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 2002 Colombia: Renewed Warfare

Over the past several years, the South American nation of Colombia has been hit by two difficult and violent situations. First is the criminal element involved in the international narcotics trade. And then there are the left-wing rebels who already control a sizeable part of the country and want to overthrow the government. Now a new Colombian president has been ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2002

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News in Review - November 2002 Homeless in Canada

The last few months in Canada have seen a large increase in the number of incidents involving those without homes. In Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Ottawa, there have been struggles between authorities and homeless people. Squatters have been forcibly removed from "tent cities" and unused houses they have occupied. Are Canadian cities just too poor to deal with the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:12:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 Kyoto: The Battle Lines Are Drawn

Prime Minister Jean Chrétien is determined to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on environmental issues. There is spirited opposition from a number of provinces, especially Alberta. The dispute is taking on the importance of Canada’s free trade and national energy policy clashes. The story has background on Kyoto and the fight between ratification versus a made-in-Canada plan.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - April 2002 Mars: Exploring the Red Planet

This special documentary report reflects our fascination with space travel in general, but in particular with the planet Mars. CBC's science specialist Bob McDonald provides in-depth background information on the spacecraft Mars Odyssey, the first mission to Mars since the Mars Polar Lander disappeared more than two years ago. The potential for discovery of new information on this expedition and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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News in Review - May 2002 Mike Harris: His Political Legacy

After almost seven years of controversial leadership that began with his "Common Sense Revolution," Mike Harris resigned as premier of Ontario, Canada's largest province. This retrospective examines the major events, policies and social changes that occurred during his time in office, and the considerable impact they had on Ontario, as well as other provinces in Canada.
  • 2002
  • 00:16:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

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News in Review - February 2002 Newfoundland Open House: Americans Say Thanks

The events of September 11, 2001, created a great deal of fear, confusion, suffering and despair around the world. In what many saw as North America's darkest hour, there were however important examples of hope in which ordinary human beings demonstrated the strength and human bonding essential to a peaceful world. This was most evident in the hospitality, generosity and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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News in Review - March 2002 Peter Gzowski: A Canadian Everyman

Peter Gzowski was many things to many people. In addition to his distinguished career as a journalist and long-time radio host, he represented something very Canadian. People in this country identified with him on a personal level; he spoke to and for them. His contributions and legacy to Canadian culture are unique – his support of literacy programs was just ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2002

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News in Review - September 2002 Pilgrimage to Canada: Youth, Faith and the Pope

Hundreds of thousands of Catholic youth from around the world converge in Toronto for a pilgrimage and an opportunity to meet and pray with the Pope. We look at the issue of young people and faith – mainly from a Catholic perspective, but also including the views of young people from other religions.
  • 2002
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 Policing and Race in Canada

The recent report in The Toronto Star accusing the Toronto police of racial profiling has renewed the debate across Canada on whether racial minorities get the same treatment as others from police forces. We look at the situation in Toronto and other recent issues including the incident two years ago in Saskatchewan concerning the police and Aboriginal people.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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News in Review - October 2002 Saving a Killer Whale

A young orphan killer whale is discovered in the Pacific ocean, frail and battered. Taken in by American rescuers, she is nursed back to health and for the first time ever an attempt is made to return the whale back to the family pod from which it came – off the coast of Vancouver Island. We follow this wonderful, joyous ...
  • 2002
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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