The Good Life

The Fifties

The Good Life

Episode 5: The Good Life
In 1950s most Canadians did not own a car, a TV, or a washing machine. By the end of the decade people made more, spent more, and dreamed bigger dreams than the country had ever seen.


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Holly Doan

Holly is an award-winning journalist and Canada’s leading producer of political history documentaries for television. She joined CPAC in 2002 as a contributor to PrimeTime Politics and has produced Our Times, The Fifties, The Premiers, The Prime Ministers and The Rideau Canal. Holly also served as CTV China Bureau Chief, CTV Toronto correspondent, political affairs specialist for CTV in Ottawa and legislature reporter for CBC Alberta.