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 - May 1992 Olympia & York: A Business Giant Stumbles

The financial troubles of the Olympia & York multinational corporation is the starting point for examining the impact of the recession on the global economy, as well as the troubles of other conglomerates.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Mordecai Richler: Stirring Emotions

Richler's statements in his book about the supposed plight of Anglo-Quebeckers created controversy inside and outside Quebec. This controversy is the catalyst for highlighting key issues in the constitutional debate.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1992 Vimy Ridge: Sacrifice and Courage

Dan Bjarnason was in Europe for the Vimy Ridge commemoration ceremony. In this report he reviews the Canadian victory in 1917, the celebrations of 1992, the memories, and the historical perspective in which we now see this important event.
  • 1992
  • 00:15:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 South Africa: Voting for Change

In this story, we review the history and political policies which created apartheid in South Africa and the freedom movement which has recently culminated in the historic referendum.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Beleaguered Newfoundland

Our second story on Newfoundland examines the ongoing economic crisis in that province, especially in the areas of cod stocks and the Hibernia project.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Louis Riel: Changing Perceptions

There has been perhaps no more enigmatic figure in Canadian history than Louis Riel. In leading two rebellions, in 1870 in the Red River area of present-day Manitoba and in 1885 in Saskatchewan, Riel fought for the rights of the Métis, a distinct cultural group who were the offspring of marriages between French fur traders and aboriginal women. As Canada ...
  • 1992
  • 00:16:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1992 Inside The National: The Studio

In another of our behind-the-scenes looks at The National, we focus on the people, the jobs, the teamwork and the technology that are essential to a major news broadcast.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Roberta Bondar: A Canadian in Space

Dan Bjarnason takes us to Cape Canaveral for the launch of Canada's second astronaut in space and reviews Dr. Bondar's professional achievements.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 Disappearing Ozone: Danger in the Sun?

The debate over the thinning of the ozone layer has intensified, with evidence of ozone depletion over Canadian territory. This report looks at the science and politics of the issue.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - March 1992 JFK: What's Fact, What's Not?

Following the controversy over Oliver Stone's film JFK, this story explores the issue of determining what is fact, hypothesis and theory.
  • 1992
  • 00:19:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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