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 - February 2010 The Plane Bomber and Airport Security

On Christmas Day 2009, a young Nigerian man allegedly tried to blow up an airliner as it prepared to land in Detroit. The man was subdued by other passengers before he could set off explosive material sewed into his underwear. But the incident triggered a security scare at airports all over the world. In this News in Review story we’ll ...
  • 2010
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  • Added on: 02/15/2010

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News in Review - February 2010 The Road to the Winter Olympics

In February 2010, Canada played host to the world when the Winter Olympics opened in Vancouver. During the Games the spotlight was on the athletes. But it has taken years of work by thousands of Canadians to prepare for the event. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the long road to the Winter Games, the challenges and ...
  • 2010
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News in Review - February 2010 Richard Colvin and the Afghan Detainees

In November, a Canadian diplomat triggered a political firestorm on Parliament Hill. Richard Colvin told a committee that Canadian troops had been handing over prisoners to Afghan authorities, even though the government knew they might be tortured. The government denied it but refused to hand over documents, and then suspended Parliament. In this News in Review story we’ll look at ...
  • 2010
  • 00:16:56
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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