A Canadian-produced look at Remembrance Day – its history, its stories, its meaning and its symbols. Using both archival and modern-day footage, this program provides young students with a glimpse into the past and a look at modern-day tributes to our fallen soldiers. From the battlefields...

Every day across the world people make the difficult decision to leave their home, families, possessions and connections with their local community and walk away to an uncertain and often frightening future elsewhere.

Refugees leave their homes...

First Nations people have lived in this country for many thousands of years. They were here long before anyone else. In the 16th century, European explorers and missionaries began making their way to Canada. Many of these people worked with the native people, learning...

An assassination attempt was not enough to curtail the human-rights work of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. "One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world," she told the United Nations in a stirring speech.

Around...

Mohandas K. Gandhi, father of Indian independence and champion of non-violence, died a violent death at the hands of Hindu extremists. This film relates his story as he struggles peacefully to rid India of the colonial British regime while at the same...

This video explores the lived experiences of a group of Montréal-based women educators, who are all in different ways interested and involved in teaching for peace. The video points to the linkages between peace education and citizenship education, cooperative learning, and intercultural...

The West's demand for Coltan, used in mobile phones and computers, is funding the killings in Congo. Under the close watch of rebel militias, children as young as ten work the mines hunting for this black gold. This series exposes the web of powerful interests protecting this blood trade. Meet...

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November 16 – International Day of Tolerance

It is appropriate that the United Nations has declared November 16 to be the International Day of Tolerance.

November 16 is the anniversary of the founding of UNESCO. As a Canadian diplomat during World War Two, Lester B. "Mike" Pearson played a major role in the founding of the United Nations and its organizations like the FAO. A WWI veteran, diplomat and Prime Minister, Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for finding a resolution to a regional conflict (the Suez Canal Crisis) that could have erupted into an all-out nuclear war. He did it by proposing that the UN send a United Nations Emergency Force, commonly called Peacekeepers, to intervene between the warring factions.

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