Built On Agriculture

Part 1: The Selkirk Settlers

Special | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Lord Selkirk’s compassion for the Scottish crofters helped seed the Canadian prairies with a population that helped retain the land for Canada. They faced many struggles surviving the early decades and becoming successful farmers. Because of their success the prairies were then settled by waves of immigrant farmers attracted by free land.

Aired: 11/24/15

Rating: NR

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Production funding for Built on Agriculture was provided by Manitoba Government Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial territorial initiative, Government of Canada; MacDon Industries Ltd., Monsanto Canada Inc., The Bicentenary of …