I was a DJ in the 80s (see 80s hair -> right), mostly during college. College dances, a thousand people, trying to get them to dance. (I also started a band in the same period). The Canadian charts during the 80s were different than the US charts. Here are some of my favorites:
Best Canadian 80s Songs You Probably Never Heard of
My #1 favorite 80s Song from Canada. A Canadian band named after a small Canadian town. Not only is this a chart topper, but I dare you. Listen to it 10 times in a row and see if it doesn't foreverafter rule your POD!