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 - March 1993 Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery

In January 1993, six children in the aboriginal Innu community of Davis Inlet attempted multiple suicide by inhaling gasoline fumes. All fortunately were rescued and those most at risk were removed from the community to Poundmaker’s Lodge, a native treatment centre near Edmonton. The footage of these children was broadcast nationally and sparked a new cross-country awareness of the tragedy ...
  • 1993
  • 00:10:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - March 1993 The Trials of Guy Paul Morin

Having been found first innocent and subsequently guilty of killing his young neighbour in Queensville, Ontario, Guy Paul Morin was released on bail to await his appeal. This story looks at the legal issues this case represents as well as the growing public sentiment against perceived flaws in the Canadian justice system.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - March 1993 Employment Equity: Who Makes the Grade?

With reference to the controversy surrounding the Metropolitan Toronto Fire Department's hiring practices, we examine the whole issue of employment equity and the growing pressure from women and visible minorities.
  • 1993
  • 00:17:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 Oakville: The Town that Missed Christmas

Our report on the chemical spill and evacuation of Oakville, Manitoba examines the environmental and public safety issues.
  • 1993
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 The CFL: Tackling the Future

The proposed expansion to the United States and the surrounding controversy are examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:17:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - February 1993 Somalia: Help Arrives

The arrival of the international coalition of "peacemakers" is the subject of this update.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1992 Clinton Wins: Presidents and Prime Ministers

Bill Clinton's presidential win is the starting point for examining Canadian-American relations throughout history.
  • 1992
  • 00:18:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - December 1992 New Germany, Old Problems

The social and economic implications of neo-Nazi racist attacks in Germany are examined in this story.
  • 1992
  • 00:09:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1992 Canada Votes No

In this report, we trace the referendum campaign from its beginning to the events of the days immediately following the rejection of the Charlottetown Accord.
  • 1992
  • 00:18:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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