News in Review 2012-2013

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 2012 to 2013, 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 - April 2013 The Pope: Resignation and Election 2013

In early February, Pope Benedict XVI announced he would be retiring as head of the Roman Catholic Church. The announcement came as a surprise to those both inside and outside Vatican City. With extreme haste, the church moved to elect a new pope. And on March 13, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Bergoglio, became Pope Francis.
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News in Review - April 2013 Argo: The Real Canadian Story

The surprising sleeper of the film season, Argo went on to win the Academy Award for best picture in 2013. But there was more Canadian involvement in that story than Ben Affleck’s film revealed. In fact, without the Canadians, the rescue may never have happened. Here is the real story of Argo.
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News in Review - April 2013 BlackBerry Fights Back

After years of declining market share, the makers of the popular BlackBerry launch a new product to reinvigorate the company. We go behind the scenes in the days leading up to the launch to see the strategy and how they hope to pull it off. 
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News in Review - April 2013 U.S. Gun Debate

The city of Chicago saw more than 500 murders in 2012. Most of these crimes were committed by people with guns. We look at why guns are so readily available in the U.S. and examine whether Canada is any different. 
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News in Review - March 2013 Flu Season: Winter's Nasty Blow

Along with cold, ice and snow, the arrival of winter also ushers in flu season. People across the country and around the world are hit every year by the flu bug. But how bad was it this year and what can be done about it?
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News in Review - March 2013 Idle No More: A Protest for Aboriginal Rights

What began as an online conversation about native rights quickly put Canada into the international spotlight as a movement called Idle No More popped up across the country. It was prompted by the federal government introducing Bill C‐45 which would have a significant impact on the lives of indigenous peoples.
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News in Review - March 2013 Super Rich: Decline of the U.S. Middle Class

It’s called The American Dream — a long held belief that if you work hard enough and long enough you can be successful. But that dream is no longer possible for many Americans and Keith Boag explains why.
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News in Review - March 2013 The Human Brain: Unravelling the Mysteries

This two‐part story looks at recent advancements in brain research. Canadian scientists are at the forefront of developments that focus on understanding what motivates human behaviour.
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News in Review - February 2013 Foreign Workers: Who Gets In?

Canada has been a destination for immigrants since the 1800s, and it’s something we’ve always been proud of as a nation. But now some of those immigrants are being accused of coming in and displacing Canadian workers, specifically taking jobs for lower pay. That’s got some Canadian workers mad.
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News in Review - February 2013 Chris Hadfield: Return to Space

Canadian born astronaut Chris Hadfield is in space for the third time. He’s on a five-month mission on the International Space Station but this time Chris will be in charge. And he’s taking his guitar and his Twitter account with him. 
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