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 - June 2006 Taking Over: Canada's New Government

In early February 2006, Stephen Harper's Conservatives were sworn in as the new government of Canada. It's only a minority government, but that didn't stop the Conservatives from getting off to an action-packed start. In this News in Review story we'll examine the Harper government's first few months in power. We'll look at what it managed to accomplish and why ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 Teaching Children How to Care

If we want to make the world a better and more peaceful place we need to care about each other. We need to understand the feelings of other people, and why such things as cruelty and bullying are bad. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a program called Roots of Empathy. It teaches children in some Canadian ...
  • 2006
  • 00:11:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 The Big Melt: Canada's Changing Arctic

Global warming is a threat to the future of countries all over the world. But nowhere are its effects being felt more right now than in places like the Canadian Arctic. Temperatures are warmer, and the ice pack less dense. In this News in Review story we'll look at how global warming is changing life in the Arctic. We'll also ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 The Liberals Choose a New Leader

In late November 2006, the Liberal Party of Canada held a convention in Montreal to choose a new leader. Eight candidates campaigned for many months. But it all came down to a dramatic vote at the convention. In this News in Review story we’ll examine the Liberal leadership race. We’ll take a close-up look at the candidates and their platforms. ...
  • 2006
  • 00:17:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - December 2006 The North Korean Nuclear Crisis

In early October 2006, North Korea shocked the world by carrying out its first test of a nuclear bomb. The United Nations reacted to the underground explosion by imposing sanctions. But the North Koreans remained defiant. In this News in Review story we’ll take a look at how the crisis developed. We’ll also travel to North Korea for a rare ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2006

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News in Review - September 2006 Toronto Arrests: 18 Face Terror Charges

In a series of raids during the summer of 2006, 18 Toronto-area men were arrested and charged with plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in Canada. In this News in Review story we'll look at what is being described as one of Canada's biggest-ever counterterrorism investigations. We'll look at who the suspects are and what they're accused of doing. We'll ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2006

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News in Review - November 2006 Trying to Stop the Killing in Darfur

In October 2006 diplomatic efforts were stepped up to try to end the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. A brutal civil war in the southern part of that country has killed as many as 200,000 people. More than two million others have been forced to flee their homes. This News in Review story will look at the terrible ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2006

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News in Review - April 2006 Web Donors: Looking For Organs Online

These days you can find almost anything on the Internet. So it’s not surprising that people who desperately need an organ transplant are also going online. But is looking for a donor on the Web the right thing to do? Some doctors don’t think so, and they are refusing to perform transplant operations using organs from total strangers. In this ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006

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News in Review - February 2006 Winter Vote: The 2006 Federal Election

On November 28, 2005, Paul Martin's Liberal government fell after losing a no-confidence vote in the House of Commons. The next day Parliament was dissolved and a federal election was called for January 23, 2006. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's first wintertime election campaign in a generation. We'll show you how the leaders and their ...
  • 2006
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2006

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