Revision Quest | Season 2008 | Aug 12, 2008 |

Free Stuff?: Episode 8 - August 12, 2008

Native Canadians get everything for free. Or, so the myth goes. Host Darrell Dennis puts that theory to the test. Runs [21:29].

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