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  • We Are Canada, Episode 2

    We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 2

    A former athlete-turned champion of alternative medical research after an MS diagnosis, a ground-breaking intuitive robotic arm, and an ingenious venture to ...

    Added on May 19, 2017

  • You Decide

    Brain Games You Decide

    Think you’re in charge of your own destiny? Do you believe the decisions you make are rational? Do you consider yourself good at weighing the options? Thin...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • It's About Time

    Brain Games It's About Time

    It's what wakes you up in the morning, let's you know when your toast is ready, and gets you to work. Its the slim margin between winning a gold or silver me...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • What's Going On

    Brain Games What's Going On

    Whether it’s remembering where you parked the car, or just finding the light switch in the morning, navigating your busy world can be tough. Luckily your bra...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • Don't Be Afraid

    Brain Games Don't Be Afraid

    When it comes to fear, we are sometimes at the mercy of our brain. But would it surprise you to know that a healthy dose of fear is actually good for you? Th...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • What You Don't Know

    Brain Games What You Don't Know

    We all like to think we have a good grasp of the workings of the world around us, but do we? In this episode of Brain Games we explore how you migh...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • Illusion Confusion

    Brain Games Illusion Confusion

    This is a show about your brain and how it perceives the world in 3D. Through a series of fun interactive games, you'll learn how your brain is like a time m...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • Trust Me

    Brain Games Trust Me

    This is a show about your brain and trust. Does it sometimes seem like you have to be on your guard all the time against untrustworthy advertisers, politicia...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • Stress Test

    Brain Games Stress Test

    This is a show about your brain and stress. You’ll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies...

    Added on May 18, 2017

  • Battle of the Ages

    Brain Games Battle of the Ages

    It’s a fact of life. From the minute we were born, we’re all getting older. And while it’s long been believed that both your body and your brain deteriorate ...

    Added on May 18, 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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