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the fifth estate: 21st Century
In a three-part series, the fifth estate looks back on a remarkable time — the tumultuous first decade of the 21st Century. In those 10 years, the program has investigated, uncovered, illuminated, aggravated and even entertained its viewers with nearly 200 stories. the fifth estate’s award-winning hosts reflect on some of the significant issues and personalities they covered in that time.
The first episode of this special series focuses on the fifth estate’s unique coverage of War and Terrorism. Reporter Linden MacIntyre says: “We tend not to follow the news agenda. We tend not to be terribly obliged to get on big bandwagons. But, you have an event like 9/11, like the invasion of Iraq…if everybody in your audience is thinking of this subject you have to at least find some way of looking at it that might be of service."
In the second instalment of this three-part series looking back on how the fifth estate covered the first decade of the new century, the show’s award-winning hosts reflect on some of its most extraordinary and unforgettable characters.
In the final installment, the fifth estate's hosts reflect on the issue that viewers associate more than any other with the program: justice and injustice.
 
Larger Than Life
He's Rich. He's powerful. But what kind of a boss is Peter Nygard?
The Code
Hockey's unwritten law of fighting and the men who live by it.
Hannah's Heart
She's 13 and has a failing heart. Hannah Jones said 'no' to the transplant that will save her life.
Cougar 491
A helicopter ride to an oil rig, a crash and 17 deaths. New details about what may have caused it.
The Wrong Man
A string of wrongful murder convictions... and the man who prosecuted them.
21st Century (Part 1 of 3)
How the fifth estate covered the first decade of the 21st century.
Earl Jones: In Trust
Over two decades he bilked investors of $50 million. How did he get away with it for so long?
Fasten Your Seatbelts
Billions have been spent on airport security. But, are we any safer?
House of Cards
The collapse of a financial giant and its Canadian connection.
The Unofficial Story
She was a teenager, troubled, and in trouble with the law. But, why did Ashley Smith die on the floor of her prison cell?
The Unofficial Story
Eight years after 9/11, why are doubts growing about the official record of that day?
Over the Edge
What happens when a small town thrill-seeker is lured into B.C.'s billion dollar marijuana business.
Bus 1170
When a bus ride home turned into a night of terror.
Broken Heroes
They went off to war like heroes and returned with invisible wounds.
The Fall and Rise of Theo Fleury
He had it all and lost it. Now, Theo Fleury finally may have found himself.
Death Online
A young Ottawa woman's suicide leads to an international hunt for an online predator.
The Education of Brian Nicholl
Learning lessons about the economic downturn, the hard way.
Riding on Risk
Disturbing allegations about our safety in the air. How well is our government protecting our safety and security?