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El contrato : the contract( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexican citizens working in the United States and Canada can face difficult conditions, even when they are employed legally. Filmed over an entire growing season, El Contrato documents the experiences of Teodoro Bello Martinez, a poverty-stricken father of four living in central Mexico, and several of his countrymen who have contracted to work in a sprawling tomato greenhouse in Ontario, Canada. Tensions between workers, growers, and government officials reveal disturbing aspects of the hugely profitable greenhouse industry, including the abuse of employees whom even the local Mexican consul seems to view as expendable. Presenting rarely heard voices, El Contrato is an uncompromising look at the migrant worker's plight
Debt management report by Canada( )

in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appropriate actions : teacher's guide to sexual harassment( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this timely program, educators and expert consultants address the volatile topic of sexual harassment among students. Together they consider definitions, examples, impact, and legal accountability. In addition, a practical, step-by-step action plan for creating and maintaining a sexual harassment policy at school is presented, including specifics of what educators can do to ensure that their schools provide a safe learning environment. Several case studies and pending lawsuits are also included. This valuable resource is a must for all types of schools-and community organizations as well
Women and men unglued : marriage and relationships in the 21st century by Katherine Gilday( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men and women of marriageable age are staying single in record numbers. The traditional family is fast becoming an anachronism. Could the 21st century be the era when the sexes go their separate ways? Through a series of filmed portraits and candid, often gritty interviews, this program looks at changing contemporary gender relations and expectations, exploring how men and women feel about issues such as dating, marriage, money, parenting, romantic love, feminism, and commitment
Living in the hyphen : cultural identity in a multiethnic society( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Canada, diversity is represented as "an ethnicity + a hyphen + Canadian." But what if you are one of the many people who don't fit into an obvious category? What if your background is a hybrid of ancestries and you live "in the hyphen"--Somewhere in between, where cultural identities overlap? This program examines the experiences of poet Fred Wah and six other Canadians with one parent from a European background and one from a visible minority. As globalization increasingly blurs borders of all kinds, Living in the Hyphen offers a provocative glimpse of a future in which hyphens give way to a celebration of mixed heritages
Why thee wed? : gay perspectives on same-sex marriage( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As controversy swirls around the issue of same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples in North America and abroad are speaking out for the right to marry. Filmed in British Columbia after the legalization of same-sex unions, this program introduces the victorious litigants, who share their views on marriage, religious and political opposition, child adoption, and, most of all, love. Interviews with their families, the lawyer who represented them, and gay rights activist Jane Rule-who takes issue with the institution of marriage-round out the program. (51 minutes)
Color-blind : fighting racism in schools( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As school populations become more and more diverse, racial intolerance is shoving its way to prominence. In this provocative program, five students from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds speak with candor about racial harassment at their high school in an effort to encourage teenagers to examine their own attitudes and behaviors. The greatest danger of racism is that it will go unaddressed-until it becomes headline news. This video, ideal as a discussion-starter both in classrooms and at workshops, helps to ensure that this will not be the case
Brother 2 brother : positive personal change for at-risk youths( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many at-risk youths see negative lifestyles such as hustling drugs as the only real alternatives open to them. Introspective in tone, this documentary presents a different point of view through the emotional journey of at-risk young black men attending an intensive retreat led by older black men whose life experiences qualify them as powerful mentors for positive personal change. Overall, the participants come away with a stronger sense of themselves, a new bond of brotherhood as a group, and a feeling of connection with elders who have faced similar circumstances and succeeded in turning their lives around
Give me your soul : life inside the world of pornography( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial pornography, an invisible industry with its own hierarchy and social structure, nets $8 billion annually. This documentary, by Academy Award-nominated director Paul Cowan, reveals the complex tableau of life inside the world of film pornography. The video follows several individuals questing for wealth and notoriety in the sex trade, such as Katie June, who arrives on a bus in L.A. from Tennessee determined to be a porn star. Without sensationalism or moralizing, the program allows those interviewed to speak frankly and comfortably about themselves and their profession. The program contains adult situations, language, and nudity. Viewer discretion is advised. (82 minutes)
Life with dad( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the U.S. and Canada, there are nearly 8 million single mothers. There are also more than 2 million single dads. And over the past decade, the number of men looking after children by themselves has grown at almost three times the rate for women. This program provides an intimate look at the challenges of daily life for three single fathers and their children. Societal acceptance of single dads is also addressed, and questions concerning the concepts of maleness, fatherhood, and family are touched upon
Shameless : art of disability( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does it mean to be disabled and how does it shape an artist's work? This documentary explores what is known as the disability art movement, following five artists-including a painter, a writer, an actor, a theater director, and a filmmaker, all of whom happen to have physical disabilities-through their creative work. Intense group discussions of artistic and personal goals are also recorded. Dispelling the myth of tragic disability, the film depicts its subjects as, first and foremost, creative people. The result is a profound look at, and celebration of, the act of making art-viewed through the lens of disability and the rejection of its stereotypes
The Kitchen goddess : the reemergence of the village psychic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can the future be seen in the dregs of a teacup? For some, the past and the future are an open book-and what was once an underground sisterhood is now mainstream. In this program, devotees of Wicca and practitioners of tarot, astrology, palmistry, and other arcane arts explain their gifts of divination and healing while reflecting on their efforts to reconcile their unorthodox callings with Biblical injunctions and sometimes hostile skepticism. Wiccan initiation rites and psychic counseling sessions shed light on obscure practices that are very much alive today and in demand by a diverse constituency that even includes the police. (54 minutes)
Flipping the World : Drugs through a Blue Lens( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the award-winning documentary Through a Blue Lens, this gripping program captures the reactions of seven high school students with a history of substance abuse as they are brought face-to-face with men and women struggling to break their addictions, as well as with a group of police officers-the force behind this video-that has dedicated itself to deterring teens from using drugs. During that journey of self-discovery, each student undergoes a maturing process, fully opening his or her eyes to the devastating reality of substance abuse
Beef, Inc. : fat profits and lean standards( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As traditional cattle-raising by independent producers is displaced by the intense livestock production of agribusiness giants, consumers are paying the price. This in-depth program examines the practices of North American meat multinationals, which raise livestock on huge feedlots. Genetic engineering, growth hormones, antibiotics, the monopolization of world markets, and other issues are addressed, along with concerns that these beefed-up cattle pose risks both to consumer health and to the world's economy-and do not taste very good, either. (51 minutes)
Hospital city : making it work( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operating theaters and patient rooms, labs and pharmacies, the maternity ward and the morgue: this program works its way through some of the many units of a hospital as it spotlights staff members doing their jobs. From sterilizing equipment to correctly interpreting the dance of cells across a computer screen to treating patients, these professionals deal with crucial matters every day.even as debate rages over funding cuts and a healthcare system said to be in crisis. An informative and inspiring training resource for all hospital and healthcare workers or students preparing to enter the medical field
Bloomsday cabaret : a celebration of James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To understand the lyricism and rhythmic quality of James Joyce's work, take a stroll through the music-filled streets of Dublin-made possible by this charming and informative program. Set on "Bloomsday 2004," the 100th anniversary of Leopold Bloom's fictional excursion, the video immerses viewers in turn-of-the-century Dublin, popular Irish tunes of the era, and the various ways in which Joyce incorporated them into Ulysses, "The Dead," and other works. Exquisite reenactments and interviews with literary scholars illuminate the complex relationship between Joycean prose and the author's profound sensitivity to the joys and heartaches in a good song. (49 minutes)
Salvation : the army in the streets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out in the streets of more than 100 countries, The Salvation Army is at war. Its zealous officers, soldiers, and adherents fight daily battles to minister both spiritually and physically to homeless addicts and the desperately poor-people whose lives have hit rock bottom. Filmed at The Salvation Army Gateway, a shelter and drop-in center in Toronto, this powerful program spotlights the frontline workers and the street people they serve, who together crusade against poverty and human misery. Calling itself "the hand of God in the heart of the city," Gateway exemplifies Salvationist devotion to those in greatest need of a helping hand in turning their lives around. (52 minutes)
Budget speech by Canada( )

in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official international reserves( Book )

54 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Department of Finance announced the level and composition of Canada's official international reserves as of February 28, 2007, as well as the major factors underlying the change in reserves.--Document
Debt management strategy by Canada( )

in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Canada and the cost of World War II : the international operations of Canada's Department of Finance, 1939-1947
Alternative Names
Canada Department of finance

Canada. Department of Finance Canada

Canada. Dept. of Finance

Canada Dept. of Finance Canada

Canada Finance Canada

Canada Finance Department

Canada. Finance, Department of

Canada Finance, Dept. of

Canada Finances Canada

Canada Inspector-General of Public Accounts

Canada Minister of Finance

Canada Minister of State for Finance

Canada Ministère des finances

Canada Ministère des finances Canada

Canada Ministre des Finances

Canada Ministre d'État (Finances)

Canada Receiver General

Canada. Receiver General (Department of Finance)

Canada Receveur général

Department of Finance

Department of Finance Canada

Department of Finance Canada ministerio canadiense


Finance Department

Finance Department Canada

Kanada Inspector-General of Public Accounts

Kanada Minister of Finance

Minister of Finance

Minister of Finance Canada

Minister of State for Finance Canada

Ministère des Finances

Ministère des Finances Canada

Ministre des Finances Canada

Ministre d'État (Finances) Canada

Receiver General for Canada

Receiver General for Canada ((Department of Finance))

Receveur général du Canada

Министерство финансов Канады


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