Archive: Ontario Shorts

Ontario Shorts is a selection of shorts films highlighting the people and places of Ontario.

Episodes

Air Date: October 31, 1990 - 4:09
A profile on the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment. CSM (Company Sergeant Major) George Ponsford reminisces on joining the army in 1939 and being a soldier of the Hasty P's.
Air Date: July 17, 1990 - 2:58
Bert Sitch and Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario, reminisce on the old Pee Dee railway, a small railway in Northwestern Ontario.
Air Date: May 18, 1990 - 3:14
A profile on Bert Sitch and Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario who share their experiences of growing up during the Depression.
Air Date: May 16, 1990 - 5:07
A visit to Old Fort William in Ontario.
Air Date: May 11, 1990 - 3:12
Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario shares what it was like working as a part-time trapper in 1954 in Northern Ontario.
Air Date: May 07, 1990 - 5:09
A profile on Bert Sitch and Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario, two old-time loggers, who reminisce about the time they got lost in the wilderness near Thunder Bay.
Air Date: May 04, 1990 - 4:01
Miner Philippe Durocher tells us how he helped discover the Pearl Lake Amethyst Mines near Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Air Date: April 30, 1990 - 4:50
A profile on watercolour artist and teacher Doris Kramer of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Air Date: April 30, 1990 - 3:40
Bert Sitch, an old-time logger from Hymers, Ontario, tells us how reforestation of the North has come too little too late, in what he calls 'crap forest'.
Air Date: April 27, 1990 - 4:55
A profile on Native Elder and Storyteller Richard Lyons of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Air Date: April 10, 1990 - 3:25
A profile on Bert Sitch and Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario, two old-time loggers, who share what it is like living in the country near Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Air Date: March 30, 1990 - 2:02
Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario shares a witty story of the farmer and the blacksmith.
Air Date: March 26, 1990 - 2:39
A profile on Bert Sitch and Joe Webb of Hymers, Ontario as they reminisce on how the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario got its name.
Air Date: January 16, 1990 - 4:59
RSM (Regimental Sergeant Majors) Angus Duffy and Bill Graydon tells us of the special bond shared between the soldiers of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment.
Air Date: January 16, 1990 - 3:50
War Veterans Ross Bullied and Archier Grier of B Company, Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, recount their war stories, their special bond, and their friendship formed while being in the Hasty P's.
Air Date: January 16, 1990 - 4:17
War Veterans Lyle Emigh, Major Bill Graydon, and CSM George Ponsford of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment share their war stories.
Air Date: January 16, 1990 - 3:32
War Veteran CSM George Ponsford of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment tells the witty story behind the regimental mascot.
Air Date: January 16, 1990 - 4:52
A profile on the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment and the assault on Assoro, the regiment's most famous battle.