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Grand Rapids Dam, Manitoba
1974
Hydroelectric power generation by the natural resource water...
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Researchers Collect Freshwater Fish Samples
1974, production : Giles Walker
As a pressure group, the scientific community can provide...
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A National Film Board Crew in the Badlands of Alberta
1971, production : Jean-Claude Labrecque, Rex Tasker
Located northeast of Calgary in Alberta's badlands, the...
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Caribou in the Sub-Arctic
1964, production : Dalton Muir
The main factors leading to caribou declines are: habitat...
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Industrial Pollution
1958, production : Louis Portugais
Combustion systems in industrial facilities in Canada use...
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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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Prairie Wheat Fields
1952, production : Larry Gosnell
Since the arrival of early pioneers to Western Canada, much...
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Laurentian International Sled Dog Race, Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, 1950
1950, production : Harry Foster
Under favourable environmental conditions, towns in Quebec’s...
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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.

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