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Winter solstice in Toronto's Kensington Market

Revellers light up the longest night of the year.

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Digital Archives - CN Tower in Toronto opens to the publicJun 26, 1976 | 6:51Digital Archives CN Tower in Toronto opens to the public Video
Digital Archives CN Tower in Toronto opens to the public Jun 26, 1976 | 6:51Construction of the world's tallest freestanding structure is completed and the CN Tower opens to the public (stock footage).
Digital Archives - Birth of the Dionne quintupletsMay 28, 1936 | 6:44Digital Archives Birth of the Dionne quintuplets Audio
Digital Archives Birth of the Dionne quintuplets May 28, 1936 | 6:44Birth of the Dionne quintuplets
Digital Archives - Thankful on Thanksgiving, 1966Oct 10, 1966 | 6:04Digital Archives Thankful on Thanksgiving, 1966 Video
Digital Archives Thankful on Thanksgiving, 1966 Oct 10, 1966 | 6:04On Thanksgiving weekend in 1966, CBC-TV show <em>TBA</em> asks Torontonians what they're thankful for.
Digital Archives - Citizens' Forum: The century's greatest Canadians... so farJan 26, 1950 | 39:19Digital Archives Citizens' Forum: The century's greatest Canadians... so far Audio
Digital Archives Citizens' Forum: The century's greatest Canadians... so far Jan 26, 1950 | 39:19An esteemed panel chooses the greatest Canadians of (the first half of) the 20th century.
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Digital Archives Brooke Shields outshines Quebec Winter Carnival queen Jan 13, 1989 | 1:37Queen flees her ball in tears when she's upstaged by a Hollywood star, according to reports.
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 - Canso causeway links Cape Breton to mainlandJul 22, 1980 | 1:55Digital Archives Canso causeway links Cape Breton to mainland Video
Digital Archives Canso causeway links Cape Breton to mainland Jul 22, 1980 | 1:55After hundreds of years accessing mainland Nova Scotia only by boat, Cape Bretoners finally have a road "linking the mainland to them."
Digital Archives - International Women's Day celebrated in 1982Mar 8, 1982 | 5:20Digital Archives International Women's Day celebrated in 1982 Video
Digital Archives International Women's Day celebrated in 1982 Mar 8, 1982 | 5:20CBC's <em>Take 30</em> talks to feminist Mariana Valverde about International Women's Day and the state of women's rights in the 1980s.
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 - 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 - '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 - 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 - Governor General Michener and Prime Minister Trudeau address Canadians in 1972Jan 1, 1972 | 10:55Digital Archives Governor General Michener and Prime Minister Trudeau address Canadians in 1972 Audio
Digital Archives Governor General Michener and Prime Minister Trudeau address Canadians in 1972 Jan 1, 1972 | 10:55The 1972 New Year's Day messages from Governor General Roland Michener and Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
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Digital Archives - Quebec winter carnival gaietyMar 4, 1956 | 7:06Digital Archives Quebec winter carnival gaiety Video
Digital Archives Quebec winter carnival gaiety Mar 4, 1956 | 7:06Carnival revelry might just make Quebec "the gayest city on the continent." Song credit: "Chanson du Carnaval" by Roger Vézina and Pierre Petel, SOCAN.

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