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Apr 7, 2017 Cross Lake: “This Is Where I Live”

Last winter, five young people killed themselves in the northern Indigenous community of Cross Lake. The Fifth Estate went to Cross Lake to find out why. We arrived expecting darkness but over nine months we also found hope and stories of struggle and determination. The youth of Cross Lake share their stories.

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Mar 24, 2017 The Unravelling of Nurse Wettlaufer

Eight deaths of elderly patients under her care. Nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer is arrested for murder. Charged with eight counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder. Wettlaufer plead guilty to 14 charges and including first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault. This week the former nurse was sentenced to eight concurrent life terms in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. What happened? Revelations about her and her life from close friends, neighbours and the nurse’s own words.