Barkerville, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

Barkerville, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Barkerville, British Columbia that was known not only for money-making opportunities due to fantastic amounts of gold, but also for its cultural openness.

Cassiar, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

Cassiar, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Cassiar, British Columbia, where in 1952 one of the world's best known asbestos mine was opened. By the 1970s, with a new awareness of the health risks associated with asbestos the future of the Cassiar did not look bright.

Creighton, Ontario • Ghost Towns of Canada

Creighton, Ontario • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost towns of Canada explores Creighton, Ontario. Creighton was built in the early 1900s by INCO, a short time after they began to mine nickle in the region. By 1916, war demands for tanks, ships, guns and bullets had the mine and the town thriving.

Mount Polley: Breach or Catastrophe •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Mount Polley: Breach or Catastrophe • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

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On August 4, ironically known as B.C. day, the Imperial Mines tailings pond dam in the north central British Columbia collapsed releasing 10 million gallons of toxic chemicals into a pristine wilderness in the province.

Nordegg, Alberta • Ghost Towns of Canada

Nordegg, Alberta • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Nordegg, Alberta where the discovery of coal deposits by German-Jewish businessman Martin Cohen occurred. His plan was to make Nordegg into a garden city, rather than a mining one. Due to circumstance involving the war, Martin Cohen was forced into exile, leaving Nordegg to became one of Alberta's largest mines.

ROCK and desire

ROCK and desire

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ROCK and desire portrays modern-day gold fever as amateur prospector Lindsay Allen tries to uncover that great untapped vein he believes was left behind by prospectors past.

Sandon, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

Sandon, British Columbia • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Sandon, British Columbia, a silver town in southeastern B.C. At its peak, Sandon was the alcohol, gambling and sex capital of Canada's own Wild West. Despite producing more wealth than the California, Klondike and Cariboo gold rushes combined, Sandon's silver mines would go into decline by the turn of the century.

Silver Islet, Ontario • Ghost Towns of Canada

Silver Islet, Ontario • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Silver Islet, Ontario where North America's richest silver ore was discovered. Silver mining began, as the town was constructed. Silver Islet flourished for about 20 years until production fell and the mine closed.

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.