News in Review 2015-2016

This is Canada's premier current-event series for the classroom. It's the only resource that gives your students the opportunity to delve into today's most important events as they unfold. Complex international, national and regional stories are broken down and given context. Diverse communities and divergent interests are given a voice.Top 4 CBC News stories every month, from September through April...Each month our team of experienced CBC News producers and high school teachers hones in on the top 4 news stories and crafts a 15-minute documentary for each -- drawing on news reports from recent months. Host Michael Serapio offers commentary that provides important background info and links.And don't forget the classroom-ready guides...Each story comes with a teacher resource guide. Developed by high school teachers, the guides tease out key concepts and questions to help your students develop a well-trained eye and ear for what matters...a vital skill for tomorrow's voters.

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News in Review - September 2015 Omar Khadr: Villain or Victim?

Omar Khadr has been labelled a convicted war criminal, a child soldier and a terrorist. Arrested at age 15 for killing an American soldier in Afghanistan, he served 13 years in prison. During that time he was tortured, humiliated, held without trial for years and abandoned by the Canadian government. Now at 29, newly released on bail, he's trying to start ...
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  • Added on: 09/18/2015

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News in Review - September 2015 Greek Debt Crisis 2015

It is the birthplace of democracy but in 2015 Greece faced an unparalleled disaster. It owed the International Monetary Fund and the European Union billions of dollars and could no longer make repayments. The EU demanded austerity measures. But with taxes and unemployment already high the Greek people had had enough. Greece became the first nation ever to default on ...
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