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 1994 Forest Fires: Fighting Nature

To what extent should and can we intervene in nature? This story looks at the annual ravages of forest fires and how we attempt to control them.
  • 1994
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - November 1994 Haiti: The Occupation

Canada's role in the "soft invasion," the role of diplomacy and mediation, and the issue of amnesty are key issues explored in this report.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1994

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News in Review - April 1994 Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?

Youth retraining programs and women in trades and technology are just two of the themes examined as we look at the economy of the future.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

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News in Review - February 1994 Judges: The Use of Power

The role and powers of judges in the Canadian legal system are examined in light of recent news reports of alleged abuse of power.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - March 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake: Rude Awakening

The environmental and social implications of a disaster of this magnitude are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 Mexico: Free and Fair?

This report on the recent Mexican national election reveals the political landscape of Canada's free trade partner against a backdrop of the Chiapas peasant revolt, the assassination of a presidential candidate, and the economic changes that NAFTA has brought about.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - February 1994 NAFTA: Going Continental

This News in Review report on free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico examines the social and economic implications of the deal now that it has been formally passed in all three countries.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - December 1994 Northern Ireland: Peace At Last?

In this story we focus on the historic breakthrough that has followed years of violence in Northern Ireland.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1994

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News in Review - March 1994 Our Blood Supply: The Gift of Life?

In this report we look at the issue of HIV-tainted blood as well as the procedures that are intended to assure the supply of safe blood products.
  • 1994
  • 00:11:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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News in Review - December 1994 Overdrawn: Understanding the Deficit

The lives of all Canadians are affected by government debt. This report examines the causes and the nature of the deficit.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1994

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