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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 - May 2005 Invisible Enemy: The Superbug Threat

Hospitals across Canada are battling a hidden epidemic. It’s an epidemic of so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. The superbugs are killing thousands of Canadians every year. More cases are being reported all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some Canadians who went into a hospital to get healed, and got a lot ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - May 2005 Bitter End: The Air India Trial Verdict

In mid-March, 2005, two men were found not guilty of charges related to Canada’s worst case of mass murder: the bombing of Air India Flight 182. The jumbo jet was ripped apart by an explosion high over the Atlantic Ocean on June 23, 1985. All 329 people on board, most of them Canadian, were killed. In this News in Review ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - April 2005 Forced Out: Syrian Troops Leave Lebanon

On February 14, 2005, Rafik Hariri, the former prime minister of Lebanon, was killed by a huge bomb blast in the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Hariri was a popular opposition leader, and many of his supporters blamed Syria for his death. They held giant street rallies demanding the withdrawal of thousands of Syrian troops stationed in Lebanon. Three weeks later ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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News in Review - April 2005 Tsunami Aftermath: An Avalanche of Aid

The December 2004 tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean killed an estimated 300,000 people. The giant waves also destroyed many coastal towns and villages and left millions of people homeless. In this News in Review story, the CBC’s Mark Kelley visits Indonesia, the country hardest hit by the tsunami. Two months after the killer waves came ashore, he looks at what’s been ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:31
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  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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News in Review - April 2005 Tattoos: An Ancient Art Goes Mainstream

Human beings all over the world have been tattooing their bodies for thousands of years. And in Canada these days, tattoos have never been more popular. The once rebel art form has become a trendy fashion statement, and a booming business. In this News in Review story the CBC’s Dan Bjarnason takes a close-up look at tattoo artists and their human canvases. ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:48
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  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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News in Review - March 2005 Wildlife Rescue: Controversy in B.C.

British Columbia is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. It also has a large number of wildlife rescue centres that treat sick and injured animals. But not everyone thinks these rescue centres are a good idea. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to British Columbia and show you how workers at the centres try to save all ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:12
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  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - March 2005 Northern UFOs: Invasion of the Arctic

In the last few years a number of unidentified floating objects have been spotted in Canada’s Arctic waters. They are believed to be foreign submarines prowling without permission under the Arctic ice and through our legendary Northwest Passage. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some Canadians who have sighted these mysterious intruders. And we’ll show you why ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:24
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  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - March 2005 Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

On January 27, 1945, Soviet soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in southwestern Poland. More than one million people were murdered at the camp, most of them Jews. This year some of the survivors returned to Auschwitz and joined world leaders at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation. In this News in Review story ...
  • 2005
  • 00:10:26
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News in Review - March 2005 A New Beginning: Iraqis Try Democracy

On January 30, 2005, Iraqis went to the polls in the first truly free elections in their country’s history. Insurgents had threatened to kill anyone who voted, and 36 people did die in a number of attacks. But many Iraqis were not intimidated, and voter turnout was much higher than expected. In this News in Review story we’ll look at ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:07
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  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - February 2005 Death in the Sky: A Snowbird Falls

In early December 2004, two jets belonging to the Canadian aerobatic team, the Snowbirds, were involved in a mid-air collision in Saskatchewan. One pilot, Capt. Miles Selby, was killed. The other pilot managed to parachute safely to the ground. News in Review investigates the aftermath of the deadly collision, and we’ll look at how it happened. We’ll also review the ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:01
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  • Added on: 02/15/2005

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