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1969 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1969. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches, closures and rebrandings.


Date Event
May 2 CKCW-TV and CKCK-TV switch from CBC to CTV affiliates.
Telesat is founded in Ottawa.
June 20 Don Messer's Jubilee is cancelled. The cancellation is so controversial it is brought up in the House of Commons.
October 4 The 1969 Canadian Film Awards.


Show Station Premiere Date
Strategy CBC Television April 1
It's Our Stuff June 30
Strange Paradise October 20

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
Magistrate's Court CTV January 20
Perry's Probe
Rocket Robin Hood Broadcast syndication
Quentin Durgens, M.P. CBC Television February 4
Don Messer's Jubilee June 20
Strategy October 7
Toby Unknown

Television shows



TV movies

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Television stations


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
August 22 Inuvik, Northwest Territories CHAK-TV 6 CBC Television
September 21 Saint John, New Brunswick CKLT-TV 9 CTV Satellite of CKCW/Moncton
Unknown Montreal, Quebec Concordia University Television (cable-only) Educational-access independent Oldest student-run television station in Canada

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation Source
May 2 Moncton, New Brunswick CKCW-TV 29 CBC Television CTV Television Network
Regina, Saskatchewan CKCK-TV 2
September 13 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan CHAB-TV 4 CTV CBC

See also


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