CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1969 to 1970

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Wednesday nights from December 19, 1973 to April 17, 1974.

This half hour documentary series was produced by the National Film Board of Canada. Its 13 episodes chronicled the region known as the West: Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Some of the NFB’s finest directors contributed films to the series, including Donald Brittain, Tom Radford, Barbara Greene and Ian McLaren. John N. Smith and Cynthia Scott produced the series.

The NFB also offered a perspective on Quebec and the Pacific coast with Adieu Alouette and Pacificanada, presented by the CBC.

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005