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  • Polygamy in Canada: An open secret

    The Fifth Estate Polygamy in Canada: An open secret

    Polygamy is against the Canadian Criminal Code, yet some imams are openly willing to perform a marriage for Muslim men who want second wives, including one o...

    Added on Sept. 25, 2020

  • Drug Kickbacks: Caught on Camera

    The Fifth Estate Drug Kickbacks: Caught on Camera

    It’s illegal in Ontario and drives up the price of generic drugs across Canada. So why are pharmacists taking what are called rebates, which are like kickbac...

    Added on Sept. 24, 2020

  • The Deepfake

    The Fifth Estate The Deepfake

    AI-manipulated video has become so sophisticated that words can literally be put into people's mouths...and it's virtually impossible to tell the difference....

    Added on Sept. 24, 2020

  • Waste

    Good People with Mark Sakamoto Waste

    Ingersoll, ON fights a proposed landfill while Nanaimo, BC extends the life of theirs with a more circular economy.

    Added on Sept. 23, 2020

  • Ketchup & Soya Sauce

    Absolutely Canadian Ketchup & Soya Sauce

    A documentary exploring the nuances of mixed Chinese-Canadian marriages in Quebec, in light of their historical taboo and criminalization in this country.

    Added on Sept. 23, 2020

  • Veterans

    Good People with Mark Sakamoto Veterans

    Host Mark Sakamoto takes a hard look at Canada's treatment of military veterans, and looks to a small entrepreneur program for inspiration.

    Added on Sept. 23, 2020

  • Opioids

    Good People with Mark Sakamoto Opioids

    Prince George, BC shows the bigger toll opioids have on smaller communities. Burlington, VT offers hope by getting more people in treatment through their "hu...

    Added on Sept. 22, 2020

  • The Root of Violence

    Good People with Mark Sakamoto The Root of Violence

    Toronto has had its worst year yet for gun violence. But why? And what's being done? Host Mark Sakamoto searches for the people looking to make a difference....

    Added on Sept. 22, 2020

  • Between the Cracks

    Good People with Mark Sakamoto Between the Cracks

    Host Mark Sakamoto investigates the homelessness crisis in Hamilton, Ontario before looking to Medicine Hat, Alberta for innovative solutions — specifically ...

    Added on Sept. 22, 2020

  • Promises of Glory

    The Fifth Estate Promises of Glory

    This Fifth Estate documentary tracks the successes and failures of four 16-year-old boys as they struggle to balance education, adolescence and family with...

    Added on Sept. 21, 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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