News in Review - May 2008 Changing Canada’s Immigration Rules

In late March 2008, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government announced that it wanted to make some major changes to Canada’s immigration laws. The changes would give the government the power to fast-track some applications, while refusing to even consider others. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the proposed legislation and why it is so controversial.
  • 2008
  • 00:12:49
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  • Added on: 05/15/2008

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News in Review - May 2003 Charest Sweeps Quebec

It’s an election that has implications for all of Canada. On April 14, Quebecers voted for change. The separatist Parti Québécois is out and the federalist Liberals are in. News in Review looks at Jean Charest’s road to victory and examines the implications for Quebec and Canada.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:04
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News in Review - October 2000 Children in War: Victims and Aggressors

This special report portrays the lives of three children, victims of civil war in their native Sierra Leone. We look at both sides in the war — how the government and especially the rebels used children to fight in their armies. Having fled the violence, they entered a rehabilitation program for such children in Winnipeg. Their painful experiences are the ...
  • 2000
  • 00:12:28
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  • Added on: 10/15/2000

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Man Alive Children of Zapata

Arthur Kent reports on the despair driving a peasant revolt in the Chiapas region of Mexico. Over 80 years ago, Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata fought and died for the rights of landless peasants and the Maya Indians. Today, his battle cry has been renewed. After the failure of peaceful demonstrations, the Mayan revolutionaries of Chiapas turned to a potent blend ...
  • 1994
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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
  • 00:17:03
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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
  • 00:53:16
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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
  • 00:25:19
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  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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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
  • 00:13:03
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CBC News 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
  • 00:20:21
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  • Added on: 02/20/2017

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