Inside Firefighter School

What does it take to become a firefighter? With the help of senior instructor Lynelle Vetsch, the fifth estate was able to follow firefighter recruits through the intensive 22-week Nova Scotia Firefighter School.

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Inside Rami’s Story

When our team began to look into what was happening in Syria and Iraq, it was obvious what they had to do: Get an idea of what it's really like behind ISIS lines. We found a brave young man we called Rami who was willing to risk his life once a week to talk to us.

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The Children of Iraq

Even in war, kids can be kids. While on assignment covering Canada’s war in Iraq, fifth estate cinematographer John Badcock reflects on the day-to-day life and the resiliency of children in a massive refugee camp.

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