CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: SEP 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

CANADA DAY 2018: CBC/RADIO-CANADA BRINGS THE NATION TOGETHER IN CELEBRATION OF THE BEST IN CANADIAN CULTURE

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CBC/Radio-Canada is honoured to be at the heart of Canada Day 2018 celebrations across the country, with extensive news coverage and entertainment programming on all English and French platforms. “As the Canada Day broadcaster, we’re proud to bring together Canadians to enjoy live performances from the best in well-known and emerging artists from across the country,” said Hubert T. Lacroix, CBC/Radio-Canada’s … Read More

After The Sirens

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World Broadcast Premiere Sunday April 8, 2018 | 9:00pm (8:30 NT) on CBC DOCS POV The documentary will also be available to watch online at cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/ on Friday, April 6 from 5:00 pm ET.   Who cares for the caretakers? That is the vital question posed by Kevin Eastwood’s deeply insightful and heart-stirring documentary AFTER THE SIRENS, a look at … Read More

CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: MARCH 12-18, 2018

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Short Docs Fourth Period Burnout Tuesday, March 13, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs High school students today have to balance heavy workloads at school with increasing pressure to succeed. Fourth Period Burnout pools the creative energies of three youth: Juliette (16), Daniel (18) and Theresa (15), and their mentor Madison Thomas, to create a short documentary about their day-to-day experiences with stress and burnout. … Read More

CBC Takes Home 18 Wins at The 2018 Canadian Screen Awards Opening Night Gala

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CBC and its production partners took home 18 awards at the March 6 opening gala for The Academy of Canadian Film & Television’s Canadian Screen Awards honouring excellence in non-fiction television programming including documentary, reality, lifestyle, news and sports content. CBC News was recognized with seven awards, more than any other news organization, reflecting excellence in daily and weekly programming, news specials, investigative journalism and technical merit … Read More

CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: MARCH 5-11, 2018

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Short Docs Kewku (new launch date) Friday March 2, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs As Shuswap elder Ralph Phillips walks through his territory picking sage, he reveals the sometimes difficult stories of his life that have impacted his journey, beginning with his time at residential school. As he prepares the medicine and cleanses himself, he reveals the ways he came out of abuse and … Read More

PYEONGCHANG 2018: PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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The Olympic Winter Games will officially come to an end on Sunday with the Closing Ceremony at 5:30 a.m. ET (2:30 a.m. PT) on CBC and simulcast on CBC News Network, TSN, Sportsnet, and streaming live at cbc.ca/olympics, on the CBC Olympics app and via the CBC Olympics VR app, presented by Samsung. CBC continues the festivities following the Closing … Read More

CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: FEB 26-MARCH 4, 2018

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Short Docs The Haircut **Black History Month tie in** Wednesday February 28, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs Marvin is 65. He hates to get his hair cut. With a modest (but expanding) grey afro on his head, Marvin’s hair isn’t what you might expect on a senior executive who lives in suburbia. Marvin immigrated from Jamaica to Ottawa in the 1950s, when Black immigrants were rare … Read More

CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: FEB 19-25, 2018

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Short Docs The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex Wednesday February 21, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs In a darkened Toronto music venue, The Holy Gasp plays an encore song “A Daily Affirmation”, riling the young crowd into dancing, stomping and shouting out the empowering lyrics “My whole life is great, and I can do anything good!” The band’s frontman, Benjamin Hackman, wrote this song … Read More

VASSY KAPELOS TO HOST CBC NEWS’ POWER AND POLITICS

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CBC News today announced Vassy Kapelos as the new host of CBC News Network’s flagship daily political show, POWER AND POLITICS, beginning in March 2018. “Vassy’s respectful-but-persistent interviewing style has helped her hone an adroit ability to hold the powerful to account,” said Jennifer McGuire, General Manager and Editor-in-Chief, CBC News. “Her experience and enthusiasm will be invaluable as we chart … Read More