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    Daycare Centre

    Val loves children and would like to work in child care, but that means going back to school. School means time and money, so Val starts saving her...

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    The New Shoes

    Moses is going to see his girlfriend and feels quite good about how he looks. When he gets to the bus station, he discovers too late that in his r...

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    Norman Bethune

    Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others. Bethune's fame in Canada has resulted from his status as a hero in...

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    Emily Carr

    Emily Carr (1871-1945) is one of Canada's most honored artists. As a female artist in the 1900s, she struggled to make ends meet. Emily tried to ...

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    Picture This

    Paul Stone is an artist. One day, a beautiful woman named Zena walks into his studio. For Paul, it is love at first sight. Zena offers Paul a si...

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    June Callwood

    June Callwood's career was marked by a strong concern for social justice, especially on issues affecting children and women. She became one of Cana...

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    The Pet Sitter

    “Pet sitting would be good work for you,” Ginny’s friend Eva tells her. Ginny really is cut out to be a pet sitter. After the death of her dog, Roc...

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    Missing Her

    Shelley Vincent has been missing for over a year. Her fiancé, Albert Romaine, is desperate to find out what happened to her. With Christmas less th...

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    Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa spent her life working with the poorest of the poor. In 1948, she left her convent and started a school in the slums. By 1950, Mother...

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    Rosa Parks

    In 1955, a young black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This act of courage sparked the Montgomery...

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    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1822. Between 1850 to 1860, Harriet helped about 70 slaves escape to freedom. She relied on the Undergr...

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    Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh, an American aviator, made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927.

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    First Women in Space

    Learn about three women who had the “right stuff”: Valentina Tereshkova, Sally Ride, and Roberta Bondar. The U.S.S.R. sent Valentina Tereshkova int...

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    Althea Gibson

    At the age of 23, Althea Gibson broke the colour barrier when she played in the U.S Open. She was the first black person to win the U.S. Open and W...

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    Muhammad Ali

    As a boxer, Muhammad brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport of boxing. The phrase “floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee” comes...

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    Handy All Around

    “Don’t have a job, don’t want a job.” That’s what Wayne tells people when they ask what kind of work he does. But job or no job, Wayne finds himsel...

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    A Flair for Hair

    If only she had stayed in school. If only she hadn’t had a baby when she was so young. If only she had taken cosmetology classes back when she had ...

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    Too Close to Home

    Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hired to look out for Max, a troubled teenage runaway. For Max, the woods provide safety...

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    Walt Disney

    The name of Walt Disney is known around the world. As a boy, Walt Disney delivered newspapers in the early morning in all kinds of weather for six ...

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    Bruce Lee

    To some, Bruce Lee remains the greatest martial artist of all time. Born in San Francisco, he spent much of his childhood in Hong Kong, where he de...

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    Maria Tallchief

    Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was a famous prima ballerina. Born to a father from the Osage tribe and a mother with Scottish and Irish heritage, Mari...

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    To Keep a Secret

    Anna Sweet’s PI business partner, Jada Price, has gone missing. Anna and new hire Nick Roma team up to find her. The trail leads them to a teenage ...

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    Gardening

    Doris loves to garden but lives in a small apartment, so she helps to plant and maintain the gardens at her church. Doris is grateful for the oppor...

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    Senior Centre

    Sara volunteers in an outreach program for a senior centre. She visits seniors who are in need. Sara visits Jay on a regular basis to check on how ...

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