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 - March 2014 The Crisis in Ukraine

It was a people’s revolution that eventually overthrew the Ukraine president and his government early in 2014. Then Vladimir Putin moved Russia’s military into Crimea. Now this area in southern Ukraine has become a pawn in a political game of tug of war between Russia and the West. 
  • 2014
  • 00:15:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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News in Review - March 2014 Airport Wi-Fi: Canada Spying on Its Own

Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) is a government agency tasked with gathering intelligence in other countries. Documents released by American whistleblower Edward Snowden, however, tell a very different story. For a two-week span, thousands of people who travelled through Canadian airports had their movements tracked even after they left the airport. CSEC says their actions were legal, but some disagree. 
  • 2014
  • 00:11:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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News in Review - March 2014 Stephen Harper in Israel

In his first official visit to Israel, Prime Minister Stephen Harper promised ongoing support from Canada. And though he was welcomed graciously, it did not stop detractors in both Canada and Israel from speaking out. Harper’s speech in the Israeli parliament gained particular attention.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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News in Review - March 2014 Russia: In the Shadow of the Games

It was Russia’s time to shine as it hosted the 2014 Winter Games, and it was also Russian President Vladimir Putin’s moment of glory as he played host to the world. But who is this man who rules Russia with a smile and an iron fist? And what does the youth of Russia think about him? 
  • 2014
  • 00:16:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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News in Review - February 2014 Nelson Mandela: An International Symbol

The world lost a great leader in December 2013. Nelson Mandela had been an activist against a bigoted regime in South Africa. His protests landed him in prison for nearly three decades. While there Mandela became the face of the movement that eventually toppled the apartheid regime, and Mandela himself went on to become the first black president of South ...
  • 2014
  • 00:16:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/25/2014

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News in Review - February 2014 Pope Francis Making Headlines

In March 2013, Jorge Maria Bergoglio, a humble cardinal from Argentina, became the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. He took the name Pope Francis and promised change at the Vatican. Within months he was making headlines for his openness to new ideas and willingness to change. 
  • 2014
  • 00:15:41
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  • Added on: 02/15/2014

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News in Review - February 2014 Addiction and the Food Industry

There is science behind the manufacturing of the foods we eat — science that makes us crave more, eat more, want more. That science is being used every day by the food giants to keep us hooked. They use sugar, salt and liquid fat to make foods as addictive as narcotics. In this report, CBC health reporter Kelly Crowe investigates ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2014

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News in Review - February 2014 Winter's Bitter Grip

Canadians tend to be a hearty bunch, ready to adjust to all kinds of weather. In Southern Ontario however, things got a little out of hand at the end of 2013. A winter storm plunged much of the Toronto area into darkness as trees covered in ice fell onto power lines. Thousands spent the holiday season in the cold and ...
  • 2014
  • 00:14:26
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  • Added on: 02/15/2014

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News in Review - January 2014 Typhoon Haiyan: Destruction in the Philippines

With wind speeds gusting over 300 km/hour, it was the strongest typhoon to ever make landfall. Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013 leaving a wake of death and devastation. More than 6,000 people were killed and as many as 10 million were left scrambling for food, water and a place to live.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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News in Review - January 2014 Military Suicides in Canada

Post-traumatic stress syndrome, more commonly known as PTSD, can take over the life of someone suffering from the disorder. In recent years, more than 100 Canadian soldiers have taken their lives due to PTSD and people are calling on the military to do more to help people suffering from it.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:24
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  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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