As industry and the cities of Canada expanded, the choice of work available increased. Domestic service, retail, finance, education, construction and manufacturing were all areas to which Scots contributed. As Canada expanded its western frontier, adverts were shown in Scottish cinemas inviting people to emigrate there.

First broadcast:
4 March 2004

The clip would contribute to discussion of the different prospects for workers in Canada and back home in Scotland. Look at case studies to see how people of different classes and with differing skills fared in their new homes. Consider what options were open to those who failed to settle. How realistic was the prospect of returning to Scotland?