CBC Digital Archives

Breaking the Ice: Canada and the Northwest Passage

Breaking the Ice: Canada and t...

It's been called "the Arctic Grail." For centuries, European explorers were obsessed with the quest for a route around N...

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Norad: Watching the Skies

Norad: Watching the Skies

One of the most terrifying visions of the Cold War was the spectre of Soviet bombers and nuclear missiles crossing the A...

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Jean Chrétien: From Pool Hall to Parliament Hill

Jean Chrétien: From Pool Hall ...

It was a hardscrabble climb to the top for Jean Chrétien. "The little guy from Shawinigan" surprised everyone - except h...

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On This Day

1970: Freak tornado kills six in Sudbury

1970: Freak tornado kills six in Sudbury

Violent storm kills six and injures 200 in northern Ontario.

CBC Programs

Impressions: Allan King's

Impressions: Allan Kin...

Canadian documentary filmmaker Allan King talks about his unique style...

Great Interviews

All hell breaks loose in Kigali

All hell breaks loose ...

Dallaire gives a first-hand account of the chaos in Rwanda's capital c...

Guess Who?

Who is this young aspiring star?

Who is this young aspi...

Can you guess the identity of this young aspiring star?