Turtle Island Reads

Turtle Island Reads New

Turtle Island Reads puts a spotlight on Indigenous writing by connecting authors and their writing with high school students. Throughout the 2018-19 school year, the project will spark conversation about Indigenous storytelling. It will culminate ...

Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Legalization New

Beginning October 17, 2018, Canadians aged 19 and older (18+ in Quebec and Alberta) will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana. Among other changes to federal law, adults across the country will be ...

Indigenous land and resource management rights

Indigenous land and resource management rights New

As one CBC report says, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "is setting the bar high" with his promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights, but many have questions about what his government's approach will change. This ...

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

This much-talked-about podcast by CBC News investigative reporter Connie Walker joins a family as they search for their sister Cleo Nicotine Semaganis. In the early 1970s, Cleo and her five siblings were apprehended by child ...

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Indigenous Language Revitalization

"I feel stronger, more powerful, wiser..." This is how one language speaker describes the personal impact of learning his mother tongue. This collection explores the efforts underway to reclaim Indigenous languages in Inuit, Métis and ...

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

Rethinking the way you recycle is the focus of our Reduce, Reuse and Rethink collection. It explores why Canadian communities are at a turning point when it comes to recycling and considering ways to do ...

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was formed as a means of reckoning with the devastating legacy of  the residential school system. From 2008 to 2014, the commission heard stories from thousands of residential school survivors. ...

Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge

Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge

Over 400 years have passed since the death of William Shakespeare, yet his body of work continues to be studied, explored and enjoyed by audiences in the 21st century. CBC's Shakespeare Selfie is a writing ...