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 - February 2004 New Era: Paul Martin Takes Over

When Paul Martin was sworn in as Canada's 21st prime minister he moved quickly to try to put a fresh face on the government he inherited from Jean Chrétien. We look at the ceremonial transfer of power and at the new Prime Minister's first weeks in office. We also look at who did and who didn't make it into his ...
  • 2004
  • 00:11:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - February 2004 City of Death: Iran's Killer Quake

In late December 2003, a massive earthquake levelled the ancient Iranian city of Bam. More than 30,000 people were killed, and about 100,000 others were left homeless. The quake also destroyed the city's 2,000-year-old citadel, the world's largest clay structure. We look at the massive international aid effort to dig out the dead and keep the survivors alive. We'll also ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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