|Canadians will buy 26,670 Volkswagen Beetles in 1959.
|This stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first flight of Alexander Graham Bell's Silver Dart in Nova Scotia, the first flight in the British Empire
May 1: Streetcars are replaced by buses in the nation’s capital. This one is seen on Sparks Street.
|As the nation's 19th Governor General, His Excellency represents the Crown.
|The newest and smallest member of the Chrysler Canada family is Simca. Imported from Paris, the Simca Super Deluxe carries a $1,995 price tag.
|The Vauxhall Victor is GM Canada's captive import from the UK, sold by Pontiac-Buick dealers. The Vauxhall Victor, Velox and Cresta will add 32,419 sales to the new car market.
|Front Page Challenge is a current events quiz show seen on the CBC from 1957 to 1995.
October 3: The castle doors open on the second season of the TV show The Friendly Giant, who with his friends Rusty and Jerome, will delight millions of kids each weekday for the next 28 years on the CBC.
|This is the last year for the Canada-only Dodge Regent.