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 - April 2003 Shuttle Columbia: Disaster in the Skies

On February 1, 2003 the space shuttle Columbia exploded during re-entry over the skies of Texas, killing all seven astronauts aboard. News in Review looks at the investigation into this tragedy and its implications for the future of the shuttle program.
  • 2003
  • 00:02:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2014

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News in Review - December 2004 Water Fight: A Tale of Two Rivers

A new battle appears to be looming between Canada and the United States. This time it's about water. Many years ago, the two countries agreed to share the water from two rivers that flow from Montana into Alberta. But now the Americans want to change the deal. They want more water, and we don't want to give it to them. ...
  • 2004
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2004 Mount St. Helens: A Giant Wakes Up

It's been almost 25 years since Mount St. Helens erupted with the force of hundreds of atomic bombs. The massive blast killed 57 people, thousands of wild animals, and devastated more than 200 square kilometres of forest. Since then, the giant volcano in Washington State has been relatively quiet. But in early October 2004 it rumbled back to life, blowing ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2004 Fire at Sea: Saving a Submarine

In early October, a fire broke out on board a Canadian submarine, HMCS Chicoutimi. The fire killed one crew member and injured eight others. It also left the submarine adrift in stormy seas 200 kilometres off the coast of Ireland. In this story we look at the crew’s heroic efforts to save the submarine and get it safely back to ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2004 Yasser Arafat: Death of an Icon

In the early hours of November 11, 2004, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died in a Paris hospital. For almost 40 years he had been the most visible symbol of the Palestinian people's struggle to have their own state. His death sent shockwaves across the Middle East and around the world. News in Review looks at the life and times of ...
  • 2004
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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News in Review - November 2004 Freezing the Puck: The NHL Lockout

As fall arrived in Canada, hockey fans faced the prospect of a winter without their favourite game. National Hockey League owners locked out their players in a bitter dispute over money. The start of the season was delayed, and some fear the shutdown could be a long one. On News in Review we’ll look at the issues involved. We’ll hear ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - November 2004 A Mean Season: Four Hurricanes Hit Hard

It was one of the meanest and deadliest hurricane seasons in the last hundred years. In just six weeks, four major hurricanes battered parts of North and Central America. The massive storms killed hundreds of people and forced millions of others to flee their homes. On News in Review we’ll show you the damage they caused and the despair they ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - November 2004 Energy Shock: The Rising Price of Oil

In October, the price of oil soared to over US$55 a barrel and set off alarm bells around the world. Oil prices haven’t been that high since the early 80s, and some economists warned they could trigger a global recession. On News in Review we’ll look at what’s pumping up the price of oil, and what it could mean for ...
  • 2004
  • 00:13:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - November 2004 U.S. Election: Choosing a President

In early November, the people of the United States went to the polls to choose a president. They had to decide whether to give Republican George W. Bush four more years in the White House or to replace him with Democratic Party challenger Senator John Kerry. News in Review looks at some of the key events in the race for ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - October 2004 Juno Beach: Sixty Years Later

In June 2004, Canadians took part in ceremonies to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Some of the Canadian veterans who stormed ashore at Juno Beach returned to the towns and villages they liberated and were greeted as heroes. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's role in the largest military invasion in ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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