Home > CANADIAN HISTORY > Canada In The 20th Century

Canada In The 20th Century

Canada In The 20th Century

Canada In The 20th Century

10 Days To D-Day
SKU : DVD-1263
This film unfolds day-by-day, revealing through the letters and diaries of ten people the momentous ten days that led to the Allied invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944. This excellent film also presents through the reconstruction of pivotal scenes, the narratives of ten individuals poised on the brink of the impending invasion - A Canadian infantryman, German soldier, spies, double agents, French resistance fighter, Allied commanders and a paratrooper - some of whom are alive today and have given remarkable and moving interviews. An excellent addition for any Remembrance Day ceremonies. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use. Grades 7 through Adult
Select this link to preview 10 Days To D-Day

Available in the following formats:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.

DVD Price: $92.50
The Trans-Canadian Railway
SKU : DVD-159
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 Rockies and the struggles across the vast western plains. It includes interviews with historians who also discuss how the growth of our country is tied directly to the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Available in DVD format only. ©2000, Total Playing time 50 minutes. English language only. Approved For Educational Use. Grades 6 to University. Ages 11 to Adult.

Available in the following formats:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.

DVD Price: $102.50
Canada In The 1920's
SKU : DVD-1922
The Great War was over and Canada like the rest of North America entered into the roaring twenties. This two part program views the decade in such areas as economic growth, the automobile and the changes it brought, fashion, music, politics, the prohibition movement and its fight to ban alcoholic beverages, rum running, the entry of women into the work force, the movement of Canadians from agriculture to urban centres and manufacturing, social changes and the crash of 1929. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use. Part 1: 19 Mins Part 2: 17 mins. Grades 7 to Adult

Available in the following formats for schools and libraries:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
  • Duplication Master
  • Digital Rights From Your Server
  • Streaming From Our Server
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.


DVD Price: $98.50
The Great Depression
SKU : DVD-1924
The Great Depression reached its strangle hold from one end of Canada to the other. This video recalls this historic period through a blend of interviews and historic footage. It was a period of labour unrest and violence, massive unemployment, droughts and dirt storms in the Prairies, labour camps, soup kitchens and ineffective politicians. Ten years later when Canada emerged from the lost years of the 1930ís, an entirely different nation had been moulded. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use.
©2004 / 16 minutes
Grades 7 to University / Ages 11 to Adult

Available in the following formats:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
  • Duplication Master
  • Digital Rights From Your Server
  • Streaming From Our Server
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.

DVD Price: $79.50
Canada In The 1950's - Building The Future
SKU : DVD-1928
Three words describe the 1950ís in Canada: BOOM, GROWTH, and PROGRESS. For ten years the phenomenal growth rate surged and its effects were felt into the 21st century. Journey with us as we bring to life this fast paced decade. Includes commentaries by History Professors Ben Forster and Sid Noel of the University Of Western Ontario as they reflect on the events of the 1950ís and the changes the decade brought for Canadians. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use.
2 Parts. Total Playing time 50 minutes.
Grades 7 to Adult

Available in the following formats for schools and libraries:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
  • Duplication Master
  • Digital Rights From Your Server
  • Streaming From Our Server
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.


DVD Price: $139.50
Letters From The Front
SKU : DVD-255
This film follows the daily life of a Canadian Private in World War Two through the letters he wrote home and the photographs he took. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use. Grades 7 through Adult ©2001, 20 minutes

Available in the following formats for schools and libraries:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
  • Duplication Master
  • Digital Rights From Your Server
  • Streaming From Our Server
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description.
Select to preview this film


DVD Price: $89.50
Lest We Forget
SKU : DVD-258
This outstanding film will form a major part of your Remembrance Day ceremonies. This film presents a uniquely Canadian view of the importance of Remembrance Day. It looks at the efforts of Canada's armed forces in World War One, World War Two, Korea and Afghanistan. Students learn how Remembrance Day relates to them in their day to day activities, personal lives and friendships. Grades 4 to 8PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use. ©2007, 12 minutes

Available in the following formats for schools and libraries:
  • DVD
  • DVD with PPR
  • Duplication Master
  • Digital Rights From Your Server
  • Streaming From Our Server
Select product details or the film title for pricing and a full description. Select this link to preview


DVD Price: $89.50