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 - March 2005 A New Beginning: Iraqis Try Democracy

On January 30, 2005, Iraqis went to the polls in the first truly free elections in their country’s history. Insurgents had threatened to kill anyone who voted, and 36 people did die in a number of attacks. But many Iraqis were not intimidated, and voter turnout was much higher than expected. In this News in Review story we’ll look at ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - March 2005 Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

On January 27, 1945, Soviet soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in southwestern Poland. More than one million people were murdered at the camp, most of them Jews. This year some of the survivors returned to Auschwitz and joined world leaders at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation. In this News in Review story ...
  • 2005
  • 00:10:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - May 2005 Bitter End: The Air India Trial Verdict

In mid-March, 2005, two men were found not guilty of charges related to Canada’s worst case of mass murder: the bombing of Air India Flight 182. The jumbo jet was ripped apart by an explosion high over the Atlantic Ocean on June 23, 1985. All 329 people on board, most of them Canadian, were killed. In this News in Review ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - February 2005 Death in the Sky: A Snowbird Falls

In early December 2004, two jets belonging to the Canadian aerobatic team, the Snowbirds, were involved in a mid-air collision in Saskatchewan. One pilot, Capt. Miles Selby, was killed. The other pilot managed to parachute safely to the ground. News in Review investigates the aftermath of the deadly collision, and we’ll look at how it happened. We’ll also review the ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2005

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News in Review - May 2005 Fast Forward: Growing Up in Nunavut

Nunavut, Canada’s newest territory, is celebrating its sixth birthday. It’s an exciting time for the estimated 30,000 residents of the territory. But it’s a difficult time too. Nunavut is experiencing some serious growing pains. Rapid change is causing social problems. Food prices are high, and there are not enough houses, hospitals or jobs. In this News in Review story we’ll ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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News in Review - April 2005 Forced Out: Syrian Troops Leave Lebanon

On February 14, 2005, Rafik Hariri, the former prime minister of Lebanon, was killed by a huge bomb blast in the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Hariri was a popular opposition leader, and many of his supporters blamed Syria for his death. They held giant street rallies demanding the withdrawal of thousands of Syrian troops stationed in Lebanon. Three weeks later ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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News in Review - December 2005 Gomery Report: Anatomy Of A Scandal

In early November, Justice John Gomery tabled his report on the so-called sponsorship scandal. The sponsorship program was created by Prime Minister Jean Chrtien's Liberal government just after the 1995 Quebec referendum. It was supposed to promote national unity. Instead hundreds of millions of dollars were wasted on kickbacks and corruption. In this News in Review story, we'll look at ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

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News in Review - May 2005 Invisible Enemy: The Superbug Threat

Hospitals across Canada are battling a hidden epidemic. It’s an epidemic of so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. The superbugs are killing thousands of Canadians every year. More cases are being reported all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some Canadians who went into a hospital to get healed, and got a lot ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:27
  • 13-14
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News in Review - November 2005 Kashmir Quake: Disaster In South Asia

In early October 2005, a massive earthquake struck in Kashmir, the disputed territory between India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people were killed and injured. Millions were left homeless. In this News in Review story we'll show you the devastating effects of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake. And we'll look at why it took so long to get help to ...
  • 2005
  • 00:17:27
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  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 London Bombs: A Summer Of Terror

On July 7, 2005, four suicide bombers attacked London's busy bus and subway system. Fifty-six people were killed and about 700 others were injured. Two weeks later four other men tried to carry out a similar attack, but this time the bombs failed to explode. In this News and Review story we'll look at the attacks, and at the men ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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