Elections In Canada

Elections In Canada

New for 2011, this program presents to elementary students a complete and easy to understand overview of our Federal Election Process. It explains why we have elections and their importance in our parliamentary democracy. It covers terms such as constituencies, candidates, party platforms, differing political parties, political literature, voting patterns,...

10 Days To D-Day

10 Days To D-Day

This film unfolds day-by-day, revealing through the letters and diaries of 10 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 stories of the three key titans of D-Day, Churchill, Eisenhower and Rommel. Woven throughout the programs are the...

A World Apart: The Outback Of Australia

A World Apart: The Outback Of Australia

Journey to one of the world's most barren and beautiful regions, Australia's Outback. This extensive films tours through what is one of the most inhospital regions on our planet. The film includes an Aboriginal Mission village, the town of Alice Springs and Ayers Rock. The film also tours the famous School Of The Air which teaches remote students some of whom...

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...

Letters From The Front

Letters From The Front

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. Aware of the immensity of the war which had engulfed the world, his letters described in detail the daily life of a soldier and the lives of those caught up in the war. His photographs taken with a Kodak Brownie camera, were not...

COUNT YOURSELF IN: Elections In Canada

COUNT YOURSELF IN: Elections In Canada

This excellent film will be of significant value for your grade 8 to 12 students. The heart of our Parliamentary Democracy is the simple act of casting a ballot. Every election shapes Canada and sets the direction our nation will follow. Yet less than 25 percent of young voters between the ages of 18 to 24 cast a ballot. Even fewer take an active role in the...

Understanding Canadian Elections

Understanding Canadian Elections

This film studies the role and importance of Canada's Federal Election Process. An authoritative guide for studying the purpose, functions and importance of elections in our country. This concise, easy to understand program covers the following topics: constituencies candidates party platforms political literature voting patterns polls types of elections causes...

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...

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...

Page 1 of 212