News in Review 1996-1998

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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
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

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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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News in Review - November 1997 Land Mines: Ending the Carnage?

The Canadian-led, Princess Diana-accelerated campaign to get world agreement to ban land mines. The accord, reached in Oslo, is to be signed in Ottawa in December, but without China, Russia, Israel and others, and with the United States still insisting on using the weapons in "special" circumstances.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

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News in Review - November 1997 Scotland and Wales: Houses of Their Own

With the help of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Scotland and Wales vote to take back legislative powers from Westminster, ending long campaigns to re-assert powers over their own affairs.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 The Indian Subcontinent: Turning 50

Fifty years of dynamic and colourful history in one of the most populous nations in the world reveals both progress and pain.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 Nuclear Power: Pulling the Plug

Once the envy of the world, the Ontario Hydro nuclear program was revealed as having serious financial, managerial and operational problems. The impact on the energy industry and the public's trust are critical to this story.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 North Korea: The Secret Famine

Political struggles within the country itself and with South Korea, along with the famine crisis that the North Korean government tried unsuccessfully to keep hidden from the world, demonstrate the cruel connections between politics and human misery.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 The Mir Space Station: Keeping It Together

As we watched from Earth, human error and technological difficulties continued to plague Mir, a symbol of international cooperation and technological excellence. And yet, it will be remembered as an important but intermediary-stage project that lived long enough to become flawed.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - September 1997 Election 97: The Regions Speak

The new political reality of five political parties holding official status in the House of Commons contributes to a lack of a clear political outlook as the country heads to the next referendum.
  • 1997
  • 00:17:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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