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.
Apr 3, 2014 | 1:21The Fifth Estate After the Cameras Went Away Video
The Fifth Estate After the Cameras Went Away Apr 3, 2014 | 1:21Even after a story airs on television, the fifth estate does not stop investigating. In our season finale 'After the Cameras Went Away', Gillian Findlay reveals the latest on the controversial religious sect Lev Tahor, Mark Kelley checks in with a survivor of the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh, and finally, Bob McKeown finds out how the Toronto Zoo elephants are adapting to sunny California.
Mar 28, 2014 | 4:40The Fifth Estate How the Dixon clerk figured it out Video
The Fifth Estate How the Dixon clerk figured it out Mar 28, 2014 | 4:40Kathe Swanson is the town clerk in Dixon, Illinois, who found the records that led to Rita Crundwell's arrest. In an exclusive interview, Swanson tells Mark Kelley what it was like to uncover the corruption that was draining Dixon's funds.
Mar 21, 2014 | 4:59The Fifth Estate Dr. Shemie : The Importance of Organ Donation Video
The Fifth Estate Dr. Shemie : The Importance of Organ Donation Mar 21, 2014 | 4:59Dr. Sam Shemie is an intensive care specialist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. In 2005 he chaired a Canadian forum that introduced Donation after Cardiocirculatory Death (DCD) in Canada. This means patients who are not brain dead, can also have their organs donated as long as their heart does not beat for at least five minutes after life support has been withdrawn. Prior to this, Canadians could only donate after brain death.
Mar 21, 2014 | 3:25The Fifth Estate Interview with the first DCD donor’s parents Video
The Fifth Estate Interview with the first DCD donor’s parents Mar 21, 2014 | 3:25Beth and Emile Therien are the parents of Sarah Beth who had a sudden cardiac arrest in June 2006 and was hospitalized for a week in a coma. She was removed from life support on June 17, 2006 and became the first DCD donor in Canada. Two people received Sarah Beth’s organs.
Feb 13, 2014 | 22:41The Fifth Estate On the Edge of Glory Video
The Fifth Estate On the Edge of Glory Feb 13, 2014 | 22:41With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access, the fifth estate followed five figure skaters, each with a dream of making the Canadian team before the 2006 Olympic Winter Games: Jeff Buttle, Emanuel Sandhu, Christopher Mabee, Joannie Rochette and Lesley Hawker.
Feb 11, 2014 | 18:02The Fifth Estate Podborski Video
The Fifth Estate Podborski Feb 11, 2014 | 18:02Steve Podborski : now the chef de mission for the Canadian team at the Sochi Olympic Games - was on a winning streak when the fifth estate`s reporter Ian Parker profiled the young downhill skier in 1981.
Feb 5, 2014 | 23:56The Fifth Estate Downhill Racer Video
The Fifth Estate Downhill Racer Feb 5, 2014 | 23:56In the 2008 episode ‘Downhill Racer’, the fifth estate’s Bob McKeown spent time with Dave Irwin, a downhill skier once renowned for his daredevil style, who was struggling to recover from a crash that left him with a serious brain injury.
Jan 30, 2014 | 6:00The Fifth Estate How CBC Covered the Story Video
The Fifth Estate How CBC Covered the Story Jan 30, 2014 | 6:00In this clip The National reports on the arrival of the Chinese migrants from the Black Dragon on the shores of British Columbia in August of 1999 and explores public opinion on the arrivals and Canada's immigration policies. Allison Smith, Eve Savory and Saša Petricic report.