BROADCAST DATE : Dec 2, 2018

Unreported: The Essure Story

On Sunday, Dec. 2, The Fifth Estate's GIllian Findlay investigates a permanent birth control device called Essure, which has been pulled off the market by the manufacturer. It was implanted in 10,000 women in Canada, and now some are experiencing medical complications that have led to hysterectomies. Should regulatory agencies like Health Canada have been more vigilant in ensuring the devices were adequately studied before being approved?