History | Oct 14, 2011 | 1:00

    Marc Garneau in space

    The Quebec native becomes the first Canadian astronaut to go into space.

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    History - Moon landingOct 14, 2011 | 1:09History Moon landing Video
    History Moon landing Oct 14, 2011 | 1:09Canadians watched as American astronauts became the first to set foot on the moon.
    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.
    History - Canada’s first subwayOct 14, 2011 | 1:11History Canada’s first subway Video
    History Canada’s first subway Oct 14, 2011 | 1:11The Toronto Transit Commission, which was established in 1921, introduces the country’s first subway.
    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 - Trans Canada HighwayOct 14, 2011 | 1:12History Trans Canada Highway Video
    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 - Oka standoffOct 14, 2011 | 1:17History Oka standoff Video
    History Oka standoff Oct 14, 2011 | 1:17Protesting a golf course expansion in Oka, Mohawk people face off against Quebec police and the Canadian Army.
    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.
    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.
    History - The Boyd GangOct 14, 2011 | 1:02History The Boyd Gang Video
    History The Boyd Gang Oct 14, 2011 | 1:02The Boyd Gang's breakout from Toronto's Don Jail lead to the largest manhunt in Canadian history.
    History - Pope’s first visitOct 20, 2011 | 1:18History Pope’s first visit Video
    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.
    History - Red River flood 1997Oct 21, 2011 | 1:36History Red River flood 1997 Video
    History Red River flood 1997 Oct 21, 2011 | 1:36Containing the “Flood of the Century” in Manitoba requires Canada’s biggest troop deployment since Korea.
    History - Cold war shelterOct 20, 2011 | 1:33History Cold war shelter Video
    History Cold war shelter Oct 20, 2011 | 1:33During the height of the cold war, a family spends a week in a fallout shelter built on CBC grounds in Toronto.
    History - Blue Jays win World SeriesOct 21, 2011 | 0:46History Blue Jays win World Series Video
    History Blue Jays win World Series Oct 21, 2011 | 0:46Half a million fans pour into the streets of Toronto after the Blue Jays become the first Canadian team to win the World Series.
    History - Lady Di’s funeralOct 21, 2011 | 0:56History Lady Di’s funeral Video
    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.

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