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.
Sep 15, 2013 | 45:13The Fifth Estate The Sextortion of Amanda Todd VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate The Sextortion of Amanda Todd Sep 15, 2013 | 45:13With never-before seen videos and online chats, the fifth estate tells the real story of what happened to Amanda Todd, the B.C. teen haunted by one revealing photo on the Internet. The blackmail and the sexual extortion that drove her to her death -- and the new breed of online predators who threaten the many other young people who take risks online.
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.
May 7, 2014 | 13:22The Fifth Estate Small Town Shakedown VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Small Town Shakedown May 7, 2014 | 13:22This season, the fifth estate was flooded with tips from viewers, asking our team to investigate stories important to you. We listened, we did our research, and now in 'Your Tips, Our Stories' we have three stories built on your suggestions. We went looking for the worst case of small town corruption, and found one - south of the border, in Dixon, Illinois.
Sep 11, 2014 | 45:12The Fifth Estate Silence of the Labs VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Silence of the Labs Sep 11, 2014 | 45:12With massive cuts by Ottawa to everything from food inspections to water quality and climate change and the dismissal of more than 2,000 federal scientists and researchers, some scientists have become unlikely radicals -- denouncing what they call a politically-driven war on knowledge. In Silence of the Labs, Linden MacIntyre tells their story - and what is at stake for Canadians - from Nova Scotia to the B.C. Pacific Coast and the far Arctic Circle.
Mar 14, 2014 | 45:12The Fifth Estate Return To Paradise VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Return To Paradise Mar 14, 2014 | 45:12When two Canadian sisters turned up dead in a Thailand hotel in 2012, local authorities suggested everything from drugs to food poisoning. But an updated investigation by the fifth estate points to new evidence that a highly toxic pesticide used in holiday hotels in Asia to control bedbugs may have caused their deaths. Mark Kelly reports on the risk to tourists.
May 7, 2014 | 13:12The Fifth Estate Love and the Perfect Stranger VideoClosed Captions available
The Fifth Estate Love and the Perfect Stranger May 7, 2014 | 13:12This season, the fifth estate was flooded with tips from viewers, asking our team to investigate stories important to you. We listened, we did our research, and now in 'Your Tips, Our Stories' we have three stories built on your suggestions. Bob McKeown uncovers the disturbing past of a man who promised love to at least ten women across Canada, but delivered only deception.
Nov 20, 2014 | 4:10The Fifth Estate Why some police reject The Reid Technique Video
The Fifth Estate Why some police reject The Reid Technique Nov 20, 2014 | 4:10The Reid Technique may be the most widely used police interviewing method, but it’s not the only one. The PEACE method was created in 1992 in England as a more scientific and ethical approach to interviewing after several high-profile wrongful convictions. It is now used in Norway and New Zealand. In Canada, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary adopted the PEACE technique in 2009 when the Lamer inquiry cited interviewing techniques as contributing to three wrongful convictions in three homicides.