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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Act of Kindness: W5

Act of Kindness: W5

The story of how one Las Vegas bartender comforted a dying Canadian man who was gunned down in the...

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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...

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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...

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Beyond Justice (W5)

Beyond Justice (W5)

Ian Bush. Kevin St Arnaud. Robert Dziekanski. Three men dead. All killed by RCMP officers in...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Cyber-Seniors

Cyber-Seniors

A humorous and heartwarming documentary feature, which chronicles the extraordinary journey of a...

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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...

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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...

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Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Down2Earth (Ep 103)

Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Down2Earth (Ep 103)

Journey to the T'silhqot'in First Nation to share the tribe's struggle to limit development and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Jet-Lagged: W5

Jet-Lagged: W5

Kevin Newman investigates how when it comes to pilot fatigue, Canadian regulations are way behind...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Leftovers

Leftovers

Over 5 million American seniors experience food insecurity and are the fastest growing group of...

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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...

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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...

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Mesh Misery: W5

Mesh Misery: W5

For a common surgical tool, mesh is certainly attracting a lot of controversy. Just ask Chrissy...

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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...

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Mistissini Healing

Mistissini Healing

Examines the trauma experienced by the intergenerational survivors of Canada's residential school...

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Mr. Big: W5

Mr. Big: W5

It was an elaborate sting known as "The Big Boss," or "Mr. Big" in which undercover officers posed...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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