Digital Archives | Nov 23, 1982 | 14:22

Video Games: Making millions, 25 cents at a time

The addictive and empowering video game industry is fast becoming a moneymaking juggernaut.

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Digital Archives - Showtime for Cirque du SoleilMay 9, 1988 | 16:55Digital Archives Showtime for Cirque du Soleil Video
Digital Archives Showtime for Cirque du Soleil May 9, 1988 | 16:55The rising Montreal circus troupe prepares to bring its novel big-top act to New York City in 1988.
Digital Archives - Alcohol: Moonshine on the IslandMay 19, 1982 | 12:30Digital Archives Alcohol: Moonshine on the Island Video
Digital Archives Alcohol: Moonshine on the Island May 19, 1982 | 12:30An old tradition of making one's own homebrew is still thriving on Prince Edward Island.
Digital Archives - The case for sainthoodSep 12, 1978 | 18:21Digital Archives The case for sainthood Video
Digital Archives The case for sainthood Sep 12, 1978 | 18:21An advocate at the Vatican argues that the church should declare Brother André a saint.
Digital Archives - Mayor Jean Drapeau aims for an Expo 67 towerSep 16, 1980 | 3:18Digital Archives Mayor Jean Drapeau aims for an Expo 67 tower Video
Digital Archives Mayor Jean Drapeau aims for an Expo 67 tower Sep 16, 1980 | 3:18Jean Drapeau's quest: borrowing the Eiffel Tower, building an Expo tower or building one for the Olympic Stadium.
Digital Archives - The Atlantic seal hunt: the media campaign escalatesMar 7, 1978 | 18:47Digital Archives The Atlantic seal hunt: the media campaign escalates Video
Digital Archives The Atlantic seal hunt: the media campaign escalates Mar 7, 1978 | 18:47The Newfoundland government is on a mission to change public opinion about the seal hunt.
Digital Archives - Japanese tourist boon in Banff gets mixed receptionOct 18, 1988 | 12:20Digital Archives Japanese tourist boon in Banff gets mixed reception Video
Digital Archives Japanese tourist boon in Banff gets mixed reception Oct 18, 1988 | 12:20Banff business owners are divided over the benefits of Japanese visitors in 1988.
Digital Archives - The Escuminac DisasterNov 25, 1975 | 18:31Digital Archives The Escuminac Disaster Video
Digital Archives The Escuminac Disaster Nov 25, 1975 | 18:31A vicious hurricane strikes the Gulf of St. Lawrence, killing 35 and devastating the town of Escuminac.
Digital Archives - Bourassa back from exileMar 13, 1979 | 17:08Digital Archives Bourassa back from exile Video
Digital Archives Bourassa back from exile Mar 13, 1979 | 17:08Bourassa gets ready to test the political waters again.
Digital Archives - Police cameras crack crime ring, murder schemeFeb 19, 1985 | 9:00Digital Archives Police cameras crack crime ring, murder scheme Video
Digital Archives Police cameras crack crime ring, murder scheme Feb 19, 1985 | 9:00The Ontario Provincial Police arrest 70 in a stolen goods sting, and take down the Canadian head of the Ku Klux Klan.
Digital Archives - Tax breaks for Canadian moviesDec 4, 1979 | 14:44Digital Archives Tax breaks for Canadian movies Video
Digital Archives Tax breaks for Canadian movies Dec 4, 1979 | 14:44Canadian filmmakers and businessmen cash in on a lucrative tax shelter in 1979. Film credits: Meatballs: CFDC, Famous Players, Haliburton Films, Mount Royal Entertainment, Paramount Pictures Running: CFDC, Guardian Trust Company, Universal Pictures
Digital Archives - The smell of pig is the smell of moneyOct 13, 1998 | 8:21Digital Archives The smell of pig is the smell of money Video
Digital Archives The smell of pig is the smell of money Oct 13, 1998 | 8:21Are provincial governments too friendly with the pork industry?
Digital Archives - War criminals: 'Ratline to Canada'Mar 12, 1996 | 8:47Digital Archives War criminals: 'Ratline to Canada' Video
Digital Archives War criminals: 'Ratline to Canada' Mar 12, 1996 | 8:47How were the dregs of the Nazi party recruited to Canada?
Digital Archives - Governing by referendumApr 5, 1977 | 20:47Digital Archives Governing by referendum Video
Digital Archives Governing by referendum Apr 5, 1977 | 20:47In 1948, a referendum gave Canada a new province. Could it take one away in 1980? Campaign ads: "Yes on 15 Committee" and "No on 15 Committee."
Digital Archives - Jesus of Montreal nabs Denys Arcand his second Oscar nominationFeb 6, 1990 | 14:26Digital Archives Jesus of Montreal nabs Denys Arcand his second Oscar nomination Video
Digital Archives Jesus of Montreal nabs Denys Arcand his second Oscar nomination Feb 6, 1990 | 14:26The Quebec director on his strict Catholic upbringing. Jesus of Montreal, Cotton Mill, Treadmill, The Decline of the American Empire and Comfort and Indifference written and directed by Denys Arcand.
Digital Archives - A profile of cartoonist Lynn JohnstonSep 23, 1980 | 14:09Digital Archives A profile of cartoonist Lynn Johnston Video
Digital Archives A profile of cartoonist Lynn Johnston Sep 23, 1980 | 14:09A 1980 profile of Lynn Johnston, the cartoonist and stay-at-home mom behind the up-and-coming comic strip For Better or For Worse.

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