The CBC TV app for Roku has been upgraded to CBC Gem, CBC's digital video streaming service.
Whereas the old CBC TV app only provided access to 14 live local channels across Canada, the CBC Gem app offer so much more.
Discover the free way to stream the best shows, movies, news, documentaries, and more.
Plus access live TV streams from up to 14 regions across Canada.
Or try Premium and enjoy ad-free video on demand content (excludes live streams), early access to Gem exclusive programming, and access to CBC News Network.
Sign up for a free CBC Gem account to enjoy the following
With a free Gem membership (registration required) you can:
- Watch current and past seasons of favourite shows on demand (ad supported)
- Add video on demand shows or movies to a Favourites list for easy access
- Live stream CBC TV, including access to all 14 local channels from across the country and their news broadcasts
- Resume watching programs on any supported device
- Ad-free children’s programming
Or sign up for a Premium subscription to enjoy additional benefits.
For $5.99+tax a month (with a 7 day free trial for new subscriptions), Canadians have the option of upgrading their viewing experience to enjoy these additional features:
- Watch current and past seasons of favourite shows on demand (ad free)
- Live stream CBC News Network 24/7
- Early access to CBC Gem exclusive content. For more info click here.
For more information on subscription fees, and payment types accepted on Gem, please click here.
We do not accept payment information via phone, email, or through our help centre.
All transactions need to be processes through the CBC Gem app or website.
Please note that all live streams will still contain ads as they are essentially mirrors of what is being broadcast on television.