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 - October 2004 Video Games: Can Some Cause Violence?

Can playing violent video games cause some teenagers to become killers? Canadian Denise Deneau says she knows it can. Deneau was driving through Tennessee with her cousin Aaron Hamel when he was shot and killed by two teenage boys. The teenagers said they had been inspired to shoot at passing cars after playing a violent video game. In this story ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - October 2004 Conrad Black: A Tycoon in Trouble

For more than 20 years Conrad Black has been one of Canada's most successful and flamboyant business tycoons. But in late August, he was accused of looting his media empire to finance his lavish lifestyle. It was just the latest in a series of setbacks, and now everything that Black built up appears to be crumbling around him. In this ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - October 2004 School Horror: Hundreds Die in Russia

In early September 2004, the world looked on in horror as a mass hostage-taking at a Russian school ended in bloody chaos. More than 300 people, about half of them young children, were killed. More than 700 others were injured. The hostage-takers were demanding that Russian troops withdraw from Chechnya. In this News in Review story we'll look at what ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Luna's Story: Clash Over a Lost Whale

Three years ago a young killer whale was separated from its family off the coast of British Columbia. It began hanging around a public dock in the community of Gold River and making a lot of human friends. When it got too friendly for public safety, officials made plans to try to return it to its pod. But a native ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Athens 2004: The Games Return to Greece

This summer the Olympic Games went back to their roots; back to Greece where they first began almost 3,000 years ago. We’ll bring you the highlights of the Athens Games and show you how Canada’s athletes fared in their quest for Olympic glory.
  • 2004
  • 00:15:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Rep by Pop: Making Votes Really Count

The federal election results brought new calls for changes to Canada’s electoral system. The biggest change would involve bringing in a system called proportional representation. It’s a different way of making votes count, and some say a more democratic one. The CBC’s senior correspondent Brian Stewart looks at the advantages and disadvantages of proportional representation, and at the strengths and ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Canada Votes: A Liberal Minority

In June, Canadians voted in a federal election that some thought might end years of Liberal rule. Prime Minister Paul Martin’s Liberals had been battered by a sponsorship scandal. Stephen Harper’s new Conservative Party seemed to have a real chance of forming the next government. There was also a revitalized NDP under Jack Layton. However, the Liberals managed to win ...
  • 2004
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - May 2004 Peace Radio: Canadian Voices in Somalia

All over the world, you can find Canadians trying to make a difference. They work for relief organizations and charities helping people in countries ravaged by poverty, disease and war. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a group of Somali Canadians who returned to Somalia to set up a small radio and television network. And we’ll show ...
  • 2004
  • 00:11:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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News in Review - May 2004 Speed Trap: Fighting a Deadly Drug

A dangerous drug has been slowly making its way into communities right across Canada. It’s called crystal meth. It’s cheap, highly addictive, and wherever it goes it leaves a trail of shattered lives. This story looks at what happened when the drug started showing up in several communities along a stretch of the Yellowhead highway near Edmonton, Alberta. We’ll show ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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News in Review - May 2004 Measuring Risk: Living in Scary Times

Terrorism, SARS, West Nile virus, mad cow disease can all make us feel as if we’re living in really frightening times. But the people who study danger say we should probably all relax. In this story we’ll look at how the science of statistics can help calm our anxieties and focus our attention on the real risks of everyday life.
  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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