Get ready to step up your streaming game! Now that social distancing has been recommended by the Canadian government, many of us are spending more time at home than ever before. If it's something you're not quite used to yet, it can be hard to know exactly what to do with your time. Luckily, we've got a list of high rated shows on Netflix Canada that will help you get through the days ahead.

Streaming shows and movies seems like an obvious choice for keeping busy while preventing the spread of COVID-19. Sometimes it's nice just to hear the sound of another human voice, especially if you live alone. With so many options out there to choose from, though, it can be tough to know exactly where to start on Netflix.

With everything from hilarious teenage dramedies and harrowing true crime tales to epic foreign language adventures, this list has great recommendations for fans of nearly every genre, and great suggestions if you're looking to step outside of your comfort zone and try something new.

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Unbelievable

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Unbelievable is based on a true story about a teen who was sexually assaulted. After reporting the incident to the police, the teen feels troubled due to a lack of support, so she takes back her story. Eventually, though, two female detectives find evidence that uncovers the tragic truth.

Dynasty

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Dynasty is a reboot of a 1980s soap series of the same name and tells the story of two families who are feuding for control of not only their fortunes but their wild children as well.

I Am a Killer

Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

If you're a big true crime fan, you'll want to add I Am a Killer to your watch list. Each episode of the series takes viewers into the life of a different death row inmate, who's then given a chance to tell their side of the story.

Kingdom

Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

Kingdom is a Korean series that follows a dead king who mysteriously arises. After his return, an unusual plague begins to spread, leaving the people to fight off death and uncover the evil behind the illness.

The Pharmacist

Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

The Pharmacist is a newer Netflix original series that follows a man who tragically lost his son in a drug-related shooting. Impacted by his loss, the man makes it his goal to bring a reckoning against those who are to blame for America's opioid epidemic.

Santa Clarita Diet

Rating: 95% on Rotten Tomatoes

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila, a married realtor who lives a normal life while raising her daughter. Everything changes when Sheila undergoes an unusual transformation that leaves her looking better than ever, but at a very bloody cost.

On My Block

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

On My Block follows a group of four teenage friends who are navigating the usual ups and downs of high school, like dating and drama, but also trying to protect themselves from the dangerous neighbourhood that they call home.

After Life

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

After Life follows Tony, a man whose life has been perfect — until his wife died, that is. The sudden loss sparks a change in Tony, and he suddenly becomes a rude, thoughtless man without any regard for his own life. His plan to turn evil quickly goes astray though, as his friends and family work to lift him out of the darkness.

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