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Television Comes to Canada. TV in the Beginning Most families in Canda owned a televison during the 1950s and 60s Signals from the American networks were.

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1 Television Comes to Canada

2 TV in the Beginning Most families in Canda owned a televison during the 1950s and 60s Signals from the American networks were received by the majority of the population in Sountern Ontario The American culture was flooding Canada and they were in fear of losing their new found identity

3 Canadain Broadcasting Corporation In 1948 CBC received funding and permission from the Canadain government to creat a television station for Canada CBC stations were set up in Montreal and Toronto Staions added in Ottawa and Vancouver 1954 – Winnipeg and Halifax were added to the CBC network

4 Hit TV Shows of the 1950s and 1960s I Love Lucy Howdy Doody Roy Rogers The Ed Sullivan Show The Wonderful World of Disney Families would gather around their televiosions on Saturday nights and watch their faviourte preformers on The Ed Sullivan Show

5 Hockey Night in Canda Hockey Night was one of Canadas number one radio shows In 1952, people could watch Hockey Night in Canda on their televisions, instead of just listening to it on the radio

6 TV Dinners The TV tray was a foldable table that allowed people to eat their meals infront of the TV so that they would not miss any of their favourite program After the introducation on the TV tray, pre packages meals called, TV dinners were popular They were packages in disposible aluminum containers The dinners consisted of: an appitizer, main course and a dessert

7 TV Dinners TV dinners were east and fast, designed to go from the freezer to the table in 20 minutes This made for more viewing time of the TV, and favourite programs not to be missed

8 How it Changed Our Culture After the television, Canadas society became more convient; pre packaged meals were timesavers as well as cars getting people places faster Kids became glued to the TV, they werent playing outside with the kids on the block like they used to


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