Network: CBC Television Network
Broadcast Run: 1967
Broadcast Medium: Television
Aired Friday evenings June to August 1967.
This short series of 7 programs looked at the history of Canada through archival photographs. Similar in style to Ken Burns’s documentaries, each show had a specific topic from history with narration and period commentary. Subjects included the Northwestern Rebellion of 1885 featuring Louis Riel, the construction of the transcontinental railroad, settlement of the West and the history of British Columbia.
Writer and Commentator: Tommy Tweed
Researcher: Lester Machan
Music Director: Ricky Hyslop
Producer: Lloyd Brydon
Executive Producer: Thom Benson
Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005