Nov 10, 2014 | 18:00The Fifth Estate Mail Order Bride Video
The Fifth Estate Mail Order Bride Nov 10, 2014 | 18:00In this 1984 report Bob McKeown reports on a growing number of Canadian men who are choosing their marriage partner from a catalogue. The piece focuses on the story of Korean Yune Heue and Calgarian Ken Penny. Penny first saw Yune Heue in a catalogue entitled 'Lotus Blossoms,' one of many introduction magazines that matched Asian women with North American men. Heue travels to Calgary to meet her future husband. McKeown interviews proprietors of several introduction agencies to learn what motivates both potential brides and North American men to use mail order bride services.
Nov 7, 2014 | 45:13The Fifth Estate Finding Emma VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Finding Emma Nov 7, 2014 | 45:13A 26-year-old woman disappears from the streets of Victoria in 2012 and has never been seen since. Was it murder, suicide -- or did she want to hide? In "Finding Emma" host Mark Kelley follows a mother's determined journey to look for her daughter - and looks at how hard it is to find many of 60,000 people who are reported missing every year in Canada.
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.
Nov 5, 2014 | 2:49The Fifth Estate Jon Riley missing for one year but not in missing person website Video
The Fifth Estate Jon Riley missing for one year but not in missing person website Nov 5, 2014 | 2:49“Mom gone to Toronto for a couple of days. Got my GST.” That was the last note Jon Riley wrote to anyone before disappearing more than a year ago.
When Riley didn’t return after a couple of days, his mother was not alarmed, assuming he had decided to stay in Toronto. It was his younger sister Judi who realized something was wrong when she didn’t get her regular emails from her brother.
Nov 4, 2014 | 8:03The Fifth Estate Was Candace Shpeley, missing since 2007, murdered? Video
The Fifth Estate Was Candace Shpeley, missing since 2007, murdered? Nov 4, 2014 | 8:03It was only after his 24-year-old daughter Candace went missing in 2007 that Barry Shpeley realized how few recent photos he had of her. He was focused instead on his grandchildren, but now tells anyone who will listen to take as many photos of their adult children as possible.
Oct 31, 2014 | 2:37The Fifth Estate The difference between a working and faulty GM ignition switch Video
The Fifth Estate The difference between a working and faulty GM ignition switch Oct 31, 2014 | 2:37Mark Hood, an engineer specializing in failure analysis demonstrates the difference in torque between GM's faulty ignition switch and a fixed version of that ignition switch. The faulty switch had a torque below the original specifications set by GM, causing the ignition to inadvertently move from the "Run" position, to the "Accessory" position.
Oct 23, 2014 | 21:20The Fifth Estate MK Ultra Video
The Fifth Estate MK Ultra Oct 23, 2014 | 21:20Our 1980 report on a secret CIA research project, carried out in Montreal by Dr. Uen Cameron, in which mental patients, felt they were used as CIA Guinea Pigs. The CIA was interested in Dr. Cameron's work on Psychic driving because it could give them an idea of where the personality could break, or be stressed? Hosted by Adrienne Clarkson
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.