Specials and Award Shows

Air Farce Canada 150

Making Canadians laugh for over four decades, AIR FARCE pulls out all the stops for the country’s 150th birthday, capturing the patriotic spirit of the sesquicentennial celebrations in 60 funny, fast-paced minutes

Canada Reads

In 2017, CBC's annual battle of the books, CANADA READS, will crown its 16th winner.

Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS is the annual awards show celebrating the best in film, television and digital media.

CBC Music Festival

CBC Music Festival returns to TD Echo Beach in Toronto on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

CCMA Awards

The 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards™ will air on Sunday, September 10.


Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts, each year these awards recognize seven Canadian artists from the disciplines of classical and popular music, theatre, dance, film and broadcasting, as well as one prominent arts philanthropist.

Polaris Music Prize Gala

Honouring artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction as awarded by a select panel of music critics who judge without regard to musical genre or commercial popularity

Ron James: True North

Look back and laugh at the year that was on Friday, December 30 at 9 p.m. (9:30 p.m. NT) with award-winning comedian Ron James in his ninth one-hour comedy special, RON JAMES: TRUE NORTH

Scotiabank Giller Prize

The SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE is dedicated to celebrating the best in Canadian fiction each year and bringing those books to the attention of Canadians.

The JUNO Awards