CBC Television Network

Road to Adjustment

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