Diversity and Inclusion

Our diversity as Canadians is one of our distinctive traits as a country. In this collection, we examine the triumphs, lessons, struggles and challenges that continue to shape our multifaceted identity.

  • 2016
  • 13-14
  • 42 Titles

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The National "When you say Merry Christmas, you're pouring out your compassion"

Why a Sikh man wants to bring back the phrase “Merry Christmas”.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/11/2017

Teacher Guide(s)

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

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary 1 Day. 24 Hours. 34 Million Lives.

On any ordinary day in Canada, extraordinary things happen. Canadians have remarkable stories to tell. And for the past 75 years, the CBC has enabled us to share those stories with each other. Join in the celebration of this rich heritage with a special CBC/Radio Canada documentary that gave all Canadians the chance to play a role in a one-day collective ...
  • 2011
  • 01:28:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Generations 100 Years in Alberta

The Hamdon/Shaben family dates to the turn of the last century when two Lebanese peddlers came to Alberta to seek a better life. Ali Hamdon became a fur trader in Fort Chipewyan. Saleem Shaben opened a general store in Endiang. Decades later, their two families became one through a marriage, and a mosque. Today, the great grandchildren of those Muslim pioneers ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Generations 100 Years in Saskatchewan

Martin and Alma Hjertaas settled in Saskatchewan in 1915. They were involved in the cooperative movement, the socialist CCF party of Tommy Douglas and the founding of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool. Through the generations, continuing today, the family has prided itself on public service. Orville Hjertaas, son of the pioneer Martin, became a father of medicare. Blain Hjertaas, a member of ...
  • 2007
  • 00:43:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Docs POV 14 & Muslim New

Meet young Muslim kids as they transition from private, Islamic elementary school to public high school, capturing what it means to be young, Muslim and growing up in the West at this unsettling time in modern history. Through their wide eyes, we begin to understand the dilemmas facing them. As they take us on their journey revealing fears, anxieties, hopes ...
  • 2018
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/02/2018

The National Can you speak lousy French and still be prime minister?

In the wake of a Conservative leadership debate, The National's Sunday Talk panelists — Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief of Walrus magazine, Adrienne Batra, editor-in-chief of the Toronto Sun, and Martin Patriquin, Quebec bureau chief for Maclean's magazine — debate whether the prime minister of Canada needs to speak French. Is Pierre Trudeau’s dream of bilingualism dying?
  • 2016
  • 00:12:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2017

News in Review - June 1992 Canada Now: A Diverse Landscape

Celebrating Canada's 125th anniversary, this News in Review special explores four principal themes in contemporary Canadian society. Combining stimulating images of Canada, interviews with a cross-section of Canadians, and archival material, and using the present as a pivotal point, the program links the past and the future to create an understanding of the dynamics of Canadian nationhood.
  • 1992
  • 00:59:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/20/2015

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CANAdooDAday Canadian Mosaic

Canada is known for its great diversity and this animated, musical patter-song calls attention to all the different religions and nationalities that make up our country.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:56
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/23/2017

Teacher Guide(s)

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