Canada's Awakening North

Canada's Awakening North

| 32 min

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This short documentary from 1951 offers an appraisal of the social and economic development of the Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories. Get a look at the topography, resources, development, and settlement of this most-northerly Canadian frontier. Rather than depicting it as “harsh, stubborn, and silent” land, the film presents it as being filled with varied activity and opportunity.

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Canada's Awakening North, Ronald Dick, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Ronald Dick
  • director
    Ronald Dick
  • director of photography
    Osmond H. Borradaile
  • music
    Robert Fleming
  • producer
    Tom Daly