Flashback: hip-hop history
The latest edition of the CBC Archives newsletter Flashback looks at a new genre of music in 1990, new technology in 1993 and a tale of two new TV channels in 1984.
Why sending Toronto seagulls to Saskatchewan sounded like a solid plan
Throngs of screeching seagulls were a headache in Toronto in 1984. But they could be just the thing Saskatchewan's organic farmers needed to keep grasshoppers at bay.
When a trend toward making your own beer was brewing
Why pay the retail price for a bottle of beer when you could brew your own in a plastic garbage can in the basement?
Awkward moments between Canadian & U.S. leaders from 1965 to 2019
This family-owned grocery store has been serving the Linwood community for 165 years
Pro hockey once had two leagues, and that couldn't last
When Voice of Fire drew flames of criticism from (some) Canadians
When the Reform Party was still getting used to the spotlight
Vancouver's city archives aims to preserve history. It has a colourful past of its own
How the director of the new MuchMusic documentary found gold in a treasure trove of archives
The late-winter blast that blew through the Prairies in 1982
The 1977 Iggy Pop TV performance that never happened
The beer lockout that led to long lineups in 1985
Topol, icon of Fiddler on the Roof, dead at 87
Signs, slogans and seals on International Women's Day in 1975
When Victorians didn't want 'eastern people' building a mall downtown
See what New Brunswick life was like around 1940, in the digitized work of a film pioneer
My Favourite Season
From Mary Pickford to Brendan Fraser, here's every Canadian actor ever nominated at the Oscars
When Ontario tried out health insurance for pets in 1973
Why 1983 was 'one of the worst years' for university students