Juno Awards, The

Juno Awards, The Canada's best musical talent are awarded for their achievements. 1975 marked the first CBC telecast of the Junos, which allowed the event to assume a higher profile. CTV has broadcast the event since 2002.

Original Airdates1975-

Just a Minute

In Just a Minute, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Watson profiled famous Canadians and historic events. Heritage Minutes were the centrepiece of the series.

Original Airdates1993-1994

Just Ask, Inc.

David Suzuki, a geneticist, was the best known popularizer of matters scientific in the Canadian mass media, and on Just Ask, Inc. he explored such problems as why people snore, why stars twinkle, why some cats are left-pawed, and other subjects in the areas of anatomy, nature, technology, and astronomy. Viewers were invited to write in with questions o ...

AkaJust Ask Incorporated
Original Airdates1981

Just Down The Street

Just Down The Street presented a selection of narrative films about children, produced independently with the CBC's participation. Each of the films in this series has the distinction of being made from a child's point of view, giving the audience an understanding of how children grow and learn in a variety of situations. Other programs were rep ...

Original Airdates1982-1984

Just For Fun


A game show for grade seven students, Just For Fun combined a quiz on general knowledge with competitions that involved stunts, such as balancing brooms, twirling hula hoops, blowing bubble gum, or bobbing for apples. The show gained its reputation for fun rather than competition when it turned out that the hostess did not always know the answers. ...

Original Airdates1975-1976

Just for Laughs


Just for Laughs Just for Laughs is a comedy festival held each year in Montreal, Quebec. It is the largest festival of its kind in the world. It began in 1983 as a francophone event and introduced its English language side in 1985. Highlights are broadcast regularly, featuring comedians from all over the world. What started out as a one-hour highlights special in 1986 ...

AkaJuste pour rire (French title)
Original Airdates1986-

Just Kidding

A unique variety show entitled Just Kidding was produced for cable TV in Whitehorse, where Virginia Gibberd persuaded the business community to provide $1000 for videotape to record the show for broadcast. With volunteers whom she had to train, and with technicians and performers trained by Jean Stanton of the local children's theatre, they developed th ...

Original Airdates1982

Just Kidding


On CTV’s Just Kidding, kids took cameras (often hidden) into schools and interviewed Canadian kids aged 4 to 9 on a wide range of subjects, such as government, love and marriage. The interviewees had been preselected based on teachers' recommendations, and the results were often extremely funny.

Original Airdates1983-1985

Just Like Mom


Just Like Mom Just Like Mom was a game show built on a child-mother relationship. Viewers wrote in requesting the opportunity to participate from all parts of Canada. Producer Paul Burford said that the source of the request was usually the child. The show was originally hosted by Stephen Young and Catherine Swing. Executive producer Fergie Olver later took over host ...

Original Airdates1980-1987

Just Mary

Just Mary Mary Grannan read her own stories offscreen and human performers and puppets acted them out in this fifteen minute program. Starting October 1960, Just Mary formed part of the regular Thursday fare in the weekday package for children, Junior Roundup.

Original Airdates1960


Story of various characters at the Justice Department during a case involving the legality of Quebec separation, sort of dovetailing with a police investigation into some White Supremacist killings. A CanWest-Global TV movie and a quintessential premise for a Canadian movie...a show about Constitutional Law!

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Justice Denied


Justice Denied From the book Justice Denied by Michael Harris. This was a dramatic recreation of the events surrounding the controversial case of Donald Marshall Jr., a 17-year-old Micmac Indian arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment for a murder he did not commit.

Original Airdates1989
TypeTV Movie

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