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 - June 2006 Taking Over: Canada's New Government

In early February 2006, Stephen Harper's Conservatives were sworn in as the new government of Canada. It's only a minority government, but that didn't stop the Conservatives from getting off to an action-packed start. In this News in Review story we'll examine the Harper government's first few months in power. We'll look at what it managed to accomplish and why ...
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  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - May 2006 Boom Times: Alberta's Red-Hot Economy

A wave of prosperity is sweeping across Alberta. Thanks to its oil and natural gas resources, the province is enjoying amazing economic growth. Unemployment is low, wages are high and thousands of Canadians are pouring into the province looking for work. In this News in Review story we'll look at what is driving Alberta's powerful economic engine, and what the ...
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News in Review - May 2006 On the Rocks: A B.C. Ferry Sinks

In late March 2006 a giant passenger ferry hit a rock and sank near the small fishing village of Hartley Bay in British Columbia. Two people died when Queen of the North went down in the dead of the night. But more than 100 others were rescued and given shelter by the people of Hartley Bay. In this News in ...
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News in Review - May 2006 Iraq Rescue: Two Canadians are Freed

On March 23, 2006, British and American soldiers stormed a house in Baghdad and rescued three Christian peace activists. The three men, including two Canadians, James Loney and Harmeet Singh Sooden, had been kidnapped and held as hostages for almost four months. A fourth member of the group was killed by the kidnappers two weeks before the others were rescued. ...
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News in Review - May 2006 Afghan Fighting: Canadians Under Attack

In March 2006, Canadian soldiers began a dangerous new mission in Afghanistan. Operating from two bases in the city of Kandahar, they began taking part in combat operations against Taliban insurgents. It didn't take long before the Taliban struck back, killing and wounding some of our soldiers. In this News in Review story we'll take a look at our Canadian ...
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News in Review - April 2006 Web Donors: Looking For Organs Online

These days you can find almost anything on the Internet. So it’s not surprising that people who desperately need an organ transplant are also going online. But is looking for a donor on the Web the right thing to do? Some doctors don’t think so, and they are refusing to perform transplant operations using organs from total strangers. In this ...
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News in Review - April 2006 New Orleans: Six Months After Katrina

In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and caused catastrophic flooding. More than 1,300 people were killed while hundreds of thousands of others were forced to leave their homes. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened to New Orleans through the eyes of two Canadians who were there when the hurricane struck. And we’ll show ...
  • 2006
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News in Review - April 2006 Metal Mania: Canada's Mining Boom

Canada’s economy is booming these days, thanks in part to rising prices for the oil we produce. But metals like gold, zinc and titanium are also contributing to this boom. In this News in Review story we’ll examine what’s behind this soaring global demand for our metals. We’ll also visit a prospector’s convention, and show you why our mining companies are having ...
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News in Review - April 2006 Haiti Votes: Democracy Takes on Fear

In March 2006, the people of Haiti prepared to vote in a second round of parliamentary elections. In February, they had elected a new president, René Préval. Both votes were delayed by logistical problems and security fears. In this News in Review story we’ll take a look at Haiti’s election process. We’ll also show you why so many of its ...
  • 2006
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News in Review - March 2006 Stephen Harper: The Path to Power

On February 6, 2006, Stephen Harper was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada. The Conservative Party leader has been a familiar figure on the Canadian political scene for a number of years. However, many Canadians don't know much about him, or why he decided to enter politics. In this News in Review story we'll look at Stephen ...
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