News in Review - September 2008 China and The Olympic Games

On August 8, 2008, the 29th Olympic Games opened in the Chinese capital of Beijing. For the Chinese government, the Games were not just a chance to host the biggest sporting event in the world, they were also a chance for the country to showcase its achievements as a rising global power. In this News in Review story we’ll look ...
  • 2008
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  • Added on: 09/15/2008

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary China Rises, Episode 4: Party Games, Politics Through the Eyes of the 2008 Olympic Games

China is on the march. As Beijing prepares for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, it is envisioning a new political dawn for a growing nation and is ready to invite the world to see its progress.
  • 2006
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News in Review - September 1994 China Today: A Correspondent's View

Producer Hans Pohl and CBC's Beijing Correspondent Patrick Brown present a rich collage of images of China today, showing its historic and political importance globally and in the emerging Asian market.
  • 1994
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News in Review - October 1999 Chinese Boat People: Human Cargo

In a nation that was built by people escaping harsh conditions in search of a better life, immigration and refugee policies have been issues about which many Canadians often feel ambivalent or perplexed. When illegal migrants land on our shores unexpectedly and under harsh conditions, our principles and sympathies can be severely put to the test. Determining what is the ...
  • 1999
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  • Added on: 10/15/1999

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CBC News Now Choosing a Cabinet

Political expert Eddie Goldenberg discusses what goes into putting together a cabinet and getting a government up and running.
  • 2015
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  • Added on: 01/11/2016

News in Review - February 2017 Civilians Under Siege: The Battle for Aleppo

For nearly six years the residents of Syria have dealt with war. But it was the battle for the city of Aleppo that finally drew international outrage: thousands of civilians trapped in the city, bombarded, starving, and with little or no medical facilities. For weeks the opposing sides lay siege and citizens paid the price as the world, for the ...
  • 2017
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  • Added on: 02/20/2017

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News in Review - February 2016 Climate Challenge: World Leaders Turn up the Heat in Paris

It was an historic meeting in Paris in December 2015. Nearly 200 nations gathered to hammer out a global climate change agreement. The future of the world's environment was at stake and the list of challenges long. Could there finally be a legally binding agreement to cut carbon emissions?
  • 2016
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  • Added on: 02/16/2016

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News in Review - December 1992 Clinton Wins: Presidents and Prime Ministers

Bill Clinton's presidential win is the starting point for examining Canadian-American relations throughout history.
  • 1992
  • 00:18:59
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News in Review - September 2016 Clinton’s Campaign: Who Is Hillary?

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to run for president of the United States, but she’s no newcomer to politics. Clinton has been first lady, congresswoman, secretary of state and of course a mother and grandmother. CBC Senior Correspondent Peter Mansbridge goes back to her early days to find out just who is Hillary?
  • 2016
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News in Review - September 2012 Cod Moratorium 20 Years Later

July 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of a government-imposed moratorium on Newfoundland’s northern cod fishery. The action, taken by the federal Conservative government of Brian Mulroney, put 40,000 people out of work in Newfoundland and devastated hundreds of communities that depended on fishing as their primary industry.
  • 2012
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