Sports and Politics: The Olympic Games

Sports and Politics: The Olympic Games

As the Summer Olympics in Rio are set to get underway, Curio.ca takes you on a tour back in time to highlight our best stories on past Olympic Games. The Olympics are not just about ...

The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes

Based on the award-winning novel by Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who cuts a swath through a world that is predisposed to ...

The Great Human Odyssey

The Great Human Odyssey

Take a journey around the world and back in time with anthropologist Dr. Niobe Thompson, and discover the miracle of our species.The three-part documentary series The Great Human Odyssey explores the unlikely survival and the miraculous emergence ...

The LGBTQ+ experience in Canada

The LGBTQ+ experience in Canada

From the court battles of the past to the growing awareness of gender identity issues today, the stories in this collection highlight some of the challenges and realities within LGBTQ+ communities in Canada today.

The National Dream

The National Dream Must-See

This bold, dramatic series captures the epic struggles to open the Canadian West and join Canada from sea to sea. Based on Pierre Berton’s books The National Dream and The Last Spike, the series chronicles ...

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 escape residential school. In addition, stories and interviews with ...

War and Peacekeeping

War and Peacekeeping

This collection looks at the experiences of Canadian soldiers during the wars in which Canada has participated. It also examines the legacy of these wars, as well as Canadian participation in United Nations-led peacekeeping missions.

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.