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Elsie MacGill

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Elsie MacGill

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She oversaw Canada’s production of Hawker Hurricane aircrafts at the Canadian Car & Foundry factory during the Second World War. Hawker Hurricanes were one of the main fighters flown by Canadian and Allied airmen in the Battle of Britain. This Heritage Minute follows Elsie MacGill in her role as chief engineer overseeing the production of these instrumental aircrafts.

For more information about Elsie MacGill, please visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.



CREDITS
  • Elsie MacGill - Kayla Deorksen
  • Reporter – Michael Daniel Murphy
  • End Narrator – Dr. Donna Strickland
  • Director – Scooter Corkle
  • Director of Photography – Cole Graham
  • Produced by Point Blank Creative

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Wilder Penfield

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Wilder Penfield

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For more information about Wilder Penfield visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Penfield – Frank Fontaine
  • Additional Cast – Barry Blake
  • Additional Cast – John Evans
  • Additional Cast – Susan Glover
  • Additional Cast – Frank Schorpion

Sir Sandford Fleming

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Sir Sandford Fleming

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For more information about Sir Sandford Fleming visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Fleming – William Samples
  • Roberts – Peter Kelamis
  • Assistant – Shawn MacDonald
  • Otto – Ivan Horsky
  • Executive – John Destry
  • Executive – Hagon Beggs
  • Distinguished Gentleman – Cam Lane
  • Engineer – Norman Armour
  • Engineer – Doug Cameron

Marshall McLuhan

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Marshall McLuhan

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For more information about Marshall McLuhan visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • McLuhan – Cedric Smith
  • Student – Hamish McEwan
  • Student – Catherine Jackson
  • Student – Theo Ward
  • Student – Joy Tanner
  • Student – Mark Polley

Joseph Tyrrell

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Joseph Tyrrell

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For more information about Joseph Tyrrell visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Tyrrell – Thomas Butler
  • Additional Cast – Harley Crowchild
  • Additional Cast – John Evans
  • Additional Cast – Don Francks
  • Additional Cast – Loon-Hawk

Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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For more information about Joseph-Armand Bombardier visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Bombardier, age 12 – Vincent Bolduc
  • Bombardier, age 29 – Patrick Labbée
  • Jeweller – Gaston Lepage
  • General Store Owner – Michel Forget
  • Additional Cast – Sebastian Bailey
  • Additional Cast – Jamieson Pierre Boulanger
  • Additional Cast – Michael G. Rudder
  • Additional Cast – Terrence Scammel

Bluenose

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Bluenose

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For more information about the Bluenose visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Angus Walters, Captain – Wayne Robson
  • Frank Willis – Christopher Marren
  • Sailor #1 – James Doherty
  • Sailor #2 – John Connolly
  • Sailor #3 – Andrew Zohren
  • Sailor #4 – Richard Carmichael
  • News Staff – Kimberly Carroll
  • Additional Cast – Chris Benson
  • Additional Cast – Jack Duffy
  • Additional Cast – Kay Hawtrey

Marconi

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Marconi

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For more information about Guglielmo Marconi visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Marconi – Chuck Herriott
  • Paget – Ron Hynes
  • Kemp – Rick Boland
  • Child #1 – Louise Stoodley
  • Child #2 – Jamie Ash
  • Child #3 – Caroline Mason
  • Child #4 – Mathew Mason
  • Child #5 – Riley Fitzgerald

Soddie

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Soddie

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For more information about soddies visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Man – Aidan Devine
  • Woman – Chantal Fontaine
  • Additional Cast – Linda Sorgini
  • Additional Cast – Katherine Trowell

Water Pump

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Water Pump

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For more information about Mennonites in Canada visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • CIDA worker – Robert Kennedy
  • Kenyan Father – Charlton O'Biero
  • Mennonite Father – Steve Zirnis
  • Translator – Sibongile Nene
  • Kenyan Mother – Linette O'Biero
  • Mennonite Mother – Caroline Yeager
  • Kenyan Daughter – Caroline O'Biero
  • Additional Cast – Michael Caruana
  • Additional Cast – Zoe Kunschner
  • Additional Cast – Sokoine Mayenga
  • Additional Cast – Paul Miller
  • Additional Cast – Julian Schwaiger
  • Additional Cast – Philip Shepherd

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