Equity, 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
  • 48 Titles

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The National Prairie Dream

The Canadian Prairies at the beginning of the 1900s were bustling with the anticipation of new settlers, and hundreds of newly freed slaves in Oklahoma joined the migration. They came to this country expecting freedom to pursue a life of happiness. They built lives, homes and communities, but they also found discrimination. Lee Williams, as chairman of the railway porters' ...
  • 2000
  • 00:12:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2007 Quebec's Big Accommodation Debate

In Quebec, a two-person commission is holding public hearings into how immigrants should fit in and what if anything their new society should do to accommodate them. The hearings have caused a storm of controversy in the province, with critics accusing them of fostering intolerance. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to the small town of Herouxville to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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Documentary Québékoisie (with English subtitles) Classroom Favourites

They had to go to the other side of the planet, specifically Tibet, to realize it. Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins are a pair of active thirtysomethings with friends all over the world, but they didn’t know what to call the people who have always lived in their home, Quebec. Why are so many Quebecers so ignorant of the First ...
  • 2013
  • 01:21:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/15/2014

News in Review - October 2001 Racism: Then and Now

This report examines the UN conference on racism and xenophobia, held in Durban, South Africa, that was marred by controversy and discord over such issues as reparations for slavery and the wording of a conference statement accusing Israel of apartheid-like behaviour. Bringing the issue closer to home, we also examine the black experience in Nova Scotia and recent calls there ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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CBC Docs POV Return to Park Ex

This documentary is a bittersweet love letter to Montreal's legendary Park Extension neighbourhood. Hidden at the north end of the city's old immigrant corridor and surrounded by affluence and gentrification, this salty hothouse continues to be a major gateway for newcomers to Canada. Their intimate, dramatic and divergent experiences give us an entertaining and poignant portrait of immigrant culture: the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/30/2017

News in Review - September 2003 The Asahi Baseball Team Remembered

In the 1930s the Asahi baseball team was the pride of Vancouver’s Little Tokyo. In a David vs. Goliath triumph over bigger Caucasian teams, the upstart Japanese-Canadian players became unbeatable, winning the prestigious Pacific Northwest Championship for five consecutive years. But by 1942 Canada was at war with Japan and soon everyone of Japanese descent, whether born in Canada or ...
  • 2003
  • 00:16:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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Brand Canada The Canadian Dream

A poetic exploration of Canada through the eyes of immigrants, as early impressions of their new home evolve into everyday experience.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/28/2017

Generations The Chan Legacy

The Chans go back seven generations in Canada and are one of the oldest families on the West Coast. Reverend Chan's granddaughter, Helen Lee, grandson Victor Wong and great grandson Gary Lee recall being barred from theatres, swimming pools and restaurants. Finally, in 1947, Chinese born in Canada were granted citizenship and the right to vote. Today, Todd Wong represents a ...
  • 2007
  • 00:43:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013