News in Review 2002-2004

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 2002 to 2004, 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 2002 A Prescription for Health Care

This News in Review story focuses on the Romanow Report on the state and future of Canada’s health-care system. It includes the report’s major recommendations and the political response to it, as well as its implications for the country’s medicare system and Canadians’ access to it in future years.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 The Canadian Origins of Glasnost

The fall of the Soviet Union was based partly on two major shifts in Soviet policy: glasnost and perestroika. We spoke to the man who says the first public discussion of glasnost occurred in Canada and how it influenced the policy of Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 Policing and Race in Canada

The recent report in The Toronto Star accusing the Toronto police of racial profiling has renewed the debate across Canada on whether racial minorities get the same treatment as others from police forces. We look at the situation in Toronto and other recent issues including the incident two years ago in Saskatchewan concerning the police and Aboriginal people.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 Kyoto: The Battle Lines Are Drawn

Prime Minister Jean Chrétien is determined to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on environmental issues. There is spirited opposition from a number of provinces, especially Alberta. The dispute is taking on the importance of Canada’s free trade and national energy policy clashes. The story has background on Kyoto and the fight between ratification versus a made-in-Canada plan.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - November 2002 Columbia: Renewed Warfare

Over the past several years, the South American nation of Colombia has been hit by two difficult and violent situations. First is the criminal element involved in the international narcotics trade. And then there are the left-wing rebels who already control a sizeable part of the country and want to overthrow the government. Now a new Colombian president has been ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
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News in Review - November 2002 Canadian Military: Too Many Cuts?

Funds for the Canadian military have dwindled over the past few years. All three services have suffered as the Canadian Government cut budgets to get the country’s finances in order. But now there are serious questions as to whether the cuts have affected Canada’s ability to meet its peacekeeping and security obligations. We look at where the military is now ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2002

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News in Review - November 2002 The U.S. Offensive Against Iraq

U.S. President George W. Bush is intent on toppling the regime in Iraq. In a months-long campaign he has challenged the rest of the world to join the United States in destroying the Iraqi government, vowing to do it alone if necessary. Bush claims that the Iraqis pose a threat to the world with the possible use of nuclear weapons ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:43
  • 13-14
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News in Review - November 2002 Homeless in Canada

The last few months in Canada have seen a large increase in the number of incidents involving those without homes. In Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Ottawa, there have been struggles between authorities and homeless people. Squatters have been forcibly removed from "tent cities" and unused houses they have occupied. Are Canadian cities just too poor to deal with the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:12:57
  • 13-14
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News in Review - October 2002 Saving a Killer Whale

A young orphan killer whale is discovered in the Pacific ocean, frail and battered. Taken in by American rescuers, she is nursed back to health and for the first time ever an attempt is made to return the whale back to the family pod from which it came – off the coast of Vancouver Island. We follow this wonderful, joyous ...
  • 2002
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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News in Review - October 2002 Survival of the Inuktitut Language

Through the forces of modernization, the Inuit in Northern Canada are losing their language. We follow attempts to connect people from all areas where Inuktitut is spoken in a campaign to revitalize and preserve their native means of communication.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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