News in Review 2008-2010

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 2008 to 2010, 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 - November 2009 Adoption: Looking For A Baby Abroad

Every year, for a number of reasons, many Canadians adopt children in foreign countries. International adoptions can provide them with the baby they always wanted, but they can also be expensive and frustrating. In this News in Review story we’ll follow a Manitoba woman as she travels to Kazakhstan to adopt a baby girl.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:03
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  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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News in Review - December 2009 The Great U.S. Health Care Debate

Shortly after assuming office U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to reform his country’s health care system. The announcement set off a furious debate with both sides citing Canada’s Medicare system to back up their arguments. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the American system needs to be reformed and one good reason Canada's system might ...
  • 2009
  • 00:14:46
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  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2009 The Internet: Forty Years Later

It’s been 40 years since the Internet was born. Since then it has revolutionized our world. But it has also brought with it a host of new problems. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the birth of the Internet, and examine some issues that are clouding its future.
  • 2009
  • 00:16:07
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  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2009 Is the Recession Really Over?

It’s been just over a year since Canada was hit by the effects of a global recession. More than 350,000 people lost their jobs. Now there are some faint signs of recovery, but is the recession really over? In this News and Review story we’ll look at the state of the Canadian economy and what economists are saying about its ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:15
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  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2009 The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

In December 2009, 192 nations gathered in Copenhagen to discuss climate change. The plan was to begin drafting a document to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the summit preparations, and examine the debate over climate change in this country.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:40
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  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - November 2009 Trying to Save the World’s Amphibians

All over the world, frogs and hundreds of other amphibians are rapidly disappearing. The situation is so serious that some scientists believe we are witnessing the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs.
  • 2009
  • 00:14:59
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  • Added on: 11/15/2009

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News in Review - November 2009 Keeping Up With The Swine Flu

Last spring, the swine or H1N1 flu first arrived in Canada. Thousands became ill and by the end of the summer, 78 people had died. Now a second wave is sweeping across the country. In this News in Report story, we’ll look at what we have learned so far about this pandemic flu bug, and the best way to fight ...
  • 2009
  • 00:14:34
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  • Added on: 11/15/2009

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News in Review - November 2009 Parliament and the Election Question

In late September, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff announced that his party would no longer support Stephen Harper’s Conservative government. That meant that the minority government could be defeated, unless the NDP or the Bloc Québécois supported it. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened, and whether Canadians could soon be heading to the polls.
  • 2009
  • 00:13:56
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  • Added on: 11/15/2009

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News in Review - October 2009 Autism: Living with Difference

Autism is a complex biomedical condition that is not yet completely understood. It can cause people to have trouble communicating or engage in certain kinds of repetitive behaviour. The traditional approach has been to try to treat it or cure it, but now some are questioning that emphasis. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some autistic people who want ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:15
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  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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News in Review - October 2009 Remembering Canada’s War Dead

On November 11, many Canadians will take a moment to remember the soldiers who died fighting for Canada. The main ceremony will take place at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, but many other ceremonies will be held across the country. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Remembrance Day and the story of Canada’s war dead from ...
  • 2009
  • 00:17:53
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  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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