News in Review

News in Review, now in its 24th season, 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 1997 Albania: Descent Into Anarchy

Another fragile attempt at democracy fails as citizens rise up against the authorities after losing their life savings in pyramid schemes.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May 1997 Canada's Armed Forces: New Guidelines

Defence Minister Doug Young’s proposals to restore the Canadian Forces to some of their past glory provide the backdrop for looking at where the forces are today and how they got there.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:06
  • 13-14
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News in Review - February 1997 Canadian Airlines: Fighting to Survive

The issues of management skills, pressure from an American corporate partner, competition from Air Canada and union intransigence are focal points for this story.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1997

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News in Review - November 1997 Canadian Unity: The Calgary Initiative

The new road map for unity. A political correspondent's view of the players, their new alignments, the changing federal and Quebec political landscapes and the imperatives of Jean Chrétien's and Lucien Bouchard's leaderships.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
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News in Review - February 1997 Central Africa: Canada Tries To Help

CBC’s correspondent Martin Seemungal provides a perspective on the troubles in Central Africa and the international efforts to help.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1997

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News in Review - December 1997 Cole Harbour: A Racial Divide

Long-standing racial tensions surface again in the Maritimes community of Coal Harbour, where the high school is dealing with yet another explosion of violence.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 Deng Xiaoping: China at the Crossroads

The death of Deng is another turning point in the history of modern-day China. This story looks at the choices China must make following the death of a leader who liberated the entrepreneurial spirit and at the same time crushed a fledgling democracy movement.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - November 1997 Diana and Teresa: The Boundaries of Grief

The world's reactions to the deaths of the era's two most famous women. The implications of media hype both in the events leading up to Diana's death and the phenomenon of overflowing public grief. The excesses of media reaction and the rush to Calcutta for Teresa's funeral, some say to expiate the guilt at rejoicing over huge audience figures generated ...
  • 1997
  • 00:19:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1997

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News in Review - May 1997 Eaton’s: Canada’s Store?

The protection from bankruptcy of this long-time Canadian retail institution is the starting point for looking at this area of our economy and the health of other Canadian business dynasties.
  • 1997
  • 00:09:40
  • 13-14
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News in Review - September 1997 Election 97: The Regions Speak

The new political reality of five political parties holding official status in the House of Commons contributes to a lack of a clear political outlook as the country heads to the next referendum.
  • 1997
  • 00:17:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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