News in Review

News in Review, now in its 24th season, is our current-events series non-pareil. Some highlights of this popular series are available in your base subscription to Curio.ca or on DVD, including our Best of News in Review collections: Bullying, Native Studies, Canadian History, Business and Law.

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News in Review - October 1990 After Meech Failed

The events from the day the Meech Lake Accord failed to the rise of the Bloc Québecois provide an important introduction to our Meech Lake special.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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News in Review - September 1990 Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson's Olympic win and subsequent disgrace are the background for investigating drugs in sport. This report was a finalist for a U.S. National Educational Film & Video Festival award.
  • 1990
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1990

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News in Review - September 1990 Donald Marshall

The Donald Marshall case is as straightforward as it is tragic. Marshall is a Mi’kmaq man who spent 11 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. The subsequent inquiry showed evidence that discrimination and incorrect procedures led to this miscarriage of justice. The justice and police systems not only failed him, they indicted, tried, convicted and, ultimately, ...
  • 1990
  • 00:10:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - October 1990 German Reunification

The reunification of Germany is put in its historical context with important archival footage and a personal report from Joe Schlesinger in Berlin.
  • 1990
  • 00:15:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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News in Review - October 1990 Inside The National: Knowlton Nash

This inside look gives the viewer a glimpse of a day in the life of anchor Knowlton Nash.
  • 1990
  • 00:05:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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News in Review - September 1990 Oka

Canada’s summer peace was exploded in Oka (Kanesatake) and Chateaugay (Kahnawake) as armed Mohawk Warriors confronted first the Quebec provincial police and then the Canadian Armed Forces. The conflict quickly escalated from one in which the Mohawks attempted to prevent the expansion of a golf course into their territory to one of diametrically opposed views of law, land and rights.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - December 1990 Remembering

Dan Bjarnason reviews Canada's role in a number of world conflicts, as well as Remembrance Day itself.
  • 1990
  • 00:13:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1990

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News in Review - December 1990 The Canadian Hostages

This report on Canada's role in the Gulf Crisis focuses on the plight of Canadian hostages held in Iraq and the attempts made to have them released.
  • 1990
  • 00:11:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1990

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News in Review - December 1990 The Clean Air Act

Will the Clean Air Act passed in the U.S. have a significant impact on the Canadian environment and economy?
  • 1990
  • 00:13:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1990

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News in Review - December 1990 The Meech Lake Special

This 1990 fall special covers three important time periods and explores chronologically the events leading to the failure of the Meech Lake Accord. The Roots of Meech covers the years 1759-1968. The second period, The Trudeau Years, takes us through 1968-1984, and the final segment, The Key Players, brings us to June 24, 1990, the day the Accord died. Archival ...
  • 1990
  • 00:55:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/26/2014

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