Memories of Canada

This page is for all those "Remember this?" items. In particular those priceless old CBC and NFB videos

Remember this catchy little gem from 1967? I sure do
 

Canada's centenial song (1967) by the Young Canadian Singers

 
 
The Logdriver's Waltz - a Canadian animated film from the National Film Board, released in 1979 based on  a Canadian folk song, written by Wade Hemsworth 
 
The Cat Came Back - a 1988 animation by Canadian director Cordell Barker, produced by fellow award-winning Winnipeg animator Richard Condie. Produced in Winnipeg by the National Film Board, the film garnered over 15 awards, including a Genie Award for Best Animated Short, as well as an Academy Award nomination. It was also chosen for inclusion in animation historian Jerry Beck's 50 Greatest Cartoons, placing at number 32. 
 
The Friendly Giant was a popular Canadian children's television program on the CBC from September 1958 through to March 1985. The star of the show, Robert Homme, was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1998. 
 
Mr Dressup - Mr. Dressup was a Canadian children's television series which was produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation from 1967 to 1996.  The series starred Ernie Coombs (an American who later became a Canadian citizen) as Mr. Dressup
 
I am Canadian -Best beer ad of all time.
 
 
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