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 ...

Canada Reads 2018

Canada Reads 2018

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 a "literary Survivor," with celebrities championing books. Books are voted ...

Women's Rights and Feminism

Women's Rights and Feminism

March 8 is International Women's Day. This collection looks at the history of feminism and the fight for women's rights in Canada and around the world.

#StandForCanada Youth Challenge highlights

#StandForCanada Youth Challenge highlights

In 2017, to mark Canada's 150th and explore the theme of what it means to live in Canada, we hosted the #StandForCanada contest. Here are some of the highlights of entries received from K-12 classes ...

A Celebration of the Holiday Season

A Celebration of the Holiday Season

A collection of feel-good stories to get you in the spirit of the holidays!

The First Page

The First Page

The First Page student writing challenge returns! For the 2018 challenge, CBC Books wants Grades 7 to 12 students to write the first page of a novel set 150 years in the future, with the ...