How to watch CBC Gem outside Canada

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What is CBC Gem, and how can I watch it?

CBC Gem is the top on-demand streaming site for Canadian content. It’s accessible through any device for free, with a subscription only  required to remove ads. Watch TV shows, movies, documentaries, news, and live TV streams from up to 14 regions across Canada.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) is Canada’s national public broadcaster. Access the number one source of news across Canada for free, and view CBC Gem’s wide collection of fresh Canadian content. Stream or download directly to your computer, Smart TV, phone or tablet.

Watch hilarious national classic shows like Schitt’s Creek and Kim’s Convenience, or access internationally acclaimed dramas like Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name. Watch heart-wrenching documentaries like Amy or, if you’re looking for something for the kids, Paw Patrol and other TV shows like it are available for you to download or stream. Into mystery? Sherlock and Murdoch Mysteries are right there for you to exercise your penchant for puzzles.

Featuring films from indigenous filmmakers, CBC Gem original content, live news, and reality TV such as Canada’s Ultimate Challenge, CBC Gem is a great source for unique, Canada-only content. At the same time, you can find fantastic international picks for no cost at all.

CBC Gem is designed for Canadian residents only, but StreamLocator will help you get around that and access their free collection!

How can I watch CBC Gem with StreamLocator?

It’s simple - StreamLocator creates a virtual location for you that allows the CBC Gem servers to believe that you’re in Canada. With a virtual Canadian location, you’ll be able to access their system and all of the viewing that comes with it.

No complicated settings or software installation required

The big advantage of StreamLocator—that all of our customers love—is how easy it is to set up and access all of the geo-blocked content they want to watch.

The first big plus over other systems is that you don’t need any special software to access geo-blocked services.

That’s right—no apps, no software, no new profiles or DNS settings to install or activate, and there’s no need to remember to turn them on when you need them. Our smart hub is always on, working in the background to recognize when you need it, and when you do, it takes care of switching countries automatically.

Because it works with your WiFi router, it covers every Internet-enabled device in your household. Turn your devices over to the new STREAMLOCATOR network in your WiFi list just once, and that’s all you have to do for continuous overseas viewing for as long as you want it.

With so many ways of viewing international content these days, we wanted to make sure you could use all of them. Even the closed system options that don’t allow VPN or Smart DNS apps, are covered by StreamLocator. It doesn’t affect your download speeds, and, another truly advantageous difference between our service and that of the VPNs and Smart DNS options, is that we allow you as many connections as you want. And if they’re all in different countries? Don’t worry; it isn’t a problem for StreamLocator.

How to watch CBC Gem outside Canada

To work out where you are, CBC Gem uses a technology called geolocation tracking. What that does, in the most basic terms, is check your IP address to see which country you’re based in.

VPN systems, and Smart DNS services, deliver a virtual location from the country you need to be seen from, getting around the geo-blocks. StreamLocator creates a virtual location too, but it uses a range of different technologies. It makes our system far more efficient, easy to use, and ultra-reliable.

How to register for CBC Gem outside Canada

To create a CBC Gem account, you need to appear to be in Canada. Once you’ve got StreamLocator switching your location, not only will you be able to access CBC Gem’s content, you’ll also be able to create a CBC Gem account and watch CBC Gem from anywhere!

Do you need a VPN or DNS to watch CBC Gem from outside Canada?

For quite some time, the only reliable way to break through geolocation blockades was using a VPN or Smart DNS service. They were the prime methods to supply servers with virtual locations all around the world.

Now, StreamLocator offers viewers a different way to do the same job—but we’ve made it as easy as possible to get connected, with no loss of speed to your connection, and we’re ultra-reliable where other services are getting blocked far more often and losing their connection.

How to unblock CBC Gem

Unblocking CBC Gem is easy with StreamLocator.

  • Plug our smart hub into any open port of your home WiFi router.
  • Complete your account activation (that’s super-simple too).
  • Connect any device you want to access geo-blocked TV to the STREAMLOCATOR option in your WiFi selection.

That’s it. Our smart hub does the rest. It communicates with the CBC Gem servers to find out which methods of connection are the most reliable and secure and chooses the best technology automatically.

Does StreamLocator allow me to watch CBC Gem for free?

CBC Gem is already free to access, with a premium subscription only functioning to remove ads. StreamLocator does not give you a premium subscription – it removes geo-blocking so that you can access the already free CBC Gem content.

Most popular TV shows on CBC Gem

  • Happy Valley
  • Schitt’s Creek
  • Luther
  • Sherlock
  • Normal People
  • Call the Midwife
  • The Fall
  • Murdoch Mysteries
  • The Great British Baking Show
  • Heartland
  • Ghosts
  • The Tudors
  • The Office

Most popular movies on CBC Gem

  • Enemy
  • Incendies
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • The VVitch
  • Colossal
  • Shrek 2
  • Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
  • Moonlight
  • Stories We Tell
  • Brooklyn
  • Room
  • Bridget Jones’ Diary
  • Shoplifters