A series of a short films illustrating interesting moments of Canadian history.

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Murder 101 (TV Movie 1991)
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Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, meets up with his ex wife Laura, at her college, where he is due to give a series of lectures, on how to write a ... See full summary »

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Victim of Love (TV Movie 1991)
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A psychiatrist (Williams) and her patient (Madsen) are involved with the same man, who may or may not be a murderer.

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Framed con-man seeks revenge by planning a racetrack heist.

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The Broken Chain (TV Movie 1993)
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The story of 2 Iroquis brothers caught in the midst of the Revolutionary War.

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Entangled (1993)
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A car and lorry collide, the woman in the back seat is probably dead, the driver is severely hurt. In flashbacks we see what led to the tragedy. He is David, a writer living in France, ... See full summary »

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Mockumentary about the unexplained disappearance of a fictitious up-and-coming movie producer.

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Taffin (1988)
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Unhappy marriage causes divorce. Brosnan (new husband) and wife attempt to build a new life, and move to a new state. However, the ex-husband follows and the story unfolds from there.

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Detonator (TV Movie 1993)
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A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

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The Nephew (1998)
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A little island off Ireland. A small town. An old conflict. Fresh wind.

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 John A. Macdonald / ... (5 episodes, 1995-2014)
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Jean L'Italien ...
 George-Étienne Cartier / ... (3 episodes, 1991-2014)
John Evans ...
 Additional Cast (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Additional Cast (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Patrick Watson ...
 Narrator (3 episodes, 1992-1997)
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Heritage Minutes, formerly known as Historica Minutes: History by the Minute, is a series of sixty-second short films, each illustrating an important moment in Canadian history. Produced by Historica Canada, the Minutes interrogate Canadian history, folklore and myths into dramatic story lines.The Minutes themselves have become a part of Canadian culture and been the subject of academic studies. Heritage Minutes were created by the CRB Foundation in 1991 and re-launched by Historica Canada in 2012. Since then, Historica Canada continues to produce installments released periodically throughout the year. Written by Anonymous

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A Part of Our History.

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Les Minutes du Patrimoine  »

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