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.

You can also subscribe to News in Review as a specialty channel on Curio.ca, for full access to our archives and our latest editions.

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Episodes

News in Review - May 1992 Mordecai Richler: Stirring Emotions

Richler's statements in his book about the supposed plight of Anglo-Quebeckers created controversy inside and outside Quebec. This controversy is the catalyst for highlighting key issues in the constitutional debate.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Nancy B: The Right to Decide

The historic legal decision which allowed Nancy B. to refuse medical treatment is the starting point for looking at the complex questions involving medical treatment, life and death.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - December 1992 New Germany, Old Problems

The social and economic implications of neo-Nazi racist attacks in Germany are examined in this story.
  • 1992
  • 00:09:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Olympia & York: A Business Giant Stumbles

The financial troubles of the Olympia & York multinational corporation is the starting point for examining the impact of the recession on the global economy, as well as the troubles of other conglomerates.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Roberta Bondar: A Canadian in Space

Dan Bjarnason takes us to Cape Canaveral for the launch of Canada's second astronaut in space and reviews Dr. Bondar's professional achievements.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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Teacher Guide(s)

  • NIR-17-03 - Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

News in Review - October 1992 Somalia: War and Starvation

In this report, we trace the development of the horrific situation in Somalia from political breakdown, civil war and anarchy to mass starvation. We also look at the world's response to this famine.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 South Africa: Voting for Change

In this story, we review the history and political policies which created apartheid in South Africa and the freedom movement which has recently culminated in the historic referendum.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1992 The Blue Jays Win the World Series

The other major event to capture the public's attention in the month of October is the subject of this report.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 The Life and Death of the Soviet Union

This chronology traces events from Marx and the Russian Revolution to the birth of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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