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48 Hours: Lessons from Vancouver in Canada's Opioid Crisis - W5

48 Hours: Lessons from Vancouver in Canada's Opioid Crisis - W5

W5\'s Jon Woodward investigates Canada\'s growing fentanyl epidemic at ground zero - Vancouver\'s Downtown Eastside. Woodward spends the 48 hours...

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A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green Interview Series

A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Betty Krawczyk, a \"Raging Granny,\" an 83-year-old great-grandmother who has since taken civil disobedience to new heights, garnering...

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A Time of Healing: W5

A Time of Healing: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek follows the recovery of Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi, who was left a triple amputee by an explosion in his native Ukraine. His wounds...

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A Way of Living Developed Over Millennia: Edmund Metatawabin - The Green Interview Series

A Way of Living Developed Over Millennia: Edmund Metatawabin - The Green Interview Series

The oldest of 11 children, Edmund Metatawabin - the last name means \"Ten Sunrises,\" was born and raised in the valley of the Kistachowan Sipi,...

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A World Apart: 21 C Series

A World Apart: 21 C Series

Regent's Park, a troubled housing project in Toronto has a reputation for violence and drugs. The people in this community are struggling to create a...

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After The Last River

After The Last River

In the shadow of a De Beers mine, the remote community of Attawapiskat lurches from crisis to crisis, while facing mounting environmental issues and...

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All in the Family: W5

All in the Family: W5

It\'s every parent\'s worst nightmare: your child goes missing. \"Parental abductions come in more often than anything else,\" says Ted Davis, senior...

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Bon à Tirer

Bon à Tirer

Bon à Tirer (Fit to Print) is a short film about an artist exchange that included established printmakers and master printers from the U.S. and...

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Canada's Commandos: W5

Canada's Commandos: W5

CTV\'s Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme delivers a never-before-seen look inside Canada\'s ultra-elite team of soldiers training...

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City of Gangs: Regina Grapples with Native Gang Problem (W5)

City of Gangs: Regina Grapples with Native Gang Problem (W5)

W5 looks at the rise of gangs in Regina, and the story of a young Aboriginal man who was murdered, having been caught up in a problem that's seeping...

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Clouds of Autumn

Clouds of Autumn

Set on the Tsilhqot\'in plateau in the 1970s, Clouds of Autumn focuses on a young Indigenous boy named William and his older sister Shayl whose...

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Code Kids

Code Kids

Code Kids documents a grass roots movement led by a handful of citizens in New Brunswick, Canada as they try to inspire students, educators,...

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Cries for Help: W5

Cries for Help: W5

In a follow-up to its 2014 investigation, \"Suicide Watch\", into alarming Canada-wide, in-patient suicide rates, W5 Co-Host and Correspondent Kevin...

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Cyber-Seniors

Cyber-Seniors

A humorous and heartwarming documentary feature, which chronicles the extraordinary journey of a group of colourful senior citizens, as they discover...

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Dead Deals: W5

Dead Deals: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek investigates Sean O\'Brien and his Calgary consignment company, Treadz, that would offer false promises to vehicle owners. W5...

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Defending Democracy and the Water Rights: Maude Barlow - The Green Interview Series

Defending Democracy and the Water Rights: Maude Barlow - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Maude Barlow, a Canadian environmental activist and author who argues that water is the next oil. As...

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Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Episode 103

Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Episode 103

Journey to the T\'silhqot\'in First Nation to share the tribe\'s struggle to limit development and maintain their culture. Next the team shifts gears...

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Elder Abuse Awareness Playlist

Elder Abuse Awareness Playlist

This Canadian collection of programs uncovers the horrifying abuse that takes place to our most vulnerable citizens. Programs include: A New...

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Energy Trap: W5

Energy Trap: W5

W5 launches an investigation into the surging number of Canadians agreeing to pay thousands of dollars more to be comfortable in their homes than...

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Équiterre - Linking Environmental and Social Justice: Steven Guilbeault - The Green Interview Series

Équiterre - Linking Environmental and Social Justice: Steven Guilbeault - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Steven Guilbeault, an author, science and environmental journalist, consultant to venture capitalists,...

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Femke Wijdekop: Defender of Those Who Defend the Earth - The Green Interview Series

Femke Wijdekop: Defender of Those Who Defend the Earth - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Femke Wijdekop, a Dutch lawyer, broadcaster and researcher with the Institute for Environmental...

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Fighting for the Right to a Healthy Environment: Ada Lockridge and Ron Plain - The Green Interview Series

Fighting for the Right to a Healthy Environment: Ada Lockridge and Ron Plain - The Green Interview Series

Ron Plain and Ada Lockridge are members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, a native community in the heart of Ontario\'s notorious \"Chemical Valley\"...

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Finding Private Foster (W5)

Finding Private Foster (W5)

A high school teacher tries to bring new life to memories of the First World War. Teacher Blake Seward and 23 of his history students explore many...

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First Nation

First Nation

Thousands of years ago, the Algonquin First Nations people lived on the shores of the Ottawa River watershed. Images of their life can be found at...

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First Nations, Métis & Inuit Studies Playlist (Secondary Version)

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Studies Playlist (Secondary Version)

This playlist compiled of ten Canadian-produced programs covers many aspects of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies. Topics covered include:...

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Fraud Series (Canada AM)

Fraud Series (Canada AM)

Gary Ford, author of 'The Canadian Guide to Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft' takes us through the steps we need to take to guard against...

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Great River

Great River

A team of world renowned rock art experts gathered together to investigate the defacing of a sacred First Nations rock art site that had been...

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent (W5)

Guilty Until Proven Innocent (W5)

W5 follows Tammy Wynne's fight to reverse her murder conviction in the death of her son, after it was found crucial testimony against her was...

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Healing Hands: W5

Healing Hands: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek is on location with a Canadian team on a medical mission in Kyiv that is treating the wounded in a fierce conflict in eastern...

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Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

We all have rights and obligations to one another.  This playlist helps us come to understand the importance of human rights as the foundation of a...

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Immigration (Canada AM)

Immigration (Canada AM)

This Canada AM series looks at the struggles of new immigrants, the issue of foreign-trained professionals and undocumented workers.

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In The Dark: W5

In The Dark: W5

Sandie Rinaldo speaks to the families of residents of an Ontario nursing home who were sexually assaulted by a repeat sex offender.

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In the Name of Science: W5

In the Name of Science: W5

A national council responsible for monitoring animal welfare in research laboratories is investigating hidden camera footage obtained by W5 that...

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Justice for Rebecca (W5)

Justice for Rebecca (W5)

In June of 1996 Rebecca Middleton and Jasmine Meens went on a trip of a lifetime. The two teens from Belleville, Ontario traveled to Bermuda, a small...

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Know Your Rights (Canada AM)

Know Your Rights (Canada AM)

This Canada AM series looks at your legal obligations in common everyday situations. Includes: Know Your Rights: Identity Theft - Looks at how to...

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Larry Kowalchuk: Anti-Fracking Movement Finds a Voice - The Green Interview Series

Larry Kowalchuk: Anti-Fracking Movement Finds a Voice - The Green Interview Series

In 2013 anti-fracking protests took place in NB as a result of exploratory drilling and seismic testing by SWN Resources, a company that the NB...

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Leftovers

Leftovers

Over 5 million American seniors experience food insecurity and are the fastest growing group of people going hungry in America. It must stop. The...

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Let's Talk About It

Let's Talk About It

Once the innocent and forgotten victims of domestic violence, children break the silence and secrecy of family abuse for the first time in Let\'s...

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Mean Streets: W5

Mean Streets: W5

Canada\'s largest city has always had the reputation of \"Toronto the Good.\" But recently, high profile murders and an explosion of gang violence...

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Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

Violence against women is a significant issue in society.  According to the World Health Organization, it affects one third of women around the...

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Mistissini Healing

Mistissini Healing

Examines the trauma experienced by the intergenerational survivors of Canada\'s residential school system. Mistissini Healing tells the story of two...

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MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

For over a century and a half the medical community have developed protocols and systems for research and patient care, but in the 21st...

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My Brain Made Me Do It

My Brain Made Me Do It

When a brutal crime is committed who is ultimately to blame - the perpetrator or their brain? We\'ve all heard people say, \'It was beyond my...

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Neglected Care: W5

Neglected Care: W5

A W5 investigation puts the spotlight on lack of care and alleged abuse in long term care homes. Families seeking justice, accusing nursing homes of...

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Nuclear Tomb: W5

Nuclear Tomb: W5

W5\'s Lloyd Robertson heads to Kincardine, Ontario, an idyllic cottage destination along the banks of picturesque Lake Huron. Home to nearly 12,000...

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Off the Rails (W5)

Off the Rails (W5)

W5 exposes CN\'s shocking track record and investigates how the Canadian icon may have sacrificed rail safety. The romantic image of the Canadian...

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On How to Rediscover Our 'Sense of Place:' David Suzuki - The Green Interview Series

On How to Rediscover Our 'Sense of Place:' David Suzuki - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features David Suzuki, a scientist, author, broadcaster, teacher, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation...

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On Key: W5

On Key: W5

One of Canada\'s most notable music producers is opening up about his struggle with depression and his son\'s death, in hopes of shattering...

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On The Brink (W5)

On The Brink (W5)

They are frustrated. They are angry. They are going broke. They are parents who insist governments must do more to provide treatment for their...

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One Gay City: A History of LGBT Life in Winnipeg

One Gay City: A History of LGBT Life in Winnipeg

From a deeply closeted culture to a more open and out society, \"One Gay City: A History of LGBT Life in Winnipeg\" takes viewers on an emotional...

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