News in Review - November 2000 The Sydney Olympics: Re-assessing the Costs

Despite the usual controversies, drug scandals and the inevitable political issues, the 2000 Sydney Games embodied the spirit and sportsmanship of what we refer to as "true Olympians". This report also looks at the return on the investment that a nation receives in terms of its athletes' performances as indicated by the number of medals won at the Games. For ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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News in Review - March 2012 The Vancouver Hockey Riot

In June of last year hundreds of hockey fans rioted in the streets of Vancouver, causing millions of dollars in damages. Since then police have been busy tracking down those responsible. In this News in Review story we revisit this event, looking at the progress of the police investigation, how the community is dealing with the aftermath, and why some ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2012

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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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News in Review - October 1994 The Victoria Games: The Commonwealth Connection

As part of the globalization trend in the world today, international economic, social and cultural units are growing. This report looks at the history, current status and international implications of the Commonwealth Games.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - March 1998 The Winter Olympics

Winter sports, Canada and the Olympics are interrelated themes as are national pride, triumph and disappointment. This time the drama of the Olympics is played out against a simple and classic cultural backdrop. As theatre, the Nagano Games portray not only athletic ideals and achievement but also the conflicts and controversies that have increasingly become part of the international Olympic ...
  • 1998
  • 00:15:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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The National Tom Longboat: Canadian history behind the June 4 Google Doodle

The June 4, 2018 Google Doodle honoured legendary Indigenous Canadian athlete Tom Longboat, who was born on this day in 1887. A runner from Ontario's Six Nations Reserve, Longboat shattered records and stereotypes.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The Moblees Totally Tappy Happy

The Moblees get moving to see a special surprise that Dasha and Gisbert have for them, but getting Dasha to keep it a surprise is going to take help!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017

News in Review - September 2018 Tragedy on the Prairies: The Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash New

In April 2018, 16 people died and 13 others were injured in a bus crash at a rural intersection in Saskatchewan. The bus was carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team when it collided with a semi-trailer. Most of the dead and injured were teenagers. The crash prompted an outpouring of sympathy from people across the country, including hockey leagues, ...
  • 2018
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

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News in Review - October 1990 Victor Davis

This report on the life and career of Olympic swimmer Victor Davis and the controversial inquiry into his tragic death poses some provocative questions.
  • 1990
  • 00:06:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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The Moblees Weathery Wiggle

When Bailey’s Wiggle Waggle picnic is interrupted by weather in Terra Mova, the Moblees discover that wiggling makes it fun to picnic in every kind of weather.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017