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documentary Channel is a digital television station devoted to showing the best documentaries from Canada and around the world. With its special emphasis on feature length films, watching documentary is like having a cinema in your own living room, showing award winning films twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

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Watch exclusive first-run feature docs from the 2020 Hot Docs Festival at home on CBC More.
"Despite all the bad things that happen, you’re actually in control of how you feel about it," says Tamara O'Brien. Watch the video.
The documentary Toxic Beauty takes a look at the potentially harmful ingredients used by the cosmetic industry.More.
people in theatre.
It's a tradition from Wynyard, Saskatchewan that goes back 40 years and still brings the town together every summer. Find out more.
Bianca Mercer shares her life story publically, but it comes at a personal cost. More.
Munich Games
Broadcast to an audience of 900 million, it was the beginning of an unhealthy relationship between terrorists and the media. More
Empire of the Scents
‘Sometimes I have kept his place in my heart a secret rather than face people who simply can’t abide it.’ Read more.
jeff Giles
Known as the 'sexy' Buddy Holly, Ontario's own Jeff Giles loves bringing audiences back to the music they grew up with. More
If you’re in trouble, you might just want an action film actor nearby. Seriously. More.