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Protest Silenced in Tiananmen Square

Protest Silenced in Tiananmen ...

It was a protest unlike anything Communist China had ever seen. Night after night, for six weeks in the spring of 1989, ...

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...

Endangered Species in Canada

Endangered Species in Canada

The Labrador duck is long gone and the wild Vancouver Island marmot is struggling to bounce back, but the whooping crane...

Jeanne Sauvé, a Woman of Firsts

Jeanne Sauvé, a Woman of First...

When describing Jeanne Sauvé, it's hard not to think of the word "first." She was the first woman MP from Quebec to beco...

Canada's Tainted Blood Disaster

Canada's Tainted Blood Disaste...

A new disease was threatening the Canadian blood supply in the early 1980s: AIDS. But the Canadian Red Cross was slow to...


On This Day

1958: Hula Hoop craze hits Canada

1958: Hula Hoop craze hits Canada

One of the biggest and most profitable fads of all time takes Canada by storm.

CBC Programs

The Food Show: Apples for your ear

The Food Show: Apples ...

An apple's journey from the tree to you.

Great Interviews

Playboy Bunny Tales

Playboy Bunny Tales

Meet the bunnies! The first Playboy Club opens in Canada.

Guess Who?

Who is this model child?

Who is this model chil...

Can you guess who the kid on the catwalk is?