017

  • Catch Me in Action

    Snapshots Catch Me in Action

    The photographers get a crash course in the art of creating a high-impact action shot! Can the competitors freeze the high-flying parkour pros in mid air, or...

    Added on March 7, 2017

Featured Collections

  • 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...

  • Canada 150: Key Events

    Canada 150: Key Events

    Drawing on our archive of documentaries and news reports, we’ve assembled this collection of big events throughout Canada’s first 150 years. We’ll keep addin...

  • 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: Icons

    Canada 150: Icons

    Putting together a list of Canadian icons is a big task, but our archives are deep and varied. This collection will keep growing as Canada’s 150th celeb...

  • Celebrating Black History Month

    Celebrating Black History Month

    February is Black History Month in Canada, which provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of black Canadians and reflect on the stories, experie...

  • Reconciliation: Creating New Relationships

    Reconciliation: Creating New Relationships

    At the centre of this collection is Gord Downie's The Secret Path, an emotional animated film following the last days of Chanie Wenjack as he tried to escape...

  • A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later

    A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later

    This collection presents a complete file on A Lesson in Discrimination, a 2006 documentary that followed a controversial experience for a group of Grade 3 ...

  • 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...

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