May 3, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Canadian Snapshots Audio
Rewind Canadian Snapshots May 3, 2012 | 54:59On today’s Rewind, two segments from the series Canadian Snapshots, program that promised to (quote) "turn the lens of the radio camera to the wonders and oddities of Canada and bring the vast panorama of the country to the airwaves.”
Canadian Snapshots aired weekly on the national network in 1939 and 1940 and was full of skits, music and actuality.
Both episodes today are from February 1940 and feature the voices of Lorne Greene and J. Frank Willis.
Apr 26, 2012 | 54:59Rewind CanCon Audio
Rewind CanCon Apr 26, 2012 | 54:59More than 40 years after the CRTC introduced Canadian content rules, Rewind looks back at the arguments for and against them.
Apr 19, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Bricklin Audio
Rewind The Bricklin Apr 19, 2012 | 54:59On today’s show, all about a man, his car and twenty-three million dollars. It’s the story of Malcolm Bricklin and the sports car he dreamed up.
Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Stuart McLean on Morningside Audio
Rewind Stuart McLean on Morningside Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Stuart McLean, best known these days as the host of The Vinyl Cafe, started out telling stories on the program Morningside. He celebrated the stories of everyday life from all corners of Canada. Today on Rewind, three of those stories.
Mar 29, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Midnight Cab Audio
Rewind Midnight Cab Mar 29, 2012 | 54:59Two episodes of a radio drama that ran in the early 1990s called Midnight Cab. It was written by James W. Nichol and part of The Mystery Project- a weekly series of detective plays. Midnight Cab follows the adventures of a nineteen-year-old would-be writer from Northern Ontario called Walker Devereaux, who moves to Toronto to become famous. In the meantime, he finds a job driving a cab at night while he finishes his first novel during the day.
Mar 22, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Juno Award Winners Audio
Rewind Juno Award Winners Mar 22, 2012 | 54:59In 1970, Pierre Juneau said that "Canadian broadcasting should be Canadian." At the time, he was the head of the CRTC- the Canadian Radio/Television Commission, and he was behind the implementation of new rules for Canadian content on radio and television. This helped spark a made- in- Canada music industry. Today, in honour of Pierre Juneau- who died in February- and the upcoming Juno awards which were named for him, we salute just a few of the many Canadian musicians who have made us proud.
Mar 15, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Canadian Astronauts Audio
Rewind Canadian Astronauts Mar 15, 2012 | 54:59An hour of Canadian astronauts. Chris Hadfield, Roberta Bondar, Marc Garneau and Steve MacLean talk about what it’s like to be in space- or in MacLean’s case- fulfill a childhood dream.
Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Rewind International Women's Day Audio
Rewind International Women's Day Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we celebrate International Women’s Day- March 8. We’ll give you a taste of the role of women in Canadian society as it was, and then later in the hour hear about the groundbreaking Royal Commission on the Status of Women from the late 1960s.
Mar 1, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Literary giant Morley Callaghan Audio
Rewind Literary giant Morley Callaghan Mar 1, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind an hour of Morley Callaghan. Callaghan was a Canadian literary giant, known for his novels, short stories and plays and his many appearances on radio and television. Today we have several excerpts, including a couple from Michael Enright's time at the program This Country in the Morning in the mid 70s.
Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Rewind 1948 Audio
Rewind 1948 Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Today, it's a trip back to 1948 on CBC Radio. We'll go through a weekend's worth of programming to give you a flavour of what a CBC Radio listener might have heard back then.
Feb 16, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Food on Radio Audio
Rewind Food on Radio Feb 16, 2012 | 54:59Coming up on Rewind- all about food. Fondue, pizza pie and whipped cream in a can were all new to Canadians not all that long ago- and CBC was right there to introduce them.
Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59A look back at the great flag debate of 1964. The flag that is recognized around the world with its red bars and stylized maple leaf on a white background is about as Canadian as you can get- right up there with maple syrup, lumberjacks and the Rockies. But it had a rather rocky inception and birth.
Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Rewind A Tribute to CBC's Allan McFee Audio
Rewind A Tribute to CBC's Allan McFee Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we take a loving look at Allan McFee- a true original and one of the characters of CBC Radio who made his mark with listeners for more than 52 years. He began his career with the CBC in 1937 and – except for a three-year stint in the army during the Second World War – stayed right here until he retired in 1991.