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In Celebration of Nunavut - Exploiting the North - Volume 3

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Six videos showing the impact of resource exploitation and of Canada's efforts to assert sovereignty over the Arctic. Volume 3 contains: A Northern Challenge (22 min. 27 sec.) Join the Armed Forces engineering crews building airstrips at Cape Dorset, Pond Inlet and Whale Cove. This film chronicles the challenges of this kind of construction, and describes the benefits of airfields across the North. (1973) Northern Presence (24 min. 37 sec.) Originally made for the Department of National Defence, this video looks at the military's role in maintaining Canadian sovereignty and details the full range of military activities in the Arctic. (1975)

1999, 47 min 59 s

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