News in Review

News in Review, now in its 24th season, 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 - November 2004 A Mean Season: Four Hurricanes Hit Hard

It was one of the meanest and deadliest hurricane seasons in the last hundred years. In just six weeks, four major hurricanes battered parts of North and Central America. The massive storms killed hundreds of people and forced millions of others to flee their homes. On News in Review we’ll show you the damage they caused and the despair they ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Athens 2004: The Games Return to Greece

This summer the Olympic Games went back to their roots; back to Greece where they first began almost 3,000 years ago. We’ll bring you the highlights of the Athens Games and show you how Canada’s athletes fared in their quest for Olympic glory.
  • 2004
  • 00:15:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - February 2004 B.C.'s Missing Women: Sarah's Story

Later this year the man accused of being Canada's worst serial killer is expected to go on trial in British Columbia. Robert Pickton is accused of killing 22 women and disposing of their remains at his pig farm in Port Coquitlam. The victims were on a long list of women who began disappearing 20 years ago, most of them from ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Canada Votes: A Liberal Minority

In June, Canadians voted in a federal election that some thought might end years of Liberal rule. Prime Minister Paul Martin’s Liberals had been battered by a sponsorship scandal. Stephen Harper’s new Conservative Party seemed to have a real chance of forming the next government. There was also a revitalized NDP under Jack Layton. However, the Liberals managed to win ...
  • 2004
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - February 2004 Century of Flight: Wings Over Canada

In December the world marked the 100th anniversary of the first powered and controlled flight: Orville Wright's 12-second hop across a North Carolina beach in a flying machine he had built with his brother Wilbur. We look at that flight, and at an unsuccessful attempt to recreate it at the centennial celebrations. We also look at Canada's big contribution to ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - February 2004 City of Death: Iran's Killer Quake

In late December 2003, a massive earthquake levelled the ancient Iranian city of Bam. More than 30,000 people were killed, and about 100,000 others were left homeless. The quake also destroyed the city's 2,000-year-old citadel, the world's largest clay structure. We look at the massive international aid effort to dig out the dead and keep the survivors alive. We'll also ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - October 2004 Conrad Black: A Tycoon in Trouble

For more than 20 years Conrad Black has been one of Canada's most successful and flamboyant business tycoons. But in late August, he was accused of looting his media empire to finance his lavish lifestyle. It was just the latest in a series of setbacks, and now everything that Black built up appears to be crumbling around him. In this ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - March 2004 Dying for Peace: Our Soldiers in Kabul

In February 2004, another contingent of Canadian soldiers began arriving in Afghanistan, and a Canadian general took command of the NATO-led peace and security mission. The fresh troops began settling into their base near Kabul, only weeks after a suicide bomber attacked a Canadian patrol, killing Corporal Jamie Murphy and wounding three other soldiers. We look at the aftermath of ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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News in Review - November 2004 Energy Shock: The Rising Price of Oil

In October, the price of oil soared to over US$55 a barrel and set off alarm bells around the world. Oil prices haven’t been that high since the early 80s, and some economists warned they could trigger a global recession. On News in Review we’ll look at what’s pumping up the price of oil, and what it could mean for ...
  • 2004
  • 00:13:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2004 Fire at Sea: Saving a Submarine

In early October, a fire broke out on board a Canadian submarine, HMCS Chicoutimi. The fire killed one crew member and injured eight others. It also left the submarine adrift in stormy seas 200 kilometres off the coast of Ireland. In this story we look at the crew’s heroic efforts to save the submarine and get it safely back to ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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