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Natural Resources
This sub-section looks at management of forests, water and fossil fuels and exploitation of forests, mines and salmon. It also considers energy consumption.
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Aboriginal Fishing in the Fraser River Valley, British Columbia
2001, production : Murray Jurak
When the shimmering salmon battle the Fraser River currents...
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Grand Rapids Dam, Manitoba
1974
Hydroelectric power generation by the natural resource water...
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Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland
1955, production : Grant McLean
The oceans are critical to the social and economic...
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Rock Climber, Quebec

A young rock climber expertly climbs up a steep cliff and on...
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Grand Rapids Dam, Manitoba
Stock shot from NFB Archives

Hydroelectric power generation by the natural resource water is the principal source of electricity in Canada today. The Grand Rapids dam was completed in 1968. Today the environmental and human effects to be avoided or minimized in large hydroelectric projects make them increasingly difficult and costly to plan and build.

National Film Board of Canada