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THIRD CHAN­NEL

On this date in 1972, the CRTC ap­proved the cre­ation of a third tele­vi­sion net­work — Global TV. It was li­censed to serve five On­tario cities.

ALL ABOARD

On this date in 1836, rid­ing on wooden tracks near Mon­treal, Canada’s first pas­sen­ger train trav­elled about 25 kilo­me­tres.

NEW DIGS

On this date in 1961, the gov­ern­ment-built town of Inu­vik, N.W.T., was of­fi­cially opened. The town, the largest Cana­dian com­mu­nity north of the Arc­tic Cir­cle, was con­structed to re­place the old set­tle­ment of Aklavik, which was be­ing threat­ened by flood and ero­sion. Lo­cated on the Macken-

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