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The Canadian West

The Canadian West

The Canadian West

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.

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DVD Price: $102.50
Louis Riel
SKU : DVD-174

The story of the two Rebellions of the Canadian West are brought to life in this drama-documentary. The program includes speeches and written comments of many key historic figures of this time period including Riel, Prime Minister Macdonald, Gabriel Dumont, C.P.R. Officials and General Middleton among others. Visuals include archival images as well as contemporary paintings and sketches.

English Language Only / ©2004 / 40 minutes
/ Ages 10 to Adult / Designed for Grades 6 to University
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DVD Price: $112.50
The Opening Of The Canadian West
SKU : DVD-180
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 1920ís, 1930ís, On To Ottawa Trek, Farmer Movements, Womenís Movements, World War Two, Wheat Co-operatives, Oil Industry, Forestry, Ranching and more. PPR is available for those institutions who require it. PPR is not needed for classroom or instructional use. Grades 7 to Adult ©1993, 35 minutes

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DVD Price: $112.50