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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Episodes

News in Review - October 1991 On Strike!

In this report we review the recent postal, public service and transit strikes and we explore the history of the labour movement in Canada.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1991

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News in Review - October 1991 Eric Lindros: Face-off for His Future

The dilemma faced by this young hockey player and the business of major league hockey are examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:09:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1991

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News in Review - September 1991 Coup in the Soviet Union

We summarize the tumultuous events that occurred in the Soviet Union in the summer of 1991.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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News in Review - September 1991 Yugoslavia: The Powder Keg of Europe

A summary of the troubled history of the Balkans is the background for examining the civil strife in Yugoslavia.
  • 1991
  • 00:09:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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News in Review - September 1991 Power Struggle at James Bay

In this report we look at the controversy surrounding the Great Whale hydroelectric project.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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News in Review - September 1991 Cigarettes and Advertising

The challenge by the court of the law banning advertising of tobacco products is the starting point for examining related issues.
  • 1991
  • 00:11:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 Vander Zalm: A Question of Accountability

Following the resignation of B.C. Premier Bill Vander Zalm, we look at the issue of accountability in politics.
  • 1991
  • 00:12:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 The Kurds: Another Displaced People

The tragedy of the Kurds is the starting point for examining displaced peoples throughout history.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 Gorbachev at the Brink?

This item traces the events that led to the former Soviet leader's precarious political position in his own country.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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News in Review - May 1991 The Business of Baseball

The economics of sport and the high salaries commanded by sports and entertainment figures are examined.
  • 1991
  • 00:08:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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