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Type: Document
Description: Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: CBC report on civilian victims of government nuclear war emergency preparedness exercises conducted during the Cold War.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: A look at Canada's history of diplomacy and peacekeeping, including Canadian involvement in human rights issues, nuclear disarmament and the International Criminal Court.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: During the Second World War, roughly 22,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly evacuated from the west coast and resettled in other parts of the country. Their struggle for redress and apologies continued after the war.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Canada moves closer to the American sphere of influence during the Cold War era. However, we still try to maintain our own voice on the international front, particularly with our involvement in the conflict in Egypt in 1956. This page is an introduction to Canadian involvement in the international politics of the 1950s from the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: With superpowers in the east and west testing powerful new weapons, the Canadian race for self-preservation took off in the early 1950s. The rising of the Iron Curtain intensified the threat of mass destruction, as communication between the Americans and Soviets came to a screeching halt. In this volatile new world, Canadians fretted about fallout shelters and the government prepared to go underground.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Calgary prepares for nuclear civil defence through a simulated evacuation exercise during the Cold War.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Debunking of myth of threat posed by Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War, through interviews with both government officials and victims of internment. Argument that it was in fact the very act of resettling and interning Japanese-Canadians that could have alienated them enough to pose a threat in case of Japanese invasion of the Pacific coast.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: David Halton, son of war correspondent Matthew Halton, and a group of Canadian veterans write a final epilogue to the Battle of Ortona.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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