From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1961--
|The 1961 Monarch Richelieu four-door hardtop retails for $3,850 before tax. Canadians have lost their love for big automobiles and the grand name will be retired at the end of the model year.
|Uncle Bobby will be one of the first network stars on CFTO. His show, Kids Corner will be seen across Canada from 1962 to 1979 on CTV.
|The Canadian Bank of Commerce in Brandon, Manitoba
|The Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker sits to the left of Her Majesty.
|Massey College is named in honour of Vincent Massey, the first Canadian to be appointed as Governor General.
|US President Kennedy (left) and Prime Minister Diefenbaker (centre).
|CUSO doesn't send money, it sends volunteers. By 2011, more than 15,000 volunteers will have served with CUSO in more than 40 countries.
|The Voodoo will serve from 1961 to 1987.
|The CF-104 will be built by Canadair in Montreal.
|1961 Suzuki Bellel with Diesel engine.
|A federal excise stamp is proof that tax has been paid in full.
|The Governor of the Bank of Canada and his wife, Meribeth, walk to the Bank of Canada. Mr. Coyne will die in 2012 at the age of 102.
|1921 Brock Six
|Canada Post will honour Bob Hayward with a stamp in 2011.
|k.d. lang in 1989
|Protesters and doctors will gather at the provincial legislature in Regina next summer when Medicare becomes law on July 1st.
|The mid-sized Ford Fairlane has a wheelbase of 115.5 in 2 934 mm (115.5in). It is built in Oakville, Ontario.