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On the Dole: Employment Insurance in Canada

On the Dole: Employment Insura...

Employment insurance is a legacy of the Great Depression, and remains a pillar of Canada's social safety net. The system...

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Red River Rising: Manitoba Floods

Red River Rising: Manitoba Flo...

The Cree called it Miscousipi, Red Water River, and warned early settlers of its hidden capacity for destruction. The ri...

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Voting in Canada: How a Privilege Became a Right

Voting in Canada: How a Privil...

In Canada's early days, only a select group of privileged men could vote. Now it's a fundamental right for all Canadians...

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Major League Baseball Comes to Canada

Major League Baseball Comes to...

Play ball! From the impromptu games of "town ball" in the 1800s, through Jackie Robinson's Montreal Royals to the Expos ...

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On This Day

1992: David Milgaard is a free man

1992: David Milgaard is a free man

More than 22 years after his wrongful conviction for murder, David Milgaard leaves prison.

CBC Programs

90 Minutes Live: Getting a read on Dennis Lee

90 Minutes Live: Getti...

Beloved children's poet Dennis Lee reads 90 Minutes Live a few ...

Great Interviews

Leonard Cohen on the road to singing sensation

Leonard Cohen on the r...

Cohen leaves his blissful domestic life on Hydra with the intention of...

Guess Who?

Who is this TV host?

Who is this TV host?

These sideburns belong to one of the best-known faces on TV.