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.

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News in Review - February 2014 Addiction and the Food Industry

There is science behind the manufacturing of the foods we eat — science that makes us crave more, eat more, want more. That science is being used every day by the food giants to keep us hooked. They use sugar, salt and liquid fat to make foods as addictive as narcotics. In this report, CBC health reporter Kelly Crowe investigates ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2014

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News in Review - March 2014 Airport Wi-Fi: Canada Spying on Its Own

Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) is a government agency tasked with gathering intelligence in other countries. Documents released by American whistleblower Edward Snowden, however, tell a very different story. For a two-week span, thousands of people who travelled through Canadian airports had their movements tracked even after they left the airport. CSEC says their actions were legal, but some disagree. 
  • 2014
  • 00:11:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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News in Review - October 2014 Canada's Disgrace: Our Missing Aboriginal Women

Over the past three decades, more than 1,100 Aboriginal women and girls have been murdered or gone missing in Canada. Despite countless studies, investigations and special committees, there are no clear solutions to this ongoing problem.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:23
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  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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  • NIR-14-10 - Canada's Disgrace: Our Missing Aboriginal Women

News in Review - October 2014 Distracted Drivers: License to Kill

Distracted driving kills. It's a clear and simple statement that nearly everyone accepts as true, yet it continues to happen. Whether it's texting or talking on your phone while behind the wheel, the moment your attention wanders you're putting yourself and others in danger. What will it take to make our roads safer?
  • 2014
  • 00:14:04
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  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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News in Review - December 2014 Ebola: A Deadly Virus Outbreak

Just the name Ebola strikes fear in people. This deadly virus took hold in West Africa in 2014, killing thousands of people. But in modern times, a disease doesn't stay in one place for long. This story looks at how Ebola has become a worldwide problem.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:39
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  • Added on: 12/17/2014

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  • NIR-14-12 - Ebola: A Deadly Virus Outbreak

News in Review - September 2014 Edward Snowden Exposed

Considered both a hero and a traitor, Edward Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 when he stole a huge quantity of top secret documents. They exposed a massive global surveillance operation run by the agency. Glenn Greenwald, one of two journalists who helped expose the documents, talks about meeting the man who stole them.
  • 2014
  • 00:17:39
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  • Added on: 09/15/2014

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News in Review - September 2014 Homegrown Terrorism

As the threat of terrorism continues throughout the world, many Canadians are also taking up extremist views. They choose to risk their lives in order to further their new beliefs. This story looks at what motivates these individuals and how many go from a middle class lifestyle to planning death and destruction.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:31
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  • Added on: 09/15/2014

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News in Review - November 2014 Hong Kong : The Umbrella Revolution

Tens of thousands of citizens took to the streets of Hong Kong in protest against the Communist government in September 2014. They were angry after Beijing announced it would not allow a democratic selection of candidates for the position of Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017. With protesters using their umbrellas for protection against police tear gas canisters, their demonstrations became known ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:27
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  • Added on: 11/18/2014

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  • NIR-14-11 - Hong Kong: The Umbrella Revolution

News in Review - October 2014 ISIS: The Making of a Terrorist Organisation

A year ago no one had heard of the radical jihadist terrorist organisation ISIS. Today America and its international coalition is engaged in a war effort to destroy it in both Syria and Iraq. Here is the story of how ISIS came to be the most despised terror group in the world.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:54
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  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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News in Review - September 2014 Israel-Gaza Conflict 2014

An escalation in violence occurred in early July between Israel and members of the militant group Hamas, based in the Gaza Strip. This latest conflict allegedly erupted after the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers. After seven weeks of violence, Egypt brokered a tenuous cease-fire, but not before the death of 2,200 people, a majority of whom were Palestinians.
  • 2014
  • 00:16:00
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  • Added on: 09/15/2014

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