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 2011 How Healthy Are Canadians?

A recent poll showed that many Canadians are not as healthy as they think they are. They eat too much of the wrong foods, they don’t exercise enough, and a sizable majority complain about being tired all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll take a close look at these lifestyle problems and examine ways we can live ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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News in Review - April 2011 Japan and the Nuclear Nightmare

In early March 2011, a massive earthquake rocked a large area of northern Japan. The quake was followed by a huge tsunami that killed thousands of people and badly damaged a nuclear power plant. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the quake aftermath and at the desperate attempts to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/27/2014

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News in Review - October 2011 Libya and the Fall of Gadhafi

In late August 2011, after months of fighting, rebel forces seized the Libyan capital of Tripoli and ended the 42-year dictatorship of Moammar Gadhafi. The rebels were assisted by air strikes from NATO planes, including some from Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Libyan Revolution and examine Canada’s role in the conflict.
  • 2011
  • 00:14:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2011 Life, Work and Smartphones

Smartphones have become a popular wireless communications device. Although smartphones look like cell phones, they can do much more than send and receive phone calls. This News in Review story examines how the capabilities of smartphones are rapidly transforming — for better or worse — our personal and professional lives.
  • 2011
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2011

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News in Review - March 2011 Parliament and the Election Question

When Parliament returned after a winter break, the big question was would there be a spring election? The government and the opposition parties claimed they didn't want one. But with a budget looming, all of them were getting ready. In this News in Review story we'll look at some of the preparations and at some of the issues that could determine whether ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2011

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News in Review - May 2011 Revising the History of the Americas

Scientists have long assumed that humans arrived in the Americas by crossing a land corridor in the north about 13,000 years ago. But now there is evidence they may have arrived long before that, and by an entirely different route. In this News in Review story we’ll look at that evidence and what it could mean for the prehistory of ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011

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News in Review - November 2011 Teen Suicide: Breaking the Silence

Suicide is a major problem in Canada. Every day 10 Canadians take their own lives. Suicide is also the second leading cause of death among teenagers in this country. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a Canadian school where teenagers are encouraged to talk about their problems before they reach a breaking point.
  • 2011
  • 00:16:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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News in Review - October 2011 Terry Fox: Remembering a Canadian Hero

It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox died in a British Columbia hospital, one month short of his 23rd birthday and nine months after he was forced to give up his cross-Canada run to raise money for cancer research. In this News in Review story we’ll look at his legendary run and his enduring legacy.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2011 The 9/11 Attacks: Ten Years Later

It’s been 10 years since a group of terrorists carried out a devastating assault on the United States. They crashed two planes into buildings in New York City, another one into a building in Washington D.C., and brought down a fourth one over Pennsylvania. In this News in Review story we’ll look back at that terrible day and how it ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2011

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News in Review - February 2011 The Assassination of Rafik Hariri

This News in Review story focuses on a CBC investigative documentary that has uncovered important information about the assassination of prominent Lebanese political leader Rafik Hariri in 2005. The information in the documentary has potentially explosive implications for that country and the entire Middle East.
  • 2011
  • 00:17:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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