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 - May 2010 How Canadians Are Helping Haiti

In January, the Caribbean country of Haiti was devastated by a powerful earthquake. More than 200,000 people were killed and more than one million were left homeless. Canadians reacted generously to the calls for help by raising millions of dollars for Haiti relief. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how some of those dollars are helping Haitians, ...
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  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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News in Review - April 2010 The Hidden Dangers of Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles are microscopic particles with special properties. They are used to manufacture all kinds of products from cosmetics to clothing. But because they are so small, some wonder about the hidden dangers. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at nanotechnology and what has some researchers worried.
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  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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News in Review - April 2010 Taking the Violence out of Hockey

In early March, National Hockey League managers met to discuss how to cut down on violent behaviour that can seriously injure players. But violence in hockey isn’t just an NHL problem; it’s a problem in smaller leagues all over Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why hockey can be so dangerous, and what’s being done to ...
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News in Review - April 2010 Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles

In the last few months, the Toyota Motor Corporation has recalled more than eight million vehicles. The recall came after a number of complaints about the safety of some of its models. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at why the giant Japanese company took such drastic action, and how the recall affected Toyota owners in Canada.
  • 2010
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News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
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News in Review - March 2010 Diving for Clues to Canadian History

The fur trade played a large role in the early history of Canada. It opened up the country, created new communities and led to the further exploration of North America. Archaeologists have retrieved many artifacts from places like old trading posts. In this News in Review story we’ll join a team looking for them at the bottom of rapids.
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News in Review - March 2010 The Trials of the Toronto 18

In June 2006, police in Ontario arrested 18 young men and charged them with planning the biggest terrorist attack in Canadian history. In this News in Review we’ll look at the trials of the so-called Toronto 18. We’ll also examine what could have led these young Canadians to want to attack their own country.
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News in Review - March 2010 Young Adults and Heart Disease

In late January 2010, a new report warned that Canada could be facing an epidemic of heart disease. It said because so many Canadians are not eating or exercising properly, even young adults are now at risk. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the problem and what can be done to try to correct it.
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News in Review - March 2010 A Deadly Earthquake Devastates Haiti

On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck the small nation of Haiti. More than 100,000 people were killed, and about one million others were left homeless. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Haiti’s tragedy and how Canada and other countries are trying to help survivors.
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News in Review - February 2010 Canada's Amazing Neptune Project

Although humans have travelled all the way to the moon and back, the bottom of the sea remains largely unexplored. Now some Canadian scientists are doing something about that by placing sensors and cameras on the seabed off Vancouver Island. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the NEPTUNE Canada project and at some of the amazing images ...
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