News in Review 1999-2001

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 1999 to 2001, covering the key stories from the period that matter most to Canadian educators.All stories feature a comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide developed by experienced teachers. The broad range of lesson plans and activities will appeal to all type of learners.

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News in Review - September 2001 Bullies in Schools: Why Kids Bully

Bullying has physical and psychological effects. In this News in Review report we examine why children become bullies, the impact that this anti-social behaviour has on their victims, and the ways in which families, schools and communities attempt to deal with the problem.
  • 2001
  • 00:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2001 Beijing 2008: A Momentous Decision

This story examines the complex international competition to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, the political, economic, and diplomatic considerations in particular that led to the IOC granting the Games to China, and the implications and ramifications for the city that won Beijing and the Canadian city that lost, Toronto. To some the decision was a disgrace, given China's record of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2001 The Walkerton Legacy: Ongoing Vigil

The environmental disaster that Ontario Premier Mike Harris called a terrible tragedy and what the local medical officer of health said could have been prevented has been the subject of an official inquiry. It was also a warning that reverberated throughout the country. In the wake of Walkerton, other questionable and dangerous water supplies in Canadian municipalities have been discovered, ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2001 Stockwell Day's Misalliance

This report examines the turbulent year in the political life of Stockwell Day following his emergence as leader of the Canadian Alliance in the summer of 2000. We chronicle the events that forced Day into a defensive position in terms of his policies and decisions, but primarily in terms of the dissension within his own grassroots party where Alliance members ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 Doukhobor Children: Caught in the Middle

Almost 50 years ago, the British Columbia government ordered the seizure of children in the Doukhobor community. They were taken to a provincially run school and living facility, kept behind barbed wire and separated from their families in order to be educated according to the provincial education curriculum. Now many of the survivors are suing the provincial government for abuse ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 U.S.-China: The Risks of Spying

The collision between a U.S. spy plane and a Chinese fighter aircraft and the diplomatic crisis that ensued exposed the dangerous fragility of U.S.-Chinese relations. Despite a booming economic relationship, China and the United States continue to debate issues such as the future of Taiwan, the U.S. Missile Defence Program, human rights, Chinese membership in the World Trade Organization and ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 Softwood Dispute: Tariffs and Subsidies

Tariffs over softwood lumber were at the heart of this ongoing feud, which epitomizes the historical and often problematic economic relationship between Canada and the United States. Early in 2001, when a five-year agreement on the issue ended, the U.S. again threatened to slap high tariffs on the import of softwood lumber from Canada. Although essentially a debate over trees ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 The Quebec Summit: Policies and Fences

In April 2001 leaders from 34 American nations met in Quebec City to discuss the formation of the world's largest free-trade zone, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Difficult issues were debated, including labour and environmental standards, and industrial and agricultural subsidies, but much of the media focus was on the violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces.
  • 2001
  • 00:16:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - April 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - April 2001 Missile Defence: A New Arms Race?

A plan by the United States for a national missile defence shield to counter any possible nuclear attack has raised a diplomatic furor around the world. China, Russia and a number of other European nations have strongly protested the project. While many U.S. citizens and government officials believe that such a defence system will act as a deterrent, others in ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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