Airs: Sun, December 31, 2017 - 11:00 pm
11:30 pm - AT time
11:50 pm - NL Time
Hosted by Rick Mercer, CBC will broadcast Canada’s New Year’s Eve: A Countdown to 2018 featuring select musical performances from an all-Canadian lineup including Jessie Reyez, Simple Plan, Marianas Trench and James Barker Band from the Niagara Falls celebration, A Tribe Called Red out of Halifax, Cold Specks in Vancouver, Northern Cree from the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Pierre Kwenders in Montreal and Alan Doyle, Tom Power, Bob Hallett and friends from St. John’s. The special will capture celebrations from cities nationwide, with special guests and local firework displays in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Niagara Falls, Montreal, Halifax and St. John’s.
All CBC-TV times 30 min. later in Newfoundland