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Major League Baseball Comes to Canada

Major League Baseball Comes to...

Play ball! From the impromptu games of "town ball" in the 1800s, through Jackie Robinson's Montreal Royals to the Expos ...

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Cold War Culture: The Nuclear Fear of the 1950s and 1960s

Cold War Culture: The Nuclear ...

With superpowers in the east and west testing powerful new weapons, the Canadian race for self-preservation took off in ...

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The Early Years of the AIDS Crisis

The Early Years of the AIDS Cr...

In the early 1980s doctors began noticing rare cancers and infections striking otherwise healthy young gay men. Somethin...

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Mackenzie King: Public Life, Private Man

Mackenzie King: Public Life, P...

With his cautious policies and shrewd political skills, he successfully led Canada for almost 22 years. But behind close...

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On This Day

1996: Saguenay flood forces mass evacuation

1996: Saguenay flood forces mass evacuation

In Canada's worst flood to date, residents flee their homes for refuge in army evacuation camps.

CBC Programs

Telescope: John Vernon

Telescope: John Vernon

From his new digs in L.A., Canadian actor James Vernon reflects on lif...

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 young lawyer?

Who is this young lawy...

Guess who's wearing the robes of justice in this clip.