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RCI is CBC/Radio-Canada’s multilingual service, providing audiences with an opportunity to discover and, above all, to understand and gain insight into the reality of Canadian society, along with its cultural and democratic values.

Society

More than 30 inventions you wouldn’t expect to be Canadian

It is in this imagination that ideas originate, that the “And why not… ” sprouts in a creator’s mind. To discover what Canadians have invented throughout history, we offer you a long format divided into different chapters, starting with what» 

Environment

Too much plastic: read RCI’s reports on plastic pollution and the efforts to reduce it

People around the world are becoming aware of the massive problem caused by plastic products, especially single-use plastics.  On June 10, the Canadian government announced that it will ban single use plastic products as of 2021. Plastic pollution is a» 

Asian Heritage Month in Canada: read our reports!

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. The event gives the country a chance to showcase the culture, art and history of Asian Canadians. In this special section, Radio Canada International (RCI) presents profiles, reports and interviews highlighting the history» 

Barkerville: the Chinese gold rush

Barkerville is a small historical town in British Columbia’s central interior. Although little known, it nevertheless marked the glorious era of the Gold Rush in the early days of Canada’s history. Pioneers from China left their mark there… Read more

Internet, Science and Technology

More than 30 inventions you wouldn’t expect to be Canadian

rom long before the invention of the wheel to long after the colonization of Mars and interstellar journeys, the quest for innovation was, is, and will always be part of who we are as humans. It is in our genes» 

Barkerville: the Chinese gold rush

BARKERVILLE: THE CHINESE GOLD RUSH  1 Barkerville is a small historical town in British Columbia’s central interior. Although little known, it nevertheless marked the glorious era of the Gold Rush in the early days of Canada’s history. Pioneers from China» 

Sketches of life

Radio Canada International and its partners collaborated to bring you soundscapes and images of similar places in each of our countries: Canada, Poland, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Romania. More…

Why Has Montreal Become a Hub for Chinese Filmmakers?

In Canada’s second largest city, Montreal, a group of talented, passionate Chinese independent filmmakers have dedicated the past ten years to their filmmaking dreams. They’ve grown to become a unique component in the Canadian film scene. The group includes Yung» 

Politics

Wilson-Raybould and the SNC-Lavalin controversy: 2 months of turmoil in Ottawa

Over the past two months, the controversy surrounding the SNC-Lavalin has continued unabated. The situation involves criminal charges against the company and the declarations of former Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould that she has been subjected to undue and inappropriate» 

Society

Nunavut is turning 20 : read RCI’s many reports on Canada’s newest territory

On April 1st 2019, Canada celebrates the 20th anniversary of the creation of Nunavut. Over 36 000 Canadians live there, and 23 000 of them speak primarily Inuktitut at home. Find out more about Canada’s newest, largest, and most northerly»