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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 - March 2013 Idle No More: A Protest for Aboriginal Rights

What began as an online conversation about native rights quickly put Canada into the international spotlight as a movement called Idle No More popped up across the country. It was prompted by the federal government introducing Bill C‐45 which would have a significant impact on the lives of indigenous peoples.
  • 2013
  • 00:19:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2013

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News in Review - March 2013 Flu Season: Winter's Nasty Blow

Along with cold, ice and snow, the arrival of winter also ushers in flu season. People across the country and around the world are hit every year by the flu bug. But how bad was it this year and what can be done about it?
  • 2013
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2013

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News in Review - March 2013 The Human Brain: Unravelling the Mysteries

This two‐part story looks at recent advancements in brain research. Canadian scientists are at the forefront of developments that focus on understanding what motivates human behaviour.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2013

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News in Review - March 2013 Super Rich: Decline of the U.S. Middle Class

It’s called The American Dream — a long held belief that if you work hard enough and long enough you can be successful. But that dream is no longer possible for many Americans and Keith Boag explains why.
  • 2013
  • 00:12:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/15/2013

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News in Review - February 2013 Hockey Lockout: A Season Saved

When the NHL locked out its players in the fall of 2012, many people thought yet another hockey season would be lost. But after months of tense negotiations, a new labour agreement was reached early in 2013. We look at the bargaining process and the key players behind the deal.
  • 2013
  • 00:17:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - February 2013 Foreign Workers: Who Gets In?

Canada has been a destination for immigrants since the 1800s, and it’s something we’ve always been proud of as a nation. But now some of those immigrants are being accused of coming in and displacing Canadian workers, specifically taking jobs for lower pay. That’s got some Canadian workers mad.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:45
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  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - February 2013 Chris Hadfield: Return to Space

Canadian born astronaut Chris Hadfield is in space for the third time. He’s on a five-month mission on the International Space Station but this time Chris will be in charge. And he’s taking his guitar and his Twitter account with him. 
  • 2013
  • 00:14:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - February 2013 Hoaxes and Pranks: When the Joke Turns Tragic

Some Montreal students were a YouTube hit after creating a realistic looking video of an eagle seemingly snatching a child and trying to fly away. A short time later, another prank or hoax led to the death of a nurse in London. Where do we draw the line when making things up in the name of entertainment?
  • 2013
  • 00:12:47
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  • Added on: 02/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - January 2013 Rob Ford: Toronto's Controversial Mayor

Rob Ford was elected mayor of Toronto in the fall of 2010. Just halfway through his term, a judge ordered him removed from office. We look at the highs and lows of his controversial time as mayor.
  • 2013
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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