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 2008 The Hidden Wounds of War

Many Canadian soldiers have been killed and wounded in Afghanistan. Now some "healthy" soldiers are returning home to discover they too have been wounded, but didn’t even know it. In this News in Review story we’ll examine the devastating psychological impact of war on soldiers. We’ll also take a very personal look at the struggle of a Canadian soldier who ...
  • 2008
  • 00:14:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2008

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News in Review - February 2008 The Oil Sands and the Environment

Alberta’s oil sands have transformed Canada into a world energy superpower. The profits are staggering, but so are the costs to the environment. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the effects of this modern-day black gold rush. We’ll also examine how the rising demand for oil is forcing the Alberta government to make some very difficult choices.
  • 2008
  • 00:17:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2008

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News in Review - February 2008 The Assassination of Benazir Bhutto

On December 27, 2007, former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was murdered as she left an election rally in Rawalpindi. Bhutto’s death caused widespread rioting and forced the government to postpone a general election until February. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the life of Benazir Bhutto and what her death could mean for her troubled country.
  • 2008
  • 00:12:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2008

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