Digital Archives | Apr 17, 1960 | 27:32

Sharpeville massacre sparks international condemnation

Canadian journalist Norman Phillips is arrested for criticizing the South African government after police kill 69 blacks.

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Digital Archives - Tommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicareJul 22, 1962 | 1:13Digital Archives Tommy Douglas, Canada's father of medicare Video
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Digital Archives Africville is an eyesore Jun 24, 1962 | 9:24City of Halifax decides to raze Africville.
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