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After The Sirens

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 …

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

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. …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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VASSY KAPELOS TO HOST CBC NEWS’ POWER AND POLITICS

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 …

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

Short Docs Kewku Wednesday February 14, 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 trauma to stand …

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CBC RISES EARLY FOR LIVE COVERAGE OF THE PYEONGCHANG 2018 OPENING CEREMONY, FEBRUARY 9 BEGINNING AT 5:30 A.M. ET (2:30 A.M. PT)

CBC invites Canadians to rise and shine on Friday, February 9 to mark the official start of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 with its extensive live coverage of the Opening Ceremony, beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET (2:30 a.m. PT). Whether commuting to work or staying warm in bed, Canadians won’t miss a moment of the excitement at the Olympic Stadium, with live …