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 - October 2002 September 11: One Year Later

How has the world changed, and what have we learned from the most infamous terrorist attack in history? We will look at the consequences on the United Sates and other parts of the world.
  • 2002
  • 00:13:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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  • September 11: One Year Later

News in Review - May 2002 Stephen Harper: Leading The Alliance

Less than two years after its creation and following a crisis in leadership, the Canadian Alliance Party has a new leader. After easily defeating former leader Stockwell Day, Stephen Harper prepares to return to Parliament and to re-unite his party. This story focuses on a new style of leadership, on the impact on the "unite the right" movement and on ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

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  • Stephen Harper: Leading The Alliance

News in Review - October 2002 Survival of the Inuktitut Language

Through the forces of modernization, the Inuit in Northern Canada are losing their language. We follow attempts to connect people from all areas where Inuktitut is spoken in a campaign to revitalize and preserve their native means of communication.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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News in Review - December 2002 The Canadian Origins of Glasnost

The fall of the Soviet Union was based partly on two major shifts in Soviet policy: glasnost and perestroika. We spoke to the man who says the first public discussion of glasnost occurred in Canada and how it influenced the policy of Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2002

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  • The Canadian Origins of Glasnost

News in Review - April 2002 The Enron Collapse, A Political Scandal?

The collapse of this U.S. financial giant – one of the largest business failures in American history – is fraught with political scandal and recriminations. In this report we examine the history of Enron, the accusations and evidence of dubious political connections and the enormous losses suffered by ordinary shareholders.
  • 2002
  • 00:14:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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  • The Enron Collapse: A Political Scandal?

News in Review - September 2002 The Liberals: A House Divided

In an unprecedented move against a sitting Canadian prime minister, a significant number of party members appear ready to vote against Jean Chrétien in a leadership review next year. The split in the Liberal camp was highlighted this spring when Paul Martin, one of the main contenders to replace the PM, was dismissed from Cabinet. The battle for the heart ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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  • The Liberals: A House Divided

News in Review - May 2002 The Mideast: Escalating Crisis

As the crisis in the Middle East escalates once again, Israel – responding to ongoing suicide bombings – re-occupies large parts of the West Bank in the face of strong opposition from Palestinians and Palestinian supporters, as well as from political pressure from abroad. The fate of the peace movement and the effectiveness of international initiatives to stop the violence ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2002

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News in Review - March 2002 The Salt Lake City Olympics

Despite the controversies, the judging scandals, the doping revelations and the usual politics of an Olympic Games, the Salt Lake City Games have been referred to as the "feel-good games", for Canada especially. Winning a record number of medals – in particular gold medals in hockey for both women and men – Canadian athletes demonstrated remarkable achievement. In retrospect, these ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2002

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  • The Salt Lake City Olympics

News in Review - November 2002 The U.S. Offensive Against Iraq

U.S. President George W. Bush is intent on toppling the regime in Iraq. In a months-long campaign he has challenged the rest of the world to join the United States in destroying the Iraqi government, vowing to do it alone if necessary. Bush claims that the Iraqis pose a threat to the world with the possible use of nuclear weapons ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2002

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News in Review - April 2002 Zimbabwe: A Very Controversial Election

In this report we look at the controversy and conflict surrounding what has been referred to as the "clouded" election in Zimbabwe. We examine the allegations that Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe's first and only prime minister since it declared independence from Britain in 1980 – concentrated his hold on power by rewriting the constitution and rigging the election. The tragic ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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  • Zimbabwe: A Very Controversial Election