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 - February 2013 Hoaxes and Pranks: When the Joke Turns Tragic

Some Montreal students were a YouTube hit after creating a realistic looking video of an eagle seemingly snatching a child and trying to fly away. A short time later, another prank or hoax led to the death of a nurse in London. Where do we draw the line when making things up in the name of entertainment?
  • 2013
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - February 2013 Hockey Lockout: A Season Saved

When the NHL locked out its players in the fall of 2012, many people thought yet another hockey season would be lost. But after months of tense negotiations, a new labour agreement was reached early in 2013. We look at the bargaining process and the key players behind the deal.
  • 2013
  • 00:17:59
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  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 Rob Ford: Toronto's Controversial Mayor

Rob Ford was elected mayor of Toronto in the fall of 2010. Just halfway through his term, a judge ordered him removed from office. We look at the highs and lows of his controversial time as mayor.
  • 2013
  • 00:15:24
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  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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  • NIR-13-01 - Rob Ford: Toronto's Controversial Mayor

News in Review - January 2013 Superstorm Sandy

A rare combination of factors resulted in the formation of a "Superstorm" off the east coast of North America. More than 100 people were killed in the U.S. and there was billions of dollars in damage. We follow the storm's progress as it moves towards North America and throughout its destructive wrath.
  • 2013
  • 00:14:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 Eight Days: Israel and Hamas

For eight violent days in 2012, rockets and missiles were launched over the Israel‐Gaza border. It was the most serious violence between Israel and Hamas in years. CBC reporters entered the zone to try and understand the viewpoints of both sides in the conflict.
  • 2013
  • 00:17:26
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  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - December 2012 Learning from the Death of Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd’s suicide on October 10, 2012 set off a national debate. Not only because it was another tragic case of a life cut short as a result of cruel and vicious bullying, but also because before her suicide Todd had posted a nine-minute YouTube video in which she used a series of flash cards to tell her experience of ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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News in Review - December 2012 Canada’s Spy Story

Royal Canadian Navy Sub-Lieutenant Jeffery Paul Delisle has confessed to being a spy for Russia. We show what he did, how he managed to get away with it for so long, and what motivated him to betray his country.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:53
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News in Review - December 2012 Truth, Lies and Confessions

A popular police interrogation method is seen as a success for all the confessions it helps elicit from suspects. Detractors acknowledge its success but also claim it can pressure people into confessing to crimes they did not commit.
  • 2012
  • 00:18:44
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News in Review - December 2012 U.S. Election: Obama Re-elected

Barack Obama is the President of the United States for another four years after defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. We review the campaign and look at both men’s successes and failures.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:36
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  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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  • U.S. Election: Obama Re-elected