CBC-TV News in Review: February 2001*

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CBC-TV News in Review: February 2001*

  • 2001 ----- color ----- 57 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Bouchard Quits: A Blow for Sovereignty? (15 min) Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard startled Quebecers and the rest of Canada with his sudden resignation from politics, from the premiership, and as leader of the Parti Quebecois. In an emotional speech he cited his failure to advance the cause of Quebec sovereignty as one of the main reasons for his departure. 2. The Innu: Another Cry for Help (14 min) Focuses not only on the epidemic gas sniffing and drug and alcohol abuse of young people in the northern community of Sheshatshiu, but also on the national public outrage, protest, and actions taken by the Newfoundland and federal governments to deal with the situation, as well as a program initiated by the Governor General herself. 3. The Supreme Court Rules on Censorship (12 min) Looks at the long-term social and cultural implications of the Supreme Court's decision in which it redefined the process involved in cases involving alleged obscenity. 4. Newfoundland: A New Economy (14 min) Special report by CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason showing an emerging new economy in Newfoundland, one based on high-tech and Internet-oriented resource industries [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: (Adolescence, American Indian Studies, Canadian Studies, Drug Abuse, Economics, Law, Political Science: Canadian, Alcohol/Alcoholism)