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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

2003 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

2003 marked the 50th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. To help Canadians remember the sacrifice and achievement by Canadian forces during this time, a poster was commissioned featuring the Monument to Canadian Fallen located in Busan, South Korea. More information can be found on this site for those who are interested in learning about this monument and the Canadians who served in the Korean War.

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

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

Peacekeepers and Peacemakers: Canada's Diplomatic Contribution

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

A look at Canada's history of diplomacy and peacekeeping, including Canadian involvement in human rights issues, nuclear disarmament and the International Criminal Court.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation