Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Audio
Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59The Dead Dog Café Comedy Hour. Its biting satire and irreverent tone made Tom King, Jasper Friendly Bear and Grace Heavy Hand stars. It demonstrated to all Canadians that aboriginal people have a wicked sense of humour.
Apr 16, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Signs of Spring Audio
Rewind Signs of Spring Apr 16, 2015 | 54:59As this brutal winter for most of the country slowly comes to an end, Canadians everywhere are looking for signs of spring. Rewind looks to the CBC Radio archives for spring peepers and cardinals, rain boots and crocuses, floods and taxes.
Apr 9, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Mordecai Richler Audio
Rewind Mordecai Richler Apr 9, 2015 | 54:59It only took fourteen years after he died, but finally the great Canadian novelist Mordecai Richler is being recognised by his home city of Montreal. Rewind looks back at the career of Mordecai Richler, brash gadfly and literary giant.
Feb 12, 2015 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 12, 2015 | 54:59Fifty years ago, on February 15, 1965, Canadians raised our new official national flag for the first time. But the now familiar red maple leaf on a white background with red side bars had a bit of a rocky inception and birth.
Apr 2, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Easter: from Bonnets to Bunnies Audio
Rewind Easter: from Bonnets to Bunnies Apr 2, 2015 | 54:59Easter as it’s been covered by CBC Radio. From a report in 1949 on what Princess Margaret would be wearing for Easter to thoughts on the great Easter myths and symbols from scholar Northrop Frye, it’s a veritable Rewind Easter parade.
May 7, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Jurgen Gothe: CBC Host, and Music, Cat and Wine Lover Audio
Rewind Jurgen Gothe: CBC Host, and Music, Cat and Wine Lover May 7, 2015 | 54:59A celebration of the quirky, much beloved and always entertaining host of CBC Radio Two’s DiscDrive, Jurgen Gothe, who died in April. You were never quite sure what you’d hear when you listened to him, or what you could believe.
Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Allan McFee spent more than 52 years at CBC Radio, starting in 1937, when he joined the announce staff. Allan McFee was charming and entertaining, irreverent and ornery. Allan had a reputation early on as a rebel at CBC, clashing with producers and bureaucrats who tried in vain to make him toe the line. There are many Allan McFee stories- for instance, he always carried a special pen so he could scribble “POOP” across memos from CBC managers...there was the time he set fire to a memo he didn’t like that was posted on a bulletin board. The time he dotted the studio ceiling with asparagus tips he'd thrown in the air. And for almost a year he delivered the weather forecast for Dribble Lake, Ontario. Except that there was no Dribble Lake, Ontario. Besides general announce duties, Allan hosted Eclectic Circus. It was full of music, stories and a lot of the McFee brand of whimsy.