News in Review

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News in Review - April 2021 Black on Campus: Allegations of Discrimination in Canadian Universities New

Is systemic racism prevalent in Canadian universities and colleges? Some students and faculty say they’ve experienced anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination on campuses. And when they try to speak up about it, they say they are targeted. In this CBC Fifth Estate investigation, Asha Tomlinson speaks to students, staff and faculty about what it’s like to be Black on campus.
  • 2021
  • 00:21:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/11/2021

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News in Review - April 2021 Boeing 737 MAX Returns: Will People Get on Board? New

In January 2021, Transportation Canada approved the relaunch of the Boeing 737 MAX 8. The planes had been grounded for 22 months after two deadly crashes that killed 346 people, including 18 Canadians. The crashes were discovered to be caused by flaws in the jet’s flight control systems. A fact that was covered up by Boeing. Now, after extensive design ...
  • 2021
  • 00:13:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/10/2021

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News in Review - February 2021 Climate and Science: From Ocean Data to Geothermal Power

From the oceans to the Prairies, scientific research is underway to help Canada reach its climate goals. But even here COVID-19 has had an impact. The pandemic has left some oceanographers dry docked and that means important data that can only be researched on the waters is being missed. Meanwhile, over in the Prairies, one firm is going deep to ...
  • 2021
  • 00:16:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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  • NIR-21-02 - PPT - Climate and Science: From Ocean Data to Geothermal Power

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News in Review - February 2021 COVID-19: Testing and Containment

Many infectious disease experts believe Canada should be testing everyone for COVID-19 to find out who is contagious, and not just the people who have symptoms. They say rapid testing may be one of the tools that could help. They’re cheaper, faster and can be used at home. Many countries around the world use rapid tests. But Health Canada has ...
  • 2021
  • 00:18:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - April 2021 Crisis Management: From COVID-19 to Climate Change New

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who predicted the current pandemic back in 2015, is also a crusader in the ongoing battle to bring the world's climate under control. He has advice on how the world can emerge from the COVID-19 crisis and is now looking for ways to tackle climate change. Meanwhile, inventive Canadians are doing their part to ...
  • 2021
  • 00:18:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/11/2021

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News in Review - March 2021 Farah Alibay: Breaking Ground on the Red Planet Must-See

Farah Alibay is a Canadian aerospace engineer working at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Her current mission is to help drive the Perseverance rover on the red planet while it goes in search of past life. Alibay, who grew up in Quebec, is not only a top scientist in a male-dominated industry, she’s also a mentor and advocate for all women ...
  • 2021
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - March 2021 Gender Inequality: The Pandemic's Impact on Women

During the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the groups that has been disproportionately affected is women. Women tend to be the majority of workers in front-facing service jobs. When COVID-19 hit, many of those jobs disappeared. Also, women still bear more of the responsibility for childcare and household management, resulting in many leaving the workforce as schools and daycares shuttered. Statistics ...
  • 2021
  • 00:16:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - March 2021 Pandemic Leaders: Dr. Theresa Tam and Dr. Bonnie Henry

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Canadians have relied on the advice and knowledge of health officers at the provincial and federal level. Of the 14 provincial and national health officers across the country, seven are women. Steering the federal response through this unprecedented time has been Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer. She provides advice to the federal minister ...
  • 2021
  • 00:20:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - February 2021 Republic in Peril: The Storming of the U.S. Capitol

On January 6, 2021, an angry mob of rioters, incited by the President of the United States, stormed the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. and smashed their way in. Hundreds of these insurgents looted the building, threatened politicians and took selfies. Five people died as a result, including one rioter and a police officer. President Donald Trump would stand accused ...
  • 2021
  • 00:20:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - February 2021 Rewind: The Stories that Made 2020

COVID-19 is the story that everyone will remember from 2020. But there were many other important headline stories that happened in 2020, starting in January when Ukraine Flight 752 was shot down during takeoff from Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. The year also saw Canada’s largest mass shooting when 22 people were killed by a gunman in Nova Scotia. ...
  • 2021
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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  • NIR-21-02 - PPT - REWIND: The Stories that Made 2020

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