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.

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.

Near to Natures Heart: Women of Waskesiu

Near to Nature's Heart: Women of Waskesiu

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Near to Nature's Heart: Women of Waskesiu explores the diverse lives of eight First Nation, Métis and Euro-Canadian women who made their homes in Prince Albert National Park.

Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

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On a freezing night, Soft as Snow and Cold as Ice meet Thomas, a young man in a drunken stupor, who has been dumped on the outskirts of town. When Thomas suggests the two men walk back to the city with him, they persuade him to stay the night.

Painted on the Spot: On the Road with Ernie Luthi...

Painted on the Spot: On the Road with Ernie Luthi...

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Saskatchewan artist Ernie Luthi is remembered in this film that salutes his love of nature and the large body of landscape drawings and paintings he created.

Roger Ings Utopia

Roger Ing's Utopia

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Enter the eclectic world of Roger Ing, a prolific Canadian artist, philanthropist, and former ower/operator of the New Utopia Café in Regina, a place where magical moments happened and a legend was created.

Soul Communion

Soul Communion

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In 1899, seven thousand Doukhobors, members of a pacifist Christian sect, left Russia for Canada to escape persecution for their beliefs. Soul Communion looks at the lives and work of five Canadian Doukhobor artists and the ways in which they have chosen to express their heritage and customs.

La terre: la base de la nation (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1)

La terre: la base de la nation (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1)

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In this second documentary from Series 1 of La Voix des Mechif, the essential need for land ownership to establish any form of jurisdiction is explored, along with how The Manitoba Act of 1870 allocating land to the Métis people failed them through the Scrip program exploited by both Church and State.