|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Executive producer(s)||Donnalu Wigmore|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||11 November 1974 – 7 January 1975|
This series profiled people who recounted their lives during the late 19th and early 20th century.
The series was a spin-off of a September 1973 special broadcast, The Time Of My Life. Donnalu Wigmore tasked producers in various Canadian regions to prepare the various episodes.
The people profiled represented pioneers of regions from Newfoundland to British Columbia. One segment featured the experience of two First Nations women, one of whom was recorded on a treaty in 1877. Another broadcast concerned the Northwest Mounted Police while another concerned northern life.
This half-hour series was broadcast on Mondays at 10:00 p.m. as follows:
- 11 November 1974 - The North West Mounted Police (debut)
- 18 November 1974
- 25 November 1974 - Canadian North
- 2 December 1974
- 9 December 1974 - The Women - Manitoba (10:30 p.m. due to earlier drama special)
- 16 December 1974
- 23 December 1974 - Oldtimers of Newfoundland
- 30 December 1974 - Oldtimers of Saskatchewan (finale)
Episodes were rebroadcast on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. from 13 April to 29 June 1975.
- Corcelli, John (September 2005). "The Oldtimers". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- "Monday (night)". Ottawa Journal. 23 November 1974. p. TV Journal 21.
- "TV Times". The Gazette. Montreal. 21 December 1974. p. 13. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- "TV Times". The Gazette. Montreal. 28 December 1974. p. TV13. Retrieved 1 May 2012.