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 - October 2009 Afghanistan's Troubled Election

In late August 2009, Afghans went to the polls to choose a President and members of the provincial council. Canada’s troops in that war-torn country helped provide security so the vote could take place. But the election was marred by violence and voting irregularities. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened and why the result was ...
  • 2009
  • 00:15:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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News in Review - October 2009 Canada and the Stranded Canadians

Abousfian Abdelrazic and Suad Hagi Mohamud are two Canadians who shared a common ordeal in two different places. They both found themselves in a foreign country and not allowed to come home. In this News in Review we’ll look at their stories, and why they and others have accused the Canadian government of abandoning its own citizens.
  • 2009
  • 00:13:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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News in Review - September 2009 Asbestos, Canada's Ugly Secret

Asbestos is a mineral that was once widely used in the construction industry. Canada produces about 10 percent of the world’s supply, but because it can cause severe lung problems, its use in this country is limited. Instead most of it is shipped to developing countries. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how those sales are helping ...
  • 2009
  • 00:12:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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News in Review - September 2009 Iran’s Summer of Discontent

In early August 2009, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in as President of Iran, after weeks of sometimes bloody unrest. Ahmadinejad was elected in June, but his opponents said the vote had been rigged and took to the streets in protest. At least 30 people were killed and hundreds were arrested. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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News in Review - September 2009 Canada and the Swine Flu

As the Swine Flu continues to spread around the world, Canada’s healthcare system is stepping up its pandemic preparations. The H1N1 virus first arrived in Canada in the spring, and health authorities are expecting many more cases this winter. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what we know about the virus, and how it’s affecting Canadians.
  • 2009
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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News in Review - September 2009 Two Canadians Meet in Space

In July 2009, Canadian astronaut Julie Payette rocketed into space and made history. When she met her colleague Robert Thirsk on board the International Space Station, it was the first time two Canadians had been in space at once. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the mission that brought the two astronauts together and examine Canada’s role ...
  • 2009
  • 00:15:22
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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News in Review - May 2009 Hockey Players and Life Lessons

In Vancouver, police have come up with a new way to teach kids about the danger of drugs. They have enlisted the help of some hockey players and some of the drug addicted residents of the city’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. In this News in Review story we’ll show you what happened when the two groups came together and what the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:12:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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News in Review - May 2009 The Decline of the Traditional Media

Newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations have been hit hard by the economic recession. Advertising revenues have plummeted, and the so-called traditional media are losing ground to new media. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how newspapers and other old media are struggling to survive. We’ll also examine what a new media world might look like.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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News in Review - May 2009 Afghanistan and the Rights of Women

One of the goals of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan is to try to improve the rights of women. But that campaign was dealt a blow when the Afghan government unveiled some controversial legislation. The legislation would make many women financially and sexually subservient to their husbands. In this News in Review story we’ll examine why the Afghan government did what ...
  • 2009
  • 00:14:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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News in Review - May 2009 The Recession and the Developing World

In early April 2009, the G20 leaders agreed to provide more than $1 trillion of aid to developing countries. The recession has hit those countries hard. Many are running out of money, and some are threatened by mass starvation and violence. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the desperate situation in many countries and what’s being done ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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