Television series that aired from May-October 1976, featuring musical variety productions from CBC centres outside Toronto, two each from Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax, Edmonton, and St. John's. The programs were pilots for future CBC productions and featured local talents from each of the regions.
The opening festival for the Roy Thompson Hall ran from September 13-25, 1982 and included the performance of two commissioned pieces: "Fanfare" by Ray Ludeke and "Sun" by R. Murray Schafer. The hall continues to be a major music and concert venue in Toronto.
Opening ceremonies for the B.C. Place stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was the largest air-supported domed stadium until May 2010 when it was deflated to be replaced by a retractable roof.
Original broadcast on December 28, 1966 was 90 min. in length. This version is only 60 min. Guests featured in this six-part series included Muddy Waters, Brownie McGee, Sonny Terry, Otis Spahn and Willie Dixon.
"Tears Are Not Enough" was a song written and performed by a group of Canadian artists in 1985 to raise relief funds for the famine in Ethiopia. This documentary explored the song's creation and recording, and aired on CBC television on December 22, 1985.
Fonds consists of audio reels and video tapes (VHS, U-Matic and Betacam) with excerpts of interviews, television shows and specials intended for broadcast on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) English Television Network. The tapes were compiled by Paddy Sampson during the course of his employment with the CBC as a television producer.