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Georges-P. Vanier : soldat, diplomate, gouverneur général

Georges-P. Vanier : soldat, diplomate, gouverneur général

| 28 min

Court portrait documentaire de Georges-Philias Vanier, né en 1888, nommé en 1959 gouverneur général du Canada par la reine Élisabeth II. On y découvre sa carrière prestigieuse à laquelle madame Vanier, née Pauline Archer, a été étroitement associée.

  • director
    Clément Perron
  • script
    Clément Perron
  • producer
    Victor Jobin
    Jean Roy
  • executive producer
    Léonard Forest
  • images
    Wally Gentleman
    François Séguillon
    Georges Dufaux
  • editing
    Édouard Davidovici
  • sound mixer
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Norman Bigras


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Ages 15 to 17

Civics/Citizenship - Federal/Provincial Government
History - Canada 1946-1991
Social Studies - Canada in the World Today
Social Studies - Canadian Politics and Government

An introduction to the life and times of Canada’s nineteenth Governor General. Brainstorm the students’ prior knowledge of Vanier’s role in Canadian history. Have students comment on Georges P. Vanier’s distinguished military and diplomatic career as both soldier and leader of men. How would you account for his successful life? In what ways could he be called a visionary?

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