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The Fifth Estate Lost in the Struggle

Why are young men in certain neighbourhoods of Canadian cities drawn to a culture of violence? For almost a year, three young men who grew up on the rough streets of the Jane and Finch area of Toronto gave Gillian Findlay and The Fifth Estate unprecedented access to the complexities that make up their neighbourhood and their world. For these three friends ...
  • 2006
  • 00:42:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2004 Video Games: Can Some Cause Violence?

Can playing violent video games cause some teenagers to become killers? Canadian Denise Deneau says she knows it can. Deneau was driving through Tennessee with her cousin Aaron Hamel when he was shot and killed by two teenage boys. The teenagers said they had been inspired to shoot at passing cars after playing a violent video game. In this story ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - May 2000 Reena Virk: A Senseless Death

The tragic and horrifying case of the murder of Reena Virk, and the trials of her killers, is one of those seemingly incomprehensible social events that can evoke feelings of despair and hopelessness for the average citizen. And yet, as painful as it is, we must attempt to come to terms with the darkest elements in human society. If we ...
  • 2000
  • 00:17:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2000

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