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 2011 Libya and the Fall of Gadhafi

In late August 2011, after months of fighting, rebel forces seized the Libyan capital of Tripoli and ended the 42-year dictatorship of Moammar Gadhafi. The rebels were assisted by air strikes from NATO planes, including some from Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Libyan Revolution and examine Canada’s role in the conflict.
  • 2011
  • 00:14:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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News in Review - October 2011 Terry Fox: Remembering a Canadian Hero

It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox died in a British Columbia hospital, one month short of his 23rd birthday and nine months after he was forced to give up his cross-Canada run to raise money for cancer research. In this News in Review story we’ll look at his legendary run and his enduring legacy.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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News in Review - October 2011 The Life and Death of Jack Layton

On August 22 Jack Layton, the leader of the New Democratic Party, died of cancer at his home in Toronto. His death shocked many Canadians and left his party rudderless just three months after it became the Official Opposition. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the life and death of Jack Layton and what it could mean ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2011 The 9/11 Attacks: Ten Years Later

It’s been 10 years since a group of terrorists carried out a devastating assault on the United States. They crashed two planes into buildings in New York City, another one into a building in Washington D.C., and brought down a fourth one over Pennsylvania. In this News in Review story we’ll look back at that terrible day and how it ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2011 War and Famine in Somalia

In the African country of Somalia a long drought is causing mass starvation. It's threatening the lives of millions of people, and a civil war is making it hard to help them. In this News in Review story we'll look at the desperate situation and what is being done to try to feed the hungry.
  • 2011
  • 00:13:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2011 The Massacre in Norway

In late July a man went on a bloody rampage in Norway. He detonated a powerful bomb in the country’s capital and then opened fire at a youth camp. Seventy-six people were killed and many others were injured. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the tragedy and what drove the gunman to kill so many.
  • 2011
  • 00:14:42
  • 13-14
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News in Review - September 2011 Life, Work and Smartphones

Smartphones have become a popular wireless communications device. Although smartphones look like cell phones, they can do much more than send and receive phone calls. This News in Review story examines how the capabilities of smartphones are rapidly transforming — for better or worse — our personal and professional lives.
  • 2011
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 The Real Story of the King's Speech

In March, the British movie The King's Speech was the big winner at the Academy Awards ceremony. It tells the story of King George VI's struggle to overcome a speech impediment. In this News in Review story we'll look at how much of the film is history, and how much is Hollywood. And we’ll also tell you about a little-known ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 Revising the History of the Americas

Scientists have long assumed that humans arrived in the Americas by crossing a land corridor in the north about 13,000 years ago. But now there is evidence they may have arrived long before that, and by an entirely different route. In this News in Review story we’ll look at that evidence and what it could mean for the prehistory of ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 Canada and the Afghanistan Legacy

In July, Canada's combat mission in Afghanistan will come to an end. About 2,000 soldiers stationed in Kandahar will be withdrawn. About 1,000 others will stay on in the country to train Afghan forces. In this News in Review story, we'll look at our nine-year combat mission and what it managed to accomplish.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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