News in Review - March 2004 Urban Decline: Can Our Cities Be Saved?

Prime Minister Paul Martin’s first Speech from the Throne promised a big tax break for Canada’s cash-strapped cities. They will be receiving a GST rebate worth about seven billion dollars over the next 10 years. But even that amount of money won’t be enough to reverse a decade of urban decline. The CBC’s Brian Stewart looks at how and why ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2000 Urban Garbage: Landfill or Recycle?

Public education does not just occur in schools; a long-term process, it plays an important role in everyone's daily life. As urban populations increase, infrastructures like waste management systems become critical, as does educating citizens to its role in making the systems work. This report focuses on how Toronto and Halifax have dealt with urban garbage and explores garbage as ...
  • 2000
  • 00:09:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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Brain Games Use It Or Lose It

The latest research says that your brain is no different than the muscles in your body – it needs exercise to stay youthful and fit. In this episode, we’re going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout, and if you play along, you’ll come out with a few unexpected ways to boost your mind’s flexibility, concentration ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

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CBC News V-E Day 60th

The tide had turned in Europe during the Spring of 1945, but Canadians were still fighting. Our brave soldiers were given orders to liberate the people of Holland from Nazi occupation. They fought with their hearts until freedom was finally won. The Dutch have never forgotten the sacrifice. Sixty years later, their unwavering gratitude is captured as thousands gathered for ...
  • 2005
  • 01:59:31
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Nazi Megastructures V2 Rocket Bases

The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race.
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

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News in Review - March 2011 Vacation Nightmare in Mexico

Millions of Canadians have vacationed in Mexico, so many people were shocked when an explosion ripped through a Mexican resort last November. Seven people, including five Canadians, were killed and many others were injured. The resort claimed it was blameless, but in this News in Review report we'll look at what really happened and how the truth may have been ...
  • 2011
  • 00:16:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2011

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The Nature of Things Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited

30 million Africans have HIV/AIDS. In the summer of 2003, two years after he was convinced that the pandemic could be stopped, Stephen Lewis, the United Nations' HIV/AIDS envoy, returned to Africa with The Nature of Things and documented his incredible personal journey that has led from hope to despair to hope again. After September 11, when the world's attention ...
  • 2003
  • 00:54:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Vancouver 125: Origins of Chinatown and DTES

In this report created to celebrate Vancouver's 125th anniversary, CBC's Tim Weekes looks at the tumultuous past of Vancouver's storied Chinatown and Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhoods.
  • 2011
  • 00:03:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2018

News in Review - May 1991 Vander Zalm: A Question of Accountability

Following the resignation of B.C. Premier Bill Vander Zalm, we look at the issue of accountability in politics.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - February 1997 Victims of Fashion

This report is a haunting look at the newest fashion phenomenon, the emaciated teenage supermodel, and the impact on, and implications for, young people.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1997

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