The War Of 1812

The War Of 1812

Shot throughout Canada and the United States, the War of 1812 is vividly recalled. Through a combination of historic recreations, archival images, paintings, drawings and maps, the audience is presented with a good overview of the various events of this period. The program looks at such historic figures as Tecumseh, General Proctor and Sir Isaac Brock. It was a...

Our Parliament

Our Parliament

This program presents an overview of Canada’s Federal Government. It is an excellent and concise introduction to understanding Canada’s Parliamentary System. Topics covered include: Political parties and divisions of governments to our election process Legislation Role Of Prime Minister Role Of Members Of Parliament Purpose of Parliament Our...

HEY! They’re Building A New House

HEY! They’re Building A New House

This Educational Video takes students in grades 2 to 6 on a tour of a home construction site. The narrator is a young boy who explains the process of constructing a typical Canadian house. Shot entirely on site in Canada this Educational Video is in wide use among schools and public libraries. The young narrator does an exceptional job of discussing all key...

A Day At The Pond

A Day At The Pond

Take your class on a field trip to discover life at the pond in this Canadian Educational Video. Designed for Grades Kindergarten through to Grade 4 this Educational Video Program follows the antics of a 9-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister as they discover what animals live in a pond, pond vegetation, wetland plants, pond organisms, microscopic pond life,...

Understanding Government

Understanding Government

This film is designed for Junior High through Secondary and Adult. It presents an excellent and thorough understanding of how Canada's Federal Government functions. Content is as of the May 2011 federal elections so it is right up to date. It discusses the value of Government, types of Governments and explains our Parliamentary Democracy. Students learn...

The Great Lakes

The Great Lakes

This Canadian educational video looks at The Great Lakes. The Great Lakes are the largest expanse of fresh water on Earth. This Canadian educational video studies the geological formation and subsequent history of The Great Lakes.  It's history dates back beyond the age of man. This educational video takes students on an amazing journey through thousands of...

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...

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...

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...