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"We're the Boss!" ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB526412
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Brian Pollard, Michel Lemieux, Rex Tasker, Germaine Ying Gee Wong
Directors:  Brian Pollard
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Business Studies, Documentary, French
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1989
Running Time:  29m 23s
Closed Captions:  Yes


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'We're the Boss!' is an inspiring film about a community that made the connection between culture and economic development. It is a look at the Evangeline region, a predominantly Acadian area in western Prince Edward Island where local initiative, several co-operatives and a credit union have transformed the economy and thereby strengthened Acadian culture. Some of the community-based enterprises shown are a potato chip factory, a fish-processing plant, a wood-chip operation, a funeral home, a cable TV station. Looking both to the past and to the future, the film includes interviews with pioneers of about the role of co-ops in their community.

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