Passport to Canada

Passport to Canada

DVD - 2002
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Volume 3: Making it work: We All Belong, a 30-second clip from Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Government in Canada: Democracy at Work - It's Your Choice, a look at Canada's electoral system (25 min); Government in Canada: Local and Provincial Governments - Working Together, the relationships between various levels of government, featuring a case study of two young people trying to save a local green space (37 min).
Volume 2: The land and the people: We All Belong, a 30-second clip from Citizenship and Immigration Canada; Postcard Moments, a quick look at Canada's geographic regions (4 min); Eyes on Canada, rapid-fire images from across Canada (6 min); Transit: Life - People, Fauna and Flora, Canada's cultural diversity and amazing animal and plant species (27 min); Transit: Air - Climate, Canada's climactic extremes (20 min); Land of Hope: Volume 1, a Chinese worker faces hardship and racism in the early 20th century (7 min); Land of Hope: Volume 2, a Salvadoran refugee begins a new life in Canada (7 min).
Volume 1: From coast to coast : We All Belong, a 30-second clip from Citizenship and Immigration Canada; O Canada!, the national anthem, set to stunning visuals (2 min); Focus on Canada, a fast-paced look at images of Canada and Canadians (6 min); Postcards from Canada, an overview of Canada's history, culture, people and geography (41 min).
An anthology of films from the National Film Board collection, designed for use in ESL immigrant settlement classes as well as in high school classrooms. Provides an introduction to the cultural, regional and geographic diversity of Canada, and a basic understanding of the three levels of government and the democratic process.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board, c2002.
ISBN: 9780772211002
Characteristics: 2 videodisc (180 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Canada
National Film Board of Canada


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