News in Review - September 1996 The Quebec Floods: A Natural Disaster?

CBC correspondent Tom Kennedy examines the events, the environmental implications, the issue of human intervention in nature and the questions being asked about the cause of the floods.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - May 2001 The Quebec Summit: Policies and Fences

In April 2001 leaders from 34 American nations met in Quebec City to discuss the formation of the world's largest free-trade zone, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Difficult issues were debated, including labour and environmental standards, and industrial and agricultural subsidies, but much of the media focus was on the violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces.
  • 2001
  • 00:16:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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The National Dream The Railway General

In episode 5 of The National Dream, new cities spring up as the railway snakes across the prairies. William Cornelius Van Horne is appointed CPR general manager, and he profoundly influences the future of Western Canada by his placement of railway stations.
  • 1974
  • 00:56:14
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1998 The Return of Joe Clark: New Hope for Conservatives?

By choosing former prime minister Joe Clark as their new leader, Canada's federal Progressive Conservatives have charted a new course for one of the country's founding political parties; a course that unites the past and the present. They hope that a new leader, a new vision, and the experience and stature of Joe Clark will help lead the party out ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1998

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News in Review - December 2011 The Rise of the Occupy Movement

In September a group called Occupy Wall Street began a series of demonstrations in New York City. The movement began as a public protest against social and economic inequality and what the protestors call corporate greed. In October the movement spread to several Canadian cities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Occupy movement and its plans ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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The National The Road to Reconciliation

What does reconciliation look like? CBC's Duncan McCue reports on the personal response to the idea of reconciliation in one B.C. community. For the many trying to figure out what reconciliation looks like and how we can move forward, perhaps look no further than the unique relationship between John and Nancy Denham, a non-Aboriginal couple, and their drum teacher Terry Aleck, a residential ...
  • 2015
  • 00:07:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/10/2015

News in Review - February 2010 The Road to the Winter Olympics

In February 2010, Canada played host to the world when the Winter Olympics opened in Vancouver. During the Games the spotlight was on the athletes. But it has taken years of work by thousands of Canadians to prepare for the event. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the long road to the Winter Games, the challenges and ...
  • 2010
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2010

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The Fifth Estate The Rob Ford Story

Crack cocaine. Alcohol. Friends who have criminal backgrounds. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once stood next to Police Chief Bill Blair promising to fight gang crime. But then the two most powerful men in Canada's largest city became locked in a bitter political struggle. The Fifth Estate unravels the story of the man who became the world's most controversial mayor.
  • 2013
  • 00:40:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/24/2014

The National Dream The Sea of Mountains

In the sixth episode of The National Dream, construction in B.C. is painstakingly slower than on the Prairies. Suave contractor Andrew Onderdonk lures thousands of workers from China to help hack and tunnel through the Rockies. As the CPR creeps over the continental spine, trouble looms on the horizon.
  • 1974
  • 00:56:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/16/2013

News in Review - April 1996 The Seal Hunt: A New Uproar

Renewed opposition in Europe and Britain to Canada's seal hunt is the context in which the whole issue of sealing and the fur trade debate is examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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