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 1995 The Bernardo Case: The Monsters Among Us

When a horrifying and sensational case such as this happens, society itself is also a victim and viewers become "survivors". This report looks at the larger issues involving the legal system, the media, and society in general.
  • 1995
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1995

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News in Review - November 1995 The Dionne Quintuplets: A New Perspective

This story looks at what the Dionnes represented in Canada 60 years ago and how their recent disclosure impacts the universal issue of the exploitation of children and others.
  • 1995
  • 00:09:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1995

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News in Review - May 1995 The Fish War: Pirates or Patriots?

Canada's actions to cut back Spanish overfishing on the Grand Banks is the point of departure for looking at the dwindling fishing industry and international politics.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1995

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News in Review - April 1995 The Flag: The Maple Leaf Forever?

This story looks back at the contentious flag debate and what it meant in terms of the collective Canadian psyche and Canadian history.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1995

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News in Review - March 1995 The Governor General: A Canadian Tradition

The investiture of Roméo Leblanc is the point of departure for examining the role and function of the representative of the Head of State in Canada's system of government.
  • 1995
  • 00:09:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1995

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News in Review - September 1995 The Latimer Case: Mercy or Murder?

What is the Latimer case all about? First and foremost it is about Tracy Latimer, a young Saskatchewan girl severely disabled with cerebral palsy who was intentionally killed by her father, Robert. It is also about her family who loved her and suffered with her. The killing of Tracy by her father has been characterized as everything from premeditated criminal ...
  • 1995
  • 00:13:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/15/1995

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News in Review - December 1995 The Million Man March: Black Men in America

The new awareness among blacks in North America is the point of departure for looking at ongoing racial issues.
  • 1995
  • 00:13:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1995

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News in Review - February 1995 The New Republicans: The Shift to the Right

The focus of this report is the domination of the U.S. Senate and Congress by the Republican Party and its impact on American society and U.S.-Canadian relations.
  • 1995
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1995

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News in Review - December 1995 The Rabin Assassination: The Enemy Within

This report examines the political climate that led to the assassination of Israel's prime minister and the impact of his death on the peace process.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1995

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News in Review - October 1995 The UN Women's Summit: Two Weeks In China

Women from around the world gather in China, a country that severely limits human rights and fears open discussion, to discuss problems that affect them all and to establish new directions.
  • 1995
  • 00:10:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1995

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