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 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - April 2001 Foot-and-mouth: A Transborder Crisis

In this story we examine the economic, political, inter-governmental and personal implications of the outbreak of this disease and the frightening capability of foot-and-mouth to spread across national borders. The story also involves disciplines and areas of study such as biology, immunology, global marketplaces, farm management and tourism. As Canadians, we have been affected by the spread of the disease ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - March 2001 Cloning Human Embryos: Ethical Quandary

Britain and other governments have recently taken the controversial step of allowing scientists to clone human embryos for medical research. As has occurred in many countries, an ethical debate on human cloning and its related issues has raged in Canada for a number of years since the technology to do so has become more of a reality. Canada, however, has ...
  • 2001
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - March 2001 Les Canadiens: What Was Sold?

The most successful team ever in the National Hockey League, the legendary Montreal Canadiens, was sold to a U.S. businessman. This News in Review report examines whether this was a case of another Canadian professional sports team caught in the Americanization of Canadian sport and culture or simply a business deal. Does the sale of the Canadiens, a significant part ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - March 2001 Diplomatic Immunity: The Issue Hits Home

This report reviews the recent drunk driving accident in Ottawa that caused the death of an Ottawa lawyer, an accident in which a Russian diplomat was involved. The case has universal importance because the diplomat who returned to Russia soon after the accident and who had previously been stopped by Ottawa police for drunk driving claimed diplomatic immunity. The story ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - March 2001 Arab Revolt: Israeli Political Upheaval

Soon after the collapse of the most extensive Middle East peace talks in recent years, unprecedented violence broke out between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank. This report looks at the causes and extent of the violence, and the way both sides have appealed to international public opinion for support. We also examine how the peace initiatives ...
  • 2001
  • 00:17:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 The Supreme Court Rules on Censorship

Focusing on the Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium victory, this story looks at the long-term social and cultural implications of the Supreme Court's decision in which it redefined the process involved in cases involving alleged obscenity. The report also examines the practices of Canada Customs in preventing this particular business, specializing in gay and lesbian books, magazines and videos, ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 The Innu: Another Cry for Help

This story recalls the March 1993 News in Review report on Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery. This time we focus not only on the epidemic gas sniffing and drug and alcohol abuse of young people in the northern community of Sheshatshiu, but we examine the national public outrage, protest and actions taken by the Newfoundland and federal governments to deal with the situation, as ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 Bouchard Quits: A Blow for Sovereignty?

Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard startled Quebecers and the rest of Canada with his sudden resignation from politics, from the premiership, and as leader of the Parti québécois. In an emotional speech he cited his failure to advance the cause of Quebec sovereignty as one of the main reasons for his departure. Bernard Landry's election by acclamation seems to have maintained ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 Newfoundland: A New Economy

This special report by CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason shows an emerging new economy in Newfoundland, one based on high-tech and Internet-oriented resource industries. There are also signs of economic prosperity as a result of the nearby North Atlantic oil fields that are generating jobs and money. Historically, the Newfoundland economy has depended on the ebb and flow of a single ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:38
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  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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