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List of years in Canadian television

This is a list of Canadian television related events from 1986.

Events

Date Event
May 2 7th Genie Awards.
The opening of Expo 86 in Vancouver airs on all the main television networks.
November 10 Juno Awards of 1986.
November 30 The Life Channel ceased broadcasting.
December 4 The 1st Gemini Awards airs on CBC Television.

Debuts

Show Station Premiere Date
Dear Aunt Agnes TVOntario January 7
Airwaves CBC Television January 27
The Campbells CTV September 1
Under the Umbrella Tree CBC Television September 11
Adderly Global September 24
Camp Cariboo CTV Unknown
Night Walk Global Unknown

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
The Edison Twins CBC Television Unknown
Global Playhouse Global Unknown

Television shows

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

TV movies

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Networks and services

Network launches

Network Type Launch date Notes
TQS Over-the-air, cable and satellite September 7 TQS (Télévision Quatre-Saisons, now V) is a French language television network distributed over-the-air via owned-and-operated stations and a few affiliates in the province of Quebec, and also serves neighboring portions of New Brunswick and Ontario
Ontario Parliament Network Cable and satellite
(also available over-the-air in certain Northern Ontario communities)
Unknown The Ontario Parliament Network was launched to broadcast the parliamentary proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Television stations

Debuts

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
January 1 Pembina, North Dakota (USA KNRR 12 Independent KNRR is a satellite of KVRR in Fargo, North Dakota. KNRR provides over-the-air coverage in southern Manitoba south of Winnipeg, on the same frequency as KCND-TV (1960-1975).[1][2][3]
August 20 Montreal, Quebec CFTU-TV 29 French independent [4]
September 7 Gatineau, Quebec
(Ottawa, Ontario)
CFGS-TV 34 TQS [5]
Montreal, Quebec CFJP-TV 35 [6]
Quebec City, Quebec CFAP-TV 2 [7]
Rimouski, Quebec CJPC-TV 18 [8]
Sherbrooke, Quebec CFKS-TV 30 [9]
Trois-Rivieres CFKM-TV 16 [10]
December 1 Edmonton, Alberta CJAL-TV 9 Independent

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation References
October 9 Pembina, North Dakota, USA KNRR 12 Independent Fox KNRR, part of a 4-station regional network anchored by KVRR/Fargo, North Dakota, that provides OTA coverage to southern Manitoba, becomes a charter affiliate of the Fox network.

References

  1. ^ Prokosh, Kevin (January 10, 1986). "KNRR reception depends on where viewers live". Winnipeg Free Press.
  2. ^ FCC station profile: KNRR, Pembina, N.D., accessed Jan. 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "New U.S. station riles CKND". Winnipeg Free Press. July 20, 1985.
  4. ^ “CFTU-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  5. ^ “CFGS-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  6. ^ “CFJP-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  7. ^ “CFAP-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  8. ^ “CJPC-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  9. ^ “CFKS-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  10. ^ “CFKM-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.

See also


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