The Fifth Estate | Season 37, Episode 24 | Mar 23, 2012 | 45:14

Lost on the Ice

A boy lost on the ice, and how Canada's Search and Rescue service failed to bring him home.

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The Fifth Estate The Mob and Michael DeGroote Jan 23, 2015 | 45:11One of Canada's wealthiest businessmen gets involved in a gambling venture in the Caribbean that leads to a nightmare of death threats, revenge plots and the involvement of organized crime figures.
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The Fifth Estate Behind the Veil Apr 27, 2015 | 11:54The niqab -- a face-covering veil worn by some Muslim women -- became a flashpoint on Parliament Hill this year. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said it was un-Canadian for a woman to to wear the veil during her citizenship ceremony. But one Canadian woman watched this debate from a unique perspective -- because she fought for the right to wear the veil in open court for five years during her sexual assault trial, taking the battle all the way to the Supreme Court. Known only by her initials N.S., her identity is still protected by a publication ban. But the current controversy prompted N.S., a mother of four, to speak out for the first time ever. N.S. talks to Mark Kelley about why she fought for right to the veil, offering some surprising insight into the woman behind the veil:​
The Fifth Estate - The Con Who Couldn't QuitApr 27, 2015 | 11:53The Fifth Estate The Con Who Couldn't Quit Video
The Fifth Estate The Con Who Couldn't Quit Apr 27, 2015 | 11:53the fifth estate’ revisits the life of Stephen Neeson, convicted bank-robber and prison escapee. Neeson admitted to more than 20 bank robberies, largely in Brockville and Ottawa, Ontario. In an interview, Brockville Police Chief Scott Fraser remembers Neeson as the subject of an intense multi-police force manhunt during which he became known as "The Gentleman Bank Robber" based on his good manners. Chief Scott recalls "I've never had witnesses who described the criminal as having nice eyes". When we last interviewed Neeson in 2006, he had recently made contact with his birth mother and was appearing before the National Parole Board, a rarely-filmed procedure. But when we found out in February, 2015 about His recent death in the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre awaiting trial on another bank robbery, we sought to investigate why -- despite support and opportunities -- he seemed unable to leave his criminal life behind him.
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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
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The Fifth Estate Murder and the Judge Mar 20, 2015 | 45:12He was the first judge in Canadian history to be convicted of murder. Now from behind bars at a maximum security prison where he is serving a life sentence for killing his wife, Jacques Delisle reveals for the first time what he says really happened in a candid interview with host Mark Kelley.
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The Fifth Estate Walk the Line Jan 24, 2014 | 45:14The inside story of one of the country's top biker cops, recently arrested for selling secrets to the Hell's Angels -- and a look at the thin line that can sometimes separate cops from the criminals in the dangerous world of organized crime.
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The Fifth Estate Mennonite Mob Jan 29, 2015 | 25:46It is a closed religious society with traditional values. At the turn of the century thousands of Mennonites left Canada for Mexico and the area around Cuauhtémoc. At the time of our 1992 piece, their ways were changing in their society as alcohol and economic problems grew and were faced with a bigger issue, a flourishing drug trade. Immigration and border officials in Canada and the United States said at the time there was a Mennonite Mob smuggling tons of drugs into both countries.

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