Social Issues and the Economy
National Film Board documentaries reflect upon incidents from Canada’s past and show political history as it happens.
Newfoundland Sentinel of the Atlantic
1945, Director: Beth Zinkan
1 min 11 s
2. This is a view of pre-Confederation Newfoundland, before it became part of Canada. What would appear old-fashioned and quaint to most Canadians in 1943 about the scenes in the excerpt?
Pre-Confederation daily life in Newfoundland. The homes, community events, ways of making a living and the resources of timber and iron are also shown.