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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Episodes

News in Review - February 1994 NAFTA: Going Continental

This News in Review report on free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico examines the social and economic implications of the deal now that it has been formally passed in all three countries.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - February 1994 Judges: The Use of Power

The role and powers of judges in the Canadian legal system are examined in light of recent news reports of alleged abuse of power.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - December 1993 Death in Somalia: Rules of Engagement

News in Review investigates the controversy about Canadian peacekeepers in Somalia, alleged homicides and allegations of racism.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 New Drivers: Graduated Licenses

This story reveals the tragic statistics involving new drivers and automobile fatalities and explores proposed legislation aimed at reducing such deaths.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 Haiti: The Ballot or the Bullet

The ongoing struggle for civil liberties, peace and a democratic civil government are the backdrop for looking at Haiti's troubled history.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - December 1993 Artistic Judgment: What's Allowed in the '90s

The controversies over such productions as Show Boat and Miss Saigon bring into question the issue of racial stereotypes in artistic works, historical accuracy, and artistic freedom.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Election '93: Historic Change

The astounding results of this election serve as a background for looking at how elections are turning points in Canadian history.
  • 1993
  • 00:22:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Democracy in Russia: The Guns of October

This report, prepared specially for News in Review by CBC's Moscow correspondent Don Murray, explores another crucial moment in Russia's turbulent history.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Cigarette Smuggling: Beating the Tax

The economic and ethical issues of this story are explored and the impact on the Canadian economy of "sin taxes" is examined.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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News in Review - November 1993 Medicare: The Cost of Caring

The history of universal health care in Canada and the increasing difficulties of paying for it are the subject of this report.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1993

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