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 - January 2014 JFK: 72 Hours That Changed America

A half century ago, U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Despite the official story that he was killed by lone gunman Lee Harvey Oswald, many are still convinced there were others involved. In this report from Peter Mansbridge, details of the shooting and the aftermath are explored in depth.
  • 2014
  • 00:19:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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News in Review - December 2014 Justin Bourque's Violent Rage

In an all too common scenario, a lone gunman goes on a shooting rampage. In this situation, 24-year-old Justin Bourque killed three RCMP officers in Moncton, New Brunswick. A judge called it "one of the most horrific crimes in the history of Canada."
  • 2014
  • 00:21:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/17/2014

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News in Review - November 2014 Keystone XL: Coming Soon?

The Keystone XL pipeline has been promoted as a safe, efficient way to get unrefined oil from Alberta to the southern U.S. Opponents of the pipeline have a very different perspective. They see it as an environmental disaster waiting to happen and another instance of big business trying to push people around.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/18/2014

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News in Review - April 2014 Kids & Technology: The Dark Side of the Wired World

This story takes a look at technology and its impact on young people. Many people believe that constant access to wired devices has changed the experience of growing up — not to mention the role technology plays in academic cheating.
  • 2014
  • 00:17:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

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News in Review - September 2014 Korean Ferry Disaster

More than 300 people were killed when a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea in April 2014. Most of the dead were young students taking part in a school trip. Many blame poor emergency procedures for the tragedy, but others say the blame rests solely on crew members who put their safety ahead of their passengers'.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2014

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News in Review - January 2014 Lady Gaga: Icon of Our Era

She is one of the biggest pop performers of our day, with award-winning songs that dominate the charts. Lady Gaga is no shrinking violet when it comes to controversy either. It’s not only the meat dress and her other bizarre costume choices; she has also spoken out against perceived injustice and spearheaded a movement of self-empowerment. Gaga continues to both ...
  • 2014
  • 00:13:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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News in Review - November 2014 Malala: Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

When a 14-year-old Pakistani girl was shot in the head on a school bus by members of the Taliban, the world was horrified. The young girl had been an outspoken supporter for girls' education in her country. In the wake of the shooting, she went through months of rehabilitation, but emerged an even stronger advocate for her cause. In October ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2014

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News in Review - November 2014 Malaysia Airlines MH370 : Mystery Unsolved

In March 2014, an airplane with 239 people on board simply vanished. Though presumed to have crashed somewhere in the Indian Ocean, efforts to find the plane have failed. With sophisticated tracking devices in use, how can something like this happen?
  • 2014
  • 00:17:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/18/2014

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News in Review - October 2014 Michael Brown's Shooting: Racial Divide in America

The shooting death of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri this past summer sparked widespread protests and violence. Michael Brown's death brought calls for authorities to address racial tension in the mostly black community that is policed by a mostly white force. It's not an uncommon problem in the U.S.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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News in Review - January 2014 Military Suicides in Canada

Post-traumatic stress syndrome, more commonly known as PTSD, can take over the life of someone suffering from the disorder. In recent years, more than 100 Canadian soldiers have taken their lives due to PTSD and people are calling on the military to do more to help people suffering from it.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:24
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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