News in Review 1999-2001

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 1999 to 2001, 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 - December 2001 The National Ballet of Canada at 50

This profile of one of Canada's premier artistic institutions examines this world-renowned dance company. The report is also a case study for exploring the role of the arts in Canada and the cultural industry the company represents.
  • 2001
  • 00:12:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 Northern Pipeline: Competing Visions

Twenty-five years ago the Aboriginal peoples of northern Canada fought tirelessly to stop the building of oil pipelines through their territory, and won. Now, in different economic and political times, there has been a far different reaction to a proposal for a natural gas pipeline through the Mackenzie River Valley. This report is also the occasion for examining the transborder ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 Islam: An Overview

In light of the events of September 11, 2001, and a renewed focus on Islam, senior correspondent Joe Schlesinger presents an essay on this major world religion in which we look at its history and the conflicts that have shaped it.
  • 2001
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 Routing the Taliban

In this follow-up report, we look at the events that occurred following several weeks of heavy bombing by the United States and the collapse of the Taliban regime. We also examine the efforts by the various factions in Afghanistan and the international community to establish a new order in that country, and the implications and ramifications for the world.
  • 2001
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
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News in Review - November 2001 The Farm Diary

Farming as a way of life in Canada and agriculture as a prime industry are the focal points for this case study of a Canadian farm family. All have been changed over the years, most recently as a result of adverse climatic conditions, political disagreement over the role of government subsidies and a changing global marketplace. These are some of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2001 Terrorist Attack: Protecting Canada

Because the United States is our closest neighbour, Canada has experienced a very direct effect of the 9/11 attacks; in fact Canadians were among those who died. As a result, the lives of Canadians have been altered as have our perceptions of our own security. This part of the special report explores if or how Canada should be better insulated ...
  • 2001
  • 00:23:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2001 Terrorist Attack: The Retaliation

The first part of our ongoing News in Review special report. We record and review the events, the underlying issues and the analyses of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States, as they relate in particular to the retaliation stage, in what has been referred to as a war unlike any the world has ever seen. Because, to a ...
  • 2001
  • 00:20:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 Wind Power: Harnessing Nature

As a cheap, clean and completely renewable source of energy, wind power is gaining favour across Canada. Authorities and scientists are working to harness this natural resource in order to power public facilities, such as skytrains in Calgary, or to produce electricity in energy-intensive areas of Canada such as Ontario. We analyze and assess the realities, advantages and disadvantages of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 Racism: Then and Now

This report examines the UN conference on racism and xenophobia, held in Durban, South Africa, that was marred by controversy and discord over such issues as reparations for slavery and the wording of a conference statement accusing Israel of apartheid-like behaviour. Bringing the issue closer to home, we also examine the black experience in Nova Scotia and recent calls there ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
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News in Review - October 2001 United States Under Terrorist Attack

Reviewing the tragic events in the United States, this News in Review story examines what this terrorist attack means in global terms and the implications for North Americans especially. We also review issues related to emergency measures and crisis management, public coping strategies, and issues of media coverage. The extended report assesses what happened and the immediate aftermath; it examines ...
  • 2001
  • 00:30:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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