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 - March 2007 A Call for Action on Climate Change

In early February 2007 an influential group of scientists issued a report on global climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that it is very likely that humans are causing global warming. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the IPCC report and what it says about the future of our planet. We’ll also look at how ...
  • 2007
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2014

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News in Review - December Lake Superior: Where Did the Water Go?

Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world. But in recent years a lot of that water has been disappearing at an alarming rate. Trillions of litres of water have simply vanished. Some scientists blame it on global warming, but many waterfront homeowners believe that something else is going on. In this News in Review story we’ll look ...
  • 2007
  • 00:16:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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News in Review - December 2007 Quebec's Big Accommodation Debate

In Quebec, a two-person commission is holding public hearings into how immigrants should fit in and what if anything their new society should do to accommodate them. The hearings have caused a storm of controversy in the province, with critics accusing them of fostering intolerance. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to the small town of Herouxville to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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News in Review - December 2007 State of Emergency in Pakistan

In early November 2007, Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf declared emergency rule and suspended the country’s constitution. Musharraf said it was necessary to deal with a wave of extremist violence. But the move was widely condemned by many countries, including Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the crisis in Pakistan and what it could mean for the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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News in Review - December 2007 Harper's Throne Speech Challenge

In late October 2007, the Conservative government outlined its plans in a Throne Speech. Prime Minister Harper also announced that if any of the promised legislation was defeated it would trigger a federal election. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the government’s Throne Speech and how the opposition parties reacted to the Prime Minister’s challenge.
  • 2007
  • 00:12:16
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News in Review - November 2007 Helping the Mentally Ill Homeless

In late August 2007, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the formation of the Canadian Mental Health Commission. It will fight the stigma associated with mental illness and draw up a mental health strategy for Canada. One of its biggest challenges will be to find new ways to help people who are mentally ill and homeless. In this News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:05
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  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - November 2007 Selling Canada's Military to Canadians

As Canadian troops fight in Afghanistan, Canada’s military is also engaged in a big mission at home. Its goal is to shape the way Canadians think about the mission in Afghanistan and to increase overall support for our armed forces. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Operation Connection and at how our military is selling itself to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:27
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  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - November 2007 Defending our Sovereignty in the Arctic

The dramatic shrinking of the Arctic ice cap this year has some experts predicting that the Arctic Ocean could be ice free in summer by 2013. That would open up sea lanes to shipping and allow for more extensive oil and mineral exploration. It would also force Canada to defend its sovereignty in the region. In this News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:08
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News in Review - November 2007 Taking Off: Canada's Soaring Dollar

In late September 2007 the Canadian dollar overtook the U.S. dollar for the first time in 31 years. The high-flying loonie is good news for Canadian importers and those planning trips south of the border. But it is bad news for many other Canadians. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why our dollar is soaring, and at ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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