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An Ecology of Hope
2001, production : Fernand Dansereau
While the environment may be threatened by man, it will also...
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The Man Who Talks with Wolves
2001, production : Carlos Ferrand
In the wilderness of northern Quebec, Michel and Louise...
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Something in the Air
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
Prince Edward Island--a rural paradise and a safe haven from...
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Worst Case Scenario
2001, production : Glynis Whiting
An explosion. Flames. Poisonous gas seeping into the air....
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Air - Climate
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
When it comes to weather and climate, Canada has it all!...
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Fire - Energy
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
Fire features Canada's rich energy resources--natural...
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Pocket Desert - Confessions of a Snake Killer
1999, production : Craig Berggold, Teresa Marshall
Every outlaw needs an enemy, and for a young girl growing up...
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Horses of Suffield
1998, production : Nick Bakyta
For over half a century, the Canadian Army and a herd of...
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Air - Climate
 

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Film  (19:52) 2000, production : Michel Barbeau
When it comes to weather and climate, Canada has it all! From the humid rainforests of British Columbia, to the desert-like badlands of Alberta; from the frosty Arctic where no trees grow, to the fertile farmland of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Region. Air takes us on a visual tour of the country's regions and seasons, illustrating the consequences of such extremes of weather and climate. Colourful maps illustrate the glaciers that covered Toronto 10,000 years ago, while shots of the 1998 ice storm that struck central Canada serve as a dramatic reminder of the most costly catastrophe the country has ever experienced. TRANSIT features five videos that examine Canada's rich and diverse geography. Each film in the series combines spectacular cinematography and lively animation, using the Earth's basic elements as themes:Air explores climate; Water showcases the country's network of rivers, lakes and oceans; Land looks at the vast territory that makes Canada the second largest country in the world; Fire documents old and new sources of energy; plus Life, which develops the themes of people, fauna and flora.

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