CBC Kids News

CBC Kids News is real news for real kids. Your trusted daily source for the news, pop culture and sports stories that Canadian kids want to know!

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Episodes

CBC Kids News A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement New

CBC Kids News contributor Elijah Sandiford digs into the history of the Black Lives Matter movement. Historian and sociologist Afua Cooper describes some critical moments in black history and Vancouver activist Jacob Callender-Prasad talks about his role fighting anti-black racism.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News How to keep busy during coronavirus

Do you feel like you suddenly have a lot of free time on your hands? Schools are shut down across the country, but because of social distancing, your activities are also limited. You can’t go to the movies or hang out with large groups of friends. It’s hard to figure out what to do with all this free time, but ...
  • 2020
  • 00:02:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/31/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Can I go outside during the coronavirus outbreak?

Unsure whether or not you should be going outside right now? The short answer is yes — fresh air and exercise are important. But you should take some extra steps to make sure you’re staying safe. Many people are practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the virus. And some people are self-isolating because they have been — ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:22
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Why are schools closed for the coronavirus?

Extended March Break? Sweet! Or not? Some schools in Canada are shutting down to keep the coronavirus from spreading quickly. Even though kids who get the coronavirus are experiencing really mild symptoms, they can spread it, and that puts a strain on the health care system. If your school closes, you might still have homework and there will be plenty ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News What is physical distancing?

We’ve been hearing a lot about social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak. Now everyone is talking about physical distancing. So what’s the difference? They basically mean the same thing, but as the coronavirus spreads and infects more people, the restrictions are getting more serious. And we’re being encouraged to find ways to be social while still staying apart from each ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Will we run out of food during the coronavirus outbreak?

Have you seen pictures of empty grocery store shelves? That’s because people started stocking up on food and supplies when the government imposed strict rules on social distancing. But people who deliver food to grocery stores and who stock shelves are still working. They’re being extra careful so they don’t spread the coronavirus, but they’re still at work, so we ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:12
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Film about deadly shooting aims to make life safer for Indigenous kids

Tasha Hubbard, a Cree documentary filmmaker and mother, is touring a new film with the hope that it will help make Canada a safer place for Indigenous kids. Her film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up — the Cree title is pronounced NEE-pa-wista-MAA-sowin — is about the controversial death of Colten Boushie in 2016. The 22-year-old man from Red Pheasant First ...
  • 2019
  • 00:04:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Deepfake videos explained

Did he really just say that? Probably not, if what we know about deepfake videos is true. Deepfake videos are videos that make it look like somebody is saying or doing something, when they never actually did. They’re usually made with a kind of artificial intelligence technology that makes it possible to turn a still photograph into a moving avatar. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:04:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Chinese New Year, kids style

Every year, millions of people celebrate the Lunar New Year in different parts of the world, including right here in Canada. Although it’s commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year, it’s actually the new year for anyone who follows the lunar calendar — as opposed to the Gregorian calendar, which we follow in North America. Many Asian countries and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:02:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

CBC Kids News Regina boy makes movie about fighting depression

Roman Fehr thought the short film he made about depression would be a school project that he submitted and quickly forgot about. Instead, it seems to have struck a chord. The 90-second animated video, called Overcoming the Darkness, is about a person who gets the help he needs to fight off depression. In the two weeks since the 13-year-old from Regina ...
  • 2019
  • 00:03:20
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/23/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]