This original documentary explores Canada's significant impact on the modern world by imagining the realities and repercussions if those contributions never existed. The series speculates on the global impact of a world without Canada and the catastrophic consequences that would unfold. Delivered as a collection of thematic stories based on Canada's natural resources, technological innovations, medical breakthroughs, humanitarian efforts, and more, the series focuses on Canadian contributions and identity from an informative, dramatic, and celebratory perspective.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The World Without Canada - A World Without Love - Netflix
“A World Without Love” is a song recorded by the British duo Peter and Gordon and released as their first single in February 1964. It was included on the duo's debut album in the UK, and in the US on an album of the same name. The song was written by Paul McCartney and attributed to Lennon–McCartney. The B-side was “If I Were You”, written by Peter and Gordon. In the United Kingdom, the song reached No. 1 on both the Record Retailer chart and the New Musical Express chart. In the United States, “A World Without Love” topped both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cash Box Top 100. The song also reached No. 1 on the Irish Singles Chart, No. 1 on New Zealand's “Lever Hit Parade”, No. 2 in Australia, and No. 8 on Norway's VG-lista.
The World Without Canada - Bobby Rydell version - Netflix
A cover version by Bobby Rydell released May 1964 was a strong regional hit in many markets. It reached No. 80 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 in a tandem ranking with the Peter and Gordon version on the Cash Box Top 100, before Rydell's name was dropped from the entry. In his native Philadelphia the paired versions reached No. 1, while in the Pittsburgh market Rydell's version reached No. 4 to the exclusion of the Peter and Gordon original. In Chicago, Rydell's version reached No. 10 on the WLS “Silver Dollar Survey”, in a tandem ranking with the Peter and Gordon version, while reaching No. 13 independently. Rydell's version also reached No. 5 in Singapore and No. 9 in Hong Kong.
The World Without Canada - References - Netflix