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Looking for News in Review stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 1990 to 2018, covering the key stories that mattered most to Canadian educators.Each story comes with a teacher guide that teases out key concepts and questions to help your students develop a well-trained eye and ear for what matters.

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News in Review - April 2011 Japan and the Nuclear Nightmare

In early March 2011, a massive earthquake rocked a large area of northern Japan. The quake was followed by a huge tsunami that killed thousands of people and badly damaged a nuclear power plant. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the quake aftermath and at the desperate attempts to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/27/2014

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News in Review - December 2011 Healing the Invisible Wounds of War

Canada recently ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. During the many years of fighting, more than 150 soldiers were killed, and thousands of others were wounded. But many who survived are suffering from the invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how new treatments are offering new hope to many ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2011 The Struggle to Save Canada's Farmland

Every year Canada loses thousands of acres of farmland. The land is lost when farmers give up farming or sell their land to developers. But now some Canadians are trying to fight back. In this News in Review story we'll look at a group of farmers in Ontario who thought they were selling their land to a big company so ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2011 Canada's Controversial Crime Bill

Canada’s Conservative majority government has introduced a bill that would make major changes to the way justice is administered in this country. Bill C-10 would, among other things, stiffen penalties for young offenders and force judges to apply minimum mandatory sentences. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the bill is controversial and travel to Texas to ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2011 The Rise of the Occupy Movement

In September a group called Occupy Wall Street began a series of demonstrations in New York City. The movement began as a public protest against social and economic inequality and what the protestors call corporate greed. In October the movement spread to several Canadian cities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Occupy movement and its plans ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 Coping with the Stress of Graduation

Going to school for the first time can be a nervous time for many students, but so can graduating. There are academic pressures, and financial ones, and sometimes they can be unbearable. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the class of 2011 in one Canadian school and at a new program designed to help students cope with ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 Amanda Lindhout's African Journey

Amanda Lindhout is a young Canadian journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for more than a year. Now Somalia is in the grip of a terrible famine. In this News in Review story we'll follow Lindhout as she returns to Africa to try to provide hope to Somali women.
  • 2011
  • 00:17:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 The Eurozone and the Economic Crisis

For over a year, a debt crisis in the European community, or Eurozone, has been affecting the stability of the world's economic system. This crisis has reached critical levels and is threatening to plunge the Canadian economy into another recession. In this News in Review story we'll look at the problem and what is being done to try to overcome ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 Teen Suicide: Breaking the Silence

Suicide is a major problem in Canada. Every day 10 Canadians take their own lives. Suicide is also the second leading cause of death among teenagers in this country. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a Canadian school where teenagers are encouraged to talk about their problems before they reach a breaking point.
  • 2011
  • 00:16:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - October 2011 The Vancouver Riot: What Went Wrong?

Last June, a riot erupted in downtown Vancouver after that city’s hockey team lost the last game of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Hundreds of mostly young people went on a rampage, fighting with each other, setting fires, and looting stores. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the riot and what a recent report had to say about ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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