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September 10, 2019

Knowledge Network Pilot Takes Luna, Chip & Inkie on Musical Adventure

Burnaby, B.C. (September 10, 2019): The beloved animated hosts of Knowledge Kids for the past 10 years are starring in their very first special! Premiering this month, Luna, Chip & Inkie in he Festival of Wishes signals Knowledge Network’s ongoing commitment to high-quality children’s programming that entertains as it supports learning and social development.

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June 19, 2019

Knowledge Network Brings NFB Indigenous Cinema to Viewers in B.C.

Burnaby, B.C. (June 19, 2019): British Columbia’s Knowledge Network and the National Film Board (NFB) have partnered to increase awareness of Canadian Indigenous-made films. Knowledge Network will launch with 20 documentaries from the NFB’s Indigenous Cinema Collection on its streaming services, with 40 additional titles to be refreshed over the next three years, giving the films and filmmakers greater visibility in British Columbia.

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February 13, 2019

Screen Siren Pictures Commissioned for Knowledge Network B.C. History Documentary Series

BURNABY – B.C. based Screen Siren Pictures has been commissioned to develop and produce a four-hour historical documentary series about the people, forces and events that shaped the province of British Columbia. The series, “1871” (working title), is scheduled for broadcast and streaming in 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the province's entry into Confederation.

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October 30, 2018

Knowledge Network Achieves "Symbol of Trust" from Imagine Canada

October 30, 2018 – Knowledge Network announced today that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. With this achievement, it joins a community of more than 230 charitable organizations dedicated to operational excellence.

The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement.

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October 2, 2018

BBC Kids Channel Closes in Canada

October 2, 2018 -- Knowledge Network Corporation and BBC Studios have announced their joint venture channel BBC Kids will cease operations on December 31, 2018. The channel was revitalized and re-launched in 2011.

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June 19, 2018

Documentary series following British Columbia’s paramedics and dispatchers takes viewers to the front lines of emergency health care

BURNABY, BC - Knowledge Network has commissioned a 10-part documentary series on the work of paramedics and dispatchers at BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) responding to emergencies in the greater Vancouver area. Through real-life stories from the 911 call to the paramedic response on-scene and the ambulance ride to hospital, viewers will have an inside look at the challenges that dedicated professionals face daily.

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