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"Boat People" Refugees

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"Boat People" Refugees

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For more information about "Boat People" Refugees visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

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Viola Desmond

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Viola Desmond

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The 82nd Heritage Minute in Historica Canada's collection.

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  • Viola Desmond – Kandyse McClure
  • Carrie Best – Melannee Murray
  • Ticket Seller – Stacie Harrison
  • Henry MacNeil,Theatre Manager – Kevin Rothery
  • Reverend Oliver – Dwight Lane
  • Jack Desmond – Kudjo Fiakpui
  • Police Officer – Jodi Stecyk

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Richard Pierpoint

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Richard Pierpoint

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  • Officer Howard – Ray Kahnert
  • Deaf Moses – Roney Lewis
  • Younger Richard Pierpoint – Oke Nnawuchi
  • Officer Charles – Jordan Van Dyck
  • Richard Pierpoint age 68 – Rudy Webb
  • Narrator – Charles Officer

Louis Riel

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Louis Riel

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The Métis leader recalls his struggle for his people in the moments before his execution (1885).
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CAST
  • Riel – Roy Dupuis
  • Additional Cast – Lynne Adams
  • Additional Cast – Mark Bromilow
  • Additional Cast – Donald Jordan
  • Additional Cast – Anthony Robinow
  • Additional Cast – Mark Trafford
  • Additional Cast – Alain Zouvi

Nellie McClung

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Nellie McClung

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  • McClung – Sharman Sturges-Yarnell
  • Roblin – Brian Dooley
  • Additional Cast – Peter Gzowski

Jennie Trout

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Jennie Trout

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  • Trout – Anik Matern
  • Stowe – Linda Sorgini
  • McFarlane – Aren Tager
  • Rude Student #1 – Teddy Lee Dillon
  • Rude Student #2 – Michel Perron

Agnes Macphail

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Agnes Macphail

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For more information about Agnes Macphail visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Agnes Macphail – Diane D'Aquilla
  • Guthrie – Colin Fox
  • The Warden – Sean McCann
  • Additional Cast – John Evans

Underground Railroad

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Underground Railroad

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For more information about the Underground Railroad visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

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  • Eliza - sister – Barbara Harris
  • Josh - brother – Donny Lucas
  • Narrator – Vlasta Vrana
  • Young Girl – Macha Grenon
  • Father – Yarro Tagoumthe
  • Gentleman – Christopher Maccabe

Dextraze in the Congo

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Dextraze in the Congo

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For more information about General Jacques Dextraze visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

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  • Jacques Dextraze – Graham Harley
  • Reverend Carmine – Bernard Browne
  • Kalanata – Arnold Pinnock

J.S. Woodsworth

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J.S. Woodsworth

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CAST
  • Woodsworth – Colin Fox
  • King – William Lyon
  • Heaps – Daniel Kash
  • Charles Bowman – Peter Van Wart
  • Additional Cast – Ann Page

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