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 - March 1997 Serbia: Making Votes Count

Opposition protests in the streets, the final recognition of opposition electoral gains and the growing violence on the part of Serbia’s Albanian minority are the next chapters in the story of this European hot spot.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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News in Review - April 1997 Special Olympics: Taking Part

The Special Olympics Winter Games held in Toronto and Collingwood are the point of departure for examining the social issues and the social values they represent.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1997

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News in Review - March 1997 The Airbus Affair: Apology Accepted

The official apology by Canada’s Justice Department to Brian Mulroney is the starting point for examining the legal and ethical issues surrounding the investigation.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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News in Review - March 1997 The Arrow: A Myth Made in Canada

The interrelationship of history, myth and reality are key themes in this significant chapter in Canadian history.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

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News in Review - May 1997 The Bre-X Gold Find: All That Glitters

Was the gold discovery of the century more myth than fact? This cautionary tale for Canadian investors examines how people can buy into something that sounds too good to be true.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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News in Review - December 1997 The Disappearing Forest

A look at the alarming rate with which we're destroying the world's forests, by burning, slashing, indiscriminate cutting and chemical pollution.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 The Indian Subcontinent: Turning 50

Fifty years of dynamic and colourful history in one of the most populous nations in the world reveals both progress and pain.
  • 1997
  • 00:13:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - September 1997 The Manitoba Flood: No High Ground

Natural disasters are complex events that have a significant economic, political and social impact. The Manitoba flood of 1997 was an event that underscores our need to understand changing global weather patterns.
  • 1997
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1997 The Mir Space Station: Keeping It Together

As we watched from Earth, human error and technological difficulties continued to plague Mir, a symbol of international cooperation and technological excellence. And yet, it will be remembered as an important but intermediary-stage project that lived long enough to become flawed.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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News in Review - December 1997 The New Toronto: Is Bigger Better?

Toronto is turning into a so-called Megacity as the Harris provincial Conservatives redefine municipal government, its powers and obligations.
  • 1997
  • 00:12:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1997

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