See everything, hear everything
Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.
Excerpts from NFB films
Iceland on the Prairies
Icelanders started to build farm communities in the Prairie provinces around 1875....
Ukrainian Winter Holidays
Facing oppression at home, numerous Ukrainians emigrated, bringing their traditions...
Hutterites immigrated to Canada in the early twentieth century. They live in farm...
Hutterites believe popular entertainment threatens the morality of youth. ...
Entire NFB Films
From his colourful canvases, William Kurelek paints a vivid history of his father...
Teach Me to Dance
Lesia convinces her English-Canadian friend Sarah to perform a Ukrainian dance with...
Tom Sukanen was an eccentric Finnish immigrant who homesteaded in Saskatchewan in...
Ted Baryluk's Grocery
Ted Baryluk's grocery served a diverse ethnic community in the north-end of Winnipeg...
40 000 Men Needed in Western Canada. Poster to encourage American immigration, 1911.
Before the World War I, the Canadian government considered Americans to be one of...
White Star Line - Canada's Call to Women, 1920/30.
Women immigrants to Western Canada, enticed by colourful posters depicting...