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Alexander Cambridge the new Governor General of Canada being given a welcome in Ottawa, Ontario.

Alexander Cambridge arrives as the new Governor General of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. Officers greet Governor General Alexander Cambridge. An aircraft flies over a clock tower. Honor guards lined up outside the Parliament Building. Governor General with officials. Governor General with his wife Princes Alice as she holds flowers in her hands.

Date: 1940, June 24
Duration: 26 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Curwen,a horse, wins the Orpen memorial in Long Branch in Ontario,Canada

A film titled '12,000 turf fans see Curwen win Orpen Memorial' shows Curwen wining Orpen Memorial horse race in Long Branch in Ontario. Curwen's owner receives the winner's trophy.

Date: 1940, June 10
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Prime Minister MacKenzie King greets James R Cromwell and his wife in Ottawa, Ontario.

James R Cromwell and his wife visit Ottawa, Ontario. James R Cromwell, newly appointed Minister to Canada is greeted by Prime Minister MacKenzie King as he takes over his duties. Mrs Cromwell stands next to her husband. Dignitaries pose for photographs.

Date: 1940, January 29
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
RCAF pilots in NA-64 Yale training aircraft indulge in a mock attack and simulated dog fights in preparation for World War Two

The Royal Canadian Air Force pilots train at Camp Borden in Ontario, Canada. RCAF pilots rush towards and board all-metal fuselage NA-64 Yale training aircraft at Camp Borden. The aircraft engines have already been started by ground crews, to save the time of manual starting. The aircraft take off for a mock attack. The aircraft in formations. They make interception attacks on approaching Avro Ansons. Explosions during the mock bombing raid. Simulated dog fights. the aircraft fly low during the fight. Pilots in the cockpits. The aircraft return to the Camp after the exercise.

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Miners use explosives to extract ore and collected ore being transported in a silver mine in Ontario, Canada.

'Silver mining in Ontario ' about mining operations in silver mines in Ontario, Canada. Silver mines in Northern Ontario, Canada. Miners line up as they enter a lift that takes them 400 feet underground to a mine. A man at a throttle as he pulls it. Miners conduct drilling in the underground mine. A miner drills into the roof of the mine. Rocks being blasted with an explosive. Pieces of rock after the blast. A worker with a mine helmet with a torch in front. A miner drills into the rocks to extract silver. Timber being used to support broken ores after the blast. Ore being drawn out by a man as he empties it out in a container car. Men push around the cars. An electric engine pulls the cars to a central station.

Date: 1920
Duration: 4 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Horses run in a race and a horse named 'Willie the Kid' wins the race in Toronto, Ontario.

A horse named 'Willie the Kid' wins the Kings Plate in Toronto, Ontario. People watch from the stands. Horses arrive at the track. The race starts, the horses run on the track. People cheer from the stands. 'Willie the Kid' wins the race. It is brought forward.

Date: 1940, May 20
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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