News in Review 2005-2007

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 2005 to 2007, 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 2005 Gomery Report: Anatomy Of A Scandal

In early November, Justice John Gomery tabled his report on the so-called sponsorship scandal. The sponsorship program was created by Prime Minister Jean Chrtien's Liberal government just after the 1995 Quebec referendum. It was supposed to promote national unity. Instead hundreds of millions of dollars were wasted on kickbacks and corruption. In this News in Review story, we'll look at ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

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News in Review - December 2005 To Stay or Go: Quebec Ten Years Later

On October 30, Canadians marked the 10th anniversary of the 1995 Quebec referendum. Two weeks later the Parti Québécois elected a new leader who promised, if elected premier, to hold another referendum on sovereignty soon. In this News and Review story we'll look at the race for the leadership of Quebec's separatist political party. We'll look back at the night ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2005

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News in Review - December 2005 Oil and the Dollar: The Canadian Crunch

High gasoline prices are not just making a lot of drivers in Canada very unhappy. They are having a dramatic effect on the Canadian economy. In oil rich Alberta they're fuelling an economic boom. But in other parts of the country, high gas prices and a soaring Canadian dollar could trigger a recession. In this News in Review story we'll ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2005

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News in Review - December 2005 Toxic Water: The Kashechewan Story

In late October, an emergency was declared in the small First Nation reserve of Kashechewan in Northern Ontario. Hundreds of residents had to be flown out of the community for medical treatment after their water supply became too toxic to drink or bathe in. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the terrible conditions the people of Kashechewan ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 Pollution Fight: Saving a Quebec River

Canada is known for its many beautiful rivers, including some of the finest salmon rivers in the world. But these days many of those rivers are heavily polluted, and the fish are nowhere to be seen. Some of those rivers are so polluted that cleaning them up can seem like an impossible task. But there are some success stories. In ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 Oxycontin Abuse: A Teenager's Story

A lot of young Canadians are trying a new drug these days, with often tragic results. The drug is called OxyContin. It's prescribed by doctors for severe and chronic pain. But when it's abused it can produce a heroin-like high. It's also highly addictive, and it can kill. In this News and Review story we'll look at how Atlantic Canada ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 Kashmir Quake: Disaster In South Asia

In early October 2005, a massive earthquake struck in Kashmir, the disputed territory between India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people were killed and injured. Millions were left homeless. In this News in Review story we'll show you the devastating effects of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake. And we'll look at why it took so long to get help to ...
  • 2005
  • 00:17:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 London Bombs: A Summer Of Terror

On July 7, 2005, four suicide bombers attacked London's busy bus and subway system. Fifty-six people were killed and about 700 others were injured. Two weeks later four other men tried to carry out a similar attack, but this time the bombs failed to explode. In this News and Review story we'll look at the attacks, and at the men ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:35
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News in Review - May 2005 Pope John Paul II, 1920-2005

On April 2 2005, Pope John Paul II died in his Vatican apartment after a long and debilitating illness. He had been Pope for almost 30 years and had left a giant mark on his church and the world. In this News and Review story we’ll look at the life and legacy of Pope John Paul II. We’ll show you ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:32
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  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - May 2005 Fast Forward: Growing Up in Nunavut

Nunavut, Canada’s newest territory, is celebrating its sixth birthday. It’s an exciting time for the estimated 30,000 residents of the territory. But it’s a difficult time too. Nunavut is experiencing some serious growing pains. Rapid change is causing social problems. Food prices are high, and there are not enough houses, hospitals or jobs. In this News in Review story we’ll ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:29
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  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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