Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth
Delve into the latest diet trends that cut out meat, sugar, grains and gluten. This new thinking can be enticing, but the scientific proof can be suspect or even absent altogether.
Saturday, June 3 at 10 PM
I Am The Blues
Go on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country.
Sunday, June 4 at 9 PM
Canada: The Story of Us
An epic adventure history series that tells the story of our country. Meet the change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land. Full series now online.
Watch Algonquin Park Come Alive At Night
As the sun sets and the stars shine amongst the glow of northern lights, a cast of delightful creatures emerge.

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