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.
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
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.
Nov 28, 2014 | 38:42The Fifth Estate CBC's Chris Boyce speaks about the Ghomeshi affair Video
The Fifth Estate CBC's Chris Boyce speaks about the Ghomeshi affair Nov 28, 2014 | 38:42Chris Boyce is the Executive Director of Radio at CBC and a central figure in the corporation's handling of the Ghomeshi affair.
Boyce sat down with the fifth estate's Gillian Findlay for a lengthy interview this week. He speaks for the first time in a documentary airing tonight called, "The Unmaking of Jian Ghomeshi."
Nov 1, 2013 | 21:23The Fifth Estate The Silkwood Syndrome Video
The Fifth Estate The Silkwood Syndrome Nov 1, 2013 | 21:23Eric Malling reports on the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Karen Silkwood, who was killed ina car accident while on her way to meet a New York Times reporter to whom she was to give evidence that Kerr-McGee an Oklahoma uranium processor and the company she worked for, was violating nuclear safety standards.
Jun 23, 2014 | 0:43The Fifth Estate Finding Emma Video
The Fifth Estate Finding Emma Jun 23, 2014 | 0:43I want to come home." That's what 26 yr old Emma Filipoff phoned to tell her mother in Ontario. Emma was living in Victoria. And her mother was worried about her- worried about her mental state. So she flew out to BC to bring her daughter home. But when she arrived, Emma was gone. Vanished. She was last seen on Nov.28th, barefoot and disoriented outside the Empress Hotel. A concerned passerby called 911, and 2 police officers spoke with Emma for 45 minutes, but left her alone, feeling she wasn't a threat to herself or others. She was never seen again. Her mother spent 2 months, scouring the area, but found no trace of her daughter.
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.