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 - May 2007 Iran Seizes British Sailors

In late March 2007, Iranian forces captured 15 British navy sailors and marines in a waterway between Iran and Iraq. The crew was released two weeks later, but the incident escalated tensions already running high over Iran's nuclear program. In this News and Review story we'll look at how the sailors were seized and treated by the Iranians. We'll also ...
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News in Review - May 2007 Remembering Vimy Ridge

On Easter Monday 2007, Canadians marked the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The battle cost the lives of more than 3,000 Canadians, but contributed greatly to Canada’s sense of nationhood. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the commemoration ceremonies that were held in France and in Canada. We’ll also look at the renovated monument ...
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News in Review - April 2007 Fashion and the Dangerously Thin

Obesity is a major problem in Canada. But while shedding a few pounds can sometimes be a healthy choice, being too thin can be bad for you. Doctors have been noticing an increase in eating disorders, and some of them blame the fashion industry. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how the industry has been accused of sending out ...
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News in Review - April 2007 Arrest in a 1964 Mississippi Cold Case

In 1964 two black teenagers in Mississippi were murdered, allegedly by members of a racist group known as the Ku Klux Klan. Two men were arrested but later released. One of them, James Ford Seale, was later believed to have died. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how a Canadian discovered that Seale was still alive and ...
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News in Review - April 2007 Quebecers Vote in a Provincial Election

In late March 2007 Quebecers went to the polls in an election that could have an impact on the rest of Canada. Although Premier Jean Charest’s Liberal Party was favoured to win, the election turned into a tight three-party race. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the campaign and show you who won.
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News in Review - April 2007 The Budget: Countdown To An Election?

On March 19, 2007, Stephen Harper's Conservative government tabled its second budget. Because it's a minority government, there was much speculation that if the budget was defeated it could trigger a federal election. In this News in Review story we'll look at the budget and how it was received by the opposition.
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News in Review - March 2007 Repression and Fear in Russia

When the Soviet Union collapsed many hoped that freedom would replace repression in the new Russia. But in recent years those hopes have been dashed. In this News in Review story we'll look at how Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been cracking down on his opponents. We'll also examine how his government uses fear and the media to make sure ...
  • 2007
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News in Review - February 2007 Visiting Second Life's Virtual World

Second Life is an online 3-D digital world that is created by the people who sign up for it. It's also a really big business. Its more than two million residents can buy everything from virtual land to virtual running shoes. In this News in Review story we'll examine why Second Life is so popular. We'll also create an avatar ...
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News in Review - February 2007 Taking the Right To Play to Ethiopia

Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization trying to create a healthier and safer world for children. It uses athletes to help set up sport and play programs in some of the world's poorest countries. In this News in Review story we'll travel to Ethiopia with Canadian Olympic star Clara Hughes. We'll show you what the organization is trying to do ...
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News in Review - February 2007 Afghanistan: The Dead and the Wounded

Canada's military mission in Afghanistan has become a bloody one. More than 40 soldiers have been killed, and more than 200 others have been wounded. In this News in Review story we'll look at how our dead soldiers are returned to Canada. We'll also look at a wounded Canadian soldier's long journey to recovery.
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