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The First World War: Canada Remembers

The First World War: Canada Re...

They called it "The Great War" and "The War to End All Wars" - though of course it didn't. When hostilities erupted in E...

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For Good Measure: Canada Converts to Metric

For Good Measure: Canada Conve...

Depending on your perspective, it was either a sensible scientific shift, an annoying unnecessary change or a sinister c...

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The Long Run: The Political Rise of John Turner

The Long Run: The Political Ri...

From track star to Rhodes Scholar, destiny seemed to have paved a golden path for John Napier Turner. Born with good loo...

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The Resilience of Canadian Tire

The Resilience of Canadian Tir...

Since its origins as a family company in 1922, Canadian Tire has become a national icon and a handyman's addiction. The ...

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On This Day

1990: Introducing the Bloc Québécois

1990: Introducing the Bloc Québécois

Seven sovereigntists unite to defend Quebec's interests.

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.