Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit

Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit

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This documentary, released for distribution in November 2000, delves into the history of the Chinese workers without whom Canada's national railway could never have been realized.

Consequences: The Private Side of Britain

Consequences: The Private Side of Britain

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This provocative documentary chronicles the effects of Margaret Thatcher's right-wing policies on Britian in the 1980s and looks at how similar Canada's political landscape is 20 years later.

A Forgotten Legacy: Spirit of Reclamation

A Forgotten Legacy: Spirit of Reclamation

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One hundred years ago, the Fraser River Gold Rush opened the door for hundreds of Euro-Americans seeking their fortune. For the indigenous people of British Columbia, this overnight stampede triggered the ebb of a way of life forged on barter and trade. A Forgotten Legacy: Spirit of Reclamation explores the participation and adaptability of British Columbia's Native people as a new economy overtook the land.

Ghost Towns of Canada (13 Parts)

Ghost Towns of Canada (13 Parts)

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This 13-part series introduces the bold characters who pinned their futures on the new world, often winning a niche in the world's temperamental markets, but losing hope of any enduring legacy to the sweeping changes of time. Ghost Towns of Canada reunites one-time residents with the towns they once called home, uncovering the human stories that lay hidden beneath the peeling paint.

The Notorious Mrs. Armstrong

The Notorious Mrs. Armstrong

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A working class mother breaks the constraints of sex and class to become a union organizer and strike leader for women workers during the most explosive labour confrontation in Canadian history - the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919.