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New podcast Canadian Serial promises excruciating year-long investigation into theft of pack of gum

Following in the footsteps of the wildly popular podcasts Serial and Someone Knows Something, we’re proud to present a new serialized crime story, Canadian Serial. The series will spend a year examining the theft of a pack of gum from every possible angle in microscopic detail.
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Following in the footsteps of the wildly popular podcasts Serial and Someone Knows Something, we're proud to present a new serialized crime story, Canadian Serial. The series will spend a year examining the theft of a pack of gum from every possible angle in microscopic detail.

Did Potvin steal the pack of gum? For the next 52 weeks, we'll recreate the timeline and the cell phone records. We'll spend four months on the forensic evidence. Fingerprints. DNA. Fabrics. It's going to be exhausting.- Canadian Serial host

This week's episode of Canadian Serial features the first of many many interviews with accused gum-thief David Potvin.