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News in Review - October 2003 Forest Fires: Battling the Monster

It was a season of flames in British Columbia and Alberta. Warm weather and a lack of rain combined this summer to create raging fires that forced thousands of residents to flee for their lives, destroyed millions of acres of forest and reduced hundreds of homes to smouldering embers. News in Review looks at how residents coped with what many ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - October 2003 Iraq: The Search for Security

When George W. Bush declared victory in May 2003 in the war with Iraq, he warned that “difficult work” remained. But no one could know just how difficult the job of restoring peace in Iraq would be. As of October 11, 2003, 202 coalition soldiers (182 American, 18 British, one Ukrainian and one Danish) have died in vicious guerrilla battles ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:29
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  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - October 2003 Ontario Votes: The Election of 2003

Ontario’s voters went to the polls October 2 to decide between two competing visions of the future. The PC Party promised to continue cutting taxes and reduce spending just as it had for the last eight years, while both the Liberals and NDP vowed to cancel planned tax cuts and spend more on government services. The result was a crushing ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:31
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  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - September 2003 The Asahi Baseball Team Remembered

In the 1930s the Asahi baseball team was the pride of Vancouver’s Little Tokyo. In a David vs. Goliath triumph over bigger Caucasian teams, the upstart Japanese-Canadian players became unbeatable, winning the prestigious Pacific Northwest Championship for five consecutive years. But by 1942 Canada was at war with Japan and soon everyone of Japanese descent, whether born in Canada or ...
  • 2003
  • 00:16:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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News in Review - September 2003 Canada Debates Same-Sex Marriages

In June 2003 an unprecedented court decision made same-sex marriages legal in Canada. For some, this development was an inevitable step in the evolution of human rights. But for others, the decision failed to acknowledge the institution of marriage’s critical role in society and its religious significance. News in Review takes a look at the controversy.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:52
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News in Review - September 2003 Blackout: The Day the Power Went Out

It was the largest power failure ever. From Detroit to New York City, including almost all of Ontario, it took only seconds for 50 million North Americans to lose the electricity that makes modern life possible. We’ll take a look at how people coped and investigate how this could happen.
  • 2003
  • 00:14:05
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News in Review - September 2003 The Canadian Economy: Under Attack

It’s been a tough year for the Canadian economy. First there was SARS and mad-cow disease. Then, a massive blackout and devastating fires. It’s costing us billions and, as Havard Gould reports, the Canadian economy has begun to show signs of weakening.
  • 2003
  • 00:11:26
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News in Review - May 2003 Turbulence: Air Canada & Bombardier

After the collapse of the World Trade Center towers no business was more severely affected than the travel industry. Now two of Canada’s most important corporations are in big trouble. Air Canada is near bankruptcy and Bombardier, which makes aircraft, is being forced to deal with its huge load of debt. We examine how this came about and look at ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:21
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News in Review - May 2003 Charest Sweeps Quebec

It’s an election that has implications for all of Canada. On April 14, Quebecers voted for change. The separatist Parti Québécois is out and the federalist Liberals are in. News in Review looks at Jean Charest’s road to victory and examines the implications for Quebec and Canada.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:04
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News in Review - May 2003 Confronting The SARS Outbreak

A mysterious disease that causes flu-like symptoms and pneumonia is quickly spreading around the word and has made its way to Canada. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, has killed hundreds and sickened thousands. News in Review examines the efforts being made to identify the cause and halt the spread of this dangerous disease.
  • 2003
  • 00:15:53
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