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Auto Pact: Building block of an economy

Since 1900, Canada has had a history of unique automobile design and manufacturing, from the first motorized horse carriages to the electric car. It's a story of invention, craftsmanship and high-risk business opportunities by foreign entrepreneurs looking for Canadian financial backing. The CBC Digital Archives highlights the history of some cars designed and made exclusively in Canada.


Medium: Television
Program: Newsmagazine
Broadcast Date: Jan. 17, 1992
Guest(s): Dennis Desrosiers, Jack Holman, Frank Vaters
Reporter: Alison Smith
Duration: 2:40

Last updated: January 23, 2012

Page consulted on March 28, 2012

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