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.

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News in Review - October 1994 Mexico: Free and Fair?

This report on the recent Mexican national election reveals the political landscape of Canada's free trade partner against a backdrop of the Chiapas peasant revolt, the assassination of a presidential candidate, and the economic changes that NAFTA has brought about.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 The Information Highway: Road to the Future?

This report reviews the state of the technology, the information on the highway, the implications for the job market, and whether the hope is primarily hype.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 CSIS: Spying on Canada

What is CSIS and is it doing what it was created to do? Are there dirty tricks that contradict its mandate? These are some of the issues examined in this report.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 The Victoria Games: The Commonwealth Connection

As part of the globalization trend in the world today, international economic, social and cultural units are growing. This report looks at the history, current status and international implications of the Commonwealth Games.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 The Quebec Election: A Time of Choice

The background, the campaign, the issues and the implications of the results of Quebec's 1994 election are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 Rwanda: The Crisis and the Challenge

Against the backdrop of the calamity that is Rwanda, this report focuses on international aid and relief efforts, and the extent to which nations and individuals can respond to such crises.
  • 1994
  • 00:09:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 Forest Fires: Fighting Nature

To what extent should and can we intervene in nature? This story looks at the annual ravages of forest fires and how we attempt to control them.
  • 1994
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 China Today: A Correspondent's View

Producer Hans Pohl and CBC's Beijing Correspondent Patrick Brown present a rich collage of images of China today, showing its historic and political importance globally and in the emerging Asian market.
  • 1994
  • 00:25:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1994 South Africa's Election: Majority Rules

This report summarizes the events that led to this historic moment in world history and contains archival footage of Nelson Mandela's inauguration.
  • 1994
  • 00:19:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1994 D-Day: 50 Years Later

Important archival footage is the backdrop against which the importance of the commemoration of the Normandy invasion is assessed.
  • 1994
  • 00:10:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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