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 - 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.
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News in Review - October 2010 The Fate of the Long-Gun Registry

For almost 10 years Canadians have been required to register any firearms they own. But last year a Conservative MP introduced a bill that would scrap the registry and destroy data on millions of shotguns and rifles. We’ll take a closer look at the debate over the fate of the gun registry and examine why it’s such an emotional issue.
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News in Review - October 2010 Pakistan’s Catastrophic Floods

In early August, heavy monsoon rains caused widespread flooding in northwestern Pakistan. By the end of the month the flooding had spread south, and was affecting more than 20 million people. We’ll look at the devastation and the suffering and examine how the humanitarian catastrophe could affect the future of a struggling nation.
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News in Review - October 2010 The Tamil Boat People Controversy

In mid-August, a rusty merchant ship was intercepted off the coast of British Columbia. On board were almost 500 Sri Lankan Tamils, hoping to be granted refugee status in Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at their desperate journey and why they left Sri Lanka. We’ll also examine the controversy over what to do with them.
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News in Review - September 2010 The Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

In late April, an explosion rocked an oil-drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. A pipe near the seabed broke and millions of barrels of oil spilled into the water. It took almost three months to cap the leaking well, and many beaches and wildlife areas were polluted. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the damage and ...
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News in Review - September 2010 The G20 Summit: Talks and Teargas

This summer, Canada hosted a G20 Summit of world leaders in Toronto. But the meeting was overshadowed by what happened in the streets near the heavily guarded conference centre. Police and protesters clashed and more than 1,000 people were arrested. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what was accomplished at the summit, and its bitter aftermath.
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News in Review - September 2010 The Controversy Over the Census

In late July, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government announced a big change to Canada’s census, saying that filling out a longer version of the questionnaire would no longer be mandatory. Many Canadians criticized the decision, claiming it would damage the census, but the government refused to back down. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the census and the ...
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News in Review - May 2010 K’naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask ...
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News in Review - May 2010 How Tolerant Are Canadians?

Canada is a multicultural country where people of many races and backgrounds live in harmony together. Most of us are proud of our diversity, and like to think we live in a country where prejudice isn’t a problem. But how tolerant are we? In this News in Review story we’ll look at how a racist incident shocked a community. We’ll ...
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News in Review - May 2010 Parliament and The Detainee Issue

In March, opposition members of Parliament tabled an explosive motion in the House of Commons. They asked the Speaker of the House to rule that the Conservative government was violating parliamentary privilege for withholding documents on the treatment of Afghan detainees. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Afghan detainee issue and how it could trigger a constitutional crisis ...
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