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Digital Archives - Marketplace: Spotty skin solutionsJan 12, 1975 | 24:36Digital Archives Marketplace: Spotty skin solutions Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: Spotty skin solutions Jan 12, 1975 | 24:36A dermatologist offers tips for acne-prone teens; dangerous playpens; budget meal plans for families; Beryl Plumptre describes what annoys her at the supermarket.
Digital Archives - Marketplace: Hotdog lowdownOct 6, 1974 | 25:48Digital Archives Marketplace: Hotdog lowdown Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: Hotdog lowdown Oct 6, 1974 | 25:48Lab tests reveal which wieners are tops in protein and meat content; canning tomatoes safely; catalytic converters; rotten eggs; exploding aerosol cans and a rant against instant mashed potatoes.
Digital Archives - Marketplace: Sea-Monkeys revealed!May 5, 1974 | 25:40Digital Archives Marketplace: Sea-Monkeys revealed! Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: Sea-Monkeys revealed! May 5, 1974 | 25:40A skeptical mother clears up the mystery of Sea-Monkeys; baby soothers that break; children learn to be savvy consumers.
Digital Archives - Marketplace: Life in a mobile homeJan 26, 1974 | 25:46Digital Archives Marketplace: Life in a mobile home Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: Life in a mobile home Jan 26, 1974 | 25:46Families have major complaints about the mobile-home lifestyle; a visit to Thunder Bay's legendary Hoito restaurant; gas prices across Canada.
Digital Archives - Marketplace: A hollow endorsementJan 6, 1974 | 26:05Digital Archives Marketplace: A hollow endorsement Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: A hollow endorsement Jan 6, 1974 | 26:05Young hockey fans may be surprised to learn that Gordie Howe doesn't use the equipment he endorses. Also: hockey helmet tests, oil prices and "shell" housing.
Digital Archives - Christmas trees, 1973Dec 17, 1973 | 3:25Digital Archives Christmas trees, 1973 Video
Digital Archives Christmas trees, 1973 Dec 17, 1973 | 3:25Real or artificial, a Christmas tree is a must-have in 1973 – no matter the price.
Digital Archives - Back-to-school shopping in '73Aug 21, 1973 | 1:39Digital Archives Back-to-school shopping in '73 Video
Digital Archives Back-to-school shopping in '73 Aug 21, 1973 | 1:39Boys and girls want plain blue jeans and mothers want good value for new school clothes.
Digital Archives - Drivers protest a 1971 studded snow tire banJan 1, 1972 | 1:19Digital Archives Drivers protest a 1971 studded snow tire ban Audio
Digital Archives Drivers protest a 1971 studded snow tire ban Jan 1, 1972 | 1:19Red Lake, Ont., protests against a 1971 studded snow tire ban.
Digital Archives - Home phones mark their 85th anniversaryJul 10, 1962 | 2:12Digital Archives Home phones mark their 85th anniversary Video
Digital Archives Home phones mark their 85th anniversary Jul 10, 1962 | 2:12On July 10, 1877, home telephones went on sale for public use in Canada. Today, on July 10, 1962, CBC cameras mark the home phone's 85th anniversary at Toronto's Bell Telephone office.
Digital Archives - 'Buy Canadian': a 'simple, sad little plea'?Nov 23, 1961 | 6:59Digital Archives 'Buy Canadian': a 'simple, sad little plea'? Audio
Digital Archives 'Buy Canadian': a 'simple, sad little plea'? Nov 23, 1961 | 6:59In 1961, manufacturers want consumers to "Buy Canadian." Consumers want manufacturers to give them a good reason.
Digital Archives - Walter Bick gets out of a pickleAug 24, 1961 | 5:52Digital Archives Walter Bick gets out of a pickle Audio
Digital Archives Walter Bick gets out of a pickle Aug 24, 1961 | 5:52Walter Bick explains how the Bick's pickles franchise evolved from idle cucumbers to a national sensation.
Digital Archives - Housewives save with margarineDec 14, 1948 | 7:14Digital Archives Housewives save with margarine Audio
Digital Archives Housewives save with margarine Dec 14, 1948 | 7:14The Supreme Court of Canada lifts a ban on the sale of margarine, a butter substitute that's half the price.
Digital Archives - 'Don't be a sucker! Don't buy 8 cent bars!'May 4, 1947 | 2:54Digital Archives 'Don't be a sucker! Don't buy 8 cent bars!' Audio
Digital Archives 'Don't be a sucker! Don't buy 8 cent bars!' May 4, 1947 | 2:54Young people across Canada protest the chocolate bar price hike from five to eight cents.
Digital Archives - The new rainbow colours of aluminumJan 23, 1947 | 2:22Digital Archives The new rainbow colours of aluminum Audio
Digital Archives The new rainbow colours of aluminum Jan 23, 1947 | 2:22A new product is about to change the look and feel of home decor in Canada.

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