Streaming Video

Learn how to use NSCC's streaming video resources from CBC, NFB, Films on Demand, and Montie Safetycare!

CBC Curio

A streaming video platform from CBC designed to provide advertisement free access to high quality educational content. offers:

  • Advertising free content
  • Resources for all subject areas and all ages
  • Closed Captioning
  • Options to embed and share content
  • Ability to create multiple playlists
  • New titles added every week
  • films can be shown in the classroom


Curio Video Categories include:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Health
  • History and Geography
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Programs with archived shows include:

  • Absolutely Canadian
  • Canada: A People's History
  • Doc Zone
  • The National
  • The Nature of Things
  • The Passionate Eye

Can't find a program?

You can ask for programs to be added using CBC's request form

  • Not finding a program that you watched before or have a broken link?
    • Most CBC created programming is available in perpetuity, however some content is removed after 5 years.
    • Programs created by non-CBC production companies are often only available for a period of time.
  • In either case, you can ask for a program to be added using the same request form.  They may not be able to re-add it, but it is a good idea to ask.


The Subject Category Screen on
Select a subject category to view the list of videos.

Customize Content with a My Curio Account

To create a My Curio Account:

  • Select enter with an access code
  • Input RL3A-8XYQ
  • Fill out the form and select continue.
  • An activation link will be sent to you by email.
  • Follow the activation steps.
  • Use your email and password to login.

Off Campus Access

YES! You can access CBC Curio from home.

For easy off campus access link to CBC Curio.

  • Link from the Streaming Video page on the NSCC Library Website or this guide.
  • Enter your W Number and Password into the access request screen.

How to Naviagate

There are multiple ways to find Curio educational content.
Using the main menu at the top of the Curio WebPage.

Navigate by:

  • CBC show
  • Subject category
  • Collections

Note: Channels, one of the main tab options, is not included in the NSCC subscription.

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