"Mr.Big" and the Recent Supreme Court Ruling
  • 2014
  • 00:11:53
  • 15-17

As It Happens
"Mr.Big" and the Recent Supreme Court Ruling

The "Mr. Big" ruling is a game changer for those convicted in sting operations. A Supreme Court of Canada ruling calling into question the reliability of confessions obtained during so-called Mr. Big sting operations could prompt the review of dozens of convictions, some legal experts say. This type of sting involves police posing as criminals in an attempt to obtain ...
  • Added on: 08/08/2014
A Boy Named Moses
  • 2014
  • 00:38:59
  • 15-17

The Fifth Estate
A Boy Named Moses

Moses was an international adoption, brought from the rubble of the Liberian civil war to Canada as a four-and-a-half-year-old. He was only five years old when his adoptive parents decided they didn't want him anymore and gave him away to a complete stranger — on the Internet. In this Fifth Estate investigation, Gillian Findlay looks at the unregulated practice of what is ...
  • Added on: 05/06/2015
A Choice for K'aila
  • 1990
  • 00:27:35
  • 15-17

Man Alive
A Choice for K'aila

Should parents pay any price to prolong the life of a dying child? What if the only medical treatment available brings with it possible long-term suffering? This is the story of K'aila, whose parents fought their doctor in a court battle over a potentially life-saving liver transplant.
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
A Community Fights Gangs and Guns
  • 2008
  • 00:17:35
  • 13-14

News in Review - November 2008
A Community Fights Gangs and Guns

Although crime rates in Canada have been going down, gang violence has been increasing. In many Canadian cities young gang members with guns have become a deadly problem. They are not only killing each other; sometimes innocent people are caught in the crossfire. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how gangs and guns turned an Alberta community ...
A Death in the Family
  • 2009
  • 00:41:39
  • 15-17

The Fifth Estate
A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family is the story of William Mullins-Johnson, his wrongful first-degree murder conviction, and how that guilty verdict shattered his family. In Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on June 27, 1993, four-year-old Valin Johnson was found dead in her bed. She had been sick overnight and her family thought she had died after choking on her vomit. Within ...
  • Added on: 04/15/2014
A Deathly Silence
  • 2003
  • 00:51:08
  • 15-17

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary
A Deathly Silence

The last moments of Segun Farquharson's life were recorded on his cell phone as he pleaded for his life. He had just finished eating a meal at home when he got a call on his cell phone. Segun and a friend went to meet two men in a car. An argument ensued and Segun's battered body was found with a ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
A Look Back at Law and Social Justice 2013
  • 2013
  • 00:16:13
  • 13-14

News in Review - December 2013
A Look Back at Law and Social Justice 2013

From a crack-smoking mayor to a mainstream federal leader willing to legalize marijuana, the year 2013 put Canada on the map when it comes to the issue of illegal drugs in modern society. In Quebec, a province often in the news for cultural reasons, a fresh controversy ignited over the issue of religion versus identity. In Toronto, videos from a ...
Aboriginal People and the Police
  • 2009
  • 00:26:52
  • 13-14

ReVision Quest
Aboriginal People and the Police

What’s the real reason for police violence against Aboriginal men? ReVision Quest is back by popular demand. First Nations comic and host Darrell Dennis tackles assumptions about his aboriginal culture with humour and personality.
  • Added on: 12/11/2013
Above Suspicion: The Shocking Case of Colonel Russell Williams
  • 2010
  • 00:41:37
  • 15-17

The Fifth Estate
Above Suspicion: The Shocking Case of Colonel Russell Williams

He piloted prime ministers and royalty and later commanded our country's largest air force base in Trenton, Ont. Today, Colonel Russell Williams sits segregated in a prison cell convicted of murder, sexual assault and dozens of break and enters. This unbelievable story has captured the country's attention and left people asking the same simple questions: What really happened? Who is ...
  • Added on: 09/25/2013
Adoption: Looking For A Baby Abroad
  • 2009
  • 00:15:03
  • 13-14

News in Review - November 2009
Adoption: Looking For A Baby Abroad

Every year, for a number of reasons, many Canadians adopt children in foreign countries. International adoptions can provide them with the baby they always wanted, but they can also be expensive and frustrating. In this News in Review story we’ll follow a Manitoba woman as she travels to Kazakhstan to adopt a baby girl.