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News Canada

News Canada

| 3 min
Canada Vignettes
Canada Vignettes
1978 58 films

Discover this series of classic shorts exploring every facet of Canadian culture and history.


In this short film from the Canada Vignettes series, historical events are depicted through simulated 1878 news broadcasts.

  • director
    Yossi Abolafia
  • animation
    Yossi Abolafia
  • producer
    Derek Lamb
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • sound editing
    Jackie Newell
  • voice
    Kelly Ricard
    Iona Monahan
    Earl Pennington
    Nick Hollinrake
    Howard Ryshpan


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Ages 10 to 13

Students can get into groups and make their own news broadcast. Students in grades 5 and 6 can report on events in their schools. Upper grades could use current events or any unit they are studying. No matter which grade level, each group should have at least one commercial break. They should also include reports on the arts, sports and weather.

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