CBC News Indigenous youth talk to press in front of B.C. Legislature (February 26, 2020) Must-See

Indigenous youth gathered on the steps of the B.C. Legislature repeat a series of demands, including calls for RCMP to leave Wet'suwet'en territory and for Coastal GasLink construction to end. They say they will continue to hold the space in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at least until those calls are met. Among speakers are: Ta’Kaiya Blaney (Tla'Amin First Nation); Gina Mowat ...
  • 2020
  • 00:36:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/06/2020

The National Inside Canada's Prisons

This CBC News Special provides a thorough and straightforward portrait of how Canada deals with people who break the law: from the special handling unit where the most dangerous are held to a minimum security facility that some say is too soft; from a man who's never been in prison before to those who will spend the rest of their ...
  • 2001
  • 02:09:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Inside CSIS

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service is Canada’s spy agency, created to worry for us. CSIS worries that terror attacks that have struck at allies will strike here, too. It frets about nuclear plants, airports, a new surge in foreign spying, and that technology and trade secrets will land in the wrong hands. Some Canadians are concerned that CSIS worries too ...
  • 2010
  • 00:23:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate Inside Incel: Alek Minassian and online misogyny

It was characterized as the actions of a lone wolf — the van attack in Toronto last spring. But was it really? Alek Minassian is accused of committing one of the largest mass killings in Canadian history. Before the attack, a post appeared on Minassian's Facebook account that said "the Incel Rebellion has already begun." The term "incel" is an ...
  • 2019
  • 00:22:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/29/2020

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Inside Information: Stories from the Street (Part 2 of 3)

On its opening night, September 8, 1952, the first news story broadcast on CBC Television was the dramatic escape and subsequent capture of Toronto's notorious bank robbers, The Boyd Gang. This documentary features archival footage from the groundbreaking Connections series, and looks at the investigative nature of The Fifth Estate's coverage of the wrongly convicted, the changing approach to the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:54:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News: Disclosure Inside the Interrogation Room

How could an innocent person sign a confession that destroys their life? It's happened time and time again. You may recall the Central Park jogger case where five young men in New York City confessed to a vicious rape they never committed. It has happened in Canada, too. Disclosure takes its journalistic microscope into the interrogation room and reveals the ...
  • 2003
  • 00:18:13
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 1994 Judges: The Use of Power

The role and powers of judges in the Canadian legal system are examined in light of recent news reports of alleged abuse of power.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - November 1991 Judging the Judge: The Clarence Thomas Case

The drama and social and legal issues related to this story constitute the focus. The Canadian system of choosing Supreme Court justices will serve as a contrast.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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The National Juice Wars

Franchising is seen as a great business opportunity, but is that really the case? Franchise owners operate under the illusion that the head office will help them, but that is not always the case. The investors in this story found themselves in a juice store franchise that turned sour and resulted in lawsuits and lost life-savings. Buying into a business ...
  • 2002
  • 00:19:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Jurors and PTSD (Part 1 of 2)

Jury duty is a civic duty. But some jurors say they've been traumatized by disturbing evidence, and their condition is largely ignored by the courts. Part 1 of 2.
  • 2017
  • 00:13:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

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