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News in Review - October 2006 A Canadian Rides the Shuttle into Space

In early September 2006, the shuttle Atlantis blasted into space with a Canadian on board. Astronaut Steve MacLean and other crew members installed a giant solar panel on the orbiting International Space Station. In this News in Review story we'll take a close look at one of the most complex missions in shuttle history. We'll also look at the career of Steve ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - October 2006 A Gunman Attacks Students in Montreal

On September 14, 2006, a gunman walked into Dawson College in Montreal and opened fire. One student was killed and 19 others were injured. The gunman killed himself. In this News in Review story we'll retrace the events of that tragic day. We'll look at who the gunman was and what might have led him to commit such a senseless ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:24
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 London Bombers: Alienation and Terror

In early August 2006, British police said they had broken up a plot to blow up airliners over the Atlantic Ocean. More than 20 people were arrested. Many of them were young British-born Muslims. On July 7, 2005, four other young British Muslims attacked London's transit system, killing 52 people. In this News In Review story we'll look at the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 Toronto Arrests: 18 Face Terror Charges

In a series of raids during the summer of 2006, 18 Toronto-area men were arrested and charged with plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in Canada. In this News in Review story we'll look at what is being described as one of Canada's biggest-ever counterterrorism investigations. We'll look at who the suspects are and what they're accused of doing. We'll ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 The Big Melt: Canada's Changing Arctic

Global warming is a threat to the future of countries all over the world. But nowhere are its effects being felt more right now than in places like the Canadian Arctic. Temperatures are warmer, and the ice pack less dense. In this News in Review story we'll look at how global warming is changing life in the Arctic. We'll also ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 Lebanon War: Israel Battles Hezbollah

In July 2006, the Middle East erupted in flames again, as Israeli forces battled Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon. Israeli warplanes bombed targets all over Lebanon. Hezbollah fired volleys of rockets into northern Israel. Hundreds of people were killed, most of them civilians. In this News in Review story we'll look at the fighting and at diplomatic efforts to try ...
  • 2006
  • 00:16:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - June 2006 Fighting Illiteracy: The Swedish Way

Illiteracy is a big problem in Canada. Many Canadians can't read well enough to understand even the simplest labels or signs. Some experts say our education system is to blame. In this News in Review story we'll look at how one former illiterate individual had to struggle against that system to turn her life around. We'll also travel to Sweden ...
  • 2006
  • 00:16:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - June 2006 Punjab School: Giving a Gift of Hope

Millions of children in India never have a chance to get proper schooling. Many of them must work to support their impoverished families. In rural areas, many public schools aren't equipped to provide students with a real education. But thanks to a Canadian, children in a village in Punjab now have new hope for a better future. In this News ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - June 2006 Harsh Reality: Mexico's NAFTA Problem

When Mexico signed the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and the United States, it had high hopes for a bright new future. It was counting on massive new investment to help boost its economy and improve the lives of its many poor people. But 12 years later that dream of prosperity has all but vanished. In this News ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - June 2006 Taking Over: Canada's New Government

In early February 2006, Stephen Harper's Conservatives were sworn in as the new government of Canada. It's only a minority government, but that didn't stop the Conservatives from getting off to an action-packed start. In this News in Review story we'll examine the Harper government's first few months in power. We'll look at what it managed to accomplish and why ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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