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Vancouver Asahi

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Vancouver Asahi

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In 1942, after Canada declared war on Japan, 22,000 Japanese Canadians were interned in the interior of BC, including the Asahi players.

For more information about the Vancouver Asahi, please visit The Canadian Encyclopedia

Thanks to SIM International for their sponsorship of this Heritage Minute.



CREDITS
  • Asahi player - Lou Ticzon
  • Narrator – Kaye Kaminishi
  • End Narration – Joy Kogawa
  • Director – Scooter Corkle
  • Director of Photography – Cole Graham
  • Produced by Point Blank Creative

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Edmonton Grads

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Edmonton Grads

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They would go on to become the most successful team in Canadian sports history.

For more information about the Edmonton Grads visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

Archival photos courtesy of the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Terry Fox

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Terry Fox

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For more information about Terry Fox visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Terry Fox – Jared Huumonen
  • Narrator – Lloyd Robertson

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Winnipeg Falcons

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Winnipeg Falcons

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For more information about the Winnipeg Falcons visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Hebbie Axford – Jared Keeso
  • Wally Byron – Jesse Collin
  • Frank 'Buster' Thorsteinson – Ryan Irving
  • George Cumbers – Dustin MacDougall
  • Konnie Johannesson – Craig McCue
  • Frank Frederickson – Jonathan Purvis
  • Narrator – George Stroumboulopoulos

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Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson

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For more information about Jackie Robinson visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Robinson – Anthony Hylton
  • Mr. Rickey – Vlasta Vrana
  • Player Royal – Alex Hamilton

Maple Leaf Gardens

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Maple Leaf Gardens

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For more information about Maple Leaf Gardens visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

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

Basketball

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Basketball

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For more information about basketball visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • James Naismith – Brian McKay
  • Janitor – Larry Reynolds
  • Additional Cast – Kirk Austensen
  • Additional Cast – Ted Dykstra
  • Additional Cast – John Paul Graham
  • Additional Cast – Jeff Knight
  • Additional Cast – Andrew Simms
  • Additional Cast – Scott Spidell
  • Additional Cast – Steve Yorke

Paris Crew

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Paris Crew

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For more information about the Paris Crew visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Fulton – Dean McDermott
  • Price – Kevin Jubinville
  • Ross – Simon Reynolds
  • Hutton – Hugh Thompson
  • Rogers – Neil Dainard
  • Young – Gordon Michael Woolvett
  • Leger – Robert Godin
  • Plummy – Adrian Hough
  • Percy – Steve Cumyn
  • Claire – Torri Higginson
  • Guard – Christian Laurin
  • Gentleman – Rodger Barton
  • Reporter – Jim Bearden
  • Indiantown Man – Jeff Clarke
  • Randall – Christopher Marren
  • Bert – David Harvey
  • Young Woman – Fiona Loewi
  • Bookmaker – Michael Copeman
  • Additional Cast – Trudy Anne Artman
  • Additional Cast – Rob Greenway
  • Additional Cast – Deborah Jarvis
  • Additional Cast – François Klanfer
  • Additional Cast – Sam Malkin
  • Additional Cast – Paul Saunders

Jacques Plante

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Jacques Plante

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For more information about Jacques Plante visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

CAST
  • Plante – Jason Cavalier
  • Toe – Pierre McNicholl
  • Doctor – Norris Domingue
  • Harry, the young trainer – Brian Furlong
  • Newspaper #1 – Al Vandercruys
  • Newspaper #2 – Mark Hellman
  • Narrator – Len Watt
  • Additional Cast – Marc Denis
  • Additional Cast – Aidan Devine
  • Additional Cast – AJ Henderson
  • Additional Cast – Pierre Lenoir
  • Additional Cast – Robert Parson
  • Additional Cast – James Rae
  • Additional Cast – Anthony Ulc

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