About the Show

Saturdays on CBC Television
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT

Absolutely Canadian is a national weekly one-hour series showcasing original, high-quality documentaries and performance programs that tell unique stories from communities across Canada. All programs are produced locally, often by independent filmmakers, and have aired as part of a regional 'Absolutely' series (see below). 

Most Absolutely Canadian docs are also available onlineMany have won or been nominated for awardsFollow @AbCanCBC on Twitter for the latest news, schedule info and links to docs online. 

Absolutely Local
Six new series premiere July 4, 2015

A brand new lineup of docs is coming in Summer 2015! Each six-part series airs on its local CBC station on Saturday evenings over July-September. Click on a region to see the full schedule. Docs are available online (nation-wide) at the same time as the telecast.