Network: CBC Television Network
Broadcast Run: 1960
Broadcast Medium: Television
Aired Wednesday nights from March 2 to March 30, 1960
This four-part series examined two of Canada’s important industries: farming and fishing. It was produced by Murray Creed.
The first program, called The Old Road, looked at the life of Earle Hooker, a Quebec farmer. The second show, called The Detour:The Farmer has Moved Out, examined stories about successful farms in the country. The Throughway featured a discussion of how farmers had to adjust to the changing economy, while the last show, The Seventh Wave, looked at the changing face of the Atlantic Fishery. This show featured interviews with fishermen in Port Bickerton, Nova Scotia.
Producer: Murray Creed
Researcher: Keith Russell
Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005