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 - October 2007 Going Green to Fight Global Warming

As politicians continue to argue over the best way to fight the threat of global warming, a lot of Canadians aren’t waiting to do something about the problem. They’re trying to cut down on greenhouse gases by going green. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a school with a sod roof and no furnace. We’ll also show ...
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News in Review - October 2007 The Act That Made Us Canadian

In Summer 2007 ceremonies were held to mark the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Citizenship Act. Before that Act in 1947, both native-born and naturalized citizens in this country were considered British, not Canadian. In this News in Review story we’ll look back at that historic day and meet the first person to be born a Canadian. We’ll also meet ...
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News in Review - October 2007 The Trials of Steven Truscott

In 1959, 14-year-old Steven Truscott was sentenced to hang for the murder of a 12-year-old girl near Clinton, Ontario. His death sentence was commuted, but it wasn’t until late August of this year that an Ontario court finally acquitted him of the murder charge. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Steven Truscott story and at the ...
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News in Review - October 2007 The Van Doos Head for Afghanistan

In late summer 2007, soldiers from Canada’s Royal 22nd Regiment, commonly known as the Van Doos, began arriving in Afghanistan. They had barely settled in when they were rocked by the deaths of three soldiers in two bomb attacks. Because the Van Doos are based in Quebec, where anti-war feeling runs high, the tragedy also had a political dimension. In ...
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News in Review - September 2007 Omar Khadr: Canadian in Guantanamo

Omar Khadr is a young Canadian who is being held at the U.S. detention camp for suspected terrorists in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Khadr was just 15 years old when he was captured by U.S. forces in 2002, while fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan. He is accused of killing an American soldier with a hand grenade. This News in Review ...
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News in Review - September 2007 Tony Blair's Ten Years in Power

In late June 2007 Tony Blair stepped down as Prime Minister of Britain. Blair is considered by many to have been one of Britain’s most successful prime ministers. In recent years, however, his popularity had slumped, mainly because of his support for the U.S.-led war in Iraq. In this News in Review story we’ll take a close-up look at Blair’s ...
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News in Review - September 2007 The Seven Wonders of Canada

This summer the CBC organized a contest to come up with the Seven Wonders of Canada. Canadians were invited to submit their nominations, and they responded in overwhelming numbers. More than 18,000 nominations were received and hundreds of thousands of Canadians voted for their choices. For this News in Review story we’ll look at the contest and how a panel ...
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News in Review - September 2007 The Trial of Conrad Black

In mid-July former media baron Conrad Black was found guilty of obstruction of justice and three counts of mail fraud. The verdict came after a 15-week trial in a Chicago courtroom. Black, who will be sentenced in November, could be sent to prison for many years. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Black trial and the ...
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News in Review - May 2007 Living as a Homeless Person

Homelessness is a big problem in Canada. Thousands of Canadians spend their nights on the street or in homeless shelters. But what is it really like not to have a place to call home? In this News in Review story CBC reporter Mark Kelley tries to find out by spending seven days as a homeless person in Montreal. We'll follow ...
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News in Review - May 2007 The Dangers of Global Warming

In early April 2007 an international panel of scientists released a bleak report about the threat of climate change. The scientists warned that if climate change goes unchecked billions of people could face shortages of food and water. In this News in Review story we'll look at how global warming is affecting British Columbia's forests and Australia's beaches. We'll also ...
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