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 Sue Rodriguez: Choosing Death

Sue Rodriguez never wanted to be famous. She wanted to die peacefully with some dignity and without pain. ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, robbed her of many of life's simple pleasures and would ultimately bring her into conflict with Canadian law. Assisted suicide and euthanasia are against the law in Canada, but the legal route of suicide would soon be ...
  • 1993
  • 00:16:05
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 The CFL: Tackling the Future

The proposed expansion to the United States and the surrounding controversy are examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:17:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - October 1993 The Middle East: A Lasting Peace?

The diplomatic breakthrough and the agreement between the government of Israel and the PLO is analyzed in its historical context.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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News in Review - April 1993 The New Census: Who We Are

The results of the 1991 census describe important demographic changes in Canada and in Canadian society. This report also examines the census itself.
  • 1993
  • 00:15:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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News in Review - March 1993 The Trials of Guy Paul Morin

Having been found first innocent and subsequently guilty of killing his young neighbour in Queensville, Ontario, Guy Paul Morin was released on bail to await his appeal. This story looks at the legal issues this case represents as well as the growing public sentiment against perceived flaws in the Canadian justice system.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - September 1993 Violence Against Women

Using the report and National Action Plan of the Canadian Panel on Violence Against Women as the backdrop, this News in Review report looks at the issues and controversies surrounding what Canadians recognize as a growing problem.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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