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.

You can also subscribe to News in Review as a specialty channel on Curio.ca, for full access to our archives and our latest editions.

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News in Review - February 2006 Keeping Faith: Young Muslims and Love

Finding that special someone, the person you want to spend your life with, is never easy. But it can be even harder when you are looking for someone with the same religious background. Many second-generation Canadian Muslims are rejecting the traditional practice of arranged marriages, but they don't want to stray from their culture altogether. In this News in Review ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 Lebanon War: Israel Battles Hezbollah

In July 2006, the Middle East erupted in flames again, as Israeli forces battled Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon. Israeli warplanes bombed targets all over Lebanon. Hezbollah fired volleys of rockets into northern Israel. Hundreds of people were killed, most of them civilians. In this News in Review story we'll look at the fighting and at diplomatic efforts to try ...
  • 2006
  • 00:16:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 London Bombers: Alienation and Terror

In early August 2006, British police said they had broken up a plot to blow up airliners over the Atlantic Ocean. More than 20 people were arrested. Many of them were young British-born Muslims. On July 7, 2005, four other young British Muslims attacked London's transit system, killing 52 people. In this News In Review story we'll look at the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - April 2006 Metal Mania: Canada's Mining Boom

Canada’s economy is booming these days, thanks in part to rising prices for the oil we produce. But metals like gold, zinc and titanium are also contributing to this boom. In this News in Review story we’ll examine what’s behind this soaring global demand for our metals. We’ll also visit a prospector’s convention, and show you why our mining companies are having ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006

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News in Review - November 2006 Michaëlle Jean: Our Governor General

On September 27, 2005, Michaëlle Jean was sworn in as Canada's Governor General. Since then she has brought her own sense of purpose and style to her job as the Queen's representative. In this News in Review story we'll look at Michalle Jean's first year in office. We'll travel with her to Haiti, the country where she was born. We'll ...
  • 2006
  • 00:17:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2006

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News in Review - April 2006 New Orleans: Six Months After Katrina

In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and caused catastrophic flooding. More than 1,300 people were killed while hundreds of thousands of others were forced to leave their homes. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what happened to New Orleans through the eyes of two Canadians who were there when the hurricane struck. And we’ll show ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006

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News in Review - May 2006 On the Rocks: A B.C. Ferry Sinks

In late March 2006 a giant passenger ferry hit a rock and sank near the small fishing village of Hartley Bay in British Columbia. Two people died when Queen of the North went down in the dead of the night. But more than 100 others were rescued and given shelter by the people of Hartley Bay. In this News in ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2006

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News in Review - June 2006 Punjab School: Giving a Gift of Hope

Millions of children in India never have a chance to get proper schooling. Many of them must work to support their impoverished families. In rural areas, many public schools aren't equipped to provide students with a real education. But thanks to a Canadian, children in a village in Punjab now have new hope for a better future. In this News ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 Restoring the Parliamentary Library

The magnificent Library of Parliament is one of the most important heritage buildings in Canada. But a few years ago it was in terrible shape. A massive project was launched to restore the building to its former glory. In this News in Review story we’ll show you the results of that restoration project. We’ll also look at the history of ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - March 2006 Stephen Harper: The Path to Power

On February 6, 2006, Stephen Harper was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada. The Conservative Party leader has been a familiar figure on the Canadian political scene for a number of years. However, many Canadians don't know much about him, or why he decided to enter politics. In this News in Review story we'll look at Stephen ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2006

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  • Stephen Harper: The Path to Power

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