Promises, promises: small town survival

Canada, 1973

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A film exploring the problems and potential’s of small towns in the Drumheller Valley region of Alberta. It documents the citizen participation generated in the region by the Task Force on Urbanisation and the Future, the citizens’ reaction to curtailment of the Task Force exercise, the events that followed, and the lesson of this experience for other districts facing similar problems.

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Reevan Dolgoy


Roger Hart

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National Film Board of Canada



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