Best CBC podcasts available (Last Updated Apr 2023)
CBC News: World Report
World Report is the first word on the day's top international and Canadian stories and reveals original work by CBC journalists. Start your week with host Marcia Young, and then listen to John Northcott to take you through the weekend.
Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
CBC News: The World at Six
The World at Six is your destination for coverage, context and analysis of the day's top stories. It's a showcase for the best in CBC journalism prepared by reporters in Canada and around the world.
Spark from CBC Radio
Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
CBC News: The World This Hour
The World This Hour brings you the latest news from a Canadian perspective. The most trusted reporting from here and around the world, updated every hour 24/7
White Coat, Black Art on CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Dr. Brian Goldman takes listeners through the swinging doors of hospitals and doctors' offices, behind the curtain where the gurney lies.
Crime. Investigation. Revelation. Uncover brings you explosive, high-caliber true crime year-round. From CIA mind control to serial abuse, mysterious disappearances to wrongful imprisonment. Each season features a new host who is deeply connected to the story, committed to tracking down the truth. With new episodes weekly, and over twenty seasons to choose from, Uncover represents the best in true crime. For early access to episodes, plus ad-free listening, visit apple.co/cbctruecrime.
Laugh Out Loud from CBC Radio
Laugh Out Loud is your radio and web destination for Canadian comedy. From the famous to the newly found, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud. Every week, host Ali Hassan crosses the country and cruises the Web to bring you what's new and hot in Canadian comedy from stand-up to sketch to musical comedy and beyond.
CBC News: The World this Weekend
The World This Weekend is a dynamic half-hour program that showcases first-rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won't hear anywhere else that connect you with remote places and people.
Someone Knows Something
Host David Ridgen and investigative journalist Amanda Robb dig into the 1998 murder of her uncle, a New York doctor killed for performing abortions. They uncover a network of anti-abortion movements linked to violence in North America and Europe. Twenty years later, debates about reproductive rights are heating up in the U.S. What can we learn from the past? Previous seasons: S1: Adrien McNaughton. S2: Sheryl Sheppard. S3: Dee & Moore. S4: Greavette. S5: Kerrie Brown. S6: Donald Izzett Jr. For the best in true crime from CBC, ad-free, visit apple.co/cbctruecrime.
Metro Morning from CBC Radio Toronto (Highlights)
CBC Radio's Metro Morning keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.
Tapestry from CBC Radio
Tapestry is your guide through the messy business of being human. You’ll hear surprising conversations and rediscover your connection to something larger than yourself. Tapestry: your time to pause and go deep.
Writers and Company from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
Your essential daily news podcast. We take you deep into the stories shaping Canada and the world.
As It Happens
Hosts Nil Köksal and Chris Howden take you on a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day — from the urgent to the utterly strange.
The House from CBC Radio
The House is Canada's most popular political affairs show. Every Saturday the program takes you to Parliament Hill — and around the country — for in-depth coverage and analysis of the week’s major political news.
Comedy Factory from CBC Radio
If a joke's worth telling, it's worth repeating. Comedy Factory host Jane Testar collects our favourite skits, commentaries and funny bits that appeared on CBC Radio over the past week. It's an assembly line of humour, safety-tested and priced to move!
CBC News At Issue
The National's Rosemary Barton tackles the week's big political stories with Canada's leading political journalists, including Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne. A podcast that helps you understand the why behind the moves and decisions of your elected officials.
The Next Chapter from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Saturday.