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On the Dole: Employment Insurance in Canada

On the Dole: Employment Insura...

Employment insurance is a legacy of the Great Depression, and remains a pillar of Canada's social safety net. The system...

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Revolution and Evolution in Modern China

Revolution and Evolution in Mo...

"When the sleeping dragon awakes," Napoleon once said of China, "he will shake the world." In the 20th century, multiple...

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Scandals, Boondoggles and White Elephants

Scandals, Boondoggles and Whit...

Pepper spray, tainted tuna and miracle cucumbers have all played their part in Canada's long tradition of political misc...

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On This Day

1989: Cable channel CBC Newsworld launches

1989: Cable channel CBC Newsworld launches

CBC Newsworld, Canada's first cable news channel, encounters some stumbles and successes in its debut.

CBC Programs

Writers & Company: The Jane Austen panel

Writers & Company: The...

Three writers debate the merits of a new crop of film adaptations of t...

Great Interviews

Baseball star Jackie Robinson talks race relations

Baseball star Jackie R...

Former baseball player Jackie Robinson talks about his early days in M...

Guess Who?

Who is this youthful trio?

Who is this youthful t...

Do you know who these three boys are?