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 - 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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News in Review - March 1992 Meme: The Cost of Self-Image

The controversy over the risks of silicone breast implants is the starting point for examining cosmetic surgery, self-concept and body concept.
  • 1992
  • 00:11:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 The Life and Death of the Soviet Union

This chronology traces events from Marx and the Russian Revolution to the birth of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Hard Times, Disappearing Jobs

This report shows the realities of hard economic times in the lives of ordinary people.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Nancy B: The Right to Decide

The historic legal decision which allowed Nancy B. to refuse medical treatment is the starting point for looking at the complex questions involving medical treatment, life and death.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Joey: The Last Father of Confederation

The death of former Newfoundland Premier Joey Smallwood in December 1991 recalls an important chapter in Canadian constitutional history.
  • 1992
  • 00:12:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - December 1991 Meeting in Madrid: Middle East Peace Conference

This report will summarize the issues surrounding this historic event and contains accounts by the CBC crew that covered it.
  • 1991
  • 00:18:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1991

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News in Review - December 1991 Arctic Plane Crash: The Perilous North

This tragedy and story of heroism is the point of departure for an exploration of Canada's Far North.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1991

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News in Review - December 1991 Inside The National: Creating a Graphic

This segment focuses on the work of a graphic artist and follows the development of a graphic and its news story.
  • 1991
  • 00:06:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1991

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