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 2016 Autistic Dating: Social Skills to Navigate Romance

Dating can be awkward at any age, but it's especially difficult for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Now a new program is helping adults with ASD to decode facial cues and other social signals to navigate the dating world. And it's proving quite successful.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2016

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  • NIR-16-02 - Autistic Dating: Social Skills to Navigate Romance

News in Review - October 2016 Black Lives Matter: Activism in the Face of Racism in the U.S.

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was formed in 2013 to bring attention to the plight of black people in America and to campaign against violence and systemic racism. African-Americans are five times more likely to be killed by police than white men in the U.S. The summer of 2016 saw still more black men shot by police. Activists responded ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/19/2016

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  • NIR-16-10 - Black Lives Matter: Activism in the Face of Racism in the U.S.

News in Review - February 2016 Climate Challenge: World Leaders Turn up the Heat in Paris

It was an historic meeting in Paris in December 2015. Nearly 200 nations gathered to hammer out a global climate change agreement. The future of the world's environment was at stake and the list of challenges long. Could there finally be a legally binding agreement to cut carbon emissions?
  • 2016
  • 00:18:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2016

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  • NIR-16-02 - Climate Challenge: World Leaders Turn up the Heat in Paris

News in Review - September 2016 Clinton’s Campaign: Who Is Hillary?

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to run for president of the United States, but she’s no newcomer to politics. Clinton has been first lady, congresswoman, secretary of state and of course a mother and grandmother. CBC Senior Correspondent Peter Mansbridge goes back to her early days to find out just who is Hillary?
  • 2016
  • 00:16:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/20/2016

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  • NIR-16-09 - Clinton’s Campaign: Who Is Hillary?

News in Review - February 2016 Emotional Marketing: Advertisers Target the Heart

It's not new for advertisers to use emotions to sell products, but are they sincere or is it blatant emotional manipulation? The CBC's Ioanna Roumeliotis catches a ride with WestJet's Blue Santa for the day to explore how storytelling and social media are reshaping advertising.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2016

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  • NIR-16-02 - Emotional Marketing: Advertisers Target the Heart

News in Review - November 2016 Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

In May 2015, Montreal inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru was recognized as having broken the world record for the longest hoverboard flight. He flew up to five metres above a lake for more than 275 metres aboard his homemade propeller-powered personal flying device. Now, Duru and his company Omni Hoverboards are working on the next generation — one we all may ...
  • 2016
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2016

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  • NIR-16-11 - Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

News in Review - November 2016 Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

She is a highly regarded anthropologist and academic and an expert on the role of the veil in Muslim societies. Yet at 65 years of age Homa Hoodfar, a Canadian–Iranian scholar, was arrested while researching in Iran. She was thrown into the notorious Evin Prison and cut off from her friends, family and any kind of legal assistance for 112 ...
  • 2016
  • 00:18:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2016

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  • NIR-16-11 - Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

News in Review - January 2016 Mona Parsons: Canada's Nazi Resistance Fighter

Mona Parsons was a Canadian actress, nurse and unlikely hero. She became a member of an informal resistance in the Netherlands against the Nazis during the Second World War and was Canada’s only civilian female prisoner of war. Yet few have heard of her. Reporter Reg Sherren travelled to Nova Scotia to learn her story.
  • 2016
  • 00:10:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016

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  • NIR-16-01 - Mona Parsons: Canada's Nazi Resistance Fighter

News in Review - November 2016 Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

A thousand years ago, Vikings were renowned as a great seafaring nation and known to have travelled far and wide in their long ships. Back in the 1960s, researchers found evidence of a Viking settlement in Newfoundland. Now, thanks to satellite imaging, a new discovery indicates that the Norse may have travelled further inland in Canada than originally thought.
  • 2016
  • 00:13:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2016

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  • NIR-16-11 - Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

News in Review - September 2016 Orlando Shooting: Motivation of a Mass Murderer

In June 2016, a lone gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Three hours later 50 people were dead — including the gunman. The attack is now considered the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. But two questions remain: What was the shooter’s motive and how do we stop such future attacks?
  • 2016
  • 00:16:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/20/2016

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  • NIR-16-09 - Orlando Shooting: Motivation of a Mass Murderer