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A black and white illustration of a family featuring a mother, father, two daughters and one son seated indoors in front of a burning fireplace and a radio. The illustration is oval-shaped and bordered by another illustration of a rural landscape.

Radio at Home in Canada

Musée des ondes Emile Berliner 2024
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Life at home in Canada was quiet and isolated before broadcast radio. Sounds emanating from radio sets brought worlds together and connected people in new ways. As families welcomed radio into their homes, it changed our nation. Explore radio history from the awkward device picking up morse code signals to the sophisticated radio programs we enjoy today.



Anne MacLennan
Michael Windover
Anja Borck


English writer

Anne MacLennan
Michael Windover

French writer

Anja Borck

English editor

Anja Borck

French editor

Pierre Valiquette

Comparative editor

Anja Borck
Emilie Don-Nguyen


French translator

Daniel Barrière
Gustave Arroyo


Content integration and layout

Anne MacLennan
Michael Windover


Anja Borck
Mariana Mejia Ahrens


Musée des ondes Emile Berliner
Société québécoise des collectionneurs de radios anciens

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