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Qanuqtuurniq: Finding the Balance, Episode 3, Birth, a joyous community event
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directed by Kath Clarida Fry, fl. 2009; produced by National Aboriginal Health Organization, in Qanuqtuurniq: Finding the Balance, Episode 3 (Ottawa, ON: National Aboriginal Health Organization, 2009), 2 hours
"Qanuqtuurniq - Finding the Balance" brings together information, success stories and interesting research about Inuit health and wellness. The three, two hour programs were broadcast and webcast live across northern regions on May 11, 12 & 13, 2009. The series involved a project team of health promotion experts...
directed by Kath Clarida Fry, fl. 2009; produced by National Aboriginal Health Organization, in Qanuqtuurniq: Finding the Balance, Episode 3 (Ottawa, ON: National Aboriginal Health Organization, 2009), 2 hours
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Contemporary Genres
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written by Keith Howard; edited by Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru and J. Lawrence Witzleben (Routledge (Publisher), 2001), 24 page(s)
written by Keith Howard; edited by Robert C. Provine, Yosihiko Tokumaru and J. Lawrence Witzleben (Routledge (Publisher), 2001), 24 page(s)
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Bones of the Forest
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directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963- and Heather Frise, fl. 1995; produced by Transparent Film (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1995), 1 hour 14 mins
Bones of the Forest is told through the eyes of both native and non-native elders, placing deforestation into the context of colonization. Maintaining an even-handed tone, the filmmakers incorporate the views of loggers, alternative forestry practitioners, a former VP of logging giant MacMillan-Blodell, native eld...
directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963- and Heather Frise, fl. 1995; produced by Transparent Film (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1995), 1 hour 14 mins
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Encounter with Saul Alinsky, Encounter with Saul Alinsky - Part 1: CYC Toronto
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directed by Peter Pearson; produced by John Kemeny, 1925-2012 and Barrie Howells, National Film Board of Canada, in Encounter with Saul Alinsky (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1967), 28 mins
This documentary short by Peter Pearson captures a lively confrontation between the American community organizer and writer Saul Alinsky, and members of the Company of Young Canadians (CYC). Among other topics, the parties argue and disagree about the means and costs of securing social change.
directed by Peter Pearson; produced by John Kemeny, 1925-2012 and Barrie Howells, National Film Board of Canada, in Encounter with Saul Alinsky (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1967), 28 mins
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United States-Canadian Negotiations for Acid Rain Controls
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written by Terry Forrest Young, fl. 1993 and Vicki Golich, fl. 1993, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 186 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1993), 37 page(s)
This case study uses the U.S.-Canada acid rain dispute of the 1980s to draw important lessons for students, scholars, and practitioners of international relations. It explains factors common to most international conflicts, such as an asymmetrical distribution of effects, the asymmetrical distribution of power, th...
written by Terry Forrest Young, fl. 1993 and Vicki Golich, fl. 1993, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 186 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1993), 37 page(s)
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written by Beverley Diamond; edited by Ellen Koskoff (Taylor & Francis Group. Routledge, 2000), 10 page(s)
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The Seven Faces of Robert Lepage
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directed by Michel Duchesne, 1968-; produced by Michel Préfontaine, fl. 1971-2000, Cinéma 3180 B. E. (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins

Robert Lepage is one of the international theatre world's leading figures. This documentary shows this brilliant artist at work.

In a revealing interview, Lepage discusses how he works with actors and other members of his troupe. In addition, actors rehearsing one of Lepage's creations, The Seven Streams of...

directed by Michel Duchesne, 1968-; produced by Michel Préfontaine, fl. 1971-2000, Cinéma 3180 B. E. (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 1997, originally published 1997), 52 mins
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Making Rights a Reality? Disability Rights Activists and Legal Mobilization
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written by Lisa Vanhala, 1979-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 312 page(s)
Making Rights a Reality? explores the way in which disability activists in the United Kingdom and Canada have transformed their aspirations into legal claims in their quest for equality. It unpacks shifting conceptualizations of the political identity of disability and the role of a rights discourse in these dynam...
written by Lisa Vanhala, 1979-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 312 page(s)
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Active Citizenship and Disability in Canada (British Columbia and Ontario)
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written by Allison DeFranco, 1983-, Janet Lord, 1966- and Andrew Power, 1979-; in Active Citizenship and Disability: Implementing the Personalisation of Support, Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 141-194
This book provides an international comparative study of the implementation of disability rights law and policy focused on the emerging principles of self-determination and personalisation. It explores how these principles have been enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilit...
written by Allison DeFranco, 1983-, Janet Lord, 1966- and Andrew Power, 1979-; in Active Citizenship and Disability: Implementing the Personalisation of Support, Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 141-194
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Lessons to Be Learned? Reflection on the Case Studies
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written by Eliza Varney, 1978-; in Disability and Information Technology: A Comparative Study in Media Regulation, Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 208-262
Disability and Information Technology examines the extent to which regulatory frameworks for information and communication technologies (ICTs) safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities as citizenship rights. The book adopts a comparative approach focused on four case studies: Canada, the European Union, th...
written by Eliza Varney, 1978-; in Disability and Information Technology: A Comparative Study in Media Regulation, Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 208-262
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