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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News in Review - May 1996 The Nisga'a Settlement: Who Owns British Columbia?

This historic settlement with the federal government, which involves millions of dollars and a large tract of land, is the focus for a review of what some provincial politicians as well as some aboriginal people call a sell-out.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 The Olympics: Games People Play

With a special focus on the Olympics' centennial, the Atlanta Games and Canada's Olympic program, this report assesses the politics, commercialization and "pure sport" aspects of the Olympics.
  • 1996
  • 00:17:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 The Quebec Floods: A Natural Disaster?

CBC correspondent Tom Kennedy examines the events, the environmental implications, the issue of human intervention in nature and the questions being asked about the cause of the floods.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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News in Review - April 1996 The Seal Hunt: A New Uproar

Renewed opposition in Europe and Britain to Canada's seal hunt is the context in which the whole issue of sealing and the fur trade debate is examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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News in Review - May 1996 The Struggle For Taiwan: A Chinese Show of Force

The rulers of Taiwan forestall reunification with mainland China by winning re-election on a ticket of democratic reform and independence. The political tensions created, especially those between China and the United States, are examined.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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News in Review - April 1996 The U.S. Primaries: The American Way

What are leaders and how are leaders chosen? This story is the point of departure for examining how political leaders come to power, and contrasts the American and Canadian systems.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1996

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News in Review - September 1996 TWA Flight 800: Terrorism Hits Home

The tragedy of TWA Flight 800 and other recent terrorist attacks is the focal point for examining the new front line of terrorism around the world.
  • 1996
  • 00:12:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1996

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