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 - November 2010 Hurricane Igor hits Newfoundland

In late September, Hurricane Igor swept across Newfoundland. Powerful winds and heavy rains damaged hundreds of homes, swept away roads and bridges, and cut off some communities from the rest of the province. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the storm, the damage, and the long road to recovery.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2010

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News in Review - October 2010 Journey Back to Nagasaki

In August 1945 the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. The first one exploded over the city of Hiroshima, and the second over the city of Nagasaki. One man who witnessed the attack on Nagasaki was a Canadian prisoner named John Ford. Travel with him back to that city on a journey of peace and reconciliation.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2010

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News in Review - May 2010 K'naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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News in Review - October 2010 Pakistan’s Catastrophic Floods

In early August, heavy monsoon rains caused widespread flooding in northwestern Pakistan. By the end of the month the flooding had spread south, and was affecting more than 20 million people. We’ll look at the devastation and the suffering and examine how the humanitarian catastrophe could affect the future of a struggling nation.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2010

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News in Review - May 2010 Parliament and The Detainee Issue

In March, opposition members of Parliament tabled an explosive motion in the House of Commons. They asked the Speaker of the House to rule that the Conservative government was violating parliamentary privilege for withholding documents on the treatment of Afghan detainees. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Afghan detainee issue and how it could trigger a constitutional crisis ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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News in Review - September 2010 Residential Schools: Truth and Healing

For more than 100 years many native children were taken away from their families and forced to stay at residential schools. Two years ago, the Canadian government apologized for the suffering and the abuse many experienced. Now a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is hearing from some of those affected. In this News in Review story, we look at the work ...
  • 2010
  • 00:18:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/07/2014

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News in Review - February 2010 Richard Colvin and the Afghan Detainees

In November, a Canadian diplomat triggered a political firestorm on Parliament Hill. Richard Colvin told a committee that Canadian troops had been handing over prisoners to Afghan authorities, even though the government knew they might be tortured. The government denied it but refused to hand over documents, and then suspended Parliament. In this News in Review story we’ll look at ...
  • 2010
  • 00:16:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2010

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News in Review - April 2010 Taking the Violence out of Hockey

In early March, National Hockey League managers met to discuss how to cut down on violent behaviour that can seriously injure players. But violence in hockey isn’t just an NHL problem; it’s a problem in smaller leagues all over Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why hockey can be so dangerous, and what’s being done to ...
  • 2010
  • 00:13:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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News in Review - September 2010 The Controversy Over the Census

In late July, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government announced a big change to Canada’s census, saying that filling out a longer version of the questionnaire would no longer be mandatory. Many Canadians criticized the decision, claiming it would damage the census, but the government refused to back down. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the census and the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:13:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2010

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News in Review - October 2010 The Fate of the Long-Gun Registry

For almost 10 years Canadians have been required to register any firearms they own. But last year a Conservative MP introduced a bill that would scrap the registry and destroy data on millions of shotguns and rifles. We’ll take a closer look at the debate over the fate of the gun registry and examine why it’s such an emotional issue.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2010

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  • The Fate of the Long-Gun Registry

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