Around the month of December, children like to imagine what happened on the very first Christmas ever, even before Santa Claus. I know the story well, for I was watching it all from above – in the dark sky on the evening of December 24th, oh so many years ago. I am the Star of...

When farm children Paula and Billy Doyle set out to cut down a Christmas tree they are warned by their father to stay clear of the MacGregor property. 

Through unavoidable circumstances the children find themselves on the MacGregor farm where...

The tall fir tree standing in Sergi's yard is all decorated for Christmas. When Sergi's ball gets stuck in the top branches of the tree, the tree comes to life and tells the children the story of how when he was only five, his dream came true – he became a Christmas tree.

This segment defines Buddhism. The program introduction is presented by an eleven-year-old child from that community, who tells viewers about his or her faith. The presentation focuses mostly on customs and traditions, elements and types of celebrations, religious practices in the...

This segment defines Judaism. The program introduction is presented by an eleven-year-old child from that community, who tells viewers about his or her faith. The presentation focuses mostly on customs and traditions, elements and types of celebrations, religious practices in the community...

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Canadian Holidays, Traditions and Celebrations (21 minutes)

In this program, we focus on the holidays, celebrations and traditions that are linked to the first peoples who settled our nation, the First Nations people, and later the French and English. You will examine holidays such as Canada Day, Victoria Day, St. John Baptiste Day, National Aboriginal Day, Thanksgiving and Remembrance Day. Other special days like Groundhog Day are uniquely North American in nature. And still other celebrations are regional in nature. We look at two, Louis Riel Day in Manitoba and Guy Fawkes Night in Newfoundland. Holidays and celebrations give us unique insight into our country. This program will

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