Land and Sea

For more than 30 years, Land and Sea has brought us stories from people who live off the land and the sea. This series covers issues that affect people in rural communities, which ultimately affect those in cities as well. Discover stories from those living close to nature who promote and protect their culture and traditional ways of doing things. There are stories of success and sometime failures that portray the unique way Atlantic Canadians deal with the challenges and pleasures of living on the east coast.

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Episodes

Land and Sea Pirates and Privateers

This Land and Sea doc introduces the notorious pirates who plundered Atlantic Canada during the 1700s and recalls the blunderbuss, the cutlass, evil deeds and even rumours of buried treasure. Not many Canadians know what is meant by the word "privateer", even though privateering was a significant social and financial force in times of war — whether against the Spanish, the ...
  • 2012
  • 00:22:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Land and Sea Rum Running

This half-hour Land and Sea documentary reveals how thousands of law abiding citizens of Atlantic Canada were lured into the alcohol smuggling trade during Prohibition in the 1920s and 30s. Prohibition was extremely unpopular with many Americans and Canadians, but for dozens of coastal communities in Atlantic Canada hard hit by a downturn in the fisheries and still recovering from World War ...
  • 2012
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013