Power & Politics Youth Vote in Unprecedented Numbers in 2015 Election

The 2015 federal election saw a huge increase in turnout among young Canadians — particularly young Canadian women — according to data released by Elections Canada. Éric Grenier, CBC's poll analyst, takes a closer look at the numbers.
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News in Review - December 2000 Yugoslavia After Milosevic: Tentative Hope

In this latest News in Review story on the troubled Balkans, we see a nation slowly emerging from years of ethnic conflict, suffering, international sanctions and isolation. We also review the victory of self-determination as a result of a popular revolt against Slobodan Milosevic, who refused to accept the will of the people in a democratic election. A story requiring ...
  • 2000
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News in Review - September 1991 Yugoslavia: The Powder Keg of Europe

A summary of the troubled history of the Balkans is the background for examining the civil strife in Yugoslavia.
  • 1991
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News in Review - April 2002 Zimbabwe: A Very Controversial Election

In this report we look at the controversy and conflict surrounding what has been referred to as the "clouded" election in Zimbabwe. We examine the allegations that Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe's first and only prime minister since it declared independence from Britain in 1980 – concentrated his hold on power by rewriting the constitution and rigging the election. The tragic ...
  • 2002
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News in Review - September 2000 Zimbabwe: Who Owns It; Who Runs It?

The history in Africa – in Zimbabwe in particular – of European colonization, colonialism, land claims, self-determination and racial divide are key issues and elements in this story. In many ways the current violence, political intimidation and the rise of a powerful opposition party to Robert Mugabe and his 20-year rule are representative of the legacy of colonialism on the ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:13
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Doc Zone Zoo Revolution

Zoo Revolution takes the viewer deep inside the increasingly controversial debate about the value of zoos in the 21st century. Love them or hate them, zoos are big business. Worldwide, zoos attract some 700 million visitors a year. Many animal‐welfare advocates argue that zoos are a colossal waste of resources that would be better spent in “the wild”, where habitat ...
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  • Added on: 10/08/2014

News in Review - January 2016 ​Al-Qaeda Hostage: The ​Canadian Connection

Matt Schrier was working as a freelance war photographer in Syria when he was captured by al-Qaeda-linked rebels in 2012. He was held prisoner for seven months, tortured and starved and had his identity stolen. On his return to the U.S. Matt revealed that his kidnappers may have had a Canadian connection.
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News in Review - April 2016 ​Arrow Air: Canada’s Deadliest Plane Crash

More than 30 years ago, Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed in Gander, Newfoundland shortly after take-off. The plane was carrying U.S. troops home from duty in the Middle East to their base in Kentucky. The plane came down shortly after take-off, killing all 248 people on board. It remains Canada’s worst aviation disaster, yet no one agrees on how it ...
  • 2016
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News in Review - March 2015 ​Auschwitz Liberation: 70 Years Later

In the face of growing anti-Semitism worldwide, "let not the past be our children's future" was the unified call as Jews and non-Jews, survivors and their families gathered in Poland in January to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp.
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News in Review - March 2015 ​Drones: Military or Mainstream?

So, are drones a toy or a weapon? It turns out they're both. A few years back they entered our consciousness as a weapon of war but their use has rapidly expanded. Multiple industries employ them to search hard to reach places, while hobbyists are eager to get a bird's eye view of just about anything. But as with many ...
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