John Zazula

Associate Producer

John Zazula is an associate producer at CBC and has been with the Corp. for more than 15 years. As a lifelong Edmontonian, John brings that experience to the job.

Latest from John Zazula

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March 24, 1994: Edmontonians celebrate Gretzky's NHL career goals record

Wayne Gretzky's 802nd NHL goal may have been scored while he was playing for Los Angeles, but the NHL record was also celebrated by Edmontonians.
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March 14, 2003: Overnight fire destroys historic buildings on Whyte Avenue

Fifteen years ago, the corner of 104th Street and Whyte Avenue went up in flames, leaving several businesses in ruin.
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March 4, 1994: Canadian comedian John Candy dies of a heart attack

John Candy died at the age of 43 of a heart attack while filming a movie near Durango, Mexico.
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Feb. 29, 1988: 'City of Champions!' added to welcome to Edmonton signs

City pride was high as Mayor Laurence Decore unveiled the 'City of Champions!' signs at a city hall ceremony.
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Feb. 18, 1981: Beer drinkers toast end of 7-month brewery strike

Beer drinkers and brewery workers toasted the return of Canadian-made suds as the seven-month long brewery strike ended.
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Feb. 19, 1990: Edmontonians flock to the malls on Alberta's first Family Day

Many Edmonton families spent Alberta's first Family Day holiday in shopping malls, hunting for a bargain or enjoying a meal.
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'I'm going to the Olympics!' Highlights from Mark Connolly's two decades at the Games

The Pyeongchang Olympics are set to begin and Mark Connolly is there covering them for CBC. Over his career as a play-by-play announcer he has had many memorable moments through both the winter and summer games.
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Feb. 3, 2005: Oilers coach takes on minor hockey team during NHL lockout

With no NHL hockey, due to the 2004-05 lockout, Oilers coach Craig MacTavish took on duties behind the bench of the Whitemud Thunder, MacTavish’s son’s team.
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Jan. 25, 2002: Welcome back to Edmonton, Nickelback

On the heels of the success of the Silver Side Up album, Nickelback were on top of the world, and excitement about the Edmonton concert wasn’t just from the sellout crowd.
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Jan. 15, 1987: Home shopping channel hits Edmonton TV screens

The launch of the Canadian Home Shopping Network brought a new way for Edmontonians to shop — from their living rooms.
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Jan. 12, 1983: Look out Barbie, here comes Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky didn’t get benched too often, but 35 years ago he was boxed and shelved as a doll by Barbie maker Mattel.
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Our top-five throwback Thursday videos of 2017

During 2017, many videos from the archives in Edmonton were memorable but these five stood out as being the ones to watch.
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Dec. 21, 2005: Singing Christmas Tree goes silent after 39 years

The Singing Christmas Tree’s last performance at the Central Pentecostal Tabernacle Church on 107 Avenue and 116 Street was bittersweet for the singers and the audience.
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Dec. 11, 1996: Edmonton shoppers hunt for Tickle Me Elmo

The hot toy for Christmas, Tickle Me Elmo, had parents searching local stores to find the elusive red plush animal.
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Dec. 5, 1990: Gas price wars trigger long lineups at Edmonton stations

A big price drop at an Edmonton gas station sparked long lineups as drivers looked to save on a tank of fuel.

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