News in Review 1996-1998

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News in Review - May 1997 Eaton’s: Canada’s Store?

The protection from bankruptcy of this long-time Canadian retail institution is the starting point for looking at this area of our economy and the health of other Canadian business dynasties.
  • 1997
  • 00:09:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2014

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News in Review - May 1997 Canada's Armed Forces: New Guidelines

Defence Minister Doug Young’s proposals to restore the Canadian Forces to some of their past glory provide the backdrop for looking at where the forces are today and how they got there.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:06
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May 1997 The Bre-X Gold Find: All That Glitters

Was the gold discovery of the century more myth than fact? This cautionary tale for Canadian investors examines how people can buy into something that sounds too good to be true.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:50
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May 1997 Albania: Descent Into Anarchy

Another fragile attempt at democracy fails as citizens rise up against the authorities after losing their life savings in pyramid schemes.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
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News in Review - December 1997 The Disappearing Forest

A look at the alarming rate with which we're destroying the world's forests, by burning, slashing, indiscriminate cutting and chemical pollution.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - December 1997 Cole Harbour: A Racial Divide

Long-standing racial tensions surface again in the Maritimes community of Coal Harbour, where the high school is dealing with yet another explosion of violence.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - December 1997 Gypsies in Canada: The Promised Land?

Gypsies from the Czech Republic recently started to look to Canada as a haven from what they claim is institutionalized persecution in their homeland. The story from both sides of the Atlantic.
  • 1997
  • 00:10:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - December 1997 The New Toronto: Is Bigger Better?

Toronto is turning into a so-called Megacity as the Harris provincial Conservatives redefine municipal government, its powers and obligations.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - November 1997 Canadian Unity: The Calgary Initiative

The new road map for unity. A political correspondent's view of the players, their new alignments, the changing federal and Quebec political landscapes and the imperatives of Jean Chrétien's and Lucien Bouchard's leaderships.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
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News in Review - November 1997 Diana and Teresa: The Boundaries of Grief

The world's reactions to the deaths of the era's two most famous women. The implications of media hype both in the events leading up to Diana's death and the phenomenon of overflowing public grief. The excesses of media reaction and the rush to Calcutta for Teresa's funeral, some say to expiate the guilt at rejoicing over huge audience figures generated ...
  • 1997
  • 00:19:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

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