News in Review - May 2012 Budget 2012: The Axe Begins to Fall

In late March, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives tabled a new budget. It outlined plans for more than $5 billion of spending cuts, as well as one for phasing out the penny. In this News in Review story we examine what’s in the budget and look at the reaction from the opposition and other Canadians.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2000 Canada 2000: The State of the Nation

One of Canada’s greatest prime ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, declared that “the 20th century shall be the century of Canada.” Laurier, a man of vision, compromise and pragmatic solutions, correctly identified a century in which Canada would truly come into its own, although not without difficulty. This News in Review story examines our current notion of statehood, our legacies, and ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2000

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News in Review - January 2015 Canada and China Relations

China is Canada's second largest trading partner but not always a political ally. This edition of News In Review looks at the complications that arise between countries when money conflicts with values.
  • 2015
  • 00:14:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/21/2015

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News in Review - November 2008 Canada and the Economic Breakdown

In early October 2008, a global credit crunch that began in the United States spread to Canada. Stocks plunged and many Canadians began to worry about their savings and whether the country was heading for a recession. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what caused the credit crunch and how it could affect the Canadian economy.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

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News in Review - February 2012 Canada and the Jobless Crisis

In December, Canada's unemployment rate rose to 7.5 per cent, its highest level since April. Experts said Canada's economy appears to be stalling, and the situation is particularly bleak in the country's two largest provinces, Quebec and Ontario. In this News in Review story, we examine the troubling situation and look at how two Ontario cities are trying to recover.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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News in Review - December 2008 Canada Faces a Recession

As the global economic crisis continues, some economists are predicting that Canada will slide into a recession. It would be the first recession in 16 years and could hit some parts of Canada particularly hard. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how the economic crisis is affecting the Canadian economy and what is being done to try ...
  • 2008
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2008

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News in Review - March 2009 Canada Gets a Recession Budget

In early February 2009, the Conservative government’s new budget was passed by the House of Commons. Two months earlier, the Conservatives had claimed that spending billions of dollars to stimulate the economy wouldn’t be necessary. But the budget they tabled predicts a federal deficit of more than $60 billion over the next two years. In this News in Review story we’ll look ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2009

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The National Canada to decrease carbon tax, angering environmental activists

Canadian industries hope the change will help keep them competitive abroad, but environmentalists see this as Trudeau pulling back from his commitment.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

The National Canada's Brands: Can They Compete?

Canada is losing many of its manufacturing jobs to overseas markets. The rising dollar makes Canadian goods more expensive abroad and some manufacturers say they're being forced to look elsewhere or go out of business. Canada's Brands focuses on four companies that proudly wear the Made in Canada label. What are the challenges they face? What keeps them from leaving? ...
  • 2007
  • 00:18:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 1991 Canada's Recession

The recession is the backdrop for studying Canada's economy and related social and political issues.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991

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