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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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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 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

1983: 'Gimli Glider' lands without fuel

1983: 'Gimli Glider' lands without fuel

An Air Canada Boeing 767 runs out of gas high above Gimli, Man.

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.