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Digital Archives - 'Gimli Glider' lands without fuelJul 29, 1983 | 1:44Digital Archives 'Gimli Glider' lands without fuel Video
Digital Archives 'Gimli Glider' lands without fuel Jul 29, 1983 | 1:44An Air Canada Boeing 767 runs out of gas high above Gimli, Man.
Digital Archives - 'The great Canadian metric debate'Sep 27, 1977 | 9:42Digital Archives 'The great Canadian metric debate' Video
Digital Archives 'The great Canadian metric debate' Sep 27, 1977 | 9:4290 Minutes Live features a light-hearted discussion on the pros and cons of going metric.
Digital Archives - The metric system: Children better educated than parentsNov 15, 1983 | 3:58Digital Archives The metric system: Children better educated than parents Audio
Digital Archives The metric system: Children better educated than parents Nov 15, 1983 | 3:58When it comes to metric, school children are better educated than their parents in 1983.
Digital Archives - Full-scale metric rebellionMar 16, 1982 | 9:53Digital Archives Full-scale metric rebellion Video
Digital Archives Full-scale metric rebellion Mar 16, 1982 | 9:53Many Canadians are angry about mandatory metric, and say they aren't going to take it anymore.
Digital Archives - Measuring in metric and imperial confuses CanadiansDec 7, 1985 | 5:09Digital Archives Measuring in metric and imperial confuses Canadians Video
Digital Archives Measuring in metric and imperial confuses Canadians Dec 7, 1985 | 5:09Canada is measuring in two systems these days, and it's getting confusing.
Digital Archives - A compromise between metric and imperialJan 30, 1985 | 4:04Digital Archives A compromise between metric and imperial Video
Digital Archives A compromise between metric and imperial Jan 30, 1985 | 4:04With the government's new 1985 metrication policy, metric remains mandatory while imperial is tolerated for certain industries.
Digital Archives - Metric transition updateDec 27, 1983 | 5:46Digital Archives Metric transition update Video
Digital Archives Metric transition update Dec 27, 1983 | 5:46The National gives an update on the metric transition at the end of 1983.
Digital Archives - Why the metric system makes senseDec 9, 1963 | 9:11Digital Archives Why the metric system makes sense Audio
Digital Archives Why the metric system makes sense Dec 9, 1963 | 9:11In 1963, a Toronto engineering professor says Canada should go metric.
Digital Archives - The metric housewifeFeb 4, 1970 | 7:08Digital Archives The metric housewife Audio
Digital Archives The metric housewife Feb 4, 1970 | 7:08Canada has just announced its official plans for going metric, and CBC's Matinee ponders what this means for Canadian homemakers.
Digital Archives - Leap year turns traditions topsy-turvyFeb 29, 1996 | 6:12Digital Archives Leap year turns traditions topsy-turvy Audio
Digital Archives Leap year turns traditions topsy-turvy Feb 29, 1996 | 6:12Feb. 29 was once a rare opportunity for women to propose marriage and girls to do mannish things.
Digital Archives - Sir Sandford Fleming delivers 'the world on time'Apr 22, 1982 | 7:09Digital Archives Sir Sandford Fleming delivers 'the world on time' Video
Digital Archives Sir Sandford Fleming delivers 'the world on time' Apr 22, 1982 | 7:09Sandford Fleming's proposal for Standard Time brings order to a world of a hundred different time zones.
Digital Archives - Fighting the metric system in the meat marketJan 19, 1983 | 1:44Digital Archives Fighting the metric system in the meat market Video
Digital Archives Fighting the metric system in the meat market Jan 19, 1983 | 1:44A Toronto butcher goes to court to fight for ounces and pounds.
Digital Archives - Metrification: Man caught selling by the yardApr 19, 1982 | 1:40Digital Archives Metrification: Man caught selling by the yard Video
Digital Archives Metrification: Man caught selling by the yard Apr 19, 1982 | 1:40A store owner in Calgary is charged for selling carpets by the yard.
Digital Archives - Civil servant fired for opposing metric systemFeb 23, 1982 | 10:10Digital Archives Civil servant fired for opposing metric system Video
Digital Archives Civil servant fired for opposing metric system Feb 23, 1982 | 10:10Front Page Challenge talks to a former civil servant who lost his job for speaking out against the metric system.
Digital Archives - Metric system rebel speaksDec 14, 1982 | 7:27Digital Archives Metric system rebel speaks Video
Digital Archives Metric system rebel speaks Dec 14, 1982 | 7:27Jack Halpert, gas station owner and "metric rebel," talks to CBC's Barbara Frum.

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