It was a case that captivated the country: a CBC celebrity accused of sexual assault against three women. The stakes were high. Not only was Jian Ghomeshi on trial, but many felt Canada’s justice system was as well. Now, Mr. Ghomeshi has been found not guilty on all counts against him. The judge had "no hesitation" in reaching his conclusion and ruled that the evidence of each complainant `suffered not just from inconsistencies and questionable behaviour, but was tainted by outright deception". So what happened inside that courtroom during those eight intense days? Why were there so many surprises? With dramatic recreations of key turning points, the fifth estate takes viewers deep inside one of the most watched trials in this country’s history.
He has launched often vitriolic attacks on minorities, Muslims, women and pretty much anyone else he wants – and yet Donald Trump’s popularity just keeps on climbing.He is leading the race to win the Republican nomination and his next victory, he hopes, will be the White House. Bob McKeown joins the campaign trail for a disturbing look at an ugly side of America and why Trump may be winning.
It's a multi-billion dollar battle for your belly. Millions of people are joining the anti-wheat revolution. Kellogg's, the world's largest cereal maker, has seen its biggest drop in sales since the 1970s. Food companies are selling off their struggling bread divisions. It's all because best-selling health evangelists say that wheat is causing everything from fat bellies to schizophrenia. But do they have science on their side? Mark Kelley takes a hard look at what's driving a movement that is dramatically changing the way we ea.
It was a deadly defect in an ignition switch that led to the recall of millions of GM cars like the Cobalt and the Ion and the confirmed deaths of almost 30 drivers, with close to 200 more being investigated. Bob McKeown investigates what and when did GM and Transport Canada know about the problem – and reveals startlingly new information about fatal crashes in Canada.
On a special commercial-free edition of the fifth estate The Fear Within, a special investigation into Wednesday's attack in Ottawa and the wider events behind it. Two soldiers killed in a week. What was behind the attacks - and what went wrong? Plus startling new revelations about young Canadian men making their own journey to jihad. Join hosts Bob McKeown, Mark Kelly, Gillian Findlay and Linden Macintyre as the International Emmy Award-winning show returns for its 40th season.
The story begins as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Br?hl) team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful.