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 - March 1994 Refugees in Canada: Getting Through the Door

Canada's record as a welcoming host nation for refugees and its current immigration policies are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 Rwanda: The Crisis and the Challenge

Against the backdrop of the calamity that is Rwanda, this report focuses on international aid and relief efforts, and the extent to which nations and individuals can respond to such crises.
  • 1994
  • 00:09:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1994 South Africa's Election: Majority Rules

This report summarizes the events that led to this historic moment in world history and contains archival footage of Nelson Mandela's inauguration.
  • 1994
  • 00:19:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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News in Review - November 1994 Superstores: Is Bigger Better?

Whatever happened to Main Street? This report looks at the most recent phase in megamarketing and the cultural and economic implications of Wal-Mart's arrival in Canada.
  • 1994
  • 00:11:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1994

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News in Review - April 1994 The Hebron Massacre: Threat to the Peace Process?

In another of our stories on the Middle East, we look at the impact of extremist actions on the peace process.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 The Information Highway: Road to the Future?

This report reviews the state of the technology, the information on the highway, the implications for the job market, and whether the hope is primarily hype.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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News in Review - December 1994 The Middle East: The Terror Factor

At a time of historic diplomatic initiatives and hope, terrorist activities in the Middle East threaten the process. This story explores the impact of terrorism and the inevitability of peace.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1994 The New Criminals: Trigger Happy

Recent random violent crimes in Canada are the point of departure for examining such issues as gun control and the Young Offenders Act.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1994 The Quebec Election: A Time of Choice

The background, the campaign, the issues and the implications of the results of Quebec's 1994 election are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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News in Review - October 1994 The Victoria Games: The Commonwealth Connection

As part of the globalization trend in the world today, international economic, social and cultural units are growing. This report looks at the history, current status and international implications of the Commonwealth Games.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994

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