News in Review - May 2009 The Recession and the Developing World

In early April 2009, the G20 leaders agreed to provide more than $1 trillion of aid to developing countries. The recession has hit those countries hard. Many are running out of money, and some are threatened by mass starvation and violence. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the desperate situation in many countries and what’s being done ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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Ideas The Revolution Will Be Extruded

There's a lot of buzz about 3D printing — guns! skin grafts! pizza in space! But as Regina computer scientist David Gerhard discovers, 3D printers, and the people who use them, are about to revolutionize the way we think about manufacturing, and how we get stuff.
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/19/2014

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
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  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - April 1996 The Seal Hunt: A New Uproar

Renewed opposition in Europe and Britain to Canada's seal hunt is the context in which the whole issue of sealing and the fur trade debate is examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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Doc Zone The Selling Game

The Selling Game is all about how marketers rang in a new gilded age of advertising. Digital media, the internet and cable TV have handed marketers incredibly powerful new keys to our hearts and minds, and wallets. The TV ad may be on the wane, but marketing is stronger than ever. It's a bizarre new world of persuasion.
  • 2007
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2000 The Senators: Selling the Home Team

As we have seen in previous News in Review stories, business and sport are inextricably linked and subject to the same market forces and market realities as other businesses. This story, which focuses on the Ottawa Senators NHL hockey team, also examines the medium-market sport franchises of Canada’s “national game” in Quebec City, Winnipeg and Edmonton. The role of government ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2000

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The National The Sharing Economy

Taxis and hotels are two businesses being disrupted by a new business model based on an old idea: sharing. Airbnb, Uber and other online services help connect people willing to offer their underused apartment, automobile passenger space or other assets to those who want access to them. The sharing (or peer-to-peer) economy is worth billions of dollars and growing. But ...
  • 2014
  • 00:10:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/02/2014

Charly and Max get involved The shopping spree

Charly takes stock of her clothes and reviews her buying list to keep only what she really needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:14
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  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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
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  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2007 The Trial of Conrad Black

In mid-July former media baron Conrad Black was found guilty of obstruction of justice and three counts of mail fraud. The verdict came after a 15-week trial in a Chicago courtroom. Black, who will be sentenced in November, could be sent to prison for many years. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Black trial and the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:48
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  • Added on: 09/15/2007

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