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The Canadian Pacific Railway

Watch on YouTube On November 7, 1885, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) was completed in Craigellachie, British Columbia, providing a pivotal connection among Canada's wide-ranging provinces. This excellent documentary uses archival footage, text and photographs to explore its legacy. Runtime: 10 min.

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The truth about polar bears

on Depending on whom you ask, the North’s sentinel species is either on the edge of extinction or an environmental success st...

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Why Lake Superior Is the Country's Most Overlooked Playground

Famously cold and frighteningly massive, Lake Superior contains 10 percent of the world's surface freshwater, holds the remains of 6,000 shipwrecks, ...

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The Strange History of 'O Canada'

on Disliked by the French and misunderstood by the English, what the anthem says about the country. By Peter Kuitenbrouwer.

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The History of British Columbia

In this TED Talk, former mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan explores the history of British Columbia, how Vancouver got its name and how the border between United States and Canada was ultimately drawn. Runtime: 14 min.

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Selected Stories, 1968-1994

on Amazon Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this magnificent collec...

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Northern Lights: Lighthouses of Canada

on Amazon A coast-to-coast portrait of Canadian lighthouses, including the history, building styles, technological developments and stories about the...

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Arctic Dreams

on Amazon Based on 15 extended trips to the Canadian far north over a five-year period (traveling between Davis Strait in the east and Bering Strait ...

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