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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: 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: Document
Description: Best suited for senior students, this task involves developing a timeline of some of the major events of the Cold War and indicating how Canada was involved or affected by them. May be modified for younger students.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Investigates government and personal measures taken in order to ensure survival in the event of a nuclear war.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A young Russian clerk from the Soviet Embassy begins a spy scare in 1945. His search for asylum in Canada and the effect of the information he divulged is discussed in this article. Suspected spies were found in all levels of Canadian government. Excerpt 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: Film and Video
Description: Matthew Halton reports from the Geneva Conference on the ongoing talks between East and West on European security, German reunification, disarmament, and economic and cultural interchange.
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: Film and Video
Description: Four experts on Canadian diplomacy talk about whether Canada deserves its peacekeeping reputation.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: Explore a century of Canada's conflicts, wars and struggles through radio and television clips from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
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
 
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