Who we are

As Canada's public broadcaster, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been producing award winning programming since 1952.

The Archives site is your gateway to CBC's extensive collection of Canadian and International footage. Our search engine can provide the professional researcher shot lists detailing our complete English Network holdings, which include Network News & Current Affairs, Entertainment, Nature and Science.

We provide clients video elements of our programming on most commercial formats, high definition, including FTP delivery.

What You'll Find


Our archives contain unique video of the Canadian experience, such as Canada¿s Arctic, the conflict in Afghanistan and the Oil Sands. Some material is available in HD.


Speeches that reflect our culture and create our shared Canadian history.

Historic Footage

International and domestic images that defines a place or time.