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 1996 International Trade: Selling Canada

CBC's writer-correspondent Paul Adams reviews Canada's foreign-trade policies with reference to the "Team Canada" tours of China and Asia.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 Mad Cow Disease: The Panic Over Beef

The possible link between a fatal bovine disease and a human brain disease in Britain raises important questions about agricultural practices as well as political and economic issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1996 Mexico: A New Revolution?

Elizabeth Palmer, CBC's Mexico correspondent, provides an update on the ongoing political difficulties and growing guerilla movement in our NAFTA partner Mexico.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - December 1996 Nicaragua: Building Democracy

For the second time since the overthrow of Somoza, Nicaraguans opt for the centre-right over their Sandinista liberators. We explore the importance of this election for the country and the region.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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News in Review - October 1996 Press Concentration: Who Controls the Message?

Following the takeover of Southam Press by Conrad Black, we explore the issue of who controls the editorial thrust of Canadian newspapers.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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News in Review - September 1996 Raising the Irving Whale

In this story we examine Canada's largest salvage operation as well as corporate and public responsibility.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - March 1996 Space: What's Out There?

This report examines Canada's role in space exploration, focusing on the astronomical significance of recent discoveries and the development of space technology.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 Teen Road Deaths: A Survivor Pays Penance

The controversial sentence received by a teen who killed two of his friends in an alcohol-related accident and his personal account of his agonies as a survivor form the backdrop for this story.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - November 1996 The CBC: Whither Public Broadcasting?

Focusing on the latest cuts to the CBC, this story examines the past, present and future of public broadcasting in Canada and its role in the 500 channel universe.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - December 1996 The GM Strike: Driving in New Directions

Outsourcing, the changing global automobile industry, new international alignments and the significance of this strike in terms of labour history are the focal points of this report.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1996

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