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The Dikes

The Dikes

| 22 min

A dramatized presentation of the work of the Maritime Marshland Rehabilitation Administration in the reclaiming of flooded agricultural regions along the Bay of Fundy. Through the account of a dike-keeper, the film describes the destruction that follows the breaking of long-neglected dikes during autumn rains and shows how M.M.R.A. engineers are cooperating with New Brunswick land-owners in the big task of keeping at bay the inundations of the sea.

  • director
    Roger Blais
  • producer
    Roger Blais
  • photography
    Lorne C. Batchelor
  • sound
    William Greaves
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
    Fergus McDonell
  • music
    Robert Fleming


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Ages 15 to 17

Geography - Territory: Agricultural
History and Citizenship Education - Modernization of Quebec Society (1929-1980)

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