CBC Kids News

Welcome to CBC Kids News, a brand-new voice from Canada's national public news and information service, bringing you daily news for kids aged 9 - 13 years old. Check us out for trending and timely stories from the day's headlines in news, pop culture, sports, science, technology and the environment.

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Episodes Season 1

  • ChatGPT: How AI is changing homework

    KN contributor Abigail Dove looks at how ChatGPT works and what it means for the future of homework.

  • Sea otter makes waves online for stealing surfboards

    Local officials are trying to capture an otter who steals surfboards and hearts off the coast of Santa Cruz, California.

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  • Unravelling the mystery of tornadoes

    An animated video explaining how tornadoes work, with intensity explained and some safety tips.

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  • Travel back in time with Macy Murdoch star Shailyn Pierre Dixon

    An interview with Canadian actor Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, the star of CBC Gem series Macy Murdoch.

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  • Popsicles, pools and hoses: How zoo animals beat the summer heat

    Amid heat waves and soaring temperatures, zookeepers around the world are finding creative ways of keeping their animals cool.

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  • How 3 strikes changed Canada

    KN Explains three influential strikes that changed Canadian history throughout the 20th century.

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  • Most watched videos from CBC Kids News

    CBC Kids News turns five in September 2023! To celebrate, we compiled our top five videos in under 60 seconds. From Matilda to the UN to space, here are the videos you loved watching most!

  • From ‘how dare you’ to being arrested: The making of Greta Thunberg

    KN explains how Greta Thunberg became a global icon for climate activism.

  • Teen journalists reflect on 5 years of Kids News

    So much can change in five years! Check out some of the original CBC Kids News contributors as the news service turns five years old.

  • Discovering hurricanes: The science behind how they form

    In this video, we use easy-to-understand language and fun visuals to show you the science behind hurricanes. You'll learn about warm ocean water, rising air, storm surge and the eye of the storm. Plus, all the ingredients that make a hurricane!

  • The world’s smallest porpoise is at risk of extinction

    An extinction alert has been issued for the vaquita porpoise, whose population has been dropping as a result of illegal fishing.

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