Feb 25, 2015 | 22:28The Fifth Estate Seeds of Distrust Video
The Fifth Estate Seeds of Distrust Feb 25, 2015 | 22:28In this 1999 piece we look at the public battle raging over genetically modified food. We explore the dispute between Canadian grain farmers and the multinational company Monsanto, the world's leading manufacturer of genetically modified seeds.
Feb 20, 2015 | 13:57The Fifth Estate Al-Jazeera responds to Mohamed Fahmy's allegations Video
The Fifth Estate Al-Jazeera responds to Mohamed Fahmy's allegations Feb 20, 2015 | 13:57As part of the fifth estate's research into Mohamed Fahmy's arrest and imprisonment, Gillian Findlay met with Al Anstey, the Managing Director of Al Jazeera English. We put several of Fahmy's allegations about Al Jazeera's conduct prior to his arrest and during the trial to Mr. Anstey. Click through to see his response.
Feb 18, 2015 | 46:04The Fifth Estate Judgement in Jerusalem Video
The Fifth Estate Judgement in Jerusalem Feb 18, 2015 | 46:04Hana Gartner examines circumstances surrounding the trial in Jerusalem of John Demjanjuk, accused of being 'Ivan the Terrible,' the notorious and brutal Nazi prison guard at the Treblinka concentration camp in 1942-43, when up to 6,000 Jews a day were gassed to death.
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 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 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.
Nov 4, 2014 | 8:03The Fifth Estate Was Candace Shpeley, missing since 2007, murdered? Video
The Fifth Estate Was Candace Shpeley, missing since 2007, murdered? Nov 4, 2014 | 8:03It was only after his 24-year-old daughter Candace went missing in 2007 that Barry Shpeley realized how few recent photos he had of her. He was focused instead on his grandchildren, but now tells anyone who will listen to take as many photos of their adult children as possible.
Oct 31, 2014 | 2:37The Fifth Estate The difference between a working and faulty GM ignition switch Video
The Fifth Estate The difference between a working and faulty GM ignition switch Oct 31, 2014 | 2:37Mark Hood, an engineer specializing in failure analysis demonstrates the difference in torque between GM's faulty ignition switch and a fixed version of that ignition switch. The faulty switch had a torque below the original specifications set by GM, causing the ignition to inadvertently move from the "Run" position, to the "Accessory" position.