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,...

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...

Canada In The 1950’s – Building The Future

Three words describe the 1950’s in Canada: BOOM, GROWTH and PROGRESS. For ten years the phenomenal growth rate surged and its effects were felt into the 21st century. The average Canadian living wage skyrocketed and the labour market tightened. It was an age building with mega-projects like the St. Lawrence Seaway and Trans-Continental Pipeline. It was also a...

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