The Fifth Estate The Man Who Hears Voices

The federal government has made it a priority: to toughen laws that allow people who commit violent acts — even murder — to be found "not criminally responsible" due to mental illness. That’s what happened to Jeffrey Arenberg, who was deemed NCR after he killed a popular Ottawa sportscaster in 1995 in what he says was an attempt to stop ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/12/2014

The National The MMIWG Inquiry | Up to Speed

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls began last year, but advocacy groups and some families have been critical of the process. Some say the inquiry has struggled to connect with the families of the victims.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2017

The Fifth Estate The Mohamed Fahmy Story: 400 Days Classroom Favourites

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy never expected he would go to jail just for doing his job. But in his first-ever television interview since release, the former Cairo bureau chief for Al-Jazeera English describes 400 days of utter hell, some of which he spent locked up with hardened prisoners and violent jihadists. Fahmy sat down with The Fifth Estate's Gillian Findlay in ...
  • 2015
  • 00:38:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/02/2015

CANAdooDAday The Mounties

Set to a modern military beat, a trio of Mounties educate you about everything you didn’t actually know about Canada’s RCMP.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:17
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/01/2017

The Fifth Estate The Murder and the Money Trail

When a body was found in a roadside ditch outside Mexico City, it seemed like just another murder — one of tens of thousands of violent killings in that country each year. But the victim was in fact the hard-working mother of two and the branch manager for Canadian-owned Scotiabank. The death of Maru Oropesa revealed the risks that Canadian ...
  • 2013
  • 00:41:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/16/2014

CBC News Special The Mystery of Capital

In this documentary, CBC News' Brian Stewart meets Hernando de Soto, an economist from Peru who became famous interpreting the destructiveness of shadow economies in the developing world. In his book,The Mystery of Capital, de Soto explains how an absence of property rights leads to poverty in developing countries. People who can't show ownership in anything are condemned to live ...
  • 2009
  • 00:18:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 1994 The New Criminals: Trigger Happy

Recent random violent crimes in Canada are the point of departure for examining such issues as gun control and the Young Offenders Act.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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News in Review - November 1990 The October Crisis Twenty Years Later

In 1970, the October Crisis in Quebec shocked the nation. The explosive situation which existed then is vividly reviewed using archival footage, including Trudeau's "Just watch me" interview.
  • 1990
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1990

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News in Review - February 2010 The Plane Bomber and Airport Security

On Christmas Day 2009, a young Nigerian man allegedly tried to blow up an airliner as it prepared to land in Detroit. The man was subdued by other passengers before he could set off explosive material sewed into his underwear. But the incident triggered a security scare at airports all over the world. In this News in Review story we’ll ...
  • 2010
  • 00:16:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2010

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News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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