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Digital Archives - 1986: a royal opening for Expo 86May 2, 1986 | 4:44Digital Archives 1986: a royal opening for Expo 86 Video
Digital Archives 1986: a royal opening for Expo 86 May 2, 1986 | 4:44B.C. kicks off the Expo in royal fashion, with the Prince and Princess of Wales in attendance.
Digital Archives - Fort Langley, birthplace of B.C.Jul 22, 1958 | 5:18Digital Archives Fort Langley, birthplace of B.C. Video
Digital Archives Fort Langley, birthplace of B.C. Jul 22, 1958 | 5:18Celebrating B.C.'s centennial at historic Fort Langley.
Digital Archives - What is love? Ask a kid.Feb 14, 1981 | 4:31Digital Archives What is love? Ask a kid. Audio
Digital Archives What is love? Ask a kid. Feb 14, 1981 | 4:31Canadian children discuss the meaning of love on Valentine's Day in 1981.
Digital Archives - Jackpot! Canada's first national lottery winnersApr 15, 1974 | 0:56Digital Archives Jackpot! Canada's first national lottery winners Video
Digital Archives Jackpot! Canada's first national lottery winners Apr 15, 1974 | 0:56At lottery parties being held in homes all across Canada, folks cross their fingers and kiss their $10 lottery tickets.
Digital Archives - Mother's Day in CanadaMay 10, 1963 | 7:57Digital Archives Mother's Day in Canada Video
Digital Archives Mother's Day in Canada May 10, 1963 | 7:57Is celebrating Mother's Day a sweet gesture or a scam?
Digital Archives - The start of summer? Says who?Jun 21, 1995 | 3:08Digital Archives The start of summer? Says who? Video
Digital Archives The start of summer? Says who? Jun 21, 1995 | 3:08Dennis Trudeau ponders the changing season and isn't so sure he likes what he sees.
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 - Bluenose II donated to Nova ScotiaJul 29, 1971 | 1:46Digital Archives Bluenose II donated to Nova Scotia Video
Digital Archives Bluenose II donated to Nova Scotia Jul 29, 1971 | 1:46The Bluenose II, replica of Canada's most famous schooner, is sold to the government of Nova Scotia for one dollar.
Digital Archives - Orangemen's Day losing gloryJul 12, 1984 | 6:05Digital Archives Orangemen's Day losing glory Audio
Digital Archives Orangemen's Day losing glory Jul 12, 1984 | 6:05"The Glorious 12th" was once a significant holiday in Canada, but by 1984, it no longer has the same importance.
Digital Archives - Easter Bunny hopping mad!Mar 24, 1961 | 14:35Digital Archives Easter Bunny hopping mad! Audio
Digital Archives Easter Bunny hopping mad! Mar 24, 1961 | 14:35The Easter Bunny divulges his secrets about how he makes chocolate eggs, his rivalry with Santa Claus and holiday copyright law.
Digital Archives - Governor General booed at 1979 Quebec Winter CarnivalFeb 1, 1979 | 1:53Digital Archives Governor General booed at 1979 Quebec Winter Carnival Video
Digital Archives Governor General booed at 1979 Quebec Winter Carnival Feb 1, 1979 | 1:53Francophone crowd boos Edward Schreyer for concluding the carnival's opening speech in English.
Digital Archives - Quebec Winter Carnival's Bonhomme a cocaine smuggler?Jun 14, 2001 | 2:13Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival's Bonhomme a cocaine smuggler? Video
Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival's Bonhomme a cocaine smuggler? Jun 14, 2001 | 2:13Carnaval de Québec fights book portraying Bonhomme as a gun-wielding drug smuggler.
Digital Archives - Quebec Winter Carnival helps residents endure the coldFeb 4, 1994 | 2:21Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival helps residents endure the cold Video
Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival helps residents endure the cold Feb 4, 1994 | 2:21Festival helps residents forget about Quebec City's cold.
Digital Archives - 1957 Quebec Winter Carnival openingFeb 17, 1957 | 3:05Digital Archives 1957 Quebec Winter Carnival opening Audio
Digital Archives 1957 Quebec Winter Carnival opening Feb 17, 1957 | 3:05Early years of carnival revival begin with Bonhomme. Song credit: "Chanson du Carnaval" by Roger Vézina and Pierre Petel, SOCAN.
Digital Archives - Quebec Winter Carnival: Bonhomme's sweltering snowsuitJan 21, 1970 | 4:24Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival: Bonhomme's sweltering snowsuit Audio
Digital Archives Quebec Winter Carnival: Bonhomme's sweltering snowsuit Jan 21, 1970 | 4:24The carnival's jolly mascot attends indoor events in 20-minute intervals because of his stifling, heavy costume.

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