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 2006 Restoring the Parliamentary Library

The magnificent Library of Parliament is one of the most important heritage buildings in Canada. But a few years ago it was in terrible shape. A massive project was launched to restore the building to its former glory. In this News in Review story we’ll show you the results of that restoration project. We’ll also look at the history of ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:00
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  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 Teaching Children How to Care

If we want to make the world a better and more peaceful place we need to care about each other. We need to understand the feelings of other people, and why such things as cruelty and bullying are bad. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a program called Roots of Empathy. It teaches children in some Canadian ...
  • 2006
  • 00:11:42
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News in Review - December 2006 The North Korean Nuclear Crisis

In early October 2006, North Korea shocked the world by carrying out its first test of a nuclear bomb. The United Nations reacted to the underground explosion by imposing sanctions. But the North Koreans remained defiant. In this News in Review story we’ll take a look at how the crisis developed. We’ll also travel to North Korea for a rare ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:43
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  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 The Liberals Choose a New Leader

In late November 2006, the Liberal Party of Canada held a convention in Montreal to choose a new leader. Eight candidates campaigned for many months. But it all came down to a dramatic vote at the convention. In this News in Review story we’ll examine the Liberal leadership race. We’ll take a close-up look at the candidates and their platforms. ...
  • 2006
  • 00:17:41
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News in Review - November 2006 Canada's Famous Dinosaur Hunter

Dinosaur Provincial Park in southeast Alberta is a fossil hunter’s paradise. More than 300 first-quality dinosaur skeletons have been found there since digging began more than a century ago. It’s also one of the favourite hunting grounds of Canada’s world-famous palaeontologist Phil Currie. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to Dinosaur Park to meet Currie and show you why he ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:35
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News in Review - November 2006 Michaëlle Jean: Our Governor General

On September 27, 2005, Michaëlle Jean was sworn in as Canada's Governor General. Since then she has brought her own sense of purpose and style to her job as the Queen's representative. In this News in Review story we'll look at Michalle Jean's first year in office. We'll travel with her to Haiti, the country where she was born. We'll ...
  • 2006
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News in Review - November 2006 Trying to Stop the Killing in Darfur

In October 2006 diplomatic efforts were stepped up to try to end the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. A brutal civil war in the southern part of that country has killed as many as 200,000 people. More than two million others have been forced to flee their homes. This News in Review story will look at the terrible ...
  • 2006
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News in Review - November 2006 Canada's Bloody War in Afghanistan

Canadian troops in Afghanistan have been fighting some bloody battles with Taliban insurgents and paying an increasingly heavy price. In September 2006, 10 soldiers were killed and many others were injured. It was the Canadian military's biggest monthly death toll in decades. In this News in Review story we'll look at why the fighting is so fierce. We'll also examine ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:22
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News in Review - October 2006 9/11: The Day that Changed the World

On September 11, 2006, the world marked the fifth anniversary of a deadly attack on the United States. On that day in 2001, a group of Al Qaeda terrorists flew three airliners into buildings in New York and Washington. A fourth hijacked plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Almost 3,000 people, including 24 Canadians, were killed. In this News ...
  • 2006
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News in Review - October 2006 Canada Hosts World AIDS Conference

In mid-August 2006, thousands of delegates from all over the world attended an International AIDS Conference in Toronto. They discussed new ways to try to prevent and treat the deadly epidemic. They also called on governments to do more to help the millions of people who are living and dying with AIDS. In this News in Review story we'll look ...
  • 2006
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  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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