News in Review - November 1996 Mexico: A New Revolution?

Elizabeth Palmer, CBC's Mexico correspondent, provides an update on the ongoing political difficulties and growing guerilla movement in our NAFTA partner Mexico.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 The Nisga'a Settlement: Who Owns British Columbia?

This historic settlement with the federal government, which involves millions of dollars and a large tract of land, is the focus for a review of what some provincial politicians as well as some aboriginal people call a sell-out.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1995 NWT Election: The North In Transition

The last election in the Northwest Territories before the creation of Nunavut is the point of departure for exploring Canada's northern regions.
  • 1995
  • 00:10:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1995

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News in Review - October 1995 Native Claims: Growing Frustrations

This News in Review story looks at the stand-off at Gustafsen Lake in Secwepemec (Shuswap) territory in B.C. and the occupation of Ipperwash Provincial Park by Chippewa protesters in Ontario. These events during the summer of 1995 are the points of departure for examining the larger issues of land claims and the growing frustration of First Nations groups. Also covered is ...
  • 1995
  • 00:10:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1995

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News in Review - November 1993 Cigarette Smuggling: Beating the Tax

The economic and ethical issues of this story are explored and the impact on the Canadian economy of "sin taxes" is examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - March 1993 Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery

In January 1993, six children in the aboriginal Innu community of Davis Inlet attempted multiple suicide by inhaling gasoline fumes. All fortunately were rescued and those most at risk were removed from the community to Poundmaker’s Lodge, a native treatment centre near Edmonton. The footage of these children was broadcast nationally and sparked a new cross-country awareness of the tragedy ...
  • 1993
  • 00:10:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1992 Columbus: Hero or Villain?

Focusing on Columbus Day, the recent release of two movies about Christopher Columbus and the 500th anniversary of Columbus' "discovery" of North America, we will explore the political and social implications and the mythology of the anniversary.
  • 1992
  • 00:08:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Louis Riel: Changing Perceptions

There has been perhaps no more enigmatic figure in Canadian history than Louis Riel. In leading two rebellions, in 1870 in the Red River area of present-day Manitoba and in 1885 in Saskatchewan, Riel fought for the rights of the Métis, a distinct cultural group who were the offspring of marriages between French fur traders and aboriginal women. As Canada ...
  • 1992
  • 00:16:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1991 Power Struggle at James Bay

In this report we look at the controversy surrounding the Great Whale hydroelectric project.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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