Centennial Celebrations in Canada. To kick them off, on New Year's Day 1967, a Centennial memorial flame is Lit on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, by Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson. All the provinces of Canada celebrate its Centennial year with pomp and show. Fireworks, balloons, birthday cakes and parades are part of the celebrations.
Opening ceremony for a power plant at Churchill River at Labrador in Canada. Several men seen at the opening ceremony. A premier cuts a ribbon at the opening ceremony. Construction site of the plant. Explosions at the mountains. The power plant will harness the river and supply six million horse power throughout eastern Canada.
White Whales in the Eskimo Lakes of Canada's Northwest Territory. White Whale in small water opening of lake, ice bounds the water opening. Men stand and watch fishes. A man drills hole in snow to allow Whales to breathe. Herd of Whales in water.
French President Charles DeGaulle visits Canada. A Montreal speech includes the radical "Free Quebec" slogan of French-Canadian separatists. Prime Minister Pearson rebukes DeGaulle.
Weightlifting competition during the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Bob Bednarski, a weightlifter for the United States, dislocates his elbow while lifting a barbell loaded with weight plates. Joseph Dube fails at the first attempt. Judges at a desk. Joseph Dube makes a second successful attempt. The winners at the victory stand are presented with medals.
A swimming competition during the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Girls swim in 100 meter breast stroke competition. Catie Ball of Jacksonville sets a new record and wins the race. The girls stand at a victory stand. They are awarded medals. They pose.