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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News in Review - March 2001 Les Canadiens: What Was Sold?

The most successful team ever in the National Hockey League, the legendary Montreal Canadiens, was sold to a U.S. businessman. This News in Review report examines whether this was a case of another Canadian professional sports team caught in the Americanization of Canadian sport and culture or simply a business deal. Does the sale of the Canadiens, a significant part ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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News in Review - April 2001 Missile Defence: A New Arms Race?

A plan by the United States for a national missile defence shield to counter any possible nuclear attack has raised a diplomatic furor around the world. China, Russia and a number of other European nations have strongly protested the project. While many U.S. citizens and government officials believe that such a defence system will act as a deterrent, others in ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 Newfoundland: A New Economy

This special report by CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason shows an emerging new economy in Newfoundland, one based on high-tech and Internet-oriented resource industries. There are also signs of economic prosperity as a result of the nearby North Atlantic oil fields that are generating jobs and money. Historically, the Newfoundland economy has depended on the ebb and flow of a single ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 Northern Pipeline: Competing Visions

Twenty-five years ago the Aboriginal peoples of northern Canada fought tirelessly to stop the building of oil pipelines through their territory, and won. Now, in different economic and political times, there has been a far different reaction to a proposal for a natural gas pipeline through the Mackenzie River Valley. This report is also the occasion for examining the transborder ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 Racism: Then and Now

This report examines the UN conference on racism and xenophobia, held in Durban, South Africa, that was marred by controversy and discord over such issues as reparations for slavery and the wording of a conference statement accusing Israel of apartheid-like behaviour. Bringing the issue closer to home, we also examine the black experience in Nova Scotia and recent calls there ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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News in Review - April 2001 Re-inventing the Left in Canada

As the political spectrum in Canada has become more and more diversified, creating five parties in the current House of Commons, the traditional right-wing, centrist and left-wing political ideologies have also been reshaped and re-examined. In this report, CBC reporter Keith Boag investigates the future of the New Democratic Party as well as the future of the overall left wing ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 Routing the Taliban

In this follow-up report, we look at the events that occurred following several weeks of heavy bombing by the United States and the collapse of the Taliban regime. We also examine the efforts by the various factions in Afghanistan and the international community to establish a new order in that country, and the implications and ramifications for the world.
  • 2001
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 Softwood Dispute: Tariffs and Subsidies

Tariffs over softwood lumber were at the heart of this ongoing feud, which epitomizes the historical and often problematic economic relationship between Canada and the United States. Early in 2001, when a five-year agreement on the issue ended, the U.S. again threatened to slap high tariffs on the import of softwood lumber from Canada. Although essentially a debate over trees ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2001 Stockwell Day's Misalliance

This report examines the turbulent year in the political life of Stockwell Day following his emergence as leader of the Canadian Alliance in the summer of 2000. We chronicle the events that forced Day into a defensive position in terms of his policies and decisions, but primarily in terms of the dissension within his own grassroots party where Alliance members ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2001 Terrorist Attack: Protecting Canada

Because the United States is our closest neighbour, Canada has experienced a very direct effect of the 9/11 attacks; in fact Canadians were among those who died. As a result, the lives of Canadians have been altered as have our perceptions of our own security. This part of the special report explores if or how Canada should be better insulated ...
  • 2001
  • 00:23:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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