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Seven short films describing daily life in colonial Canada: Emily's Journey: Emily uses more than ten different forms of transportation to go and meet her cousins in Quebec City in the 1850s (13 min). Jamie Really Liked to Eat: Eating's great, cooking's fun, but there are a few chores Jamie isn't so keen on! (5 min). Woolly's Gift: Before Annie can have her new dress, the sheep has to be sheered (6 min). The New Schoolhouse: Everyone gets involved in building the new schoolhouse and Meg and Sam look forward to the picnic planned for opening day (9 min). The New Schoolteacher: It's tough being a teacher when you're not much older than your oldest students. But Ella proves she can do it--and starts a baseball team too! (9 min). Henry Settles in Upper Canada: Henry takes a look around his new home and finds it a lively place. He soon settles in and brings some good news to his mother (10 min). Homesteading on the Prairies: "Manitoba marble" makes great bricks, and once the well's dug, Tom's life in his new home becomes much easier (10 min).

1995, 65 min 55 s

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