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.

You can also subscribe to News in Review as a specialty channel on Curio.ca, for full access to our archives and our latest editions.

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News in Review - November 1992 Columbus: Hero or Villain?

Focusing on Columbus Day, the recent release of two movies about Christopher Columbus and the 500th anniversary of Columbus' "discovery" of North America, we will explore the political and social implications and the mythology of the anniversary.
  • 1992
  • 00:08:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1992 The Blue Jays Win the World Series

The other major event to capture the public's attention in the month of October is the subject of this report.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1992 Behind the Scenes: CBC News and the Referendum

In another of our inside looks at the news, we will examine how this major political event is covered by a television news department.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - October 1992 Yes or No: Canada Votes on its Future

In this report, we trace the events that led to the agreement of prime ministers on a new constitution for Canada, and we examine the contents and key issues on which the historic referendum are based.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - October 1992 Merger: Canada's New Flight Plan

The merger proposal of Air Canada and Canadian International Airlines of the airline industry in Canada and the economic implications of such a merger.
  • 1992
  • 00:15:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - October 1992 Somalia: War and Starvation

In this report, we trace the development of the horrific situation in Somalia from political breakdown, civil war and anarchy to mass starvation. We also look at the world's response to this famine.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - October 1992 Hurricane Andrew: Nature's Fury Strikes Again

The destruction in the southern United States caused by Hurricane Andrew is the point of departure for an examination of the social and economic impact of such natural disasters. We also look at other natural disasters here in Canada and around the world as well as the meterological aspects of the story.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Last Shift: The Westray Mine Disaster

This report examines the controversies surrounding this accident and looks at the coal mining industry in general.
  • 1992
  • 00:10:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - September 1992 Bosnia: A Peacekeeper's Nightmare

Major-General Lewis MacKenzie and the Canadian peacekeeping troops are the focus for examining the United Nations' peacekeeping actions in the former Yugoslavia.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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