When Brian Mulroney upsized the Senate to pass the GST
The move had been available to prime ministers since Confederation, but in 1990 Brian Mulroney was the first to use it.
When 30 cents seemed expensive for postage stamps
A sharp rise in the price of postal stamps was going to be delivered to Canadians in 1982.
First Nations historian's new book details 'relentless' children's labour at Mt. Elgin residential school
For Mary Jane Logan McCallum, researching the history of student life at Mount Elgin's residential school is personal. The history professor and member of Munsee-Delaware nation first heard about the institution from mentions of her great grandfather and his brother attending.
Longtime Manitoba politician Bill Blaikie remembered for dedication to values, family
When Just For Laughs started small in Montreal
Bargain hunter sought mixer, bought medieval manuscript at estate sale in Maine
Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70
When CBC's Front Page Challenge met singer Ella Fitzgerald in 1970