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Wren Reunion - Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service Veterans from the Second World War Reunite

Type: Film and Video

This news story broadcast on September 1, 2002 reports on a reunion of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, or Wrens, who served during World War II.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

War and Conflict - CBC Archives

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

Explore a century of Canada's conflicts, wars and struggles through radio and television clips from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Royal 22nd Regiment: Canada's Fighting 'Van Doos'

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

Look back at the French-Canadian regiment the Van Doos, their history, exploits, and unique culture.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canada's Secret War: Vietnam

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Vietnam may have been America's war but Canada was heavily involved — for and against. Canada harboured American draft dodgers and helped supervise ceasefires. But at the same time, about 30,000 Canadians volunteered to fight in southeast Asia. And there was Canada's involvement in secret missions, weapons testing and arms production. The CBC Archives looks at Canada's role in the Vietnam War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Vietnam War: Investigating Agent Orange Claims

Type: Document

This episode deals with Canada's production of the chemical later known as Agent Orange and the after-effects of its use in Vietnam by American forces.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Webquest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Perils of Peacemaking - For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students will produce a news magazine–style program on peacemaking challenges in the 1990s.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Peacekeepers and Peacemakers: Canada's Diplomatic Contribution

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

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