News in Review - May 2011 Canadians Vote in a Spring Election

On March 25, 2011, Stephen Harper's minority Conservative government was defeated in the House of Commons. The Prime Minister asked the Governor General to dissolve Parliament and an election date was set for May 2. In this News in Review story we'll look at the campaign, the issues and the final result.
  • 2011
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  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - November 1991 Capital Punishment in Canada

With the extradition to the United States of Charles Ng and Joseph Kindler as a starting point, Dan Bjarnason does a historical review of this important issue.
  • 1991
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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Castro in the Eyes of His Loved Ones

Fidel Castro, who recently celebrated his 89th birthday, was one of the most visible and polarizing figures of the latter half of the 20th century – a symbol of Third World revolution for some, an oppressive dictator for others. But behind the image and fiery speeches, who really was this man who survived over 600 assassination attempts? That’s what we ...
  • 2015
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News in Review - April 1996 Castro's Cuba, Fighting to Survive

In light of the tightening U.S. sanctions against Cuba, Cuba's history, status and current attempts to win European and North American investment are examined.
  • 1996
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News in Review - March 2003 Census 2001: Canada's Changing Face

For the last year Statistics Canada has been releasing data it collected during the 2001 census. This data makes one thing perfectly clear: Canada is changing. We’re older, more ethnically and racially diverse, and more urban then ever before.
  • 2003
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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
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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
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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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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
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