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 - April 1992 South Africa: Voting for Change

In this story, we review the history and political policies which created apartheid in South Africa and the freedom movement which has recently culminated in the historic referendum.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Beleaguered Newfoundland

Our second story on Newfoundland examines the ongoing economic crisis in that province, especially in the areas of cod stocks and the Hibernia project.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Louis Riel: Changing Perceptions

There has been perhaps no more enigmatic figure in Canadian history than Louis Riel. In leading two rebellions, in 1870 in the Red River area of present-day Manitoba and in 1885 in Saskatchewan, Riel fought for the rights of the Métis, a distinct cultural group who were the offspring of marriages between French fur traders and aboriginal women. As Canada ...
  • 1992
  • 00:16:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Inside The National: The Studio

In another of our behind-the-scenes looks at The National, we focus on the people, the jobs, the teamwork and the technology that are essential to a major news broadcast.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Roberta Bondar: A Canadian in Space

Dan Bjarnason takes us to Cape Canaveral for the launch of Canada's second astronaut in space and reviews Dr. Bondar's professional achievements.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Disappearing Ozone: Danger in the Sun?

The debate over the thinning of the ozone layer has intensified, with evidence of ozone depletion over Canadian territory. This report looks at the science and politics of the issue.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 JFK: What's Fact, What's Not?

Following the controversy over Oliver Stone's film JFK, this story explores the issue of determining what is fact, hypothesis and theory.
  • 1992
  • 00:19:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Meme: The Cost of Self-Image

The controversy over the risks of silicone breast implants is the starting point for examining cosmetic surgery, self-concept and body concept.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 The Life and Death of the Soviet Union

This chronology traces events from Marx and the Russian Revolution to the birth of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Hard Times, Disappearing Jobs

This report shows the realities of hard economic times in the lives of ordinary people.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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