CBC News Broken Border

An in-depth report dissecting the phenomena of the porous border between the US and Mexico in Arizona. Border agents with the help of sonar, helicopters and video cameras wage war against the tidal wave of illegal migrants entering at a rate of 1 million people a year. Reporter David Halton highlights each side of the migrant debate: riding along with ...
  • 2004
  • 00:44:38
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2012 Burma and the Great Awakening

For 50 years the Southeast Asian country of Burma was ruled by a brutal military dictatorship. But now the generals have loosened their iron grip and democracy is slowly making a comeback. In this News in Review story we look at those democratic reforms and what they mean for the people who live there.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

News in Review - December 2000 Bush and Gore: What Went Wrong

This News in Review report examines the recent fight for the most powerful political office in the world; an election race that was the closest in over 50 years, and which had an aftermath that was unprecedented. Although we look at two distinct approaches in this political competition for the hearts and minds of U.S. voters, we also examine an ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

News in Review - September 1992 Campaign '92: The American Election

The process, the issues and the media's role in the American presidential elections are examined.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

News in Review - May 2011 Canada and the Afghanistan Legacy

In July, Canada's combat mission in Afghanistan will come to an end. About 2,000 soldiers stationed in Kandahar will be withdrawn. About 1,000 others will stay on in the country to train Afghan forces. In this News in Review story, we'll look at our nine-year combat mission and what it managed to accomplish.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

News in Review - November 2008 Canada and the Economic Breakdown

In early October 2008, a global credit crunch that began in the United States spread to Canada. Stocks plunged and many Canadians began to worry about their savings and whether the country was heading for a recession. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what caused the credit crunch and how it could affect the Canadian economy.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

News in Review - October 2006 Canada Hosts World AIDS Conference

In mid-August 2006, thousands of delegates from all over the world attended an International AIDS Conference in Toronto. They discussed new ways to try to prevent and treat the deadly epidemic. They also called on governments to do more to help the millions of people who are living and dying with AIDS. In this News in Review story we'll look ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

The Fifth Estate Canada in Iraq: The Hidden War

One of the largest decisions weighing on the shoulders of prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau is what role, if any, should Canada play in the war against ISIS. And how will Canadians know whether their efforts are having the intended results? Do we really know what our troops are doing in Iraq? Do we even know whether Coalition airstrikes are hitting ...
  • 2015
  • 00:40:51
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/17/2016

News in Review - November 2003 Canada Returns to Afghanistan

It’s one of the most dangerous places on earth, but this summer 1,900 Canadian soldiers arrived in Afghanistan to help make it safer. They are there as part of a NATO mission that hopes to restore Afghanistan to peace and democracy after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2002 left the nation in a state of near anarchy. Canada’s ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2003

News in Review - November 2006 Canada's Bloody War in Afghanistan

Canadian troops in Afghanistan have been fighting some bloody battles with Taliban insurgents and paying an increasingly heavy price. In September 2006, 10 soldiers were killed and many others were injured. It was the Canadian military's biggest monthly death toll in decades. In this News in Review story we'll look at why the fighting is so fierce. We'll also examine ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2006