Canada: A People's History

The complete landmark 17-episode, 32-hour series follows events from pre-history to 1990. Charting the country's past, this series chronicles the rise and fall of empires, the clash of great armies and epoch-making rebellions. The vibrant story is one of courage, daring and folly, told through the personal testimonies of the everyday men and women who lived it — trappers and traders, pirates and prospectors, soldiers and settlers, saints and shopkeepers. Teacher Resource Packages are available to help you maximize classroom presentation of the series — Grades 5-9 or Grades 10-12. These guides are supported by additional background material and downloadable blackline masters which can be found at cbc.ca/history, an essential resource for those teaching Canadian History who have access to the Canada: A People's History educational videos.

  • 2014
  • 9-12
  • 17 Titles

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Canada: A People's History – New Times, New Ways Teacher Guide

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  • Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 10 to 12

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  • Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 5 to 9

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Canada: A People's History Years of Hope and Anger

Episode 16: 1964 to 1976 CE. The 1960s and 1970s are an era of ferment on every level: politics, culture and personal life. Quebec's Quiet Revolution and youth movements across North America challenge the status quo. Some events bring the country together: a new flag is introduced and Canada shines in the world's spotlight with Expo '67; while others threaten ...
  • 2000
  • 01:46:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 10 to 12

  • Canada: A People's History TRP, Grades 5 to 9

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]