Le cercle imparfait: la colonisation  (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1)

Le cercle imparfait: la colonisation (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1)

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This third documentary from Series 1 of La Voix des Mechif, explores the history of Canada's Métis people, dispossessed from land allocated to them in Manitoba as they moved across the prairies into Saskatchewan and later Alberta. The contrast between how the Alberta Government handled the situation from that of Saskatchewan and Manitoba provincial governments reverberates today in the treatment of the Métis people.

A Day of Thanksgiving

A Day of Thanksgiving

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A Day of Thanksgiving explores this holiday's history, visiting ancient harvest festivals around the world, through European immigration to North America and Thanksgiving as it exists today.

Deconstructing Supper

Deconstructing Supper

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Chef John Bishop explores the politics, economics and ethics of eating in the billion-dollar battle to control global food production.

Ghost Town Trail, Saskatchewan • Ghost Towns of Canada

Ghost Town Trail, Saskatchewan • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores The Ghost Town Trail, Saskatchewan. This southern stretch of highway is dotted with tiny farming communities, once thriving, now all but abandoned.

Grassland Transfer

Grassland Transfer

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This documentary profiles the Canada-China Sustainable Agriculture Development Project that teams Canada's grassland farming researchers with counterparts in Inner Mongolia.

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

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Bringing the sustainability question home–with shelter in mind, what sort of future will you build?

In the Same Boat?

In the Same Boat?

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Will the family farm suffer the same fate as the Atlantic fishery?

The Last Harvest

The Last Harvest

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This rich and evocative epic of a Japanese-Canadian experience following World War II is filled with the vibrant intensity of one family's struggle to rebuild their lives and to be accepted as Canadians.

Over Land

Over Land

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This farm story, from the inside out, paints an intimate portrait of a Canadian family facing a crisis in agriculture.

Rowley, Alberta • Ghost Towns of Canada

Rowley, Alberta • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Rowley, Alberta, the town famous for its repeated revival.

The Sharing Farm

The Sharing Farm

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What began as a project to collect surplus fruit going to waste in Richmond, BC and distribute it to the poor has grown to an inspiring community movement that helps the poor and aids food security.

Stewards of the Land

Stewards of the Land

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A documentary examining environmental stewardship in Canada, introducing private landowners and their attempts to protect critical wildlife habitat.

STRONG COFFEE: The Story of Café Femenino

STRONG COFFEE: The Story of Café Femenino

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STRONG COFFEE is an informative look at what it takes to get coffee into your morning cup and what your coffee purchase means to the farmers toiling in the world's coffee belt. It is a story of hope, determination, universal love, and tremendous strength.

Sur la piste des OGM

Sur la piste des OGM

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Ce documentaire nous ouvre les yeux sur la lutte du contrôle de la production alimentaire mondiale.

The Thinking Garden

The Thinking Garden

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xiTsonga with English subtitles

Three generations of South African women are sowing the seeds of change through the creation of a community garden to build a better future.