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 - October 2006 9/11: The Day that Changed the World

On September 11, 2006, the world marked the fifth anniversary of a deadly attack on the United States. On that day in 2001, a group of Al Qaeda terrorists flew three airliners into buildings in New York and Washington. A fourth hijacked plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Almost 3,000 people, including 24 Canadians, were killed. In this News ...
  • 2006
  • 00:11:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - October 2006 A Canadian Rides the Shuttle into Space

In early September 2006, the shuttle Atlantis blasted into space with a Canadian on board. Astronaut Steve MacLean and other crew members installed a giant solar panel on the orbiting International Space Station. In this News in Review story we'll take a close look at one of the most complex missions in shuttle history. We'll also look at the career of Steve ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - October 2006 A Gunman Attacks Students in Montreal

On September 14, 2006, a gunman walked into Dawson College in Montreal and opened fire. One student was killed and 19 others were injured. The gunman killed himself. In this News in Review story we'll retrace the events of that tragic day. We'll look at who the gunman was and what might have led him to commit such a senseless ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:24
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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News in Review - May 2006 Afghan Fighting: Canadians Under Attack

In March 2006, Canadian soldiers began a dangerous new mission in Afghanistan. Operating from two bases in the city of Kandahar, they began taking part in combat operations against Taliban insurgents. It didn't take long before the Taliban struck back, killing and wounding some of our soldiers. In this News in Review story we'll take a look at our Canadian ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2006

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News in Review - March 2006 Afghanistan: Canadians Prepare for War

Canadian soldiers are about to begin a new and dangerous mission in Afghanistan. Instead of just trying to keep the peace in that troubled country, they will take part in combat operations against Taliban insurgents. In this News and Review story we'll look at what our soldiers are trying to accomplish in Afghanistan. We'll show you how they are preparing ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 After Kyoto: Trying to Cool the Planet

In late 2005, delegates from all over the world gathered in Montreal to discuss the issue of climate change. An international agreement called the Kyoto Protocol has set targets for industrialized nations to cut greenhouse gases that are contributing to global warming. But many countries, including Canada, are having trouble meeting those targets. In this News in Review story we'll examine why ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 Aids in Africa: Despair and Denial

In December 2006, the United Nations reported that more than three million people died of AIDS in 2005. They died in countries all over the world. But most of them died in sub-Saharan Africa, the region hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In this News in Review story journalist Sorious Samura travels to Zambia to find out why so many ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - January 2006 Avian Flu: Preparing for a Pandemic

Health authorities around the world have been monitoring a new and dangerous bird-flu virus. So far the virus has been relatively harmless. But experts fear it could mutate into a much more deadly form and kill tens of millions of people. In this News in Review story we'll look at why the virus is so dangerous, and we'll examine what ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - May 2006 Boom Times: Alberta's Red-Hot Economy

A wave of prosperity is sweeping across Alberta. Thanks to its oil and natural gas resources, the province is enjoying amazing economic growth. Unemployment is low, wages are high and thousands of Canadians are pouring into the province looking for work. In this News in Review story we'll look at what is driving Alberta's powerful economic engine, and what the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2006

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News in Review - October 2006 Canada Hosts World AIDS Conference

In mid-August 2006, thousands of delegates from all over the world attended an International AIDS Conference in Toronto. They discussed new ways to try to prevent and treat the deadly epidemic. They also called on governments to do more to help the millions of people who are living and dying with AIDS. In this News in Review story we'll look ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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