Canada -- Social policy  

The National Canada's Social Safety Net: The Inheritance (Part 1 of 4)

Canadians see their country as a civilized and caring pioneer in compassionate government programs such as health care, pensions and unemployment insurance. In fact, Canada lagged far behind most of the industrialized world in creating such programs. Terrence McKenna takes a comprehensive look back at the development of Canada's social safety net. Archival news footage and contemporary interviews detail the ...
  • 1993
  • 00:24:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2000 Canada 2000: The State of the Nation

One of Canada’s greatest prime ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, declared that “the 20th century shall be the century of Canada.” Laurier, a man of vision, compromise and pragmatic solutions, correctly identified a century in which Canada would truly come into its own, although not without difficulty. This News in Review story examines our current notion of statehood, our legacies and ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2000

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