News in Review - September 1999 Tibet: A Rare Look

CBC foreign correspondent Raymond St. Pierre was allowed a rare look inside this country, which has been occupied and dominated by the People's Republic of China. This special News in Review report gives important background information on the history and politics of this important part of Asia and emphasizes human rights issues, the question of cultural genocide and the impact ...
  • 1999
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1999

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News in Review - March 2017 U.S. Travel Ban: Erecting a Muslim Wall

Within days of taking up his role as president of the United States, Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders. One such order suspended all refugees from entering the U.S. and banned travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries. And it affected many foreign-born Americans, even those with visas and green cards. The ban drew immediate outrage and criticism both ...
  • 2017
  • 00:16:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/23/2017

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CBC News Special Why Do We Marry?

In an age when it's neither socially or legally necessary, why do Canadians choose to marry? This provocative documentary looks at a convention that is not only persistent but thriving. It begins with a young couple whose piercings and tattoos would lead you to believe they are not the marrying kind, but it's the moral thing to do, they say. ...
  • 2007
  • 00:45:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Women Priests

There is a growing movement toward welcoming women to serve as priests in the Catholic Church; at the same time there is increasing resistance to the idea.
  • 2017
  • 00:14:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

News in Review - March 1999 Y2K: Millennium Chaos?

With the coming of the year 2000, governments, businesses, private organizations and individuals are wondering what is in store for them when the clock strikes midnight and the new millennium begins. This is the kind of news story that requires that we ask some basic questions: what will definitely happen, what might happen and what will definitely not happen? Finding ...
  • 1999
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1999

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News in Review - December 2015 ​Niqab Debate: A Canadian Election Firestorm

In 2011 Stephen Harper's Conservative government banned the wearing of the niqab during citizenship ceremonies because, they said, it was a symbol of oppression. One women, Zunera Ishaq, challenged the ban. This battle became a hotbed issue during the 2015 federal election. In the end the courts affirmed Ishaq's right to wear the niqab. Did it cost the Conservatives their ...
  • 2015
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2015

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News in Review - November 2015 ​Pope of the People: Francis visits America

In September 2015 Pope Francis travelled to Cuba and the United States. The Pope has never been one to shy away from politics and this trip was no exception. Yet the faithful came out in the hundreds of thousands to see the leader of the Catholic Church and hear his message of love and acceptance.
  • 2015
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

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