News in Review - November 2006 Canada's Famous Dinosaur Hunter

Dinosaur Provincial Park in southeast Alberta is a fossil hunter’s paradise. More than 300 first-quality dinosaur skeletons have been found there since digging began more than a century ago. It’s also one of the favourite hunting grounds of Canada’s world-famous palaeontologist Phil Currie. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to Dinosaur Park to meet Currie and show you why he ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/15/2006

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Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Conquering Geography (Part 2 of 4)

From the beginning, air flight in Canada presented dizzying possibilities. It would link citizens across the country and make it possible to exploit Canada’s immense natural resources. But there were formidable hurdles to overcome. Follow the story of the Beaver, Canada’s solution to flying backcountry; of native communities taking command of their destiny by owning their own airline; of fighting ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:42
  • General
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2004 City of Death: Iran's Killer Quake

In late December 2003, a massive earthquake levelled the ancient Iranian city of Bam. More than 30,000 people were killed, and about 100,000 others were left homeless. The quake also destroyed the city's 2,000-year-old citadel, the world's largest clay structure. We look at the massive international aid effort to dig out the dead and keep the survivors alive. We'll also ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - October 1993 Clayoquot Sound: Trees or Jobs?

This story examines both sides of this contentious issue and the issue of civil disobedience.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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News in Review - 2013-2014 2013 Death of the Honeybee

The humble pollinator of our flowers and food is dying at an alarming rate. Beekeepers are finding whole hives decimated. They blame a new insecticide called neonicotinonids.  Europe has already banned the insecticide. But in North America it is still widely in use. In this documentary farmers explain how the insecticide is boosting their harvest while beekeepers tell why the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:12:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2013

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News in Review - November 2007 Defending our Sovereignty in the Arctic

The dramatic shrinking of the Arctic ice cap this year has some experts predicting that the Arctic Ocean could be ice free in summer by 2013. That would open up sea lanes to shipping and allow for more extensive oil and mineral exploration. It would also force Canada to defend its sovereignty in the region. In this News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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News in Review - April 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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CBC News Extreme Weather, Episode 1: Wind and Water

Part 1 of the Extreme Weather series recalls some of the top wind and water disasters in Canada in the last century, including 1954's Hurricane Hazel.
  • 2005
  • 00:49:09
  • 13-14
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CBC News Extreme Weather, Episode 2: Fire and Ice

Part 2 of the Extreme Weather series looks at Canada's worst fire and ice disasters, including BC's deadly 2003 forest fires and the Quebec/Ontario ice storm of 1998.
  • 2005
  • 00:45:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013