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 - May 2007 Living as a Homeless Person

Homelessness is a big problem in Canada. Thousands of Canadians spend their nights on the street or in homeless shelters. But what is it really like not to have a place to call home? In this News in Review story CBC reporter Mark Kelley tries to find out by spending seven days as a homeless person in Montreal. We'll follow ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2007

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News in Review - September 2007 Omar Khadr: Canadian in Guantanamo

Omar Khadr is a young Canadian who is being held at the U.S. detention camp for suspected terrorists in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Khadr was just 15 years old when he was captured by U.S. forces in 2002, while fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan. He is accused of killing an American soldier with a hand grenade. This News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2007

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News in Review - December 2007 Quebec's Big Accommodation Debate

In Quebec, a two-person commission is holding public hearings into how immigrants should fit in and what if anything their new society should do to accommodate them. The hearings have caused a storm of controversy in the province, with critics accusing them of fostering intolerance. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to the small town of Herouxville to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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News in Review - April 2007 Quebecers Vote in a Provincial Election

In late March 2007 Quebecers went to the polls in an election that could have an impact on the rest of Canada. Although Premier Jean Charest’s Liberal Party was favoured to win, the election turned into a tight three-party race. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the campaign and show you who won.
  • 2007
  • 00:12:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2007

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News in Review - May 2007 Remembering Vimy Ridge

On Easter Monday 2007, Canadians marked the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The battle cost the lives of more than 3,000 Canadians, but contributed greatly to Canada’s sense of nationhood. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the commemoration ceremonies that were held in France and in Canada. We’ll also look at the renovated monument ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2007

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News in Review - March 2007 Repression and Fear in Russia

When the Soviet Union collapsed many hoped that freedom would replace repression in the new Russia. But in recent years those hopes have been dashed. In this News in Review story we'll look at how Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been cracking down on his opponents. We'll also examine how his government uses fear and the media to make sure ...
  • 2007
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2007

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News in Review - November 2007 Selling Canada's Military to Canadians

As Canadian troops fight in Afghanistan, Canada’s military is also engaged in a big mission at home. Its goal is to shape the way Canadians think about the mission in Afghanistan and to increase overall support for our armed forces. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Operation Connection and at how our military is selling itself to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - December 2007 State of Emergency in Pakistan

In early November 2007, Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf declared emergency rule and suspended the country’s constitution. Musharraf said it was necessary to deal with a wave of extremist violence. But the move was widely condemned by many countries, including Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the crisis in Pakistan and what it could mean for the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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News in Review - November 2007 Taking Off: Canada's Soaring Dollar

In late September 2007 the Canadian dollar overtook the U.S. dollar for the first time in 31 years. The high-flying loonie is good news for Canadian importers and those planning trips south of the border. But it is bad news for many other Canadians. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why our dollar is soaring, and at ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - February 2007 Taking the Right To Play to Ethiopia

Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization trying to create a healthier and safer world for children. It uses athletes to help set up sport and play programs in some of the world's poorest countries. In this News in Review story we'll travel to Ethiopia with Canadian Olympic star Clara Hughes. We'll show you what the organization is trying to do ...
  • 2007
  • 00:16:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2007

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