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Curio.ca

Curio.ca gives teachers and students streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada. You'll find documentaries from television and radio, news reports and more — all available with a single subscription!

Our collection features thousands of programs and hundreds of teacher resource guides carefully curated to support provincial K-12 curricula and post-secondary courses across the country. Curio.ca gives teachers and students 24/7 access to a wealth of primary-source content in English and French. It’s a great tool to help students develop critical-thinking skills. Every week, we add new content selected for its educational relevance, always commercial-free, including the latest from CBC’s award-winning documentary, news, drama, and children's programming (e.g. The Nature of Things, The Fifth Estate and The National). Curio offers:

  • more than 10,000 resources
  • content in both English and French
  • documentaries, TV/radio shows, podcasts, archival clips and more
  • material for every academic level from elementary to university
  • material for every subject
  • teacher guides
  • the Curio Info and News In Review current affairs channels
  • channels from the BBC and National Geographic
  • new resources every week

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Last updated: Sept 1, 2021

Multi-Consortial Note: 

This license is made available through a national site license negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada by the Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI). 

Content Producer: 
CBC/Radio-Canada

Participating Institutions

Latest renewal: Curio.ca Renewal 2021-2022