CBC Digital Archives

Dr. Gerald Bull: Scientist, Weapons Maker, Dreamer

Dr. Gerald Bull: Scientist, We...

Dr. Gerald Bull was like a figure in a spy novel, designing arms for some of the world's harshest regimes. With no short...

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Ed Broadbent: A Voice from the Left

Ed Broadbent: A Voice from the...

As leader of the NDP, Ed Broadbent was a democratic socialist who loved to smoke cigars and drive fast cars. Broadbent l...

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The Comics in Canada: An Illustrated History

The Comics in Canada: An Illus...

From the wholesome wartime heroics of Johnny Canuck to the exploits of a three-foot-tall aardvark named Cerebus, Canadia...

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On This Day

1972: Yo ho ho... but no bottle of rum

1972: Yo ho ho... but no bottle of rum

The Canadian navy ends a centuries-old tradition of plying sailors with rum.

CBC Programs

Shooting on the sly

Shooting on the sly

Two Canadians pull off some difficult moviemaking.

Great Interviews

1969: John and Yoko's Montreal bed-in

1969: John and Yoko's ...

When John Lennon and Yoko Ono checked in at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth...

Guess Who?

Who is this would-be rapper?

Who is this would-be r...

Meet the neophyte comedian and member of Organized Rhyme in 1992.