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News in Review - October 2002 Back to School in Afghanistan

Following the defeat of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, schools were re-opened throughout the country, but with a difference. For the first time in five years women were allowed to teach in schools and girls of all ages were allowed to be pupils. A documentary piece by Carol Off on the revitalization of the Afghan educational system.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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News in Review - October 2002 September 11: One Year Later

How has the world changed, and what have we learned from the most infamous terrorist attack in history? We will look at the consequences on the United Sates and other parts of the world.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2002 A New Plan to Save Africa

For decades, independent Africa has suffered through poor economic and trade conditions, inadequate health and education programs, and severe leadership problems. Billions of dollars of Western aid have not changed the continent’s plight. Now, there is a Canadian initiative to change all that. At the meeting in Alberta of the world’s eight leading economic countries this summer, a plan was ...
  • 2002
  • 00:11:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2002 Canada’s Long, Hot Summer

In a brutal, long, hot summer the weather has wreaked havoc in many parts of Canada. Forest fires in Quebec and Alberta damaged the lumber industry, while on the Prairies extreme drought and an invasion of grasshoppers devastated both beef and grain farming. The situation became so desperate that the federal government poured in over $200-million dollars in aid for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2002 Pilgrimage to Canada: Youth, Faith and the Pope

Hundreds of thousands of Catholic youth from around the world converge in Toronto for a pilgrimage and an opportunity to meet and pray with the Pope. We look at the issue of young people and faith – mainly from a Catholic perspective, but also including the views of young people from other religions.
  • 2002
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2002 The Liberals: A House Divided

In an unprecedented move against a sitting Canadian prime minister, a significant number of party members appear ready to vote against Jean Chrétien in a leadership review next year. The split in the Liberal camp was highlighted this spring when Paul Martin, one of the main contenders to replace the PM, was dismissed from Cabinet. The battle for the heart ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - May 2002 Mike Harris: His Political Legacy

After almost seven years of controversial leadership that began with his "Common Sense Revolution," Mike Harris resigned as premier of Ontario, Canada's largest province. This retrospective examines the major events, policies and social changes that occurred during his time in office, and the considerable impact they had on Ontario, as well as other provinces in Canada.
  • 2002
  • 00:16:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

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News in Review - May 2002 Stephen Harper: Leading The Alliance

Less than two years after its creation and following a crisis in leadership, the Canadian Alliance Party has a new leader. After easily defeating former leader Stockwell Day, Stephen Harper prepares to return to Parliament and to re-unite his party. This story focuses on a new style of leadership, on the impact on the "unite the right" movement and on ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May 2002 The Mideast: Escalating Crisis

As the crisis in the Middle East escalates once again, Israel – responding to ongoing suicide bombings – re-occupies large parts of the West Bank in the face of strong opposition from Palestinians and Palestinian supporters, as well as from political pressure from abroad. The fate of the peace movement and the effectiveness of international initiatives to stop the violence ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

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News in Review - April 2002 Mars: Exploring the Red Planet

This special documentary report reflects our fascination with space travel in general, but in particular with the planet Mars. CBC's science specialist Bob McDonald provides in-depth background information on the spacecraft Mars Odyssey, the first mission to Mars since the Mars Polar Lander disappeared more than two years ago. The potential for discovery of new information on this expedition and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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