Heather Conkie is a veteran Canadian television writer and producer who began her career as an actress. She was featured in multiple children's shows in the 1980s on TVOntario beginning first with Polka Dot Door.Her first screenwriting credit was for Beethoven Lives Upstairs (1992). She has subsequently worked extensively as a writer for numerous television series in Canada including Road to Avonlea, 7th Heaven, The Zack Files, Pit Pony, Dark Oracle and Heartland, as well as several made for television movies.As an on-screen performer, she was the host of Report Canada and Music Box. She played two characters (the main character, and her landlady Agnes Peabody) in a music-education show called It's Mainly Music. She reprised the role of Agnes Peabody in a spin-off show called Dear Aunt Agnes.
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A Heartland Christmas
An anonymous call about starving horses in the Rockies sent Amy and Ty to their rescue.
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars
Young spyHarriet Welsch crosses paths with popular studentMarion Hawthorne as the two girls compete to become the official blogger of their high school class.
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The Flemings' ranch is located in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. The debts will be taken over by the bank. Is it ...
Bailey, a golden retriever, is one lucky dog when his owner leaves him with a billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed dognap scheme hatched by Ca...
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The popular Canadian channel YTV aired the Canadian-produced TV series Dark Oracle in 2004. It was co-developed by Heather Conkie. The Best Children's and youth program was won by Dark Oracle.
Mrs. Ashboro's Cat
Wes and Natalie get more than they bargained for when they buy an old house that used to be occupied by a nice old lady. Ashboro has a cat. Margaret, who died the same day as Mrs, is thought to have c...
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The Zack Files
Robert Clark plays the role of a young boy who is a magnet for supernatural activity and attends a high school with three of his friends. It is up to his friends to help him set things straight after ...
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Winslow Homer: An American Original
The depictions of the Civil War by American artist Winslow Homer earned high praise. Homer abandoned his post and went to the quiet of Houghton Farm to paint. Two curious teenagers are interested in t...
Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist
Cassett's Parisian solitude is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of her brother's three kids, but she soon finds herself inspired and uses the children as models. Meanwhile, Cassatt's teenage niece ...
Amazon was created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies. Between 1999 and 2000 there were 22 episodes of the series. Relations with a Native American tribe are not frie...
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Edison The Wizard of Light
Escaping from the orphanage, young Jack Maloney stumbles into the lab of the world's greatest inventor, Thomas Edison, Together, the create the first motion pictures.
Degas and the Dancer
A struggling Degas finds inspiration for his art in Marie, a young ballerina. Degas helps Marie tap into the talent she doesn't believe she has while she convinces Degas to persevere despite criticism...
Emily of New Moon
Emily of New Moon was a Canadian show that aired from 1998 to 2000. The US aired the series on the Cookie Jar Toons block. The Emily of New Moon series was the basis for the series. There were three s...
After the Civil War, a wealthy widower is raising his family on a horse farm. Ned's streetwise adopted son clashed with his youngest son, Clay, as well as the southern society. Sean is rethinking his ...
Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants
A lack of money, a lazy brother and a jealous rival prevented Galileo from uncovering the universe's mysteries. Prince Cosimo is the son of the Medici family.
Glace Bay is in Nova Scotia. Willie MacLean is a 10-year-old boy with a love for horses and likes to school to help his family out. Willie's stern, but benevolent father is a coal miner in a local min...
Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye
During World War 1, the young Boudreau sisters decide to aid the war effort by catching spies. The strange activities of Nobel-Prize winning scientist Marie Curie make her a prime suspect. When the gi...
Newton : A Tale of Two Isaacs
As Newton devotes himself to the difficult and solitary path of challenging the existing view of the universe and proving his own theories on celestial movement and gravity, his young scribe Humphrey ...
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Nine-year old Reliana witnesses Rossini's efforts to salvage his seemingly cursed new opera, the Barber of Seville.
Reverend Eric Camden and his wife Annie have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts and spouses that come and go in the Camden household.
Beethoven Lives Upstairs
When his mother rents a room to a composer, he can't believe his luck. As the abrasive boarder, Ludwig Van Beethoven, begins creating his masterful 9th symphony,Christoph is won over by the majesty of...
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Road to Avonlea
Between 1990 and 1996 a television series called Road to Avonlea was broadcast in Canada and the United States. It was created by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Films in association with the ...
The Kidnapping of Baby John Doe
An infant with Down Syndrome is born. The doctor advises that the child has a lot of medical problems and that she should allow nature to take it's course. The child's crib is put into a closet becaus...