Heber tender love between a Chinese boy who lives in Buenos Aires, and Jaqueline, a girl from the suburbs. She cares for him, protects and serves as a translator, although he already has three years in Argentina and speaks fairly good Spanish. On that happiness a shadow looms: Heber wants to emigrate, to find his sister in Canada. Love story in two stages: one contemplative, with lovers lost in their youthful love; other harder, threatened by the specter of separation.
Through the lens of graphic design, “Design Canada” follows the transformation of a nation from a colonial outpost to a vibrant and multicultural society. What defines a national identity, is it an anthem? A flag? Is it a logo or icon? How do these elements shape who we are? In the 1960s and 1970s, these questions were answered by an innovative group of Canadian designers, who used design to unify the nation.
When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
A Canadian boy visits cousins in Scotland; his attitude first causes antagonism with Scottish youngsters, but disappears when the lad proves himself by riding a horse over dangerous country to bring aid to an injured shepherd.
The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada.
Secessionnist movements in Canada outside Quebec.
Aerial views of Canada as you travel from east to west
UFC 58: USA vs Canada was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 4, 2006.Five of the seven Canadian fighters featured, Icho Larenas, Sam Stout, Mark Hominick, Georges St. Pierre, and David Loiseau, were at the time champions in the Canadian TKO Major League MMA promotion. Each fight featured an American fighter against a Canadian fighter.
One Sunday in Canada visits an Italian community in the northwest sector of Montreal, where about half of the city’s 150,000 Italians live.
In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve it. The hostility of winter in such a harsh place turns this desire into a real threat: freezing in the middle of nowhere. Going behind the backs of the school authorities and the girl's mother, her teacher decides to help her. They set off on this quest for truth, but it is not going to be an easy journey... Their only clue is a small, rusty plate.
This vignette illustrates the variety of professions, people and technical procedures required by the filmmaking process.
In this short film from the Canada Vignettes series, historical events are depicted through simulated 1878 news broadcasts.
This model-animation vignette takes a humorous look at the theme of transportation.
Captures the highlights of the weekend in July of 2000 when 80 of the world's tall ships arrived in Halifax Harbour before the start of the race back across the Atlantic Ocean for a trans-Atlantic race.
On foot, on a dog sledge, on skies and in a canoe is how Lars Monsen will travel from North East Alaska to the Labrador Coast. This is close to an impossible task but then again is Lars Monsens motto: Everything is possible.
A Canadian prairie farm family has a tough beginning on their new farm.
A view from a helicopter of the ten Canadian provinces in 1966. The result is a big, beautiful and engrossing bird's-eye portrait of the country. Nothing here is quite the same as seen before, even Niagara Falls. Canadians will be thrilled by this panoramic view of familiar territory. Made for international distribution for the Canadian centennial.
This Disney Circle-Vision 360-degree film shown at Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center showcases the breathtaking scenery and other visual delights of Canada. Highlights along the coast-to-coast tour include winter sports such as skiing, dog sledding, bobsledding, ice skating, and ice hockey; organ music and the boys choir at Montreal's Cathédrale de Notre Dame; a parade with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; rodeos and the Calgary Stampede; a flight with the Royal Air Force; and a glimpse at all manner of wildlife including geese, possums, wolves, bison, bears and bobcats.
Canada 360 is an epic adventure – capturing a 5-year circumnavigation of the world’s longest coastline from the air. This never-before- seen view of Canada, narrated by director Andrew Killawee – reveals the secrets of Canada’s 3 coastlines, and its southern border with the USA. From the Rocky Mountains, Badlands, Prairies, Canadian Shield, Arctic tundra, and the rugged Atlantic Coast – Canada 360 brings the Canadian landscape to life. On the ground, the film’s team explores dozens of communities, from Toronto to Tuktoyaktuk – meeting hundreds of ordinary Canadians.
A Canadian reality television show in which a group of contestants, known as "HouseGuests", are sequestered in the Big Brother House, under the surveillance of cameras and microphones, for the chance to win a grand prize of $100,000 by being the last remaining HouseGuest. Each week, the HouseGuests vote to evict one of their own until two HouseGuests remain on finale night. The winner is decided by the last seven evicted HouseGuests, known as the Big Brother Jury.
Amateur chefs compete in this Canadian version of the reality-cooking series.Thousands of cooks from across the country apply, but only the Top contenders are asked to audition for the MasterChef Canada judges. Each participant presents their signature dish in hopes of earning a coveted white apron. Only the most talented and creative home cooks will move forward to the MasterChef Canada Kitchen. Each week, the MasterChef Canada judges inspire the home cooks to grow and evolve, pushing them toward culinary greatness. Internationally-acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Michael Bonacini (co-owner of the Oliver & Bonacini restaurant empire), Claudio Aprile (chef/owner of the celebrated Origin restaurants) and Alvin Leung (owner of the Michelin-starred Bo Innovation in Hong Kong) are the firm-but-fair mentors who take these amateurs on a journey from home cook to haute cuisine.
Top Chef Canada is a reality competition show. The first season premiered on April 11, 2011 on Food Network Canada. The first season consisted of 13 episodes, with 16 contestants vying for a grand prize of $100,000 and a GE Monogram kitchen valued at $30,000. Contestants shopped at Loblaws in season one and McEwan in season two. Like the original American series, each week the chef contestants compete against each other in culinary challenges. Contestants are judged by a panel of professional chefs and other notables from the food and wine industry, with one or more contestants being eliminated each week. The Canadian edition uses the same graphics and music as the American version of the program. Season one of Top Chef Canada was one of Food Network Canada's most highly-rated programs. The network renewed the program for a second season, which began to air on March 12, 2012.
Come Dine With Me Canada is a Canadian reality television series, adapted from the British programme Come Dine With Me. The show debuted November 1, 2010 on the W Network. The show has generally brings five amateur chefs competing against each other hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each competitor then rates the host's performance with the winner winning a $1,000 cash prize. An element of comedy is added to the show through comedian Jamie Carr, who provides a dry and "Canadian sarcastic" narration.
Canada's Worst Driver is a Canadian television series on Discovery Channel, based on Britain's Worst Driver, and is part of the Worst Driver television franchise. It and sister series Canada's Worst Handyman are the two highest-rated programs on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by Proper Television, whose president, Guy O'Sullivan, was the director for the original Britain's Worst Driver series; as such, Canada's Worst Driver is considered to be the production company's flagship show. Unlike other Worst series around the world, the Canadian version emphasizes the learning process of the contestants and the science of driving, and as such is often more serious than the other Worst shows around the world, which are mainly played for laughs. It is the longest running of any Worst series to date. The series is also aired dubbed in French in Canada, as the Les zéros de conduite on Canal D.
A uniquely Canadian take on the original series, with ten teams of two racing around the world to amazing locations for the $1,000,000 prize.
Intervention Canada is a Canadian reality TV series based on the A&E show Intervention, and airs on Slice, Sundays at 8 pm. It is now in its second season. Intervention Canada profiles people whose dependence on drugs and alcohol or other compulsive behavior has brought them to a point of personal crisis or estranged them from their friends and loved ones. Each episode ends with a surprise intervention that is staged by the family and friends of the addict, conducted by addiction specialists. On February 9, 2012 Slice had announced on their Facebook that the show is cancelled.
Wipeout Canada is a reality television series in which multiple contestants compete in numerous obstacle-based challenges. The series is produced by TVtropolis and premiered on that channel on April 3, 2011. The studio hosts are Jonathan Torrens and Ennis Esmer, with Jessica Phillips as the on-site reporter.
Hosted by Heather Conkie, this 1978 Canadian television children's program was modeled after a news program. Conkie sat at a desk in front of a big map of Canada, and provided historical, geographical, and social information about the country. The show also featured drawings or posters that were sent in by viewers. The program was aired on TVOntario; it succeeded an earlier show that was also hosted by Conkie, and which was called Report Metric, that helped to teach children the Metric system to which Canada was converting at the time.
About Canada was a on Canadian television series featuring National Film Board films which aired on CBC Television from 1956 to 1957.
The four-part series takes an awe-inspiring look at the world around us, shot with ultra-high-definition cameras that capture sweeping panoramas and extraordinary close-ups of Canada’s majestic terrain and diverse species.
American favorite "Chopped" heads north of the border to Canada with a familiar format and new host, Toronto native Dean McDermott. Each episode of "Chopped Canada" challenges four professional chefs to turn boxes of mystery ingredients into a three-course meal in a race against the clock. Each course serves as its own round in the competition, and the chef with the least-successful dish — as determined by a panel of judges — is eliminated after each round. The chef who comes out on top following the dessert round wins $10,000 and the title of "Chopped Canada" champion.
Lars Monsen travels across Canada, encountering wildlife around every corner.
Storage Wars: Canada is a Canadian reality television series on OLN. It is a spin-off of the highly-popular American A&E television series, Storage Wars. The series follows a group of buyers looking to strike it big by buying storage units at auctions when rent is not paid. It is the first series in the Storage Wars franchise to not feature Thom Beers providing narration, as well as being the first spinoff shot outside of the United States, and to not premiere on A&E. Storage Wars: Canada was announced on April 3, 2013, with production beginning the following month. The first season consisting of 36 episodes was initially previewed at Fan Expo 2013 before premiering on OLN on August 29, 2013.
Creepy Canada is a Canadian television series that aired on OLN. It focused on paranormal activities around Canada. The show first premiered on October 23, 2002 and began its third season on May 5, 2006. With the third season the show's scope was expanded to include paranormal activity reported in the United States. It was originally hosted by Terry Boyle, and was later hosted by Brian O'Dea, who was also the producer of the show. Creepy Canada's last episode aired on July 28, 2006; the show has stopped producing new episodes.
Canada Tonight was a Canadian television newscast which aired on stations owned by Western International Communications from 1993 to 2001. It was produced out of the studio of CHAN-TV in Burnaby, British Columbia. There were two versions of the newscast; the one seen outside BC was anchored by Tony Parsons, and the one seen in that province was anchored by Bill Good. The BC version, seen only on BCTV, featured more stories related to Vancouver and BC, as well as local weather and some national news reports sourced from CTV, which WIC's other stations were unable to use.
Canada AM is a Canadian breakfast television news show, that has aired on CTV since September 11, 1972. It is currently hosted by Beverly Thomson and Marci Ien, with Jeff Hutcheson presenting the weather forecast and sports. The program currently airs only on weekdays, and is produced from CTV's facilities at 9 Channel Nine Court in Toronto. In addition to CTV's local owned-and-operated stations in Eastern Canada as well as affiliate station CITL-DT Lloydminster, the program also airs on independent station CJON-DT in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as CTV News Channel, the network's 24-hour national news service. The program previously aired on CTV's O&Os in Western Canada, until they launched their own all-local morning news programmes called CTV Morning Live in fall 2011.
Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC. The program airs annually in two distinct editions, the English-language Canada Reads on CBC Radio One, and the French-language Le Combat des livres on Première Chaîne.
Canada File is a Canadian documentary television series which aired on CBC Television in 1961.