Beyond the Gardens Wall: The Immigrant Workers of Tod Inlet

Beyond the Gardens' Wall: The Immigrant Workers of Tod Inlet

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

Stories of early 20th century Sikh and Chinese immigrants who built first a cement plant, and then the Butchart Gardens, enriches the history of Vancouver Island, while illustrating the harsh impact Canada's restrictive immigration laws had on those communities.

Silence of the Strings: A Community Movement for Music

Silence of the Strings: A Community Movement for Music

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

High school students in Victoria, B.C. who benefited from a successful elementary school strings program launch a campaign to have the program reinstated after local authorities cut it in an attempt to balance a school district budget.