News in Review 1990-1992

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 1990 to 1992, covering the key stories from the period that matter most to Canadian educators.All stories feature a comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide developed by experienced teachers. The broad range of lesson plans and activities will appeal to all type of learners.

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News in Review - October 1991 Native Justice in Manitoba

The judicial inquiry into the treatment of native people in Manitoba is the focus of this story.
  • 1991
  • 00:15:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/03/2015

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News in Review - June 1992 Canada Now: A Diverse Landscape

Celebrating Canada's 125th anniversary, this News in Review special explores four principal themes in contemporary Canadian society. Combining stimulating images of Canada, interviews with a cross-section of Canadians, and archival material, and using the present as a pivotal point, the program links the past and the future to create an understanding of the dynamics of Canadian nationhood.
  • 1992
  • 00:59:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/20/2015

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News in Review - December 1990 The Meech Lake Special

This 1990 fall special covers three important time periods and explores chronologically the events leading to the failure of the Meech Lake Accord. The Roots of Meech covers the years 1759-1968. The second period, The Trudeau Years, takes us through 1968-1984, and the final segment, The Key Players, brings us to June 24, 1990, the day the Accord died. Archival ...
  • 1990
  • 00:55:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/26/2014

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News in Review - September 1990 Oka

Canada’s summer peace was exploded in Oka (Kanesatake) and Chateaugay (Kahnawake) as armed Mohawk Warriors confronted first the Quebec provincial police and then the Canadian Armed Forces. The conflict quickly escalated from one in which the Mohawks attempted to prevent the expansion of a golf course into their territory to one of diametrically opposed views of law, land and rights.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - September 1990 Donald Marshall

The Donald Marshall case is as straightforward as it is tragic. Marshall is a Mi’kmaq man who spent 11 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. The subsequent inquiry showed evidence that discrimination and incorrect procedures led to this miscarriage of justice. The justice and police systems not only failed him, they indicted, tried, convicted and, ultimately, ...
  • 1990
  • 00:10:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - November 1991 Judging the Judge: The Clarence Thomas Case

The drama and social and legal issues related to this story constitute the focus. The Canadian system of choosing Supreme Court justices will serve as a contrast.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - November 1991 Capital Punishment in Canada

With the extradition to the United States of Charles Ng and Joseph Kindler as a starting point, Dan Bjarnason does a historical review of this important issue.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - November 1991 The People Speak: Four Canadian Elections

The results of elections in New Brunswick, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories are reviewed. Their implications in light of the new constitutional proposals are also examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:18:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - November 1991 Farmers Revolt

The plight of Canada's grain farmers and the politics and economics of the grain industry are examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:55
  • 13-14
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News in Review - October 1991 Canada's Rape Shield Law

In this story we examine the challenge to this law and the related issues.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

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