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  • Timon of Athens

    Stratford Festival Timon of Athens

    Timon’s compulsive generosity makes him the most popular man in Athens – until his funds run out. Now, embittered by ingratitude, what will he do when his ci...

    Added on July 30, 2020

  • Listening to Orcas

    The Nature of Things Listening to Orcas

    Since the 1960s, our knowledge of orcas has evolved. This whale species once feared as apex predators and “killers of the deep” are now seen as extraordinari...

    Added on July 17, 2020

  • First Animals

    The Nature of Things First Animals

    For most of its existence, planet Earth has been a brutal, inhospitable, toxic nightmare, until a half billion years ago when – KABOOM! – life suddenly appea...

    Added on July 17, 2020

  • Grasslands: A Hidden Wilderness

    The Nature of Things Grasslands: A Hidden Wilderness

    Today the wild prairie is a shadow of its former self. Temperate grasslands, as a whole, are now considered by the International Union for the Conservation o...

    Added on July 16, 2020

  • Living Colour

    The Nature of Things Living Colour

    A captivating exploration of the science of colour, Living Colour features scientists who are fascinated by how we experience colour. They look at ...

    Added on July 16, 2020

  • Year of the Gun

    CBC Docs POV Year of the Gun

    A powerful examination of Toronto’s escalation in gun violence and its impact on community safety and well-being. Toronto markets itself as a world-clas...

    Added on July 15, 2020

  • Be Afraid: The Science of Fear

    The Nature of Things Be Afraid: The Science of Fear

    Why do some people seek out terrifying experiences while others avoid fear at all costs? Why does fear spur some to fight and leave others frozen? Although t...

    Added on July 15, 2020

  • The Tempest

    Stratford Festival The Tempest

    In Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her t...

    Added on July 13, 2020

  • Coriolanus

    Stratford Festival Coriolanus

    The Stratford Festival's "riveting" and "exhilarating" (The New York Times) production of Shakespeare's Coriolanus, directed by genre-defying theatre artist ...

    Added on July 13, 2020

  • She Walks With Apes

    The Nature of Things She Walks With Apes

    This is the epic story of three women who embarked on lifelong journeys to study and protect humanity’s closest living relatives: the great apes. Jane Goodal...

    Added on July 13, 2020

Featured Collections

  • Forest of Reading 2020

    Forest of Reading 2020

    Congratulations to all the Forest of Reading award winners and nominees! On June 16, CBC Books hosted an online awards ceremony for the Forest of Reading 202...

  • Fighting Racism and Discrimination

    Fighting Racism and Discrimination

    This collection looks at the fight against discrimination and racism in Canada. It includes examples of ongoing efforts across the country to remove barriers...

  • Wild Canada

    Wild Canada

    From the filmmakers of the acclaimed series Human Planet and Planet Earth comes WILD CANADA, an epic four-part series presented by T...

  • The COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

    The COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

    In 2020, the coronavirus, or COVID-19, swept the world. The virus started in Wuhan, China and spread rapidly around the world. On March 12, the World Health ...

  • Studio K from Home

    Studio K from Home

    In this series of Studio K shorts, Gary the Unicorn, Mr. Orlando and Tony play indoor games and share tips on how kids can have fun at home and do their part...

  • Gumboot Kids Home Study

    Gumboot Kids Home Study

    Find out why families are loving the Gumboot Kids home study worksheets. Mindfully explore nature and record your observations with step-by-step learning pro...

  • Monster Math Squad, Season 1

    Monster Math Squad, Season 1

    Monster Math Squad stars MAX, LILY and GOO. While they may not be the biggest, or bravest (or even the brainiest) monsters on the block, the Squad love nothi...

  • Canada Reads 2020

    Canada Reads 2020

    Five books, five champions, one winner: CBC's annual Battle of the Books has been getting people listening, watching and reading since 2001. Canada Reads is ...

  • The Secret Path

    The Secret Path

    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 e...

  • 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 ...

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