An effort by CFTO-Toronto to create an updated version of CBC's 'Fighting Words'. It couldn't replicate the magic of the original.

Original Airdates1960

Quarterly Report

Quarterly Report From 1977 to 1982, the CBC presented Quarterly Report, usually 90 minutes in length, on issues of national interest. Subjects varied from an assessment of current federal-provincial relations to unemployment to issues of the environment and industry. Some programs were particularly topical, such as the broadcasts on the Quebec referendum of 1980 and on ...

Original Airdates1977-1982

Quebec in English

This series of three, half-hour programs went to a "happening," staged by Montreal artists and poets, provided a history of sport in Quebec, and, in the final show, included an interview with a woman who built her own bomb shelter and a profile of a religious sect devoted to theocracy.

Original Airdates1965

Quelque Show


On the street interviews and observations were the main features of this program about Montreal, which was produced and hosted by Les Nirenberg and Nick Auf der Maur. They sampled opinion on a wide range of subjects, from religion to pornography, and provided a voice for a number of well-known Montreal street people.

Original Airdates1975

Quentin Durgens, M.P.


Quentin Durgens, M.P. Quentin Durgens, M.P. starred a young Gordon Pinsent as a naive rookie member of Parliament who arrives in Ottawa and quickly learns that the realities behind public service can at times be humourous, overwhelming and frustrating. Quentin Durgens, M.P. began as a 6-part mini-series in 1965 on The Serial. It was hailed as an example of Canadian televi ...

Original Airdates1965-1969



Quest For its first six months, Quest was known as Q For Quest, and was a free-form anthology of productions developed for the CBC. It was flexible, had variety and was an outlet for writers, performers, composers, painters, poets and personalities.

AkaQ For Quest
Original Airdates1961-1964

Question Mark

The interviews and discussions in this half-hour program concerned problems of belief and morality; although it was not exclusively about religion, it returned to issues of devotion. Question Mark ran on every other week, alternating with Horizon.

Original Airdates1963-1964

Question Period


Question Period The series puts politicians and other newsmakers on the hot seat each week. Over the years, the hosts have been joined in their questioning by a number of other journalists. The program took a 4-year break between 1997 and 2001.

Original Airdates1967-1997; 2001-

Quiet Killer

Quiet Killer On her way home in a plane to New York, the teenage Sarah gets very ill. She realizes too late that it's more than a cold and with her parents still on vacation, she breaks down in the middle of the street and dies shortly after in a hospital -- by the plague, as the terrified coroners find out. While trying to keep this from the public to avoid a panic ...

AkaBlack Death
Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie


Quintet Quintet was a CBC musical program originating in Vancouver. Singer Eleanor Collins, folk and ballad singer Bud Spencer and the Chris Gage Trio presented selections from Broadway musicals, narrative folk ballads and ethnic songs, and interludes of blues music. Each week a composer of popular songs was saluted. Chris Gage was featured at the piano, with S ...

Original Airdates1962

Quiz Kids


Quiz Kids was a half-hour game show for elementary school children produced in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Each week a whole class arrived at the studio. From the class, six children are selected and divided into two groups, three under the word "QUIZ" and three under the word "KIDS." A panel was asked to choose a number which lit up, and the category o ...

Original Airdates1978-1985

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