News in Review | Archives

Looking for News in Review stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from the 1990-91 through to 2019-20 seasons, covering the key stories that mattered most to Canadian educators.

Each story comes with a teacher guide that teases out key concepts and questions to help your students develop a well-trained eye and ear for what matters.

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News in Review - October 1992 Somalia: War and Starvation

In this report, we trace the development of the horrific situation in Somalia from political breakdown, civil war and anarchy to mass starvation. We also look at the world's response to this famine.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - October 1992 Hurricane Andrew: Nature's Fury Strikes Again

The destruction in the southern United States caused by Hurricane Andrew is the point of departure for an examination of the social and economic impact of such natural disasters. We also look at other natural disasters here in Canada and around the world as well as the meterological aspects of the story.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Last Shift: The Westray Mine Disaster

This report examines the controversies surrounding this accident and looks at the coal mining industry in general.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Bosnia: A Peacekeeper's Nightmare

Major-General Lewis MacKenzie and the Canadian peacekeeping troops are the focus for examining the United Nations' peacekeeping actions in the former Yugoslavia.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Campaign '92: The American Election

The process, the issues and the media's role in the American presidential elections are examined.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Freedom for David Milgaard

The possibility of an innocent person being wrongfully arrested, convicted and punished has always been a risk and a fear in our justice system. This story traces the history of the David Milgaard case from his conviction for murder to his release from jail following the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Saskatchewan Justice Department. Did the ...
  • 1992
  • 00:10:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Olympia & York: A Business Giant Stumbles

The financial troubles of the Olympia & York multinational corporation is the starting point for examining the impact of the recession on the global economy, as well as the troubles of other conglomerates.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Mordecai Richler: Stirring Emotions

Richler's statements in his book about the supposed plight of Anglo-Quebeckers created controversy inside and outside Quebec. This controversy is the catalyst for highlighting key issues in the constitutional debate.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Vimy Ridge: Sacrifice and Courage

Dan Bjarnason was in Europe for the Vimy Ridge commemoration ceremony. In this report he reviews the Canadian victory in 1917, the celebrations of 1992, the memories, and the historical perspective in which we now see this important event.
  • 1992
  • 00:15:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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