Capital Shame: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV412
Producing Agencies: CTV
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Health, Social Issues, Social Sciences
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2008
Running Time: 20:44
When we think of Ottawa, images of politicians on Parliament Hill come to mind. But the tourist brochures are a far cry from the reality: crack addicts panhandling on the street corner. W5 investigates the growing epidemic of crack-cocaine use in the Nation's capital.
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