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History on Trial. Louis Riel

History on Trial brings to life the trial of Louis Riel. The presentation focuses on Riel's life from the 1869 Red River uprising through to the North-west Rebellion in 1885. The case is presented by the prosecution and the defense. Each side presents its opening statements, evidence and closing...

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Addicted to Plastic

This feature-length documentary is an investigation to find out what we really know about plastics and why there is so much plastic in our world. The video illustrates their toxic legacy and showcases the men and women dedicated to developing solutions to plastic pollution.

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Wahkohtowin. The Relationship Between Cree People and Natural Law

In this video, students will learn about the principles of Cree Natural Law. By following the teachings of Wahkohtowin, society will be healthier. Elders explain the differences between Canadian law and Cree Natural Law. Examples of how Cree Natural Law can be used in modern society are provided.

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Prosecutor

Luis Moreno-Ocampo is the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). He investigates and prosecutes some of the world's worst criminals for some of the world's worst crimes. Prosecutor follows the controversial Moreno-Ocampo through the court's first trials that will determine wh...

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Bill C-30 and Internet Policy

The federal government has tables a bill that many believe could threaten the civil rights of Canadians and the freedom of the Internet. Bill C-30 would require Internet service providers to gather information on their clients and allow police to access that information without a warrant.

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The Vancouver Hockey Riot

After the 2011 Stanley Cup final, hundreds of hockey fans riot in Vancouver streets and cause millions of dollars in damages. This video revisits the event, looks at the progress of the police investigation, how the community is dealing with the aftermath, and why some young people engage in viol...

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The Horror and Fear of Honour Killing

A high-profile murder trial in Kingston, Ontario, draws attention to the phenomenon of so-called honour killing. It is a crime where cultural clashes can lead some families to murder their own relatives. This video examines this subject and look at how some Canadian women are living in fear.

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Canada's Controversial Crime Bill

The Conservative majority government introduces a bill that would make major changes to the way justice is administered in this country. Bill C-10 would stiffen penalties for young offenders and force judges to apply minimum mandatory sentences. Students will learn why the bill is controversial a...

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The Vancouver Riot. What Went Wrong?

A riot erupts in downtown Vancouver after the Canucks lose the last game of the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. Hundreds of people go on a rampage, fight with each other, set fires and loot stores. This video examines the riot and what went wrong.

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Taking the Violence Out of Hockey

In early March, National Hockey League managers meet to discuss how to cut down on violent behaviour that can seriously injure players. But violence in hockey is not just an NHL problem. It is a problem in smaller leagues all over Canada.

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Understanding Canadian Law

This program provides a solid foundation for understanding Canada's justice system. It features animations, navigational diagrams and upbeat music. This approach offers a basic overview of all aspects of law in Canada and our court systems.

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Out in the Cold

Thomas is dumped on the outskirts of the city. There he meets two men, Soft as Snow and Cold as Ice. When Thomas suggests the two men should walk back to the city with him, Cold as Ice and Soft as Snow persuade him to stay the night. Cold as Ice wants Thomas to die and join them; Soft as Snow wan...

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The Trials of the Toronto 18

In June 2006, police in Ontario arrest 18 young men and charge them with planning the biggest terrorist attack in Canadian history. Students will also examine what could have led these young Canadians to want to attack their own country.

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Fundamental Freedoms: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms

One of the most important documents in Canadian history, The Charter of Rights and Freedoms was established in 1982. This documentary examines the history of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the struggle surrounding the ratification of the document, and the importance of the Charter of Rights ...

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Ted's Story: Honouring Melissa

'Ted's Story: Honouring Melissa' is a documentary that tells the story of Ted Gross' drunk driving conviction that took Melissa Hoeving's young life and the aftermath that followed. The documentary presents a balanced view of a tragedy that made headlines across Saskatchewan, taking viewers beyon...