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The CBC Archives team has been a unique collaboration of creative teams in Toronto working together with archivists and educational writers across Canada. Sincere thanks to the many past and present contributors in all locations, as well as our many partner organizations.

Executive Vice-President, CBC English Services
Heather Conway

Director, Libraries and Archives
Marc Lefebvre

Manager, Library Services, Content Management and Preservation
Ann Cox

Elizabeth Bridge, Geoff Nixon

Debbie Lindsey

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Frequently Asked Questions

I, or someone I know, has appeared on CBC in the past. How do I obtain a copy for personal use?

Please submit a request via the CBC Help Centre.

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The CBC Image Research Library provides a fee-based service for pictorial research to assist set, costume and graphic designers in the film, television and theatre community.

The CBC Still Photo Collection, housed in the Image Research Library, sells and licenses CBC production photos to publishers, production companies and the public.

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How do educators make purchases of material on this site?

Instructors at all levels - elementary, secondary and postsecondary - can stream video and audio content in classrooms to support their teaching via the CBC/Radio-Canada portal Curio.

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News in Review is CBC's video/resource guide subscription series for schools.