Geologic Journey is a five-part documentary series which delves into the geological history that has shaped the Canadian landscape. The programmes looks at a wide range of scientific, amateur and narrative perspectives to document the land and how it was and continues to be shaped. Includes interviews with with David Suzuki. Call Number: QE185 .G465 2007 5 videodiscs
Provides a solid foundation of understanding for Canada's justice system. Call Number: KF387.U53 2006
Famous for its natural beauty, Canada is under appreciated for its vibrant multiculturalism and racial diversity. This program journeys to Quebec and British Columbia to study social, economic, and cultural issues in those provinces. Conversations with local residents-including bilingual students in Montreal and three generations of Japanese fishermen in Vancouver-highlight the complexities and the rewards of the Canadian experience.
This program provides a fun and colourful look at the nuts-and-bolts of our governing bodies in Canada - namely the federal and provincial governments. Call Number: JL75 .U53 2005
Environmentalist Leanne Allison and wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer follow a herd of 120,000 caribou on foot, across 1,500 kilometers of rugged Arctic tundra, from Canada's central Yukon to coastal Alaska (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) and back again. Call Number: QL737.U55.B34 2004
Canadian Feature Film Database : from Library's and Archives Canada
•compiles the principal credits of every Canadian feature film from 1913 to 2006
•establishes a list of Canadian feature films from published information up to 2006
•Currently over 4,300 films included
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