CBC-TV News in Review: May 1997*

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CBC-TV News in Review: May 1997*

  • 1997 ----- color ----- 60 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Canada’s Armed Forces: New Guidelines (18 min) Defence Minister Doug Young’s proposals to restore the Canadian Forces to some of their past glory provide the backdrop for looking at where the forces are today and how they got there. 2. Eaton’s: Canada’s Store? (13 min) The protection from bankruptcy of this long-time Canadian retail institution is the starting point for looking at this area of our economy and the health of other Canadian business dynasties.. 3. Albania: Descent into Anarchy (12 min) Another fragile attempt at demoncracy fails as citizens rise up against the authorities after losing their life savings in pyramid schemes. 4. The Bre-X Gold Find: All That Glitters (13 min) Was the gold discovery of the century more myth than fact? This cautionary tale for Canadian investors examines how people can buy into something that sounds too good to be true. (Closed-Captioned) (Extensive study guide available upon request) (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Business Finance, Canadian Studies, Economics, Political Science: Canadian, Political Science: Russian, East European and Central Asian, Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, War and Peace)