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.
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
Bill Mcfarlane’s story from 1996 on the farewell to the soldiers of CFB Calgary as they prepared to relocate to Edmonton.
Air Date: May 19, 2017
Gord Kelly’s story from 2000 on one of Canada’s most gifted, and celebrated, artists.
Air Date: May 12, 2017
Bill McFarlane’s story from 1995 on the work of a famous western artist hidden behind the walls of the Irricana Hotel.
Air Date: May 5, 2017
Gord Kelly’s story from 2000 on the construction of the vessels by First Nations people
Air Date: April 28, 2017
Terry Vogt takes a look at the rich history of cattle ranching in our province in this 1996 report…
Air Date: April 21, 2017
Russ Peake has a report on the Calgary Flames' first playoff appearance in 1981.
Air Date: April 14, 2017
Sneha Kulkarni speaks with the grandson of one of the Canadian soldiers who fought at Vimy Ridge
Air Date: April 7, 2017
Gord Kelly’s profiles one of the nation’s best saddlemakers in this 1998 piece.
Air Date: March 31, 2017
The mother and father of three children who died in a crash near Hanna last week are returning to the scene on Tuesday to take part in a candlelight vigil.