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 - April 2020 Pipeline Protests: Resource Development Challenges Indigenous Rights in B.C.

In early 2020, Coastal GasLink started work on a 670-kilometre, multi-billion dollar pipeline project designed to move natural gas from the B.C Interior to the West Coast. That pipeline goes through the traditional territory of the Wet'suwet'en people. The company claimed it had authority from both the province and 20 First Nations band councils, including five Wet'suwet'en Nation band councils. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:15:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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  • NIR-20-04 - PDF - Pipeline Protests: Resource Development Challenges Indigenous Rights in B.C.

  • NIR-20-04 - PPT - Pipeline Protests: Resource Development Challenges Indigenous Rights in B.C.

News in Review - December 2020 Remembering Joyce Echaquan: Systemic Racism in Canada’s Health Care

Calls for the Quebec government to recognize and address systemic racism within the province were revived by the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Atimatekw woman who filmed as nurses at a hospital in Joliette hurled racist slurs at her before she died. Joyce’s family has announced a lawsuit and a criminal complaint against the hospital. Meanwhile, Quebec premier Francois Legault ...
  • 2020
  • 00:12:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/08/2021

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  • NIR-20-12 - PPT - Remembering Joyce Echaquan: Systemic Racism in Canada’s Health Care

  • NIR-20-12 - PDF - Remembering Joyce Echaquan: Systemic Racism in Canada’s Health Care

News in Review - November 2020 Resilience in the Bahamas: Rebuilding After Hurricane Dorian

In September 2019, the northernmost islands of the Bahamas were hit by the most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall there. Hurricane Dorian killed over 70 people — though numbers could be higher with so many still unaccounted for. Homes, cars, boats and infrastructure were completely destroyed. Months later, residents are still trying to rebuild. Now they’re getting some extra ...
  • 2020
  • 00:13:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2020

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  • NIR-20-11 - PPT - Resilience in the Bahamas: Rebuilding After Hurricane Dorian

  • NIR-20-11 - PDF - Resilience in the Bahamas: Rebuilding After Hurricane Dorian

News in Review - March 2020 Ryan's Recovery: Bringing Hope to Paralysis

In 2018 Ryan Straschnitzki, a Humboldt Bronco hockey player, was left paralyzed after a tragic bus accident that injured 13 of his teammates. Another 16 were killed. Since then Ryan has worked tirelessly to regain mobility in his lower body. In November 2019, he flew to Thailand to have a stimulator implanted in his spine. It’s a surgical procedure that ...
  • 2020
  • 00:10:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2020

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  • NIR-20-03 - PPT - Ryan's Recovery: Bringing Hope to Paralysis

  • NIR-20-03 - PDF - Ryan's Recovery: Bringing Hope to Paralysis

News in Review - February 2020 Street Life: Canada's Homeless Crisis

You see them on the streets, under bridges and in doorways, but mostly we turn a blind eye to Canada’s homeless population. It’s a growing problem, especially in larger cities, and it’s becoming a crisis that our welfare system can’t keep up with. Shelters are full and the homeless end up trying to salvage an existence on the street. But ...
  • 2020
  • 00:16:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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  • NIR-20-02 - PPT - Street Life: Canada's Homeless Crisis

  • NIR-20-02 - PDF - Street Life: Canada's Homeless Crisis

News in Review - March 2020 Survivors Remember: Auschwitz 75 Years On

January 27, 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz. Two hundred remaining survivors of the camp gathered at Auschwitz to remember and to honour those who didn’t make it out. It’s an important anniversary, with anti-Semitism on the rise throughout the world. For the survivors, remembering and telling their stories is their way ...
  • 2020
  • 00:15:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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  • NIR-20-03 - PDF - Survivors Remember: Auschwitz 75 Years On

  • NIR-20-03 - PPT - Survivors Remember: Auschwitz 75 Years On

News in Review - September 2020 Systemic Racism: Does it Exist in Canada?

After the death of George Floyd under the knee of a police officer in Minneapolis in May 2020, and the global protests that followed, many began to hear the term “systemic racism.” The term suggests that many businesses, institutions and society itself is rife with underlying racism. In Canada, we tend to deny that our culture is racist, from ignoring ...
  • 2020
  • 00:10:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/30/2020

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  • NIR-20-09 - PPT - Systemic Racism: Does it Exist in Canada?

  • NIR-20-09 - PDF - Systemic Racism: Does it Exist in Canada?

News in Review - February 2020 The Montreal Massacre: 30 Years On

On a cold December night 30 years ago, a man walked into Montreal’s École Polytechnique, separated the men from the women and started shooting the women. Fourteen women died that day and 13 others were wounded. In a suicide note, the killer claimed he did it because he hated feminists, whom he held responsible for ruining his life. Thirty years ...
  • 2020
  • 00:16:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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  • NIR-20-02 - PDF - The Montreal Massacre: 30 Years On

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News in Review - December 2020 The Murder of Christine Jessop: DNA Solves Cold Case

In 1984, nine-year-old Christine Jessop was taken from her small community and raped and murdered. The police investigation led to the arrest of the family’s next door neighbour, Guy Paul Morin. Morin would be tried twice and end up serving 18 months in prison before being acquitted. But Morin’s full exoneration wouldn’t come until 2020. That’s when police announced they ...
  • 2020
  • 00:11:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2021

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  • NIR-20-12 - PDF - The Murder of Christine Jessop: DNA Solves Cold Case

  • NIR-20-12 - PPT - The Murder of Christine Jessop: DNA Solves Cold Case

News in Review - October 2020 The Shooting of Jacob Blake: Protests, Boycotts and Racial Tensions

In August 2020, an African-American man named Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Protestors took to the streets demanding an end to police violence against Black people. Counter-protestors also poured into the streets bringing about clashes during which three more people were shot — two fatally. A 17-year old teenager was charged. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

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  • NIR-20-10 - PDF - The Shooting of Jacob Blake: Protests, Boycotts and Racial Tension

  • NIR-20-10 - PPT - The Shooting of Jacob Blake: Protests, Boycotts and Racial Tension

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