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Dr. Henry Morgentaler: Fighting Canada's Abortion Laws

Dr. Henry Morgentaler: Fightin...

In 1969 Dr. Henry Morgentaler emerged as one of Canada's most controversial figures when he broke the law and opened the...

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Death on Tap: The Poisoning of Walkerton

Death on Tap: The Poisoning of...

In May 2000, bacteria seeped into Walkerton's town well. The deadly E. coli then slipped quietly through a maze of pipes...

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Canada Says Hello: The First Century of the Telephone

Canada Says Hello: The First C...

If the telephone wasn't born in Canada, it was certainly conceived here. In 1874, in Brantford, Ont., inventor Alexander...

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On This Day

1980: Canadian Caper helps Americans escape Tehran

1980: Canadian Caper helps Americans escape T...

Six Americans find refuge at Canadian Embassy during Iranian hostage crisis.

CBC Programs

Man Alive: Teens and gender roles

Man Alive: Teens and g...

A panel of teens discusses gender roles, sex and marriage in this 1973...

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 pint-sized sports prodigy?

Who is this pint-sized...

Who's in conversation with the CBC's Peter Gzowski?