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Polar Bears: On Thin Ice

Polar Bears: On Thin Ice

It prowls the globe's frozen north, a massive white bruin that fears no predator. The polar bear is both a totemic symbo...

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in...

Wonders of nature and marvels made by people stretch all across Canada. From a preserved Haida village in B.C. through A...

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On Every Front: Canadian Women in the Second World War

On Every Front: Canadian Women...

Canadian women were not allowed to fight during the Second World War but they did just about everything else. Tens of th...

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Astronomy: Canadian Stargazers

Astronomy: Canadian Stargazers

In 1609 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei unveiled his first telescope. To mark the occasion, the United Nations declar...

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On This Day

1945: Fred Tilston wins Victoria Cross for attack in Germany

1945: Fred Tilston wins Victoria Cross for at...

During the Second World War a Canadian hero captures a German position despite wounds to his head and both leg...

CBC Programs

90 Minutes Live: Gzowski gets violent

90 Minutes Live: Gzows...

A stuntwoman guest makes for an unusually physical interview.

Great Interviews

1965: Malcolm X on Front Page Challenge

1965: Malcolm X on Fro...

After a contentious split from the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X explains...

Guess Who?

Who is this young actress and activist?

Who is this young actr...

Try to identify this young woman.