Our Home Canada – Educational Video

Our Home Canada – Educational Video

The educational video, Our Home Canada takes your students on an incredible tour of Canada. This educational video looks at Canada from coast to coast. Our Home Canada views all 10 Canadian Provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland Labrador) and 3 Canadian...

The Opening Of The Canadian West

The Opening Of The Canadian West

The history and growth of the Canadian West is reviewed from the days of the fur traders through to the start of the 21st century. Topics covered include Selkirk Settlements, Red River, Fur War, N.W.M.P., C.P.R., Riel Rebellions, Immigrations, World War One, Winnipeg General Strike, C.C.F., the 1920’s, 1930’s, On To Ottawa Trek, Farmer Movements, Women’s...

Canada In The 1950’s – Building The Future

Canada In The 1950’s – Building The Future

Three words describe the 1950’s in Canada: BOOM, GROWTH and PROGRESS. For ten years the phenomenal growth rate surged and its effects were felt into the 21st century. The average Canadian living wage skyrocketed and the labour market tightened. It was an age building with mega-projects like the St. Lawrence Seaway and Trans-Continental Pipeline. It was also a...

People Of The Tundra – The Inuit

People Of The Tundra – The Inuit

The Arctic is a brutal and severe environment. It is here that the Inuit have survived for thousands of years. Through intelligence, ingenuity, adaptation and great skill, they have thrived within the harshest conditions known to man. This program examines in beautiful detail the story of the Inuit. It examines methods of transportation, shelter, clothing,...

Louis Riel

Louis Riel

Louis Riel (1844-1885) remains a prominent figure in Canadian History and Politics. Leader of the Métis and widely regarded as the founder of the province of Manitoba, Riel’s story remains a troubled and debated topic more than a hundred years after his death in 1885 by hanging for treason. The story of the two Rebellions of the Canadian West are brought to...

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