Apr 7, 2015 | 31:58The Fifth Estate Democracy Derailed Video
The Fifth Estate Democracy Derailed Apr 7, 2015 | 31:58From 1993. Violence is surging the streets of Haiti. The military and mobs rule the country while the democratically elected president Jean Bertrand Aristide remains in exile. Thousands have died in the violence following a military coup and the military has installed its own prime ministers in the interim, Jean-Jacques Honorat and Marc Bezin. Now tens of the thousands of Haitian refugees are fleeing to the United States. The Fifth Estate examines how much of the problems in Haiti are the fault of the U.S.
Sep 16, 2014 | 43:56The Fifth Estate The Rob Ford Story VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate The Rob Ford Story Sep 16, 2014 | 43:56Crack cocaine. Alcohol. Friends who have criminal backgrounds. Just over a year ago, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stood next to Police Chief Bill Blair promising to fight gang crime. Now the two most powerful men in Canada's largest city are locked in a struggle only one is likely to survive. the fifth estate unravels the story of the man who has become the world's most controversial mayor.
Nov 7, 2014 | 1:26:59The Fifth Estate Just Another Missing Kid Video
The Fifth Estate Just Another Missing Kid Nov 7, 2014 | 1:26:59On July 10, 1978, 19 year-old Eric Wilson left his Ottawa home and set out alone in his van for Boulder, Colorado where he was to attend a summer course. Four days later, he called from Nebraska and told his brother he'd had trouble with the van, and promised to call the next day at five o'clock. That was the last the Wilsons ever heard from him. Just Another Missing Kid chronicles the Wilsons' search for answers and how a private detective they hired pieced together the details of Eric's disappearance, leading to the eventual arrest and conviction of two men for his murder. Just Another Kid has won many awards including the 1983 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Hosted by Ian Parker and produced by acclaimed documentary filmmaker John Zaritsky.
Mar 10, 2015 | 31:09The Fifth Estate Playing Hurt Video
The Fifth Estate Playing Hurt Mar 10, 2015 | 31:09From 1981, Eric Malling reports on the ordeal of hockey player Mike Robitaille. The then defenseman for the Vancouver Canucks stood up to the hockey establishment and won an important court decision related to injuries received while a player.
Mar 21, 2014 | 45:12The Fifth Estate Dead Enough VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Dead Enough Mar 21, 2014 | 45:12It's a question you would think medical science would have answered long ago - when are you dead? But in "Dead Enough" the fifth estate explores how the standards for when and how people are declared dead can vary from province to province and even from hospital to hospital. Bob McKeown looks at how, in the rush to meet the need for life-saving organ transplants, some doctors are worried that we may be pushing the ethical boundaries.
Mar 13, 2015 | 2:29The Fifth Estate Another Father's Pain. Prescription drugs and addiction Video
The Fifth Estate Another Father's Pain. Prescription drugs and addiction Mar 13, 2015 | 2:29Gerry Hart played 16 seasons in the NHL. His son Jordan played pro hockey in the minor leagues until injuries ended his sports career early. When Len Boogaard started investigating who was providing his son with the that drugs killed him, team doctors were not the only providers he discovered. Derek's phone and bank records, that he eventually provided to the DEA, led to the arrest of Jordan Hart. His case is still before the courts in the Southern District of New York.