From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1936-
|This 1909 Tudhope-McIntyre is featured a 1958 Mobiloil advertisement.
|Our hockey team misses gold (above) but comes home with Olympic silver.
|Downtown Fredericton is flooded with 33 centimetres of water.
|Goalie Normie Smith makes 92 saves for the Red Wings in tonight's game.
|When cars no longer run, folks hitch them to their horses and call them 'Bennett Buggies' after the Prime Minister.
|The Silver Dart is depicted flying over Cape Breton Island.
July 4: The fiercest heat wave of the Twentieth Century kills more than 5,000 people across North America including many in Manitoba and Ontario. The continent-wide disaster will finally come to an end on August 14.
|VOCM stands for the Voice of the Common Man. It will still be strong in 2013.
Canadians warm up their Marconis to hear His Majesty’s farewell speech on the CBC at 6 o’clock Atlantic Standard Time.
|1936 Chrysler Imperial Airflow