About documentary

Showcasing the best documentary films and series from Canada and abroad, CBC’s documentary channel brings real stories that challenge, entertain and inspire into the homes of Canadians.

documentary is a 24-hour-per-day, 7-days-a-week digital channel dedicated exclusively to airing documentary films. The channel features a range of titles including documentary original productions, Academy Award® winning features and festival favourites.

Available in HD.


• Information seekers
• Have a preference for Canadian content and new ideas
• Viewers who enjoy news programming and subscribe to news and information packages

  • documentary

  • Channel Description

    CBC’S 24/7 documentary channel

  • Program Type

    documentary films and series

  • Broadcast Schedule

Programming Highlights