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Breaking the Ice: Canada and the Northwest Passage

Breaking the Ice: Canada and t...

It's been called "the Arctic Grail." For centuries, European explorers were obsessed with the quest for a route around N...

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Pioneers in the Sky: Bush Pilots of Canada

Pioneers in the Sky: Bush Pilo...

They were intrepid and resourceful pioneers who took to the skies: carrying passengers, mapping new territory, hauling n...

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Terry Fox 25: Reliving the Marathon of Hope

Terry Fox 25: Reliving the Mar...

This is how it all began. On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox began an epic cross-country journey to raise money for cancer res...

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Laughs from the Past

Laughs from the Past

Whether they're homegrown comics or jokers from abroad, CBC has hosted more than its fair share of comedians over the ye...

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On This Day

1991: No justice for aboriginal people, say judges

1991: No justice for aboriginal people, say j...

Manitoba's Aboriginal Justice Inquiry paints a damning picture of systematic racism against aboriginal people.

CBC Programs

Telescope: Patty Conklin

Telescope: Patty Conkl...

King Patty stalks the grounds of his last fair and the next generation...

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 talking about ghosts in this 1983 interview?

Who is talking about g...

A discussion on the use of ghosts in film and literature.