"...for the first time we realized it was our song getting blended in by one of the biggest hip-hop artists at the time — straight outta Scarborough — and we jumped around the club like idiots, man." - Maestro Fresh Wes . Watch rare CBC footage of Maestro, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jeff Healey, Harry Belafonte and Duke Ellington - all of whom used the power of music to help bring the marginalized to the mainstream - on #FromTheVaults tonight at 9/9:30NL. #tbt
Quebec's David Saint-Jacques took his first trip to space on Monday, joining five other astronauts aboard the International Space Station. If the skies are clear you might be able to spot the ISS in the early evening over the next 10 days. How do you know it's the space station and not a plane? If the object has blinking lights, it's a plane. #WednesdayWisdom#space
Ever try to make the perfect holiday appetizer and it turns out like this? • See 60 years of Canadian holiday traditions - and disasters - on Back in Time for Christmas, Dec 6 at 8/8:30NT #backintimeCBC
Before creating #SaturdayNightLive, Lorne Michaels starred in The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour alongside fellow Canadian Hart Pomerantz. To attract a younger audience, the variety show featured emerging musical acts to compliment a more progressive style of comedy that appealed to younger viewers.
See clips from the show along with rare CBC footage of The Who, Rough Trade, James Taylor, Jefferson Airplane, Crew Cuts and Don Messer tonight at 9/9:30NL on a brand new #FromTheVaults. #tbt
Some #WednesdayWisdom from Harry Leslie Smith, a veteran turned social activist, who has died at age 95. A lifelong advocate for the poor, Smith lived through the Great Depression and fought with the British air force during the Second World War.