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Canada Vignettes: Emergency Numbers

Canada Vignettes: Emergency Numbers

| 2 min

This short animation from Oscar® winner John Weldon is a hilarious "cat and dog fight" film that also reminds us to keep emergency numbers close to our telephones.

  • director
    John Weldon
  • producer
    Eunice Macaulay
  • executive producer
    Douglas MacDonald
  • music
    Walter Harrington


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Ages 8 to 9

Civics/Citizenship - Citizen Responsibilities
English Language Arts - Journalism
Languages - French as a Second Language
Social Studies - Social Policies and Programs

Students brainstorm emergency service providers in their communities. Who do you call for emergencies and other needs (fridge or mattress removal, paint, lost or hurt animals, etc.). Plan a class visit to an animal shelter and have students write a report/reflection on visit. Have a representative from the city, fire department, police station visit students in class. Take students to the fire department or fire station. Students write/draw mini-reports.

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