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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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Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland
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The oceans are critical to the social and economic well-being of Canada and particularly important to coastal, rural and Aboriginal communities. Oceans are a finite resource, yet the scale and diversity of ocean-related activities are growing dramatically, creating ecosystem imbalances and degradation of the marine environment.

National Film Board of Canada