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Armed Forces Programs and Operations - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The role that the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces play in the world is explored through this group of short films. Various peacekeeping missions are looked at as well as some training and recruitment videos.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

War and Conflict - CBC Archives

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

Explore a century of Canada's conflicts, wars and struggles through radio and television clips from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

2001 Veterans' Week Poster

Type: DocumentImage

The collage of photos presented on this poster represents the three branches of the armed forces and the three major conflicts Canada has participated in during the Twentieth Century. Our modern day Peace Keepers are also represented.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Post-war Period - History - 1946 to Present

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. With the fear of communist invasion and the subsequent investigations, there came a new interest in civil liberties. A rise in socialist activities began within Canada's own boarders. Labour Unions began to gather strength from this rise. Canada began to mature and have a larger voice in world government.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Parks Canada News Releases and Backgrounders

Type: Document

There are 1125 news releases as of May 6-09, with associated backgrounders. Search by keyword.

Site: Parks Canada

Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP)

Type: Document

The need for Canada to record the actions of its military members was not forgotten. On June 6, 2001, Chief of Defence Staff, General Maurice Baril, officially announced the creation of the Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP). This program allowed volunteer artists to be transported, escorted, and provided food and accommodation while creating works that reflect on the participation of men and women of the Canadian Forces in a wide variety of activities at home and abroad.

Site: National Defence

Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada: Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada Receives World Heritage Site Designation!: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students are provided with information on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada, to understand why it has recently received designation as a world heritage site

Site: Parks Canada

Parks Canada National Photo Collection

Type: Image

This impressive photo collection gives you a chance to see more than 40 000 beautiful images of Canada's national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas. Search by keyword, type of heritage area, province or territory, name of heritage area.

Site: Parks Canada

Past Operations - Canadian Armed Forces

Type: Document

A list of past operational missions on which Canadian soldiers, sailors and Air Force personnel have been deployed. Includes links to more information about these missions.

Site: National Defence

International Relations and the Cold War - History

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. As the Second World War ended in a nuclear cloud, the fear of nuclear warfare in North America triggered the start of the Cold War. Canada became a major peace keeper with the beginnings of NATO but had to deal with its own fears generated by the 'Communist threat'.

Site: National Film Board of Canada