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 - November 2004 Freezing the Puck: The NHL Lockout

As fall arrived in Canada, hockey fans faced the prospect of a winter without their favourite game. National Hockey League owners locked out their players in a bitter dispute over money. The start of the season was delayed, and some fear the shutdown could be a long one. On News in Review we’ll look at the issues involved. We’ll hear ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2004

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News in Review - April 2004 Haiti Revolt: Canada Sends Soldiers

In February 2004, armed rebels seized a number of towns and cities in the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti. Dozens of people were killed and President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced to go into exile. The United States and France sent in troops to end the fighting. They were soon joined by about 400 Canadian soldiers. We look at the revolt ...
  • 2004
  • 00:18:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

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News in Review - October 2004 Juno Beach: Sixty Years Later

In June 2004, Canadians took part in ceremonies to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Some of the Canadian veterans who stormed ashore at Juno Beach returned to the towns and villages they liberated and were greeted as heroes. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's role in the largest military invasion in ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - April 2004 Liberal Trouble: The Sponsorship Scandal

A parliamentary committee has begun investigating a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Paul Martin’s Liberal government and caused it to plummet in the polls. The scandal erupted after Auditor-General Sheila Fraser released an audit into the government’s controversial advertising and sponsorship program in Quebec and found that hundreds of millions of dollars had been mismanaged. We look at the ...
  • 2004
  • 00:12:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

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News in Review - September 2004 Luna's Story: Clash Over a Lost Whale

Three years ago a young killer whale was separated from its family off the coast of British Columbia. It began hanging around a public dock in the community of Gold River and making a lot of human friends. When it got too friendly for public safety, officials made plans to try to return it to its pod. But a native ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2004

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News in Review - March 2004 Mars Invasion: Exploring the Red Planet

For the past two months three space probes have been beaming back some amazing pictures of Mars, the mysterious red planet that has fascinated humans throughout the ages. The pictures, taken by a European satellite and two NASA rovers, show a bleak and forbidding landscape. We look at the successes and setbacks of these latest missions to Mars, as they ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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News in Review - May 2004 Measuring Risk: Living in Scary Times

Terrorism, SARS, West Nile virus, mad cow disease can all make us feel as if we’re living in really frightening times. But the people who study danger say we should probably all relax. In this story we’ll look at how the science of statistics can help calm our anxieties and focus our attention on the real risks of everyday life.
  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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News in Review - December 2004 Mount St. Helens: A Giant Wakes Up

It's been almost 25 years since Mount St. Helens erupted with the force of hundreds of atomic bombs. The massive blast killed 57 people, thousands of wild animals, and devastated more than 200 square kilometres of forest. Since then, the giant volcano in Washington State has been relatively quiet. But in early October 2004 it rumbled back to life, blowing ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2004

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News in Review - February 2004 New Era: Paul Martin Takes Over

When Paul Martin was sworn in as Canada's 21st prime minister he moved quickly to try to put a fresh face on the government he inherited from Jean Chrétien. We look at the ceremonial transfer of power and at the new Prime Minister's first weeks in office. We also look at who did and who didn't make it into his ...
  • 2004
  • 00:11:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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News in Review - April 2004 Next Floor Mars? The Space Elevator

The excitement generated by the latest missions to Mars has a lot of scientists and space buffs hoping that humans will soon go where only probes and robots have gone before. But not many people will ever get a chance to travel into space until something can be done to replace the rockets we need to get us there. They ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

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