Real Talk About Mental Illness: 4 Firsthand Docs to Watch
One in five Canadians will be diagnosed with mental illness during their lifetimes.
Colonization Road
Comedian Ryan McMahon travels Ontario’s colonization roads learning about their impact on First Nations and settlers.
Sunday, June 18 at 9 PM
Why I Won’t Be Attending Canada’s 150th Birthday Party
What are we celebrating exactly? We have far to go in giving Indigenous peoples a say over their lives, their communities and their nations.
5 Creative Canadians Changing the Conversation About Race
From poetry to Lego sculptures, these black Canadians are using art to talk about race.

Recent Episodes

The Skin We’re In

The Skin We’re In

Acclaimed journalist Desmond Cole explores what it is to be black in 21st century Canada. Do black lives matter here? Watch Full Episode

Hold Your Fire

Hold Your Fire

Why do police end up killing our most vulnerable – people in mental crisis – and what can be done to change that? Watch Full Episode

The Woman Who Joined the Taliban

The Woman Who Joined the Taliban

Beverley Giesbrecht was a successful Canadian publishing executive and devout Christian before the events of September 11th. Seven months later Beverley had converted to Islam and was on a path that would lead to her disappearance in the Taliban heartlands. Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

Real Talk About Mental Illness: 4 Firsthand Docs to Watch

Real Talk About Mental Illness: 4 Firsthand Docs to Watch

One in five Canadians will be diagnosed with mental illness during their lifetimes.

A Stranger Came Home: Life in PTSD’s Angry Shadow

A Stranger Came Home: Life in PTSD’s Angry Shadow

I hate PTSD. But it's part of who my husband is now.

“It’s finally our time to tell our stories.” 5 Must-Watch CBC Docs By and About Women

“It’s finally our time to tell our stories.” 5 Must-Watch CBC Docs By and About Women

We selected five female filmmakers who tell female stories

Why I Filmed My Life As A Sugar Baby

Why I Filmed My Life As A Sugar Baby

I quickly discovered that to be a successful Sugar Baby you need to be the wolf. Bat your lashes and bleed ‘em dry.

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