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Helicopter Canada
DVD
1966
0 available of 1 items

Uses the aerial view from a helicopter to traverse Canada, emphasizing regional characteristics and activities.

Force of nature the David Suzuki movie = Force de la nature : le film de David Suzuki
DVD
2011
12 available of 13 items

David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster, and activist, delivers a lecture on the eve of his 75th birthday, which he describes as a distillation of his life and thoughts, his legacy, what he wants t...

Highrise : the towers in the world and the world in the towers —Cizek, Katerina, author.
Book
2019
6 available of 6 items

"From the multi-story dwellings of Ancient Rome to the soaring glass skyscrapers of today, for thousands of years humans have used highrises to house the poor, protect the rich and sometimes narrow the gap between the tw...

George Hunter's Canada : iconic images from Canada's most prolific photographer. —Hunter, George, 1921-2013, author.
Book
2017
7 available of 7 items

"A selected catalogue of some of George Hunter's finest photographs from his 70-year career, as well as an intimate portrait of postwar Canada, its landscapes and its people."--Provided by publisher.

Richard Cardinal cry from a diary of a Métis child.
DVD
2007
7 available of 7 items

A moving tribute to Richard Cardinal, a Metis adolescent who committed suicide at 17, in 1984. Removed from his home at age 4 because of family problems, he was then moved between 28 foster homes, group homes and shelter...

Heaven on Earth
DVD
2009
5 available of 5 items

Drama which "highlights the isolation and disappointment faced by a family of Punjabi immigrants to Canada. When Chand arrives in Brampton, Ontario to meet her new husband, she leaves behind a loving family and supportiv...

Passage
DVD
2009
2 available of 5 items

In 1845, celebrated British explorer Sir John Franklin, along with his crew of 128 men, set sail from England in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. None of them was ever seen again. A search party found no evidence ...

Daughters of the country. Part 1
DVD
1987
3 available of 4 items

pt.1. [1]. Ikwe: A young Ojibwa girl of 1770, Ikwe awakens one night from a disturbing dream about a strange man. The arrival of a young Scottish fur trader transforms her dream into reality. Marrying him, Ikwe leaves he...

Confessions of an innocent man
DVD
2008
1 available of 2 items

"[This documentary] examines William Sampson's harrowing experience while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for a crime he did not commit. Sampson, who was working as a business consultant in Saudi Arabia at the time of his sud...

The mystery of Mazo de la Roche Le mystère de Mazo de la Roche.
DVD
2012
1 available of 1 items

"Mazo de la Roche was one of the most successful and prolific women writers of the 20th century. Her novel Jalna, the dramatic story of a family dynasty, skyrocketed her to international fame and fortune in 1927. By the ...

NCR not criminally responsible
DVD
2013
3 available of 4 items

"While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times in a crowded shopping mall. Declared not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder, the young man, Sean Clifton, is confine...

Faith without fear Irshad Manji's quest.
DVD
2007
2 available of 2 items

"In Faith Without Fear, controversial author and outspoken Muslim Irshad Manji asks herself: How has Islam, a religion of justice, become mired in fear? Manji journeys through the Middle East, Western Europe, and North A...

War is not a game
DVD
2010
1 available of 2 items

The Geneva Conventions were created to "regulate" war, followed by other international treaties, but conflicts continue to erupt around the world, drawing soldiers and civilians into their violence and ambiguities. In th...

The other side of the ledger an Indian view of the Hudson's Bay Company.
VHS
1 available of 1 items

This film presents the Indian and Metis views upon the Hudson's Bay Company's 300 years in Canada.

We were children Nous n'étions que des enfants
DVD
2012
13 available of 18 items

As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools. The trauma of this experience was made worse by years of untold physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of...

Hadwin's judgement
DVD
2015
1 available of 2 items

Chronicles the tormented transformation of Grant Hadwin from expert logger to environmental terrorist; a man who dared to challenge the destruction of the world's last great temperate rainforest. Hadwin's crusade culmina...

Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee en célélebration du jubilé de diamant de la reine.
DVD
2012
72 available of 73 items

This collector's edition DVD features the National Film Board of Canada documentary The Portrait, which follows Toronto artist Phil Richards as he creates Canada's official portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for ...

Wacky musical stories too!
DVD
1995
2 available of 2 items

Cactus swing: A fanciful sunset jamboree is staged by dancing cacti and assorted desert critters. Log driver's waltz: Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing about a young girl's love for a log driver. Get a job: Bob Dog finds h...

Invasion
VHS
1993
1 available of 1 items

Before Columbus is a series of three films, "Invasion", "Conversion" and "Rebellion", which describe the Indian experience in the Americas during the past five hundred years. Part One, "Invasion", tells the real story of...

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