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1956 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

This is a list of Canadian television-related events in 1956.

Notable events

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  • CBC-Radio Canada microwave relay reaches Winnipeg via the TransCanada Microwave System.


Television programs

Programs on-air this year


Television stations


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Ref.
June 21 Timmins, Ontario CFCL-TV 6 CBC Television
July 1 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island CFCY-TV 13
August 12 Sherbrooke, Quebec CHLT-TV 7 Radio-Canada (primary)
CBC Television (secondary)
December 1 Victoria, British Columbia CHEK-TV 6 CBC Television [1]

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation Source
Unknown Wingham, Ontario CKNX-TV 8 CBC Television CBC Television (primary)
CBS (secondary)

See also


  1. ^ CHEK Gallery at Vancouver Radio Museum
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2019-02-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
This television-related list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (October 2021)

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