News in Review - February 2003 A New Leader for the NDP

This January the federal NDP chose Jack Layton as its new party leader. Layton has taken on a tough job; in the last election the NDP received its lowest popular vote ever, and so more than ever the survival of the party is at stake. News in Review takes a look at Layton’s road to victory and examines the NDP’s ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2003

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The National Aboriginal Children Used as Test Subjects

Newly surfaced documents shine a light on experiments that were conducted on hundreds of aboriginal individuals, most of them young children, during and following World War II. Residential schools were the testing grounds for government scientists to observe the effects of several products on the malnurished bodies of aboriginal children without their consent or even their knowing. 
  • 2013
  • 00:03:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

ReVision Quest Aboriginals and H1N1

First Nations living in Manitoba are six times more likely to get the H1N1 virus. Are Native people more susceptible, or is the system sick?
  • 2009
  • 00:27:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

Ideas Aboriginals and New Canadians: The Missing Conversation

The words "We are a Metis nation" open John Ralston Saul's recent book, A Fair Country. In the 2009 UBC-Laurier Institution Multiculturalism Lecture, he argues that aboriginal values have fundamentally shaped the character of Canadian society.
  • 2009
  • 00:54:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/13/2014

On the Money Adapting our cities

Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner and executive director of the City of Toronto, discusses issues such as transit, density and costs with CBC's Peter Armstrong. She stresses the importance of resilient cities that can absorb the shocks of climate change.
  • 2017
  • 00:07:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

News in Review - May 2009 Afghanistan and the Rights of Women

One of the goals of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan is to try to improve the rights of women. But that campaign was dealt a blow when the Afghan government unveiled some controversial legislation. The legislation would make many women financially and sexually subservient to their husbands. In this News in Review story we’ll examine why the Afghan government did what ...
  • 2009
  • 00:14:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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News in Review - October 2009 Afghanistan's Troubled Election

In late August 2009, Afghans went to the polls to choose a President and members of the provincial council. Canada’s troops in that war-torn country helped provide security so the vote could take place. But the election was marred by violence and voting irregularities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened and why the result was ...
  • 2009
  • 00:15:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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Doc Zone Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear

For Canada the stakes are unprecedented. More than a billion dollars in aid has been promised to Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban regime. And with close to 100 Canadian soldiers killed, the military mission in the war-torn country has exacted a considerable human toll. As the mammoth task of rebuilding Afghanistan continues, it's time to address a contentious ...
  • 2008
  • 01:28:21
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - January 2018 After Maria: Puerto Rico Struggles to Rebuild

The summer of 2017 was devastating for the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The island was already struggling from an economic crisis when two back to back hurricanes hit. The second, Maria, battered the island, tearing out its already fragile infrastructure – including electricity and water. Two months later, recovery is slow and island residents feel forgotten.
  • 2018
  • 00:18:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/26/2018

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News in Review - October 1990 After Meech Failed

The events from the day the Meech Lake Accord failed to the rise of the Bloc Québecois provide an important introduction to our Meech Lake special.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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