News in Review

News in Review, first launched in 1990, 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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Episodes

News in Review - September 1991 Power Struggle at James Bay

In this report we look at the controversy surrounding the Great Whale hydroelectric project.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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News in Review - March 1991 The Bay Stops Selling Fur

The Bay's decision to stop selling fur is the point of departure for reviewing the role of the fur trade in the development of Canada. The arguments for and against the fur trade are also examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:09:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 The Business of Baseball

The economics of sport and the high salaries commanded by sports and entertainment figures are examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:08:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 The Kurds: Another Displaced People

The tragedy of the Kurds is the starting point for examining displaced peoples throughout history.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - February 1991 The Manitoba Nurses' Strike

This strike leads us to an examination of the nursing profession and Canada's health care system.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1991

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News in Review - February 1991 The Path to War

This item traces the events that led to the outbreak of war in the Persian Gulf.
  • 1991
  • 00:21:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1991

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News in Review - November 1991 The People Speak: Four Canadian Elections

The results of elections in New Brunswick, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories are reviewed. Their implications in light of the new constitutional proposals are also examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:18:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - March 1991 The Persian Gulf War

This segment traces the dénouement of the war from the beginning of the air war, through the 100-hour land war, to Iraq's withdrawal from Kuwait.
  • 1991
  • 00:17:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991

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News in Review - April 1991 The Persian Gulf War: Aftermath

We examine the myriad issues, problems and tasks left in the wake of war.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 Vander Zalm: A Question of Accountability

Following the resignation of B.C. Premier Bill Vander Zalm, we look at the issue of accountability in politics.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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