Behind every catfish, there’s the bait. Who is Janessa Brazil? Stolen images of an adult entertainment star are being used to con victims out of thousands of dollars, breaking hearts in the process. Journalist Hannah Ajala embarks on a quest to find Janessa, in this 8-part true crime series. And who is responsible for catfishing scams? Produced for the BBC World Service and CBC Podcasts by Antica Productions and Telltale Industries.
Uncovering land theft in Canada and looking at how Indigenous people are reclaiming their territories, identities and lives. Hosted by Angela Sterritt.
Run, Hide, Repeat
Best-selling author and journalist Pauline Dakin takes you on an immersive journey into a childhood spent on the run, one where unexplained moves and disturbing events took place under a shroud of secrecy. When Pauline was finally told what her family was running from, she was left with more questions than answers. Five episodes, released every Monday starting Nov. 14.
The Outlaw Ocean
The high seas are beyond the reach of international law – and beyond the beat of most reporters. But Pulitzer-Prize-winner and former New York Times journalist, Ian Urbina, has sailed into uncharted territories.
Three bombs. Two unlikely suspects. One wild investigation. Two misfits are ensnared in a sprawling sting operation. Reality and conspiracy are blurred in a story of love, faith and betrayal in the War on Terror.
The Kill List
Investigating the sudden death of activist Karima Baloch who seemed impossible to silence, this six-part series takes listeners on a journey to a place and crisis kept hidden by a powerful state. Hosted by Mary Lynk.
Buffy Sainte-Marie is one of the most prolific singer-songwriters of the past century. For 60 years her music has quietly reverberated throughout pop culture, and provided a touchstone for Indigenous resistance. In this five-part series, Mohawk and Tuscarora writer Falen Johnson explores how Buffy’s life and legacy is essential to understanding Indigenous resilience.
The Village: The Montreal Murders
In the shadow of the AIDS crisis, a group of queer activists fights for their rights — and their lives. When gay men start turning up murdered in 1990s Montreal, the city reckons with both the AIDS crisis and a possible serial killer. Hosted by Francis Plourde.
An 8-part series that tells the stories of four students: three who survived and one who didn’t. They attended one of Canada’s most notorious residential schools – where unsolved deaths, abuse, and lies haunt the community and the survivors to this day. Hosted by Duncan McCue.
Someone Knows Something: The Abortion Wars
How the 1998 murder of a New York abortion provider exposed a network of violent anti-abortion activists. With protests on the rise and debates about reproductive rights heating up in the U.S., could more violence be on the horizon?
Tai Asks Why
Fifteen-year-old Tai Poole won’t rest until he’s uncovered the mysteries of the universe, one probing question at a time. In Season 4 of his Webby-winning podcast, Tai talks to everyone from NASA scientists to stand-up comedians to his equally curious little brother Kien.
Your essential daily news podcast. We take you deep into the stories shaping Canada and the world.
Let's Make A Sci-Fi
Comedian Ryan Beil has a very modest goal — to write "a TV show as good as Star Trek." With the help of Hollywood pros, can he and his funny friends Maddy Kelly & Mark Chavez pull it off?
Welcome to Paradise
The secret's out. As one of Canada’s most respected journalists, Anna Maria Tremonti has a reputation for being fearless. She’s reported from some of the world’s most dangerous conflict zones. But there’s one story she’s never made public: when she was 23 years old, she married a man who beat her.
The Secret Life of Canada
The Secret Life of Canada is a podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't. Join hosts Leah-Simone Bowen and Falen Johnson as they reveal the beautiful, terrible and weird histories of this land.
True Dating Stories
Who doesn’t love a great dating story? Whether it’s true romance or a night gone horribly wrong, this series offers real dating stories — told by the people who lived them, with hilarious recreations bringing them to life. These jaw-dropping stories will make you laugh, cry, and quite possibly swear off dating altogether.