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.

You can also subscribe to News in Review as a specialty channel on Curio.ca, for full acess to our 23 years of archives and our latest 2013-14 editions.

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News in Review - November 2011 Amanda Lindhout's African Journey

Amanda Lindhout is a young Canadian journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for more than a year. Now Somalia is in the grip of a terrible famine. In this News in Review story we'll follow Lindhout as she returns to Africa to try to provide hope to Somali women.
  • 2011
  • 00:17:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 Canada and the Afghanistan Legacy

In July, Canada's combat mission in Afghanistan will come to an end. About 2,000 soldiers stationed in Kandahar will be withdrawn. About 1,000 others will stay on in the country to train Afghan forces. In this News in Review story, we'll look at our nine-year combat mission and what it managed to accomplish.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2011 Canada's Controversial Crime Bill

Canada’s Conservative majority government has introduced a bill that would make major changes to the way justice is administered in this country. Bill C-10 would, among other things, stiffen penalties for young offenders and force judges to apply minimum mandatory sentences. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the bill is controversial and travel to Texas to ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 Canadians Vote in a Spring Election

On March 25, 2011, Stephen Harper's minority Conservative government was defeated in the House of Commons. The Prime Minister asked the Governor General to dissolve Parliament and an election date was set for May 2. In this News in Review story we'll look at the campaign, the issues and the final result.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 Coping with the Stress of Graduation

Going to school for the first time can be a nervous time for many students, but so can graduating. There are academic pressures, and financial ones, and sometimes they can be unbearable. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the class of 2011 in one Canadian school and at a new program designed to help students cope with ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - March 2011 Egypt and the Days of Anger

In late January, a popular revolt erupted in Egypt. Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. When Mubarak refused, violent clashes broke out and the country descended into a near state of anarchy. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why so many Egyptians want change and where ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2011

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News in Review - February 2011 Haiti in a Time of Cholera

Less than a year after being rocked by an earthquake, Haiti found itself reeling from a cholera epidemic. This News in Review story examines the ongoing misery of the Haitian people and the slow pace of recovery for the impoverished nation.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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News in Review - December 2011 Healing the Invisible Wounds of War

Canada recently ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. During the many years of fighting, more than 150 soldiers were killed, and thousands of others were wounded. But many who survived are suffering from the invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how new treatments are offering new hope to many ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - April 2011 Hockey and the Concussion Debate

A serious injury to an NHL superstar has focused attention on the problem of concussions. New studies have shown that concussions can damage the brain and have serious long-term effects. In this News in Review story, we look at those findings and how they have reignited the debate about fighting and hockey.
  • 2011
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2011

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News in Review - April 2011 How Facebook Changed the World

It began as a college dorm project, but Facebook is now an international giant. It has more than half a billion users, and Canadians are among its biggest fans. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the rise of the social media giant and at the many ways it is changing the world.
  • 2011
  • 00:14:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2011

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