Posts Tagged ‘British Columbia’

Frontier Living | Watch 5 Short Films About the Canadian Outback

Join us for a grand tour of the Canadian outback with these 5 free short docs on frontier living.

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Photo Friday | Wilderness Survival in Fort Nelson, BC

Enjoy these few photos that show R.C.A.F. airmen being taught how to stay alive in the event of a wilderness crash in Fort Nelson, BC, in 1953.

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Photo Friday | Salmon Fishing on the Fraser in 1949

Travel back to 1949 for a picturesque fishing tour of the Fraser with these striking black-and-white photographs taken from the set of Red Runs the Fraser.

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Photo Friday | A Beautiful Day in Vernon, British Columbia, 1948

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Visit Vernon, British Columbia, with this quaint 1948 film that follows the local paper’s editor around town for a day.

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The Water Dwellers: Inside Central B.C.’s Floating Villages

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Nothing beats a leisurely summer afternoon out on the water, canoeing or sailing, but could you live on water permanently?

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Photo Friday | Gone (Herring) Fishing

Herring stocks on the B.C. coast are making a comeback after a catastrophic collapse in the 1980s, but the harvest remains controversial. B.C. First Nations, who have long been advocating for sustainable fishing practices, mobilized earlier this year to halt commercial herring roe fisheries in their traditional territory, citing their intention to “allow the healing that needs to

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NFB Films Now Available on TELUS Optik TV

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TELUS Optik TV subscribers in British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec can now watch free NFB films as part of their subscription package.

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Hadwin’s Judgement Premieres April 27 at Hot Docs

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Updated April 23, 2015. It’s a thrilling yarn of man and nature — a maverick eco-warrior, tough and slightly unhinged, and a towering myth of a tree. As a surveyor for the logging industry, Grant Hadwin would have been the first white man to see many of British Columbia’s old-growth rainforests — ecosystems that have

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Horse Drawn Magic: Open-Air Theatre in Western Canada

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Imagine travelling through the countryside on wagons pulled by a team of Clydesdale horses and stopping in small towns to perform a play. This is the premise of Horse Drawn Magic, a 1979 jewel of a documentary that follows the Caravan Stage Company throughout the interior of British Columbia and Alberta. The troupe travels an

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Friday staff pick: Augusta

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On Tuesday, I got a nice big red envelope in the mail. Inside was a Valentine’s Day card, from my grandma Antoinette (a.k.a. Mimi). On top of being a spectacular human being, my grandma is 94 now, and still the only person who sends me letters in the mail (other than my dear friends at

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