Pricing, Rights and Usage

Am I allowed to use programs from in the classroom?

Yes, any media you access through your subscription, or otherwise purchased from us, can be used in a classroom or other public setting — as long as you use the content within your own organization and charge no admission fee.

See our full Terms of Use for further details.

Can I share programs purchased from

Any media accessed or purchased through, regardless of format, is intended for use within your organization only. Sharing your subscription outside your organization is not permitted, nor can you loan, share or donate other formats purchased from us.

See our full Terms of Use for further details.



Can I post content to our website?

If you subscribe to, you can easily link to our content or embed a video on your institution’s password-protected intranet, portal or courseware. However, content cannot be posted to any website accessible to the public.

See our full Terms of Use for further details.

How can I subscribe to Can I purchase it online?

To subscribe to, start by filling out our Subscription Quote Request form. You cannot purchase a subscription directly on our site, but our sales team will get back to you promptly to provide full details.

How long does my subscription last?

Your subscription is valid for one year, but if your organization is interested in signing up for more than one year, please indicate this when filling out our Subscription Quote Request form.

Subscriptions are automatically renewed on a yearly basis. You will be notified 60 days before your renewal takes effect.



With the 2012 amendments to the Copyright Act of Canada, why do I need to subscribe or purchase through is your only source for commercial-free CBC and Radio-Canada programs. Our programs, regardless of format, contain no advertising. By contrast, all programs streamed on the and websites include advertising at regular intervals.

We offer you long-term access to CBC and Radio-Canada programs. On and, programs are available short-term and are subject to change without notice.

In many cases, our titles are the only commercially available versions of programs aired on CBC and Radio-Canada.

Any reproduction, distribution and/or communication to the public of any works from this website, in whole or in part, for any purposes, including for educational purposes, is prohibited, unless you obtain a prior license or permission from CBC/Radio-Canada authorizing such use.


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