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    Hunting Luka Magnotta (2012)

    Long before Luka Magnotta became a household name in Canada and the subject of an international manhunt, he was pursued by a group of online vigilantes desperate to stop a man they were convinced had killed animals for pleasure. As the world knows, Magnotta was arrested in Berlin in early June following the killing […]

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    My Friend the Bank Robber (2011)

    “I’ve known Stephen Reid since we were both in our early 20s… Our lives have intersected many times since then. In a way, his story is also mine.” In a particularly personal broadcast, the fifth estate’s Bob McKeown traces the career of, and his friendship with, the always fascinating, charismatic, and confounding Stephen Reid. […]

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    The Conspiracy Files: Putin, The FBI and Donald Trump (2017)

    An ugly and controversial U.S. election campaign got even uglier – and more bizarre – after the election was over. In recent days, Donald Trump has faced a storm of questions about his Russian connections. Meanwhile, the FBI is also taking incoming fire over how it publicly handled the Clinton email affair – while […]

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    The Mob and Michael DeGroote (2015)

    He is one of Canada’s wealthiest businessmen and a respected philanthropist. But when Michael DeGroote invested millions in a dream venture of Caribbean casinos, it led to a nightmare of death threats and revenge plots and the involvement of a leading Mafia Godfather.An explosive year-long investigation by the CBC and the Globe and Mail. […]