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Protest Silenced in Tiananmen Square

Protest Silenced in Tiananmen ...

It was a protest unlike anything Communist China had ever seen. Night after night, for six weeks in the spring of 1989, ...

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Splitting Up: Canadians Get Divorced

Splitting Up: Canadians Get Di...

Having concrete proof of adultery was once the only way to get a divorce in Canada. That meant a detective's photograph ...

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Avalanche!

Avalanche!

The side of a mountain suddenly collapses, transforming a pristine white blanket into a raging wall of destruction and d...

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Canada's Tainted Blood Disaster

Canada's Tainted Blood Disaste...

A new disease was threatening the Canadian blood supply in the early 1980s: AIDS. But the Canadian Red Cross was slow to...

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On This Day

1951: Charlotte Whitton becomes Canada's first big-city woman mayor

1951: Charlotte Whitton becomes Canada's firs...

Charlotte Whitton becomes Canada's first full-time woman mayor.

CBC Programs

The Food Show: Apples for your ear

The Food Show: Apples ...

An apple's journey from the tree to you.

Great Interviews

Playboy Bunny Tales

Playboy Bunny Tales

Meet the bunnies! The first Playboy Club opens in Canada.

Guess Who?

Who is this model child?

Who is this model chil...

Can you guess who the kid on the catwalk is?