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Digital Archives - Canadian makes first wireless radio transmissionOct 16, 1979 | 6:57Digital Archives Canadian makes first wireless radio transmission Video
Digital Archives Canadian makes first wireless radio transmission Oct 16, 1979 | 6:57Quebec-born inventor Reginald Fessenden sang Christmas hymns in an early radio broadcast.
Digital Archives - Canadarm: 'What is this big arm?'Aug 30, 1979 | 10:32Digital Archives Canadarm: 'What is this big arm?' Video
Digital Archives Canadarm: 'What is this big arm?' Aug 30, 1979 | 10:32A Hercules in zero gravity, Canada's robot for the new American spacecraft is a 400-kilogram weakling on earth.
Digital Archives - Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas WatsonJul 25, 1975 | 26:57Digital Archives Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson Audio
Digital Archives Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson Jul 25, 1975 | 26:57The telephone is an instant success after inventor Alexander Graham Bell demonstrates it at the 1876 world's fair in Philadelphia.
Digital Archives - Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methodsFeb 17, 1975 | 4:48Digital Archives Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methods Video
Digital Archives Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methods Feb 17, 1975 | 4:48In 1975, researchers at the University of Calgary attempt to develop a way to burn the oil out of the ground.
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 - The beginning of the long dash...Feb 3, 1974 | 0:50Digital Archives The beginning of the long dash... Video
Digital Archives The beginning of the long dash... Feb 3, 1974 | 0:50CBC Radio begins broadcasting the Dominion Observatory official time signal.
Digital Archives - Louis St-Laurent: Father of the Atlantic PactJul 23, 1973 | 1:37Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent: Father of the Atlantic Pact Video
Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent: Father of the Atlantic Pact Jul 23, 1973 | 1:37An architect of NATO, St-Laurent takes an international leap.
Digital Archives - Future phones mean more leisureJun 15, 1967 | 1:52Digital Archives Future phones mean more leisure Audio
Digital Archives Future phones mean more leisure Jun 15, 1967 | 1:52A conference on leisure time predicts future generations will use the telephone to command household appliances.
Digital Archives - Groundbreaking satellite technology for Expo 67Aug 3, 1965 | 1:45Digital Archives Groundbreaking satellite technology for Expo 67 Audio
Digital Archives Groundbreaking satellite technology for Expo 67 Aug 3, 1965 | 1:45Groundbreaking for Telephone Association's pavillion uses TelStar satellite to broadcast ceremony live.
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 - Airplane phones keep travellers in touchJun 12, 1962 | 5:51Digital Archives Airplane phones keep travellers in touch Audio
Digital Archives Airplane phones keep travellers in touch Jun 12, 1962 | 5:51Bell Canada's remote northern telephone service facilitates telephone service on airplanes.
Digital Archives - Transatlantic phone cable officially openedDec 19, 1961 | 2:09Digital Archives Transatlantic phone cable officially opened Audio
Digital Archives Transatlantic phone cable officially opened Dec 19, 1961 | 2:09Prime Minister John Diefenbaker in Ottawa speaks by telephone to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
Digital Archives - Louis St-Laurent speaks to Jeanne SauvéOct 17, 1961 | 25:24Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent speaks to Jeanne Sauvé Video
Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent speaks to Jeanne Sauvé Oct 17, 1961 | 25:24The successful young journalist has an in-depth discussion with former prime minister Louis St-Laurent.
Digital Archives - Louis St-Laurent returns homeOct 17, 1961 | 3:40Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent returns home Video
Digital Archives Louis St-Laurent returns home Oct 17, 1961 | 3:40After an election defeat, St-Laurent resumes his quiet life.
Digital Archives - Push-buttons in, exchange names outFeb 17, 1961 | 6:56Digital Archives Push-buttons in, exchange names out Audio
Digital Archives Push-buttons in, exchange names out Feb 17, 1961 | 6:56Easy Touch-Tone calling replaces the familiar telephone dial and callers have new numbers to remember.

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