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 ...

Frédéric Back Classics

Frédéric Back Classics

World-renowned animated filmmaker Frédéric Back has devoted his unique talent to a cause that is central to his life and more topical than ever: a profound respect for nature coupled with a keen sense of ...

Inside Information

Inside Information

This remarkable series, produced for CBC's 50th anniversary, offers a rare glimpse into the world of CBC-TV News and information-gathering over the past 50 years. The programs contrast the present with the past in a ...

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 ...

The Black Jacobin

The Black Jacobin

Novelist, historian, Marxist thinker and pre-eminent figure of the African and Caribbean nationalist movements, C.L.R. James was one of the great minds of the 20th century. David Austin profiles the man who wrote "The Black ...

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 ...

The Hour Collection

The Hour Collection

George Stroumboulopoulos is unlike any interviewer on television. With a style that is both in-depth and informal, he is one of the most dynamic journalists in Canada, equally comfortable speaking with world leaders as he is ...

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 ...