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Butting Out: The Slow Death of Smoking in Canada

Butting Out: The Slow Death of...

Not too long ago, Canadians could smoke virtually anywhere they pleased: at work, in theatres, restaurants and even hosp...

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Eaton's: A Canadian Institution

Eaton's: A Canadian Institutio...

T. Eaton Company was formed shortly after Canadian Confederation and soon became rooted in the country's cultural landsc...

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Much Ado About Christmas: Toys, Traditions & Fun

Much Ado About Christmas: Toys...

Toys, leftover fruitcake, department store Santas, toy store mobs, last minute shoppers, enormous light displays and fai...

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On This Day

1900: Canadian makes first wireless radio transmission

1900: Canadian makes first wireless radio tra...

Quebec-born inventor Reginald Fessenden sang Christmas hymns in an early radio broadcast.

CBC Programs

Marketplace: Christmas tree ornament shock hazard

Marketplace: Christmas...

A Christmas tree ornament is a shock hazard; shopping for Super-8 came...

Great Interviews

Fidel Castro: after the revolution

Fidel Castro: after th...

Fidel Castro discusses revolution, freedom from dictatorship and his p...

Guess Who?

Who is this youthful trio?

Who is this youthful t...

Do you know who these three boys are?