See also the list of Canadian movies
HM851 .A46 2006 DVD
47 minutes; released 2002.
This documentary looks at individuals for whom the Internet is more than simply a means of acquiring information but rather a way of life.
FC2950.5 .A647 2008 DVD
75 minutes; released 2008.
Features interviews with members of Quebec's English-speaking minority.
FC104 .B489 2005 DVD
A look at a group of Canadians whose mixed ethnic backgrounds defy simple categorization.
FC2925.9 .B5 2000
120 minutes; released 2000.
A documentary about the use of the War Measures Act by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in 1970.
GF661 .B66 2008 DVD
51 minutes; released 1994.
A look at what may happen if Western-style consumerism catches on in India.
LC504 .C3522 2007 DVD
Features nine Canadian leaders in Catholic education reading from this bestselling book.
HE311 .C22M2 1970 VHS
A video about pollution and traffic problems, discussing the pros and cons of expressways such as the Spadina Expressway in solving traffic problems. Exemplifies the philosophy of Marshall McLuhan on an ecological subject.
HV110 .T6 D47 2004 DVD
12 minutes; released 2004.
A documentary on the goals and activies of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP). In French with English subtitles.
FC51 .C345 2000 DVD
9 DVDs, 120 minutes each
Chronicles Canada's history from the beginning to the mid-twentieth century.
Volume 1: When the World Began (15,000 BC- 1800 AD) and Adventures and Mystics (1540-1670)
Volume 2: Claiming the Wilderness (1670-1755) and Battle for a Continent (1754-1775)
Volume 3: A Question of Loyalties (1775-1815)
Volume 4: The Pathfinders (1670-1850) and Rebellion & Reform (1815-1850)
Volume 5: The Great Enterprise (1850-1867) and From Sea to Sea (1867-1873)
Volume 6: Special Edition providing further background to Volumes 4 and 5
Volume 7: Taking the West (1873-1896) and The Great Transformation (1896-1915)
Volume 8: Ordeal by Fire (1915-1929) and Hard Times (1929-1940)
Volume 9: Special Edition providing further background to Volumes 7 and 8
GV847.7 .C35 2002 DVD
19 hours on 4 discs
Complete coverage of the 1972 World Cup hockey series between Canada and the USSR.
FC626 .T7 C436 1986 DVD
201 minutes on 2 discs; released 1986.
Donald Brittain's award-winning three-part documentary examines the careers of the late Ren Lvesque and Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In English with French subtitles.
QH442.2 .C54 2006 DVD
52 minutes; released 2000.
A critical study of human cloning and its advocates.
HD1691 .D4279 2006 DVD
52 minutes; released 2006.
A sobering look at the number of companies attempting to hoard and profit by the world's water supply.
PN4914 .O9 D64 2006 DVD
61 minutes; released 1998.
The story of Maude Victoria Barlow, activist and head of the Council of Canadians.
D 756.5 .D5 D53 1993 DVD
180 minutes; released 2000.
Dieppe dramatizes the high-level political machinations that led to the decision to mount the attack of Dieppe. For nearly 3000 Canadian soldiers, the war ended in the battle of August 19, 1942. A CBC production.
HD6331 .F67 2006 DVD
52 minutes; released 2000.
Concentrating on Canada, France and Mexico, this documentary examines how technology and the emerging knowledge sector are changing conditions for many working people.
FC106 .U5 F744 1994 DVD
55 minutes; released 1994.
Through archival footage, photographs and testimony, this documentary tells the story of the 170,000 Ukranians who came to Canada before WWI in search of freedom but found themselves confined to internment camps.
ML417 .G68 G6 2003 DVD
Everything you need to know to understand Glenn Gould, both the musician and the man. This program examines the drive and passion behind his musicianship, and the depths of feeling that he draws on while performing his music.
ML417 .G68 G63 2003 DVD
A revealing biography of classical piano legend Glenn Gould. The program features interviews, performances, and recording sessions, as well as casual shots of his personal life.
ML417 .G68 G6 2003 DVD
Glenn Gould's 1957 visit to Russia, featuring his lecture and recital at the Leningrad Conservatory.
HQ799 .C2 G76 2006 DVD
6 discs; 282 minutes.
Six 45-minute documentaries looking at the experience of Canadian childhood through family life, play, schooling, work, health and the media.
GV846.5 .H635 2006 DVD
450-minute mini-series on 6 discs; released 2006.
With comments from such players as Wayne Gretzky, Hayley Wickenheiser and Ken Dryden, this series chronicles the story of a game and the soul of a nation. Born as a game of survival against the Canadian winter, hockey gave a new country its first heroes and champions. Narrated by Paul Gross and James Hyndman. Directed by Peter John Ingles.
GV 848.2 O4 H6 2002 DVD
CBC Televisions's broadcast of the Men's and Women's Hockey Finals at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.
E78 .Q3 I58 2007 DVD
93 minutes; released 2007.
A documentary on the tragic history of the Algonquin of Quebec.
PS8475 .C73 J64 2006 DVD
46 minutes; released 1998.
A documentary on the life of Dr. John McCrae, author of the poem "In Flanders Fields", which he composed in memory of friends lost to WWI.
PS8505 .O44 Z8 2004 DVD
78 minutes; released 1965.
Made shortly before the release of his first album, this classic documentary looks at the life and muse of Leonard Cohen.
FC3097.3 .L487 2007 DVD
73 minutes; released 2007.
A comedic examination of the reasons why Canadians seem to hate Toronto. “Mister Toronto” embarks on a cross-Canada journey to promote a fake “Toronto Appreciation Day”.
PS8535 .I38 Z76 VHS
A documentary about one of Canada's most accomplished and controversial novelists. Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss.
HC120 .P6 N663 2004 DVD
A couple and their six young children struggle with poverty in Canada.
PN2306 .S8 O57 2006 DVD
Cameras go backstage during an entire season to capture the creative spirit at the hear of a treasured Canadian theatre company.
ML417 .P48 085 2004 DVD
106 minutes; released 1995.
From his early days as Montreal's teenage Boogie-Woogie sensation to his international celebrity as a ground-breaking jazz pianist, Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar charts four decades of one of Canada's best-known musicians, bringing both the man and his music to life.
JV7225 .P54 1999 VHS
A CBC documentary about immigrants to Canada and the building in Halifax Harbour where many were welcomed.
FC625 .P54 2000 VHS
CBC News coverage of the death and funeral of a leading Canadian politician.
FC625 .P53 1994 VHS
3 videos, 280 minutes total
Documentary on the life of Canada's 15th Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Volume 1: The Making of a Leader (1919-1968).
Volume 2: The Art of Governing (1968-1972).
Volume 3: Establishing a Just Society (1972-1984).
UA600 .P76 2006 DVD
Reviews the work of Canadian Defence Forces in Afghanistan, the Gulf of Arabia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the Southern United States during 2005.
FC89 .C59522 2006 DVD
70 minutes; released 2005.
Novelist Douglas Coupland takes viewers on a journey through Canada as only he sees and knows it.
PE3210 .T35 2004 DVD
43 minutes; released 2004.
A CBC documentary on how Canadians speak.
D680 .C2 T64 2000 VHS
A CBC Television News report about the National War Memorial in Ottawa.
FC3525.1 .D86 T64 1999 VHS
A documentary about the socialist politician who initiated universal medicare in Canada.
FC 626 .T78 T78 2002 DVD
192 minutes; released 2002.
Originally aired on CBC Television, Trudeau explores 15 years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. The film explores Trudeau's passionate commitment to individual rights as the cornerstone of democracy.
FC 626 .T78 T783 2002 DVD
180 minutes; released 2004.
A drama chronicling the coming of age of Canada's 15th Prime Minister. Importantly, the film shows how the conservatism of Quebec, and the autocratic premiership of Maurice Duplessis, shaped Trudeau into a man who helped begin the Quiet Revolution in Quebec.
FC608 .I4 W35 2006 DVD
4 discs; 27 minutes each; released 1999.
A four-part series on the challenges facing immigrants to Canada. Issues discussed: Identity, Language, Discrimination and Employment.
P92.5 .M3 1996 VHS
6 videos, 250 minutes total
Using video footage from the 1940's to the 1970's, this series traces the thought of communications theorist Marshall McLuhan.
BX2347.8 .Y7 W679 2002 DVD
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documents Pope John Paul II's visit to Canada for World Youth Day, July 18-28, 2002.