CBC News' Special Coverage of Titanic's 100th Anniversary
As the 100th anniversary of one of the worst maritime disasters of all time approaches, CBC News is preparing a wide variety of uniquely Canadian features, reports and vignettes, plus special live coverage to air on CBC-TV, CBC News Network, CBC Radio One and online at CBCNews.ca
Live Coverage from Halifax - Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15:On the day the Titanic began sinking 100 years ago, CBC News has live coverage of memorial events and performances from Halifax, with Rob Gordon and John Northcott (@jnorthcottcbc) reporting for TV and Stephen Puddicombe (@sdpuddicombe) reporting for Radio.On the evening of April 14, The National broadcasts live on CBC News Network, as a candlelight procession journeys from the Maritime Museum to the Grand Parade for an evening of performances, hosted by Gordon Pinsent. At 11:20 p.m. ET, when the ship began to sink, there will be a moment of silence. Then on April 15, at 2 p.m. ET, CBC News Network brings live coverage of the memorial service from the Fairview Lawn Cemetery, where Titanic passengers are buried.
Online Feature: CBC News.ca/titanic presents a collection of features, galleries and videos looking at the history of the Titanic, as well as its place in modern cultureThe site will also have a programming guide, and links to Titanic features and coverage produced by CBC News's TV, radio and documentary teams.