The Great Depression

The Great Depression

“Once I built a railroad, made it run, made it race against time... Once I built a railroad, now it’s done... Brother can you spare a dime...” That song exemplified one of the most tragic decades of the 20th century. The Great Depression stretched its strangle hold from one end of Canada to the other. This film recalls Canada in the 1930's through a blend...

The Trans-Canadian Railway

The Trans-Canadian Railway

One of the most remarkable engineering projects in Canadian history was the building of the Trans-Canadian Railway. This program presents the story of the building of the CPR including the politics and the immigrant labourers who forged this road of steel across the wilderness of Canada. It includes dramatic footage of the amazing feat of conquering the towering...