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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1975. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.


Date Event
March 4 The first day television cameras are allowed in the Parliament of Canada.
March 24 Juno Awards of 1975.
September 1 CKND-TV goes on the air as an independent station.
September 16 The first episode of The Fifth Estate airs on CBC Television.
October 12 Canadian Film Awards.


Show Station Premiere Date
Science Magazine CBC Television January 13
Celebrity Cooks
Coming Up Rosie
The Bobby Vinton Show CTV September 1
Grand Old Country September 8
Sidestreet CBC Television September 14
The Fifth Estate September 16
King of Kensington September 25
The Watson Report October 9

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
Swiss Family Robinson CTV January 2
Adrienne at Large CBC Television
Bandwagon with Bob Francis March 28
Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins April 14
Arts '73 June 22
Barbara Frum July
Any Woman Can CTV September 9
Funny Farm Unknown
Elwood Glover's Luncheon Date CBC Television

Television shows




See also

TV movies

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Television stations


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
January 19 Montreal, Quebec CIVM-TV 17 Télé-Québec [1]
Quebec City, Quebec CIVQ-TV 15 [2]
August 31 Winnipeg, Manitoba CKND-TV 9 Independent [3]
September 1 Calgary, Alberta CBRT 9 CBC Television (O&O) [4]

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation Source
September 1 Calgary, Alberta CFAC-TV
(formerly CHCT-TV)
2 CBC Television Independent [5]


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
September 1 Winnipeg, Manitoba KCND-TV 12 ABC (secondary) KCND was licensed to Pembina, North Dakota, along the Canadian border, and serving southern Manitoba, northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. This station was replaced by locally based CKND-TV.


  1. ^ “CIVM-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  2. ^ “CIVQ-DT Station History”[permanent dead link]. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ “CKND-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  4. ^ “CBRT-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  5. ^ “CICT-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.

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