Tag: estate

Too Young To Lose – the fifth estate

Too Young To Lose – the fifth estateA daughter, a niece, a friend â?” underage girls forced into the sex trade, exploited by pimps preying on their vulnerability. Who are these teens? Mark Kelley of CBC’s the fifth estate... Read More »

Secrets of the fifth estate

Secrets of the fifth estateWhen the fifth estate went on air forty years ago there was nothing like it on Canadian TV. On the night of September 16, 1975 Adrienne Clarkson signed on with a shocking story about a... Read More »

Imelda Marcos : First Lady of Shoes – the fifth estate

Imelda Marcos : First Lady of Shoes – the fifth estateShe may now be best known for her outrageous shoe collection but in 1983, Imelda Marcos was also a member of her husband Ferdinand Marcos’ cabinet and was poised to replaced him as... Read More »

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (1991) – the fifth estate

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (1991) – the fifth estateFrom 1991, our profile of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. The young African American boxer was on his way to a world title fight. But before that he became involved in a miscarriage of justice.... Read More »

Chazz Petrella : The Boy Who Should Have Lived – the fifth estate

Chazz Petrella : The Boy Who Should Have Lived – the fifth estateChazz Petrella had an idyllic childhood in Cobourg, Ontario – four siblings, loving parents, a hobby farm. But that all changed when his rages became too much for his family to handle. He... Read More »

Jacques Delisle : Murder and The Judge – the fifth estate

Jacques Delisle : Murder and The Judge – the fifth estateHe was the first judge in Canadian history to be convicted of murder. Now from behind bars at a maximum security prison where he is serving a life sentence for killing his wife, Jacques... Read More »

Preview Murder and The Judge – the fifth estate

Preview Murder and The Judge – the fifth estateThis week on the fifth estate, Murder and The Judge. He was the first judge in Canadian history to be convicted of murder. Now from behind bars at a maximum security prison where he is... Read More »

Is wheat today the same as wheat 50 years ago? – the fifth estate

Is wheat today the same as wheat 50 years ago? – the fifth estateWilliam Davis says the wheat we are consuming today is a “genetically-modified monster.” He calls it Frankenwheat. We take a closer look at the science. For more tune into The War on... Read More »

Marijuana in Canada : Pot Fiction – the fifth estate

Marijuana in Canada : Pot Fiction – the fifth estateEveryone knows that marijuana is illegal. So why does Canada seem to be awash in pot? You can buy it openly in a surprising number of ways and places. The system the federal government... Read More »

The Mohamed Fahmy Story : 400 Days – the fifth estate

The Mohamed Fahmy Story : 400 Days – the fifth estateCanadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who worked for Al Jazeera in Egypt, never expected he would go to jail just for doing his job. But in his first ever television interview since release,... Read More »

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