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 - December 2000 Urban Garbage: Landfill or Recycle?

Public education does not just occur in schools; a long-term process, it plays an important role in everyone's daily life. As urban populations increase, infrastructures like waste management systems become critical, as does educating citizens to its role in making the systems work. This report focuses on how Toronto and Halifax have dealt with urban garbage and explores garbage as ...
  • 2000
  • 00:09:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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News in Review - December 2000 Yugoslavia After Milosevic: Tentative Hope

In this latest News in Review story on the troubled Balkans, we see a nation slowly emerging from years of ethnic conflict, suffering, international sanctions and isolation. We also review the victory of self-determination as a result of a popular revolt against Slobodan Milosevic, who refused to accept the will of the people in a democratic election. A story requiring ...
  • 2000
  • 00:17:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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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

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News in Review - December 2000 Election 2000: Chrétien's Third Majority

Jean Chrétien's third majority win provides the opportunity for assessing a political campaign that often seemed to devolve into name-calling; a campaign that in numerous ways created a more polarized electorate than in the past. At the same time, it was a campaign in which the issue of leadership and perennial Canadian issues such as health care, cultural diversity, the ...
  • 2000
  • 00:23:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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  • Election 2000: Chretien's Third Majority

News in Review - December 2000 Marketing to Teens: A Captive Audience?

This special report integrates footage from the CBC program Undercurrents and profiles student activism in an Ontario high school, the pilot school for Youth News Network (YNN). Focusing on advertising to a "captive" and lucrative market, the story investigates what critics call the commercialization of public education and raises the universal issue of the ethics of marketing certain products and ...
  • 2000
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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News in Review - November 2000 Gore and Bush: Policy Versus Personality

This News in Review report examines the most recent fight for the most powerful political office in the world, an election race that was the closest in over 50 years. We also look at two distinct and different approaches in this political competition for the hearts and minds of U.S. voters: the policy-centered campaign of Al Gore and the personality approach on ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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News in Review - November 2000 The Sydney Olympics: Re-assessing the Costs

Despite the usual controversies, drug scandals and the inevitable political issues, the 2000 Sydney Games embodied the spirit and sportsmanship of what we refer to as "true Olympians". This report also looks at the return on the investment that a nation receives in terms of its athletes' performances as indicated by the number of medals won at the Games. For ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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News in Review - November 2000 Margaret Atwood: A Canadian Novelist

Margaret Atwood's latest novel, The Blind Assassin, which won the internationally prestigious Booker Prize and at the time of this writing was nominated for the Governor General's Award for literature, is the point of departure for reviewing the career of one of Canada's leading novelists. As a strong model of Canadian literature and a major player on the literary scene ...
  • 2000
  • 00:13:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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News in Review - November 2000 UN Peacekeeping in the New Millennium

In September 2000, the United Nations hosted a meeting of the largest number of world leaders to ever gather in one spot. And they came to chart a new course for this troubled and controversial world body, which recently marked its 50th anniversary. For Canadians, the meeting was especially significant when the discussions focused on the past and future roles ...
  • 2000
  • 00:10:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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News in Review - October 2000 Pierre Trudeau: Captivating a Nation

Never before had Canada seen anything like Pierre Trudeau – neither in life nor in death. As Prime Minister for 15 years, he set bold initiatives, redefined what it meant to be a Canadian and was the leading actor on the national political scene. Whether patriating the constitution, enacting the Charter of Rights, promoting bilingualism or nurturing a greater sense ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2000

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