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"I Just Didn't Want to Die": The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524624

This sound filmstrip, part of The 'Atlantic People's History' series, deals with the death of...

"Just One Big Mess": The Halifax Explosion, 1917

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520759

On the morning of December 6, 1917, two ships, one of which was loaded with munitions, collided in...

"They Didn't Starve Us Out": Industrial Cape Breton in the 1920s

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520213

For 200 years, coal mining had been a way of life--and death--in Cape Breton. By 1920 things were...

(Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System

(Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System

Melissa Brittain 210000

Canada’s colonial practice of forcibly removing Indigenous children from their families did not...

10-7 for Life

10-7 for Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520953

10-7 for Life is a funny, raw and occasionally violent chronicle of the last two weeks of Carol...

11 Steps to Survival

11 Steps to Survival

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523979

A film demonstrating steps to take in the event of a nuclear attack. Animated drawings show the...

12 Dogs Drive: The Run Home

12 Dogs Drive: The Run Home

Hemmings House Pictures HHP007

Justin Allen runs his 12 sled dogs home from Churchill, Manitoba to Saint John, New Brunswick. The...

12,000 Men

12,000 Men

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524770

This powerful documentary brings alive the brave story of Cape Breton's union struggles in the coal...

1960s: Design By Decade (Episode 2)

1960s: Design By Decade (Episode 2)

Blue Ant Media BAM078

The 1960s were a time of social revolution and counter culture  - across the world. The affluence...

1970s: Design By Decade (Episode 3)

1970s: Design By Decade (Episode 3)

Blue Ant Media BAM079

The 1970s were a time of transition and great social change. The tension that grew out of the...

1980s: Design By Decade (Episode 4)

1980s: Design By Decade (Episode 4)

Blue Ant Media BAM080

The 1980s was a decade of excess and materialism across the Western world. The flashy era marked an...

1990s: Design By Decade (Episode 5)

1990s: Design By Decade (Episode 5)

Blue Ant Media BAM081

The 1990s were bursting with hope and possibility. The 80s saw a stunning increase in the use of...

20 Years Later ...

20 Years Later ...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526736

Moroccan independence from France, and Arab nationalism encouraged by Israel's existence as a...

2000s: Design By Decade (Episode 6)

2000s: Design By Decade (Episode 6)

Blue Ant Media BAM082

It's impossible to think of the first decade of the 2000s without also thinking of the significance...

23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520597

If you erase the people of downtown America, the effect is bizarre, not to say disturbing. That is...

55 Socks

55 Socks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB553967

Based on a poem by Marie Jacobs, the animated short 55 socks, by Oscar-winning director Co...

5BX Plan for Physical Fitness

5BX Plan for Physical Fitness

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521513

The Royal Canadian Air Force, as a service to the public, shows in this film the five basic...

A Broken Treaty - Episode 5: Elder in the Making Series

A Broken Treaty - Episode 5: Elder in the Making Series

Hidden Story Productions Ltd. HS0005

As time passed, the Canadian government's perspective with regards to Aboriginal people changed...

A Canadian Slavery Story (Canadiana Series - Season 1)

A Canadian Slavery Story (Canadiana Series - Season 1)

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP004

On April 10, 1734, Montreal was on fire. The city was devastated and the cause was deemed to be...

A Day At The Dump - Ep. 304: Planet Echo (Season 3)

A Day At The Dump - Ep. 304: Planet Echo (Season 3)

Positive Productions Inc. and Media RendezVous Inc. PE0304

In this episode we find out where our garbage goes. ADVENTURE:  Chuck and Andy follow the...

A Day in the Life of a Lake - Ep. 412: Planet Echo (Season 4)

A Day in the Life of a Lake - Ep. 412: Planet Echo (Season 4)

Positive Productions Inc. and Media RendezVous Inc. PE0412

ADVENTURE: Chuck and Andy visit the Great Lakes, home to 1/5 of the world's fresh water. The guys...

A Desert Between Us & Them: Raiders, Traitors and Refugees in the War of 1812

A Desert Between Us & Them: Raiders, Traitors and Refugees in...

The Living History Multimedia Association LIV009

Abandoned by the British, occupied and plundered by the Americans -  in the War of 1812, the...

A Duck's Eye View: DocJam Series

A Duck's Eye View: DocJam Series

Canazwest CPI010

Riverboat Days has been an annual summer festival celebrated in Terrace, British Columbia for over...

A Friend for Supper

A Friend for Supper

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523557

During World War II, a teacher explains how children in Russia, China, and occupied Europe are...

A House on the Prairie

A House on the Prairie

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523402

The promise of riches in a new land lured many settlers to the West, but it was a harsh climate...

A King in Queen's Park: Canadiana Series – Season 2

A King in Queen's Park: Canadiana Series – Season 2

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP009

Find out how the statue of a dead British monarch travelled from a colonial graveyard in India, all...

A License to Remember: Je me souviens

A License to Remember: Je me souviens

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524400

Quebec license plates don't sport cutesy tourist slogans like 'Canada's Ocean Playground' or 'Land...

A Local Kid

A Local Kid

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526849

This drama is based on a tragic event that took place in Kapuskasing, Ontario, in 1963. A strike,...

A Man's Life

A Man's Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528071

Peter Benson leaves his family's farm to join the Royal Canadian Navy. After completing his session...

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

Sound Venture SVP028

A Nation Soars is a trilogy of documentaries narrated by Dan Aykroyd that explore how aviation...

A New Era: Thunder Breeding Hills Series

A New Era: Thunder Breeding Hills Series

Dacian Productions Inc. DP0006

Cypress Hills was an ideal place for cattle ranchers and many settled there over time. By 1906,...

A Northern Challenge

A Northern Challenge

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520131

A view at ground level of how new airfields, built by the Canadian Armed Forces, are helping to...

A Park For All Seasons Playlist (31 Programs)

A Park For All Seasons Playlist (31 Programs)

Blue Ant Media MCI757PL

Go behind the scenes of Canada's most spectacular National Parks, and learn the history, explore...

A Park For All Seasons Series

A Park For All Seasons Series

Blue Ant Media BAM007

Go behind the scenes of Canada's most spectacular National Parks, and learn the history, explore...

A Place Called Shandro

A Place Called Shandro

Guerrilla Films GF0003

An impressionistic documentary that chronicles the settlement of east central Alberta by Ukrainian...

A Question of Identity: War of 1812

A Question of Identity: War of 1812

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521170

When Britain and the United States were at war the feud spilled over into Canada, to pioneer...

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream

LeMay Media LM0011

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream is a new short documentary film by LeMay Media. The film explores...

A Song for Tibet

A Song for Tibet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526593

A land of snow and mountains, of burgundy-clad monks and prayer wheels--this mythical image of...

A Sun Like Nowhere Else

A Sun Like Nowhere Else

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525795

Acadians are French-speaking Maritimers. In this film the people speak for themselves--about their...

A Tomb in High Park: Canadiana Shorts

A Tomb in High Park: Canadiana Shorts

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP017

Hidden away in a quiet corner of Toronto's High Park, you'll find a massive tomb surrounded by a...

A Visit from Captain Cook

A Visit from Captain Cook

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520240

When world-famous explorer James Cook took to the high seas in the 1700s he had ships' artists...

A Way of Living Developed Over Millennia: Edmund Metatawabin - The Green Interview Series

A Way of Living Developed Over Millennia: Edmund Metatawabin -...

Paper Tiger PT0010

The oldest of 11 children, Edmund Metatawabin - the last name means "Ten Sunrises," was born and...

Abegweit

Abegweit

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528402

A day-to-day record of the construction of the Confederation Bridge linking Prince Edward Island to...

Acadia Acadia?!?

Acadia Acadia?!?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523410

In the late 1960s, with the triumph of bilingualism and biculturalism, New Brunswick's Université...

Across the High Arctic: Looking Into the Future and Honouring the Past

Across the High Arctic: Looking Into the Future and Honouring...

CTV CTV732

Broadcast on CTV’s W5 as North by Northwest W5 chronicles a spectacular, one-of-a-kind journey...

Action Stations

Action Stations

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521729

A Canadian corvette goes on convoy duty in the North Atlantic, sights a submarine and sinks...

Action: The October Crisis of 1970

Action: The October Crisis of 1970

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528045

A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Montréal awaited the...

Action: The October Crisis of 1970

Action: The October Crisis of 1970

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528045

A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Montréal awaited the...

Acts of Defiance

Acts of Defiance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521537

A film account of events preceding and during the summer of 1990 with particular reference to the...

After the Montreal Massacre

After the Montreal Massacre

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525409

December 6, 1989. Sylvie Gagnon was attending her last day of classes at Ecole Polytechnique, an...

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