Episode 1: Worlds Collide (pre-1608 – 1759)

Hundreds of Indigenous nations with advanced cultures already live in Canada when French and English colonizers arrive and fight for land claims. Indigenous people suffer as a result of first contact.

Indigenous communities perish as France and England compete for a stronghold on Canada.

Jean Talon, Indendant of New France, oversees the marriage of one of the Filles du Roi, Elizabeth Aubert, to farmer Aubin Lambert. (Canada: The Story of Us)

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