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  • Lost on Arrival: Me, the Mounties & PTSD

    Firsthand Lost on Arrival: Me, the Mounties & PTSD

    The lifetime prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in war journalists is 28.6% — 3.5 times the general population. In 2014, longtime CBC journa...

    Added on July 11, 2017

  • The Skin We're In

    Firsthand The Skin We're In

    Urgent, controversial and undeniably honest, The Skin We’re In is a wake-up call to complacent Canadians. Racism is here. It is everywhere. It is u...

    Added on July 11, 2017

  • Welcome to F.L. (with English subtitles)

    Documentary Welcome to F.L. (with English subtitles)

    Welcome to F.L. offers a candid portrait of the smart, passionate and reflective students at a typical Quebec high school, as they reach the end of thei...

    Added on July 7, 2017

  • New Times, New Ways (Part 2 of 2)

    Canada: A People's History New Times, New Ways (Part 2 of 2)

    This second of two new Canada: A People's History episodes begins as 9/11 shakes the world. Canada fights terrorism in Afghanistan and pays a heavy...

    Added on July 6, 2017

  • New Times, New Ways (Part 1 of 2)

    Canada: A People's History New Times, New Ways (Part 1 of 2)

    In the first of two new episodes of Canada: A People’s History, the country undergoes a seismic change. Old values are challenged and Canada charts a di...

    Added on July 6, 2017

  • The Canadian Dream

    Brand Canada The Canadian Dream

    A poetic exploration of Canada through the eyes of immigrants, as early impressions of their new home evolve into everyday experience.

    Added on June 28, 2017

  • Rant & Rave

    Brand Canada Rant & Rave

    How a marketing guru inhaled Canadian identity and exhaled a new Canadian pride in Molson's seminal TV ad "The Rant."

    Added on June 28, 2017

  • Canada the Good?

    Brand Canada Canada the Good?

    Simon Anholt, the renowned policy analyst behind the Good Country Index, assesses the international perception of Canada — and whether we're as "good" as we ...

    Added on June 27, 2017

  • America's Canada

    Brand Canada America's Canada

    A pop culture-fuelled audit of how American TV influences Canada's brand — through the perspective of the denizens of Mexico City.

    Added on June 27, 2017

  • Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

    CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

    Having recovered from her mastectomy and with only the final rounds of chemotherapy remaining, the end appears to be in sight for Roxann. But complications a...

    Added on June 22, 2017

Featured Collections

  • Canada 150: Diversity and Inclusion

    Canada 150: Diversity and Inclusion

    Our diversity as Canadians is one of our distinctive traits as a country. In this collection, we examine the triumphs, lessons, struggles and challenges that...

  • Canada 150: Business and Economic Development

    Canada 150: Business and Economic Development

    This collection presents some of the great moments that have marked the history of business in Canada and highlights some of the issues that have had a signi...

  • Canada 150: Innovation, Science and Technology

    Canada 150: Innovation, Science and Technology

    This collection focuses on Canadian contributions in science and technology, as well as accomplishments demonstrating our innovative spirit. We examine major...

  • Canada 150: Immigration

    Canada 150: Immigration

    Immigration is one of the central themes in Canadian history. While many came to Canada to pursue economic opportunity, others arrived because of an urgent n...

  • Canada 150: Contemporary Indigenous Voices

    Canada 150: Contemporary Indigenous Voices

    This collection focuses on cultural awareness, traditional knowledge and the contemporary challenges facing Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across Cana...

  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    The statistics on missing and murdered indigenous women are stark and staggering. A 2015 United Nations report found that young aboriginal women are five ...

  • Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    This collection presents an overview of Canada's parliamentary system. Students will gain insight into the role of Members of Parliament and the basic struct...

  • Science Smart

    Science Smart

    Curio.ca is pleased to present Science Smart, a collection of concise science-related stories featured on CBC Vancouver’s weekend Our Vancouver&nbs...

  • Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women Who Have Served

    Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women Who Have Served

    Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during ...

  • Curio.ca Tutorials

    Curio.ca Tutorials

    Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing...

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