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News in Review - April 2012 The Drug War in Mexico

It's one of the most violent wars in the world, and it's happening in Mexico, a country about a million Canadians visit every year. For years, the Mexican government has been fighting that country's powerful drug cartel, and tens of thousands of people have been killed. In this News in Review story we look at that brutal war and why ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:42
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  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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News in Review - April 2012 Generation One: Living in Two Worlds

Canada is a country of immigrants who help change the country and who are in turn changed by it. In this News in Review story we look at the so-called Generation One, children of immigrants who were born in Canada but are still heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of the countries where their parents once lived.
  • 2012
  • 00:13:55
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News in Review - April 2012 Bill C-30 and Internet Privacy

The federal government has tabled a bill that many believe could threaten the civil rights of Canadians and the freedom of the Internet. Bill C-30 would require Internet service providers to gather information on their clients and allow police to access that information without a warrant. In this News in Review story we examine the bill and why so many Canadians want ...
  • 2012
  • 00:13:33
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News in Review - April 2012 Election 2011 and the Robocall Scandal

A large-scale investigation is underway into allegations of illegal behaviour during the last federal election. Thousands of Canadians have complained that they received phone calls aimed at discouraging them from voting. In this News in Review story we look at the political reaction and at the search for those responsible.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:15
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News in Review - March 2012 The Vancouver Hockey Riot

In June of last year hundreds of hockey fans rioted in the streets of Vancouver, causing millions of dollars in damages. Since then police have been busy tracking down those responsible. In this News in Review story we revisit this event, looking at the progress of the police investigation, how the community is dealing with the aftermath, and why some ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:06
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News in Review - March 2012 Research In Motion's High-tech Woes

Research in Motion is one of Canada's most successful high-tech companies. It developed the Blackberry smartphone, which is popular all over the world. But recently the company has been losing ground to the competition, and in January its two founders stepped down as co-chairmen. In this News in Review story we look at how the high-tech giant got into trouble and what ...
  • 2012
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News in Review - March 2012 Egypt's Revolution One Year Later

It has been one year since a popular revolution toppled the government of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. But many Egyptians remain dissatisfied by the pace of democratic reform. In this News in Review story we look at why so many feel betrayed and ask some of them where they think their country should be going.
  • 2012
  • 00:15:33
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News in Review - March 2012 The Great Oil Pipeline Debate

In late January the U.S. government delayed approval of a pipeline that would transport oil from Alberta to refineries in Texas. The Canadian government responded by saying it would speed up approval of another pipeline that would carry the oil over the Rocky Mountains to British Columbia. In this News in Review story, we look at why the government wants ...
  • 2012
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News in Review - February 2012 The Bloodbath in Syria

For almost one year hundreds of thousands of people have been staging massive protests in the streets of Syria. They are demanding the resignation of the country's ruler, Bashar al-Assad. But his regime's response has been a bloody one, and thousands of protesters have been gunned down. In this News in Review story we look at the Syrian revolution and at what's ...
  • 2012
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News in Review - February 2012 The Horror and Fear of Honour Killing

A high-profile murder trial in Kingston, Ontario, has drawn attention to the isolated but growing phenomenon of so-called honour killing. It's a crime where cultural clashes can lead some families to murder their own relatives. In this News in Review story we examine this sensitive subject and look at how some Canadian women are living in fear.
  • 2012
  • 00:12:41
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