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  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 6

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 6

    With three young daughters and financial struggles, John and Claudia took the biggest risks of their lives – moving to Canada to start a business without kno...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 5

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 5

    Gannon came to Canada for love. Tony brought his experience to a small prairie town and reopened the local Legion to support veterans like himself who suffer...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 4

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 4

    Hsa’s family was given a simple choice by his homeland’s oppressive government: flee or die. From a region known for rugby, Rhys moved to Canada for his love...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 3

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 3

    With tribal warfare raging in Ethiopia, Jemal fled to the world's largest refugee camp, leaving his pregnant wife behind. Janice came to Canada and found a j...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 2

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 2

    Mohamad left war-torn Lebanon to become a medical doctor in Canada. Mo has a career she never would have imagined possible back in China. After leaving Trini...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • Becoming Canadian, Episode 1

    Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian, Episode 1

    Rachel was assigned male at birth, but always knew she was a woman. Ellaha came from an educated family in Afghanistan, but was told by the Taliban that girl...

    Added on Aug. 9, 2017

  • The Cold Snap Pear from the Niagara Valley

    We are the Best The Cold Snap Pear from the Niagara Valley

    Thanks to a group of researchers and producers from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., Canadians can now enjoy local pears all year round. Dr. Amy Bowen heads up the...

    Added on Aug. 3, 2017

  • Hemingford Ice Cider

    We are the Best Hemingford Ice Cider

    Twenty years ago, nobody knew anything about ice cider, but Domaine Neige owner François Pouliot managed to build a global brand off of the cold Canadian bev...

    Added on Aug. 3, 2017

  • Walk Good

    CBC Short Docs Walk Good

    In this stirring portrait, a grieving mother reconciles her life after each of her three children is murdered in three separate and unrelated shootings. As a...

    Added on Aug. 3, 2017

  • V: The Vengeful Vendetta of a Vaudeville Vampire

    Wandering Wenda V: The Vengeful Vendetta of a Vaudeville Vampire

    Transport yourself into an exhilarating world of action, adventure and alliteration as young Wenda and her friends Wu and Wesley Woodchuck embark on a series...

    Added on Aug. 3, 2017

Featured Collections

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Great Human Odyssey

    The Great Human Odyssey

    Take a journey around the world and back in time with anthropologist Dr. Niobe Thompson, and discover the miracle of our species.The three-part documentary s...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Residential Schools: A Sad Chapter in Canadian History

    Residential Schools: A Sad Chapter in Canadian History

    After collecting testimonies, over a six-year period, of the abuse suffered by former students of First Nations residential schools, the Truth and Reconcili...

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