News in Review 1996-1998

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News in Review - September 1997 Newfoundland 500: John Cabot Was Here

Pride, festivities, pomp and circumstance, royal visitors, the tourism agenda, media attention and native protests make for a problematic mix in terms of an event that involves historical uncertainties.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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News in Review - September 1997 Hong Kong: Back to China

Will Hong Kong’s return to China provide a greater window on the world for Chinese people and thus encourage the democratic movement in the world’s most populous nation?
  • 1997
  • 00:12:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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News in Review - September 1997 The Manitoba Flood: No High Ground

Natural disasters are complex events that have a significant economic, political and social impact. The Manitoba flood of 1997 was an event that underscores our need to understand changing global weather patterns.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 Special Olympics: Taking Part

The Special Olympics Winter Games held in Toronto and Collingwood are the point of departure for examining the social issues and the social values they represent.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 War Criminals: Hiding in Canada

This story investigates the issue of Canada as a haven for accused war criminals, including those from the post-Second World War period and from recent conflicts such as those in Somalia, Bosnia and Rwanda.
  • 1997
  • 00:17:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 Deng Xiaoping: China at the Crossroads

The death of Deng is another turning point in the history of modern-day China. This story looks at the choices China must make following the death of a leader who liberated the entrepreneurial spirit and at the same time crushed a fledgling democracy movement.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 Film Animation: Canada on the World Stage

An art form and craft pioneered in Canada, animation is a medium that is a significant part of a multi-million dollar industry as well as an important expression of Canadian identity.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - March 1997 The Airbus Affair: Apology Accepted

The official apology by Canada’s Justice Department to Brian Mulroney is the starting point for examining the legal and ethical issues surrounding the investigation.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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News in Review - March 1997 Serbia: Making Votes Count

Opposition protests in the streets, the final recognition of opposition electoral gains and the growing violence on the part of Serbia’s Albanian minority are the next chapters in the story of this European hot spot.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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News in Review - March 1997 The Arrow: A Myth Made in Canada

The interrelationship of history, myth and reality are key themes in this significant chapter in Canadian history.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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