Jan 29, 2015 | 25:46The Fifth Estate Mennonite Mob Video
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.
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.
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.
Jan 14, 2011 | 45:11The Fifth Estate Justice for Nadia Video
The Fifth Estate Justice for Nadia Jan 14, 2011 | 45:11Bob McKeown's investigation into Nadia Kajouji's tragic death led the fifth estate on an international hunt for an internet predator. McKeown now returns to Nadia's story as a "Cyberpath" is about to face justice in a precedent-setting case.
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 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.
Oct 7, 2015 | 0:35The Fifth Estate Preview The Hidden War Video
The Fifth Estate Preview The Hidden War Oct 7, 2015 | 0:35Deep behind ISIS territory, two brave people share what life is really like under brutal occupation. Bob McKeown reports from the front lines of Canada's war in Iraq and Syria and explores how the true reality of this war is hidden from all.