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 2003 Forest Fires: Battling the Monster

It was a season of flames in British Columbia and Alberta. Warm weather and a lack of rain combined this summer to create raging fires that forced thousands of residents to flee for their lives, destroyed millions of acres of forest and reduced hundreds of homes to smouldering embers. News in Review looks at how residents coped with what many ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - November 2003 Hurricane Juan: The Terrible Storm

The worst storm to hit the Maritimes in 40 years tore a deadly 300-kilometre-wide path of fury across the region from Halifax to Charlottetown, cutting power lines, sinking boats, ripping roofs off buildings and knocking down thousands of trees. Hurricane Juan was responsible for seven deaths and an estimated $100-million of destruction. The massive clean-up effort lasted weeks before power ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:46
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  • Added on: 11/15/2003

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News in Review - March 2003 Iraq: The Drums of War

There’s a war of words over the fate of Iraq. The U.S. is determined to topple Saddam Hussein and to do it soon. But many of its allies, including Canada, are telling it to wait. News in Review reports on a debate that is dividing NATO and the United Nations.
  • 2003
  • 00:15:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2003

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News in Review - October 2003 Iraq: The Search for Security

When George W. Bush declared victory in May 2003 in the war with Iraq, he warned that “difficult work” remained. But no one could know just how difficult the job of restoring peace in Iraq would be. As of October 11, 2003, 202 coalition soldiers (182 American, 18 British, one Ukrainian and one Danish) have died in vicious guerrilla battles ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:29
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  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - March 2003 Jordin Tootoo: Hockey Night in Nunavut

Jordin Tootoo is a young Inuit hockey player from Nunavut who’s trying to fulfill his major-league dreams. News in Review has his story and takes a look at how hockey is played in Canada’s most northern territory.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2003

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News in Review - October 2003 Ontario Votes: The Election of 2003

Ontario’s voters went to the polls October 2 to decide between two competing visions of the future. The PC Party promised to continue cutting taxes and reduce spending just as it had for the last eight years, while both the Liberals and NDP vowed to cancel planned tax cuts and spend more on government services. The result was a crushing ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:31
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  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - December 2003 Paul Martin: Mr. Prime Minister

The Liberal Party of Canada has elected Paul Martin as its next leader. We look at the career of the man who will become the 21st Prime Minister and at what Canadians can expect from him in the future. We also examine the legacy of the man he replaces. Jean Chrétien is retiring after 50 years in politics, 10 of ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:57
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  • Added on: 12/15/2003

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News in Review - February 2003 Saving the Native Children

Among the arguments for Native self-government, Native leaders say one of the most important is the future of their children. Giving First Nations the tools to run their communities could give their children a whole new sense of hope. But one of the responsibilities already handed over to some Native communities is proving difficult to manage, and it involves the ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2003

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News in Review - April 2003 Shuttle Columbia: Disaster in the Skies

On February 1, 2003 the space shuttle Columbia exploded during re-entry over the skies of Texas, killing all seven astronauts aboard. News in Review looks at the investigation into this tragedy and its implications for the future of the shuttle program.
  • 2003
  • 00:02:15
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  • Added on: 09/16/2014

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News in Review - September 2003 The Asahi Baseball Team Remembered

In the 1930s the Asahi baseball team was the pride of Vancouver’s Little Tokyo. In a David vs. Goliath triumph over bigger Caucasian teams, the upstart Japanese-Canadian players became unbeatable, winning the prestigious Pacific Northwest Championship for five consecutive years. But by 1942 Canada was at war with Japan and soon everyone of Japanese descent, whether born in Canada or ...
  • 2003
  • 00:16:55
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  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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