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 - March 2012 Egypt's Revolution One Year Later

It has been one year since a popular revolution toppled the government of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. But many Egyptians remain dissatisfied by the pace of democratic reform. In this News in Review story we look at why so many feel betrayed and ask some of them where they think their country should be going.
  • 2012
  • 00:15:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2012

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  • Egypt's Revolution One Year Later

News in Review - April 2012 Election 2011 and the Robocall Scandal

A large-scale investigation is underway into allegations of illegal behaviour during the last federal election. Thousands of Canadians have complained that they received phone calls aimed at discouraging them from voting. In this News in Review story we look at the political reaction and at the search for those responsible.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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  • Election 2011 and the Robocall Scandal

News in Review - September 2012 Elliot Lake Mall Collapse: A Preventable Tragedy?

Two people were killed and 22 others were injured when the roof of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake collapsed on June 23, 2012. The speed and efficiency of emergency response to the collapse has been criticized, and the mall's safety and structural integrity will be questioned in a public inquiry.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

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  • NIR-12-09 - Elliot Lake Mall Collapse: A Preventable Tragedy?

News in Review - April 2012 Generation One: Living in Two Worlds

Canada is a country of immigrants who help change the country and who are in turn changed by it. In this News in Review story we look at the so-called Generation One, children of immigrants who were born in Canada but are still heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of the countries where their parents once lived.
  • 2012
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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News in Review - November 2012 Justin Trudeau: Federal Liberal's Future?

"Rock star appeal." "Edgy and fresh." "Hip and appealing." These are just some of the words that were used in newspapers across the country to describe Justin Trudeau after he declared that he was officially running for the leadership of the federal Liberals. These aren’t the words that are usually associated with politicians in Canada. In fact, politics is seen ...
  • 2012
  • 00:17:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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  • NIR-12-11 - Justin Trudeau: Federal Liberal's Future?

News in Review - October 2012 Lance Armstrong: Hero or Villain ?

The defiant cyclist stepped to the podium at the World Cancer Congress in Montreal and told the 2,000 dignitaries gathered before him, “My name is Lance Armstrong. I am a cancer survivor. I’m a father of five. And yes, I won the Tour de France seven times.” (Associated Press, August 29, 2012) This marked the first public appearance by Armstrong ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

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News in Review - December 2012 Learning from the Death of Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd’s suicide on October 10, 2012 set off a national debate. Not only because it was another tragic case of a life cut short as a result of cruel and vicious bullying, but also because before her suicide Todd had posted a nine-minute YouTube video in which she used a series of flash cards to tell her experience of ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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News in Review - November 2012 Ontario Teachers and Democratic Rights

With a provincial deficit approaching $15 billion and a debt load of over $200 billion, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty made it clear to the public sector that wages would be frozen until the province’s finances could be brought back to a reasonable level. Caught in the cross hairs of this threat were Ontario’s teachers whose contracts were set to expire ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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News in Review - September 2012 Quebec Students Speak Out

In February of 2012 thousands of students in Quebec took to the streets to protest a proposed hike in tuition fees introduced by the Liberal government of Jean Charest. The protesting students effectively shut down colleges and universities by boycotting classes and preventing other students from attending. The protesting students also committed acts of vandalism and snarled traffic. A number ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

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News in Review - October 2012 Quebec Votes 2012

On September 4, 2012 the first female premier of Quebec was elected. Pauline Marois, the leader of the separatist Parti québécois (PQ), defeated the incumbent Liberal Party, led by Jean Charest, by the narrow margin of less than one percentage point (or four seats) to form a minority government. The newly created party Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) came in third ...
  • 2012
  • 00:15:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2012

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  • NIR-12-10 - Quebec Votes 2012