CBC Gem to host weekly ‘Movie Night in Canada’ in response to COVID-19

CBC is filling in the void left by the NHL season postponement


With the recent postponement of the NHL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, CBC has announced that it will host a weekly ‘Movie Night in Canada’ instead.

Every Saturday evening, Canadians can tune in via CBC on their TV or the CBC Gem streaming service. Films will begin airing back-to-back at 7pm.

Here is the schedule for Movie Night in Canada going forward:

Saturday, March 21st

7pm — Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (2013 drama)
9pm — Goalie (2018 drama)

Saturday, March 28th

7pm — Hyena Road (2015 drama)
9:30pm — The Right Kind of Wrong (Jeremiah Chechik)

Saturday, April 4th

7pm — Race (2016 drama)
10pm — Across the Line (2015 drama)

Saturday, April 11th

7pm — Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014 comedy)
9:30pm — Dr. Cabbie (2014 comedy)

CBC Gem is available on the web, Android and iOS, tvOS, Android TV and Fire TV. Streaming is available for free (with ads) or for $4.99 CAD/month for an ad-free viewing experience.