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 - September 2010 Residential Schools: Truth and Healing

For more than 100 years, many native children were taken away from their families and forced to stay at residential schools. Two years ago, the Canadian government apologized for the suffering and the abuse many experienced. Now a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is hearing from some of those affected. In this News in Review story, we look at the work ...
  • 2010
  • 00:18:19
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  • Added on: 11/07/2014

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News in Review - December 2010 The Rescue of the Chilean Miners

It was a rescue watched by millions of people all over the world. Thirty-three Chilean miners hauled to the surface after being trapped underground for more than two months. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the rescue and why the miners’ ordeal touched so many.
  • 2010
  • 00:16:25
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  • Added on: 12/15/2010

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News in Review - December 2010 A New Campaign to Fight Bullying

Bullying is a serious issue in many Canadian schools. In recent years, cyberbullying has only made the situation worse. This month, News in Review examines the scale of the problem in Canada. We’ll also explore a new viral campaign to reassure bullied kids that it does get better.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:41
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News in Review - December 2010 The Oil Sands and the PR War

The American government is considering whether to allow construction of a giant pipeline that would pump even more Canadian oil into the United States. But the oil comes from Alberta’s controversial oil sands and many environmentalists say the pipeline should not be built. This News in Review story looks at how both sides are making their views heard.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:36
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  • Added on: 12/15/2010

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News in Review - December 2010 The Trial of Omar Khadr

In late October, a young Canadian named Omar Khadr went on trial before a military tribunal at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba. Khadr was accused of killing an American soldier during a firefight in Afghanistan in 2002. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at what happened at the trial and why it was so controversial.
  • 2010
  • 00:16:37
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  • Added on: 12/15/2010

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News in Review - November 2010 Hurricane Igor hits Newfoundland

In late September, Hurricane Igor swept across Newfoundland. Powerful winds and heavy rains damaged hundreds of homes, swept away roads and bridges, and cut off some communities from the rest of the province. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the storm, the damage, and the long road to recovery.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:34
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News in Review - November 2010 Afghanistan: A Frontline Report

Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan is scheduled to end in July 2011. Some Canadians want that mission to continue, but how successful has it been? In this News in Review story we’ll go on a six-day patrol with the soldiers of Delta Company and show you what kind of challenges and dangers they must confront.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:32
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News in Review - November 2010 Canada's New Governor General

On October 1, 2010, David Johnston was sworn in as the 28th Governor General of Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at his installation, and at his long and accomplished career.
  • 2010
  • 00:13:31
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News in Review - November 2010 BPA: The Chemical Inside Us

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a controversial chemical that is found in everything from plastic water bottles to tin cans. According to a recent study it’s also in nine out of ten Canadians.This month we examine how it gets into our bodies, and explore the debate over whether or not it’s a health risk.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:37
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News in Review - October 2010 Journey Back to Nagasaki

In August 1945 the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. The first one exploded over the city of Hiroshima, and the second over the city of Nagasaki. One man who witnessed the attack on Nagasaki was a Canadian prisoner named John Ford. Travel with him back to that city on a journey of peace and reconciliation.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:26
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  • Added on: 10/15/2010

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