War and Peacekeeping

This collection looks at the experiences of Canadian soldiers during the wars in which Canada has participated. It also examines the legacy of these wars, as well as Canadian participation in United Nations-led peacekeeping missions.

  • 2016
  • 13-14
  • 31 Titles

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News in Review - November 2002 Canadian Military: Too Many Cuts?

Funds for the Canadian military have dwindled over the past few years. All three services have suffered as the Canadian Government cut budgets to get the country’s finances in order. But now there are serious questions as to whether the cuts have affected Canada’s ability to meet its peacekeeping and security obligations. We look at where the military is now ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2018 Canadian Peacekeepers: Mission to Mali New

Canadian troops have joined the UN peacekeeping mission to Mali. While only a one-year mission, it could be one of the toughest our troops have faced. Mali is considered the deadliest peacekeeping mission to date, with 170 peacekeepers killed there since 2013. The landlocked West African country has been torn apart by ethnic insurgency and terrorist groups since 2012. The ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

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News in Review - December 1993 Death in Somalia: Rules of Engagement

News in Review investigates the controversy about Canadian peacekeepers in Somalia, alleged homicides and allegations of racism.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Final Flight: The Search for DF626

In 1943, Hank Ernst and 177 other Canadian soldiers became members of The Guinea Pigs club, so called because of the experimental nature of their rehabilitation. Each soldier faced dozens of operations, the trauma of disfigurement and the emotional struggle to return to normal life. But the Allies' best surgeons employed groundbreaking medical and psychological techniques, literally rebuilding the soldiers' ...
  • 2004
  • 00:44:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2004 Haiti Revolt: Canada Sends Soldiers

In February 2004, armed rebels seized a number of towns and cities in the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti. Dozens of people were killed, and President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced to go into exile. The United States and France sent in troops to end the fighting. They were soon joined by about 400 Canadian soldiers. We look at the revolt ...
  • 2004
  • 00:18:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2011 Healing the Invisible Wounds of War

Canada recently ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. During the many years of fighting, more than 150 soldiers were killed, and thousands of others were wounded. But many who survived are suffering from the invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how new treatments are offering new hope to many ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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The National Is Canada keeping its peacekeeping promise?

Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has long been a part of its history, but it appears that lately it's not keeping recent promises. During the 2015 election campaign, the Liberal Party promised to offer more troops and police officers to the UN. But there's little sign those commitments will be kept.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

The Fifth Estate Life and Death in Kandahar

This winter, The Fifth Estate cameras were granted four weeks of unprecedented and exclusive access to the NATO trauma hospital at the main military base in Kandahar Province. It's one of busiest trauma hospitals in Afghanistan and it has been under Canadian command for two years. Many of the medical staff are career soldiers in Afghanistan on a six-month tour. ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013