Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Slides into Truro for the Canadian Beef Masters, Oct. 23-28

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Nova Scotia will be at the centre of the curling world next week as the sport’s biggest stars travel to Truro for the Canadian Beef Masters – the second event of the 2018-19 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season – from October 23-28. Sportsnet’s live coverage of the Canadian Beef Masters begins Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. ET / … Read More

Myth-Busting Documentary Exposes The Real T.Rex

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Tyrannosaurus rex is the most terrifying predator to have ever stalked the planet. But have we misunderstood this bloodthirsty giant? Was T.rex more than just a lumbering lizard, and instead a sophisticated and complex creature? Find out on CBC’s The Nature of Things with David Suzuki: The Real T.Rex, premiering Sunday, October 21 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT), as we … Read More

CBC’s Current Affairs and Documentary Programming October 15-21, 2018

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CBC Radio One, The Current Town Hall: Into the Weeds Wednesday, October 17 at 8:30 a.m. (9 NT) on CBC Radio One and the CBC Radio app When recreational marijuana is legalized on October 17, Canada is in store for sweeping social, economic and legal changes. Provinces, territories and municipalities will soon learn just how prepared they are for this … Read More

CBC Sports’ Road To The Olympic Games Begins Its Fourth Season, Saturday

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With fewer than two years until Tokyo 2020, CBC Sports reinforces its commitment to showcasing high-performance athletes throughout their journey to the podium with coverage of Team Canada at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 to kick off the fourth season of weekly CBC staple, ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES. Canadian Screen Award-winning hosts Scott Russell and Andi Petrillo … Read More

CBC’s Current Affairs and Documentary Programming: October 8-15, 2018

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CBC Short Docs Pumpkin Movie Monday, October 8, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs and online at the CBC TV streaming app and cbc.ca/watch Two long-time friends call each other over Skype to continue their annual Halloween tradition of carving pumpkins together. They swap stories about creepy encounters with men, both first-hand and overheard, in this frank look at the pervasive nature of gender … Read More

CBC Documentary Chronicling The Final Year Of Gord Downie’s Life, Finding The Secret Path, Premieres October12

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CBC today announced the broadcast premiere of FINDING THE SECRET PATH, a one-hour documentary featuring never-before-seen footage of the last year of Gord Downie’s life while he worked to bring Chanie Wenjack’s story to Canadians. Marking the first anniversary of Downie’s death and the 52nd anniversary of Wenjack’s death in October, FINDING THE SECRET PATH will premiere on Friday, October … Read More

CBC’S Current Affairs and Documentary Programming: October 1-7, 2018

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Marketplace Trampoline Parks Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and online at the CBC TV streaming app and cbc.ca/watch Is it every kid’s paradise or an accident waiting to happen? Marketplace goes undercover inside trampoline parks in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. Unlike amusement parks and playgrounds, you have no clue if some of these businesses … Read More

Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring Announce Final Season Of CBC Radio One’s This Is That

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CBC Radio One’s groundbreaking satirical current affairs show THIS IS THAT today announced that it will bid listeners farewell at the end of this season. The announcement was made by creators and hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring during this morning’s show. Since its debut in 2009, Kelly, Oldring and producer Chris Kelly have introduced audiences to the voices and stories that give Canada character in this … Read More

CBC Launches News Content For Young Canadians Including New CBC Kids News Website and CBC News Snapchat Discover

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In order to better inform young Canadians and foster media literacy, CBC is offering two new digital-first news platforms for kids and young adults, including CBC Kids News, a new site launching today, and CBC News Snapchat Discover, which began rolling out on September 5. “With CBC Kids News, we are deepening our commitment to serve Canadian kids with engaging, informative … Read More

CBC’S Current Affairs and Documentary Programming: September 17-23, 2018

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Short Docs The Hole in Reservoir Hill Tuesday, September 18, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs and online at the CBC TV streaming app and cbc.ca/watch The Hole in Reservoir Hill digs deep — 60 stories underground, beneath the Canadian Shield rock, into a Cold War-era bunker in North Bay, Ontario. It reflects small town anxieties and nostalgia through a lively cast of characters, juxtaposed with today’s … Read More