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 - October 1993 Election Polls: Taking the Pulse

How have election polls become an integral part of the Canadian electoral process? This story examines their impact.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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News in Review - March 1993 Employment Equity: Who Makes the Grade?

With reference to the controversy surrounding the Metropolitan Toronto Fire Department's hiring practices, we examine the whole issue of employment equity and the growing pressure from women and visible minorities.
  • 1993
  • 00:17:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - April 1993 Giant Mine Strike: The Price of Gold

In this account of events surrounding the fatal bombing during the 1992-93 Giant Mine Strike in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, we examine the issues relating to Canada's one-industry towns, union-management relations, and the role of the police in such situations.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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News in Review - September 1993 Governments Cut Back

All across the country, governments roll back wages, cut services, impose unpaid holidays and institute other cost-cutting measures in the public sector to reduce deficits.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 Haiti: The Ballot or the Bullet

The ongoing struggle for civil liberties, peace and a democratic civil government are the backdrop for looking at Haiti's troubled history.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Medicare: The Cost of Caring

The history of universal health care in Canada and the increasing difficulties of paying for it are the subject of this report.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 New Drivers: Graduated Licenses

This story reveals the tragic statistics involving new drivers and automobile fatalities and explores proposed legislation aimed at reducing such deaths.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 Oakville: The Town that Missed Christmas

Our report on the chemical spill and evacuation of Oakville, Manitoba examines the environmental and public safety issues.
  • 1993
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - May 1993 Political Conventions: Picking a Leader

As the Progressive Conservative Party gets ready to choose a new leader, we explore the emotion, the drama and the power of political conventions in Canada.
  • 1993
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 Somalia: Help Arrives

The arrival of the international coalition of "peacemakers" is the subject of this update.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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