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 - November 2001 Terrorist Attack: The Retaliation

The first part of our ongoing News in Review special report. We record and review the events, the underlying issues and the analyses of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States, as they relate in particular to the retaliation stage, in what has been referred to as a war unlike any the world has ever seen. Because, to a ...
  • 2001
  • 00:20:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2001 The Farm Diary

Farming as a way of life in Canada and agriculture as a prime industry are the focal points for this case study of a Canadian farm family. All have been changed over the years, most recently as a result of adverse climatic conditions, political disagreement over the role of government subsidies and a changing global marketplace. These are some of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 The Innu: Another Cry for Help

This story recalls the March 1993 News in Review report on Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery. This time we focus not only on the epidemic gas sniffing and drug and alcohol abuse of young people in the northern community of Sheshatshiu, but we examine the national public outrage, protest and actions taken by the Newfoundland and federal governments to deal with the situation, as ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2001 The National Ballet of Canada at 50

This profile of one of Canada's premier artistic institutions examines this world-renowned dance company. The report is also a case study for exploring the role of the arts in Canada and the cultural industry the company represents.
  • 2001
  • 00:12:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 The Quebec Summit: Policies and Fences

In April 2001 leaders from 34 American nations met in Quebec City to discuss the formation of the world's largest free-trade zone, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Difficult issues were debated, including labour and environmental standards, and industrial and agricultural subsidies, but much of the media focus was on the violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces.
  • 2001
  • 00:16:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - February 2001 The Supreme Court Rules on Censorship

Focusing on the Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium victory, this story looks at the long-term social and cultural implications of the Supreme Court's decision in which it redefined the process involved in cases involving alleged obscenity. The report also examines the practices of Canada Customs in preventing this particular business, specializing in gay and lesbian books, magazines and videos, ...
  • 2001
  • 00:12:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - September 2001 The Walkerton Legacy: Ongoing Vigil

The environmental disaster that Ontario Premier Mike Harris called a terrible tragedy and what the local medical officer of health said could have been prevented has been the subject of an official inquiry. It was also a warning that reverberated throughout the country. In the wake of Walkerton, other questionable and dangerous water supplies in Canadian municipalities have been discovered, ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - May 2001 U.S.-China: The Risks of Spying

The collision between a U.S. spy plane and a Chinese fighter aircraft and the diplomatic crisis that ensued exposed the dangerous fragility of U.S.-Chinese relations. Despite a booming economic relationship, China and the United States continue to debate issues such as the future of Taiwan, the U.S. Missile Defence Program, human rights, Chinese membership in the World Trade Organization and ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 United States Under Terrorist Attack

Reviewing the tragic events in the United States, this News in Review story examines what this terrorist attack means in global terms and the implications for North Americans especially. We also review issues related to emergency measures and crisis management, public coping strategies, and issues of media coverage. The extended report assesses what happened and the immediate aftermath; it examines ...
  • 2001
  • 00:30:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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News in Review - October 2001 Wind Power: Harnessing Nature

As a cheap, clean and completely renewable source of energy, wind power is gaining favour across Canada. Authorities and scientists are working to harness this natural resource in order to power public facilities, such as skytrains in Calgary, or to produce electricity in energy-intensive areas of Canada such as Ontario. We analyze and assess the realities, advantages and disadvantages of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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