The Fifties

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One Canada

Documenting the remarkable post-war decade that gave birth to modern Canada, this nine-part series features extraordinary interviews and never-before-seen archival film. Experience the decade that was shaped by an explosion of teenagers, scarred by Cold War fears and espionage, marked by an exodus to the suburbs and captured by a new medium called television. Relive the era that changed Canada forever.


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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.