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The National The legacy of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg is marking one of the seminal strikes in Canadian history. One hundred years ago, tens of thousands of workers walked off the job in what would come to be known as the Winnipeg General Strike.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2019

24 Hours The Price of Power: Debating the Deal (Part 4 of 5)

Part four of the five-part series The Price of Power looks into hydro developments in northern Manitoba, political dealings, hidden costs and environmental devastation.
  • 1991
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: Conserving the Future (Part 5 of 5)

This fifth and final episode of the five-part series The Price of Power focuses on alternative energy sources.
  • 1991
  • 00:23:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: A Question of Trust (Part 3 of 5)

Part three of the five-part series The Price of Power looks into hydro developments in northern Manitoba, the devastation left behind, and the problems and high cost of compensation.
  • 1991
  • 00:19:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: The Power Brokers (Part 2 of 5)

This documentary looks at the successive governments and Manitoba Hydro administrators responsible for Manitoba's hydro mega-projects. This is the second episode in the five-part series The Price of Power.
  • 1991
  • 00:27:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: After the Flood (Part 1 of 5)

In the 1960s in northern Manitoba, hydroelectric power promised prosperity for all, but in the shadow of the dams, there was another more painful reality: an environmental wasteland, Indigenous rights cast aside, political scandal and multi-billion dollar debt. In this first episode in the five-part series The Price of Power, representatives of several Manitoba First Nations discuss how their traditional lifestyles ...
  • 1991
  • 00:22:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

Canada: The Story of Us Expansion (1858-1899)

In the lead up to Confederation, Canada faces the threat of American expansionism and a decreased interest by the British in maintaining the colony. Determined that Canada will remain independent and free, a generation of risk takers, gold miners, cowboys and railway builders will rise to the challenge. But not everyone is happy with this expansion. Features stories/events include: the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

CBC Drama Special Conspiracy of Silence (Part 1 of 2)

A tragic and troubling true story which made headlines across the nation, this two-hour drama recounts the life of Helen Betty Osborne, a young Aboriginal student who was brutally beaten and slain in a The Pas, Manitoba town in 1971. Her murder remained unsolved for nearly 16 years, despite the fact that within days of the tragedy, rumours began circulating ...
  • 1991
  • 01:33:23
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/15/2015

CBC Drama Special Conspiracy of Silence (Part 2 of 2)

A tragic and troubling true story which made headlines across the nation, this two-hour drama recounts the life of Helen Betty Osborne, a young Aboriginal student who was brutally beaten and slain in a The Pas, Manitoba town in 1971. Her murder remained unsolved for nearly 16 years, despite the fact that within days of the tragedy, rumours began circulating ...
  • 1991
  • 01:29:40
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/15/2015

The Fifth Estate The Wrong Man

Despite the presumption of innocence and the right to a fair trial, there are still cases in Canada in which innocent people are convicted — most disturbingly, for murder. The Fifth Estate investigates the murder convictions of four Manitoba men and the Crown prosecutor, George Dangerfield, who presided over all of them. In the 1980s, as Manitoba’s star Crown prosecutor, ...
  • 2010
  • 00:41:51
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/17/2014

CBC News Bloody Saturday: The Winnipeg General Strike

In May 1919, 30,000 Winnipeg workers walked off the job and into the history books, launching the largest strike in Canadian history. It lasted six weeks and ended in the violence of Bloody Saturday, a day organized labour has never forgotten or forgiven. Was the strike a legitimate protest against low wages, poor working conditions and a lack of bargaining ...
  • 2007
  • 00:45:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Flood of the Century: Manitoba 10 Years Later

In 1997 an overwhelming deluge of water ruined many lives along Manitoba’s Red River. People lost their homes, their farms, their businesses and were left to start from scratch. Ten years later, we return to the area to find out how those people are doing, whether they have rebuilt their lives and what they have learned from the devastating experience. ...
  • 2007
  • 00:22:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canada: A People's History From Sea to Sea

Episode 9: 1867 to 1873. Confederation is barely accomplished when the new dominion must face an enormous challenge: extending its reach into the vast prairies and beyond, to the Pacific Ocean. But Canada blunders catastrophically in seeking to take over the west without the consent of its inhabitants, especially the Métis of Red River and their leader, the charismatic, troubled ...
  • 2000
  • 00:50:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 1997 The Manitoba Flood: No High Ground

Natural disasters are complex events that have a significant economic, political and social impact. The Manitoba flood of 1997 was an event that underscores our need to understand changing global weather patterns.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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News in Review - February 1993 Oakville: The Town that Missed Christmas

Our report on the chemical spill and evacuation of Oakville, Manitoba examines the environmental and public safety issues.
  • 1993
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1991 The Manitoba Nurses' Strike

This strike leads us to an examination of the nursing profession and Canada's health care system.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1991

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News in Review - October 1990 The Ontario and Manitoba Elections 1990

The surprising election of the NDP in Ontario and Gary Filmon's win in Manitoba are the subjects for exploring the process of provincial elections.
  • 1990
  • 00:13:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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