Ontario -- Politics and government -- 1995-2003  

News in Review - May 2002 Mike Harris: His Political Legacy

After almost seven years of controversial leadership that began with his "Common Sense Revolution," Mike Harris resigned as premier of Ontario, Canada's largest province. This retrospective examines the major events, policies and social changes that occurred during his time in office, and the considerable impact they had on Ontario, as well as other provinces in Canada.
  • 2002
  • 00:16:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

News in Review - November 1998 Redefining Education: Showdown in Ontario

Since the election of the government of Mike Harris in Ontario, the public education system in that province has undergone unprecedented changes. The changes in Ontario have primarily been the result of Bill 160, a radical piece of legislation that dramatically transformed the balance of power between the provincial government, local and regional boards of education and teachers’ unions. As local ...
  • 1998
  • 00:11:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1998

News in Review - April 1998 The Dionne Settlement: Justice At Last

At a time when government cutbacks require average citizens to make sacrifices for the benefit of the collective economic health of society, the settlement with a shamefaced Ontario government by the surviving Dionne quintuplets has focused attention on the needs of the individual. This story explores where the millions of tourist dollars went that were made in the name of ...
  • 1998
  • 00:12:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1998

News in Review - December 1996 A Day of Protest: Shutting Down Toronto

This report looks at a case study in labour’s attempt to rally support against a way of governing that it says is widening the gulf between the rich and poor.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

News in Review - September 1995 Ontario Turns Right: Harris Hits Hard

This report summarizes an important provincial election, the Common Sense Revolution, and its implications for the entire country.
  • 1995
  • 00:10:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1995