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Addressing the Nation: Prime Ministers of Canada

Addressing the Nation: Prime M...

Nationally broadcast addresses from Canadian prime ministers are a rare occurrence. They usually happen only during time...

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The October Crisis: Civil Liberties Suspended

The October Crisis: Civil Libe...

In October 1970, tanks roamed city streets and soldiers in full battle gear raided homes in their hunt for "terrorists."...

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Polar Bears: On Thin Ice

Polar Bears: On Thin Ice

It prowls the globe's frozen north, a massive white bruin that fears no predator. The polar bear is both a totemic symbo...

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On This Day

1958: Canada appoints first woman ambassador

1958: Canada appoints first woman ambassador

Margaret Meagher on breaking into the male-dominated world of diplomacy.

CBC Programs

Telescope: Ray Bradbury, illustrated

Telescope: Ray Bradbur...

The science fiction writer is profiled for the CBC-TV program Telescop...

Great Interviews

Glenn Gould on his eccentricities

Glenn Gould on his ecc...

The pianist muses on his unconventional habits.

Guess Who?

Who is this serious academic?

Who is this serious ac...

Do you recognize this accomplished writer and intellectual?