This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary of Confederation and birthday bashes will be held across the country to mark the milestone.
CTV Calgary first went on the air September 9, 1960 and in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday we are flashing back to showcase our storied history.
From Treaty 7 to Terry Fox’s camper van… CTV Calgary’s Flashback - Canada 150 series, is an image-rich and evocative collection of vignettes for all Canadians.
Kevin Fleming’s story from 2009 about an Airdrie man who showed us Calgary’s connection to this part of aviation history.
Air Date: October 13, 2017
Bill Mcfarlane’s story from 1996 on the effort to save some of the historic buildings in the downtown core.
Air Date: October 6, 2017
Glenn Campbell’s 1997 interview with Paul Henderson, the man who scored one of the most memorable goals in Canada’s history.
Air Date: September 29, 2017
Bill McFarlane spoke with families impacted by the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War after the Canadian government apologized in 1988.
Air Date: September 22, 2017
Jefferson Humphrey’s story from 2008 on the restoration of the original van from Terry Fox’s run.
Air Date: September 15, 2017
Gord Kelly visited the green space in Calgary’s Chinatown in 1998
Air Date: September 8, 2017
Bill Marks’ 1996 report on Robert Thirsk’s, and some of his fellow astronauts’, visit to Calgary.
Air Date: September 1, 2017
Gord Kelly’s report from 1996 on the history of the oil & gas industry in the southern Alberta community.
Air Date: August 25, 2017
In 2009, Parks Canada began offering tours of the Burgess Shale Site in Yoho National Park. Kevin Fleming reports.
Air Date: August 18, 2017
Gord Kelly’s 1997 report on historic Canadian made tractors and farm equipment.
Air Date: August 11, 2017
Gord Kelly reported in 1997 on the restoration of an historic ranch house in Fish Creek Park.
Air Date: July 28, 2017
Terry Vogt took to the top of the iconic Lethbridge Viaduct during maintenance work in 1997.
Air Date: July 21, 2017
The cultural heritage of the five tribes of Treaty 7 is on display at Stampede Park. Ina Sidhu’s report from 2014.
Air Date: July 14, 2017
Decorated rodeo star Herman Linder led the 1999 Calgary Stampede Parade as honourary marshal at the age of 91. Jeff Little reports.
Air Date: July 7, 2017
The sale of an original painting from 1915 proved controversial as the buyer failed to reach the undisclosed reserve. Kari Eyles’ report from 2009.
Air Date: June 30, 2017
The Stampede Parade is week’s away and the Ismali Muslim Community has been entering spectacular floats for years. Gord Kelly’s story from 1999…
Air Date: June 23, 2017
Prime Minister Harper issues apology to those forced to pay the Chinese head tax. Sneha Kulkarni’s story from 2006.
Air Date: June 16, 2017
An art program to boost morale overseas during the Second World War continued to promote Canada’s natural beauty decades later. Kevin Fleming’s story from 2014.
Air Date: June 9, 2017
An artist attempted to bring awareness to the plight of Ukrainian immigrants who were forced to work in Banff National Park. Gord Kelly’s report from 1996.
Air Date: June 2, 2017
Terry Vogt’s story from 2013 on a Lethbridge garden that recognizes Japanese cultural contributions to southern Alberta.
Air Date: May 26, 2017
Calgarians have decided who they want to represent them at city hall for the next four years and officials say voter turnout was up significantly from the previous election.