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Digital Archives - Smoking banned on domestic flightsDec 18, 1989 | 2:37Digital Archives Smoking banned on domestic flights Video
Digital Archives Smoking banned on domestic flights Dec 18, 1989 | 2:37A new law to ban smoking on flights makes airlines furious while supporters predict healthier airline employees and passengers.
Digital Archives - Audubon Society conducts annual Christmas Bird CountDec 27, 1986 | 1:47Digital Archives Audubon Society conducts annual Christmas Bird Count Video
Digital Archives Audubon Society conducts annual Christmas Bird Count Dec 27, 1986 | 1:47Birders across the continent go into the field every Christmas season to record the species they sight.
Digital Archives - Is Dungeons & Dragons dangerous?Apr 15, 1985 | 13:36Digital Archives Is Dungeons & Dragons dangerous? Video
Digital Archives Is Dungeons & Dragons dangerous? Apr 15, 1985 | 13:36In 1985, a popular role-playing game called Dungeons & Dragons is at the centre of controversy.
Digital Archives - The Hockey SweaterDec 25, 1984 | 19:16Digital Archives The Hockey Sweater Audio
Digital Archives The Hockey Sweater Dec 25, 1984 | 19:16Roch Carrier reads his classic story and Peter Gzowski responds with a hockey tale of his own.
Digital Archives - Transformers, Rainbow Brite top Christmas toys of 1984Dec 12, 1984 | 7:53Digital Archives Transformers, Rainbow Brite top Christmas toys of 1984 Video
Digital Archives Transformers, Rainbow Brite top Christmas toys of 1984 Dec 12, 1984 | 7:53A look at the most popular Christmas toys of 1984, including Transformers, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rainbow Brite and G.I. Joe.
Digital Archives - Trivial Pursuit invented by CanadiansDec 22, 1982 | 4:41Digital Archives Trivial Pursuit invented by Canadians Video
Digital Archives Trivial Pursuit invented by Canadians Dec 22, 1982 | 4:41Two Montreal journalists invent a simple game that sweeps the nation.
Digital Archives - A buyers' guide to digital watchesDec 16, 1979 | 3:57Digital Archives A buyers' guide to digital watches Video
Digital Archives A buyers' guide to digital watches Dec 16, 1979 | 3:57CBC's Marketplace examines the pros and cons of a new trend in timekeeping.
Digital Archives - Mordecai Richler and son Jacob in 1976Dec 16, 1976 | 10:43Digital Archives Mordecai Richler and son Jacob in 1976 Video
Digital Archives Mordecai Richler and son Jacob in 1976 Dec 16, 1976 | 10:43It's a hit! It's a hit! Mordecai Richler reaches a new audience with his children's book, Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang. Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang was written by Mordecai Richler and published by Knopf. The book was illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Digital Archives - Marketplace: Christmas tree ornament shock hazardDec 14, 1975 | 26:00Digital Archives Marketplace: Christmas tree ornament shock hazard Video
Digital Archives Marketplace: Christmas tree ornament shock hazard Dec 14, 1975 | 26:00A Christmas tree ornament is a shock hazard; shopping for Super-8 cameras and electric razors; mood rings and class-action lawsuits for rusty Fords.
Digital Archives - Howie Meeker Hockey School: Puck control and the snapshotDec 5, 1975 | 11:05Digital Archives Howie Meeker Hockey School: Puck control and the snapshot Video
Digital Archives Howie Meeker Hockey School: Puck control and the snapshot Dec 5, 1975 | 11:05Puck control makes passing a cinch, just in time for a shooting lesson from Guy Lafleur.
Digital Archives - 1974: The year in reviewJan 1, 1975 | 39:32Digital Archives 1974: The year in review Video
Digital Archives 1974: The year in review Jan 1, 1975 | 39:32Domestic CBC correspondents discuss the news of the year across Canada: inflation, fuel prices, reelection for Pierre Trudeau, Quebec nationalism and more.
Digital Archives - Shopping at the tele-boutiqueDec 27, 1974 | 2:04Digital Archives Shopping at the tele-boutique Video
Digital Archives Shopping at the tele-boutique Dec 27, 1974 | 2:04Bell subscribers in Montreal try a new concept: picking up a telephone and installing it themselves.
Digital Archives - John Diefenbaker opens Christmas cards in 1972Jan 1, 1972 | 1:28Digital Archives John Diefenbaker opens Christmas cards in 1972 Video
Digital Archives John Diefenbaker opens Christmas cards in 1972 Jan 1, 1972 | 1:28Dear Mr. Diefenbaker, Merry Christmas!
Digital Archives - Canada's first successful plane hijackingDec 28, 1971 | 1:26Digital Archives Canada's first successful plane hijacking Video
Digital Archives Canada's first successful plane hijacking Dec 28, 1971 | 1:26On Dec. 16, 1971, an armed gunman reroutes an Air Canada jet to Cuba.
Digital Archives - Elvis Presley in 1957: "You have to put on a show for people"Apr 4, 1957 | 5:48Digital Archives Elvis Presley in 1957: "You have to put on a show for people" Audio
Digital Archives Elvis Presley in 1957: "You have to put on a show for people" Apr 4, 1957 | 5:48Humble and soft-spoken, the 22-year-old rock 'n' roller talks to CBC after his Ottawa concert.

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