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The extraordinary four years which brought together 100 historians, created a joint French-English unit of the best journalists and cameramen, and embarked on an improbable journey. History as a very powerful instrument, and how that is so. Canadians' attitude to their history. History as the process of sorting out the experience of the past and setting aside what we consider to be valuable, and what traumas and triumphs we choose to identify as defining our character. Some illustrative examples. A review of the program. Common denominators of all Canadian communities. A comparison of our experience with that of Australia and Australians. Up to us to renew again the ties that bind the arteries of communication and art that will allow us to share the extraordinary Canadian experience.