History | Oct 14, 2011 | 1:16

Two million immigrants

Media descend on Quebec City to greet Annette Toft, the two millionth immigrant to Canada since 1945.

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History Moon landing Oct 14, 2011 | 1:09Canadians watched as American astronauts became the first to set foot on the moon.
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History Trans Canada Highway Oct 14, 2011 | 1:12Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and provincial officials attend the opening of the world’s longest highway, stretching from Victoria, B.C. to St. John’s, N.L.
History - Quebec referendumOct 21, 2011 | 2:59History Quebec referendum Video
History Quebec referendum Oct 21, 2011 | 2:59Canadians watched with unease as Quebecers vote on whether or not to separate from the rest of the country.
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History - Canada’s new flagOct 14, 2011 | 1:27History Canada’s new flag Video
History Canada’s new flag Oct 14, 2011 | 1:27Prime Minister Lester Pearson gets a stormy reception from Royal Canadian Legionnaires over the design of a new national flag.
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History Pope’s first visit Oct 20, 2011 | 1:18Pope John Paul II’s 12-day tour of Canada in September 1984 marked this country’s first-ever papal visit.
News - Montreal massacreOct 20, 2011 | 1:23News Montreal massacre Video
News Montreal massacre Oct 20, 2011 | 1:23Lone gunman Marc Lepine goes on a rampage at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, killing 14 women and eventually himself.
History - Berlin Wall fallsOct 21, 2011 | 1:33History Berlin Wall falls Video
History Berlin Wall falls Oct 21, 2011 | 1:33People dance on the Berlin Wall as East Germans celebrate the end of 28 years of communist oppression.
History - Pearson gets Nobel PrizeOct 17, 2011 | 0:56History Pearson gets Nobel Prize Video
History Pearson gets Nobel Prize Oct 17, 2011 | 0:56Liberal MP Lester B. Pearson wins Canada’s first Nobel peace prize for helping create a United Nations peacekeeping force during the Suez Crisis of 1956.
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History Lady Di’s funeral Oct 21, 2011 | 0:56Shocked by Princess Diana’s death in a motor accident on Aug. 31, 1997, two billion people tune in to watch her funeral in London.
History - Female hockey starOct 14, 2011 | 1:22History Female hockey star Video
History Female hockey star Oct 14, 2011 | 1:22Ab Hoffman, a star defenseman in the Toronto boy’s Junior A Hockey league, reveals that she’s actually a girl.
History - Just watch meOct 14, 2011 | 1:59History Just watch me Video
History Just watch me Oct 14, 2011 | 1:59Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau tells a CBC reporter how he will deal with the FLQ’s abduction of a British diplomat and Quebec minister.
History - Canada gets ConstitutionOct 18, 2011 | 0:54History Canada gets Constitution Video
History Canada gets Constitution Oct 18, 2011 | 0:54Canadian citizens line Parliament Hill to celebrate the news that Canada has gained its own constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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