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Canadian Red Cross begins testing donations for HIV

Starting tomorrow, every drop of donated blood will be tested for HIV. But that's too late for those already infected.

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Digital Archives - Astronomy: Backyard observatoryAug 17, 1985 | 2:34Digital Archives Astronomy: Backyard observatory Video
Digital Archives Astronomy: Backyard observatory Aug 17, 1985 | 2:34Amateur astronomer Jack Newton builds his own observatory.
Digital Archives - John Turner: 'I had no option'Jul 25, 1984 | 3:58Digital Archives John Turner: 'I had no option' Video
Digital Archives John Turner: 'I had no option' Jul 25, 1984 | 3:58Brian Mulroney and John Turner cross swords in a pivotal debate during the 1984 election campaign.
Digital Archives - Charles and Diana, a London fairy taleJul 29, 1981 | 3:37Digital Archives Charles and Diana, a London fairy tale Video
Digital Archives Charles and Diana, a London fairy tale Jul 29, 1981 | 3:37The 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer has filled Londoners with joy and excitement.
Digital Archives - Fighting for in vitro fertilization in CanadaJul 31, 1978 | 10:32Digital Archives Fighting for in vitro fertilization in Canada Video
Digital Archives Fighting for in vitro fertilization in Canada Jul 31, 1978 | 10:32After the birth of Louise Brown, an infertile couple argues with medical experts and theologians about their right to in vitro fertilization.
Digital Archives - Dene chief: 'My nation will stop the pipeline'Aug 5, 1975 | 5:46Digital Archives Dene chief: 'My nation will stop the pipeline' Video
Digital Archives Dene chief: 'My nation will stop the pipeline' Aug 5, 1975 | 5:46An angry Dene chief tells the inquiry he will lay down his life to stop the pipeline.
Digital Archives - Olympic broadcasting: Montreal 1976Jul 17, 1975 | 4:38Digital Archives Olympic broadcasting: Montreal 1976 Video
Digital Archives Olympic broadcasting: Montreal 1976 Jul 17, 1975 | 4:38CBC's ORTO will tape every event at the Montreal Games. [Poor video]
Digital Archives - Margaret Atwood on Canadian literatureJul 22, 1973 | 24:42Digital Archives Margaret Atwood on Canadian literature Video
Digital Archives Margaret Atwood on Canadian literature Jul 22, 1973 | 24:42In this interview from 1973, author Margaret Atwood talks about her writing career and the struggles of Canadian literature to find its own identity. The poems Game After Supper and Interview with a Tourist are from Margaret Atwood's collection Procedures for Underground published by Oxford University Press, 1971.
Digital Archives - 'Vive le Québec libre!'Jul 24, 1967 | 5:22Digital Archives 'Vive le Québec libre!' Video
Digital Archives 'Vive le Québec libre!' Jul 24, 1967 | 5:22French President Charles de Gaulle generates controversy when he utters the Quebec separatist slogan "Vive le Québec libre" during a speech in Montreal.
Digital Archives - Expo 67: Bobby Gimby's 'Canada'May 8, 1967 | 2:29Digital Archives Expo 67: Bobby Gimby's 'Canada' Video
Digital Archives Expo 67: Bobby Gimby's 'Canada' May 8, 1967 | 2:29"The Pied Piper of Canada" leads a parade of children through the Expo grounds.
Digital Archives - Smokejumpers get the drop on forest firesJul 25, 1964 | 26:11Digital Archives Smokejumpers get the drop on forest fires Video
Digital Archives Smokejumpers get the drop on forest fires Jul 25, 1964 | 26:11Rookie firefighters learn how to parachute into Saskatchewan's most serious forest fires.
Digital Archives - The art of the tattooistMay 3, 1964 | 32:01Digital Archives The art of the tattooist Video
Digital Archives The art of the tattooist May 3, 1964 | 32:01Victoria tattoo artist "Doc" Forbes demonstrates his craft on two sailors, a mother of four, his lady friend and an 82-year-old client in 1964.
Digital Archives - Summer fun at Camp Pine CrestJul 10, 1961 | 39:58Digital Archives Summer fun at Camp Pine Crest Video
Digital Archives Summer fun at Camp Pine Crest Jul 10, 1961 | 39:58CBC's Junior Roundup spends the day at a YMCA boys' camp in Muskoka, Ont., in July 1961.
Digital Archives - Vladimir Nabokov and Lionel Trilling discuss LolitaNov 26, 1958 | 12:25Digital Archives Vladimir Nabokov and Lionel Trilling discuss Lolita Video
Digital Archives Vladimir Nabokov and Lionel Trilling discuss Lolita Nov 26, 1958 | 12:25The author and the critic converse with the CBC's Pierre Berton about Nabokov's explosive novel.
Digital Archives - Rona Jaffe on career girls and "heartless professional bachelors"Oct 22, 1958 | 10:14Digital Archives Rona Jaffe on career girls and "heartless professional bachelors" Video
Digital Archives Rona Jaffe on career girls and "heartless professional bachelors" Oct 22, 1958 | 10:14The author of The Best of Everything discusses her book with Pierre Berton and Robertson Davies in 1958.
Digital Archives - Monsters and myths: I saw Caddy!Jul 29, 1956 | 2:02Digital Archives Monsters and myths: I saw Caddy! Video
Digital Archives Monsters and myths: I saw Caddy! Jul 29, 1956 | 2:02A woman describes seeing a sea serpent in the waters of Victoria's Cadboro Bay.

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