Level 30 Social Studies
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
O Mother, Where Art Thou?
O Mother, Where Art Thou? by filmmakers Paul John Swiderski takes stock of his adoptive family and the security and well-being that they have always provided for him. However, he begins to wonder about his biological family.
The Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North
Series: The Nature of Things
The Canadian Arctic is one of the world's last great wilderness regions and is facing pressures concerning natural gas exploration. The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the largest construction project in Canada in more than a century, will bring natural gas from the Far North to Alberta's Tar Sands fo...
How the Kids Took Over
This program describes how the shift in family dynamics, with persuasive powers shifting from parent to child, creates a marketer's dream. In today's market, children have a say in how $700 billion is spent each year, making them a powerful consumer group. Big business wants children's attention,...
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 10. Lorne Duquette
Lorne Duquette from the Mistawasis First Nation turned from a life of drugs and alcohol when he embraced his Cree heritage. Lorne has become an accomplished ceremonial Grass dancer in powwows across the country. He has also gone back to school and plans to attend university.
Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 1. Jay Dzeko
This series provides viewers with 'a week in the life' of the new face of Canada. Jay Dzeko fled war torn Bosnia and came to Moose Jaw where he set up a taxi business, the Golden Years Transportation Company. While his new life in Moose Jaw has not been without a few challenges, Jay is very pleas...