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News in Review - March 2006 Afghanistan: Canadians Prepare for War

Canadian soldiers are about to begin a new and dangerous mission in Afghanistan. Instead of just trying to keep the peace in that troubled country, they will take part in combat operations against Taliban insurgents. In this News and Review story we'll look at what our soldiers are trying to accomplish in Afghanistan. We'll show you how they are preparing ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 Keeping Faith: Young Muslims and Love

Finding that special someone, the person you want to spend your life with, is never easy. But it can be even harder when you are looking for someone with the same religious background. Many second-generation Canadian Muslims are rejecting the traditional practice of arranged marriages, but they don't want to stray from their culture altogether. In this News in Review ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:50
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  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 Gang Wars: Bloodbath in Vancouver

Police across Canada are trying to crack down on heavily armed gangs that have turned some of our cities into battlegrounds. During the recent election campaign, politicians promised tougher sentences for gun crimes after a Boxing Day shootout between rival gangs in Toronto killed an innocent bystander. But Toronto isn't the only city with a gang problem. In Vancouver, Indo-Canadian ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:41
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  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 After Kyoto: Trying to Cool the Planet

In late 2005, delegates from all over the world gathered in Montreal to discuss the issue of climate change. An international agreement called the Kyoto Protocol has set targets for industrialized nations to cut greenhouse gases that are contributing to global warming. But many countries, including Canada, are having trouble meeting those targets. In this News in Review story we'll examine why ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:26
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  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 Winter Vote: The 2006 Federal Election

On November 28, 2005, Paul Martin's Liberal government fell after losing a no-confidence vote in the House of Commons. The next day Parliament was dissolved and a federal election was called for January 23, 2006. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's first wintertime election campaign in a generation. We'll show you how the leaders and their ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:50
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  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 Guns and Gangs: Toronto Fights Back

Canada's largest city is battling a frightening increase in gun violence. In 2005 there were more deaths by gunfire in Toronto than in any other year. Most of the victims were young black men killed in gang-style shootings. In this News in Review story we'll look at how the killings shocked a city and forced elected officials to take action. ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:32
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  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 Aids in Africa: Despair and Denial

In December 2006, the United Nations reported that more than three million people died of AIDS in 2005. They died in countries all over the world. But most of them died in sub-Saharan Africa, the region hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In this News in Review story journalist Sorious Samura travels to Zambia to find out why so many ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:06
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  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 Avian Flu: Preparing for a Pandemic

Health authorities around the world have been monitoring a new and dangerous bird-flu virus. So far the virus has been relatively harmless. But experts fear it could mutate into a much more deadly form and kill tens of millions of people. In this News in Review story we'll look at why the virus is so dangerous, and we'll examine what ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:31
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  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 French Riots: Nights of Rage and Fire

In early November 2006 a state of emergency was declared in France after riots erupted across the country. For more than three weeks, thousands of young people went on a rampage every night. They burned cars, battled police and forced authorities to take extreme measures to restore order. In this News in Review story we'll show you how the rioting ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:28
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  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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