W5 profiles 'A Tribe Called Red': an indigenous electronica group hitting its creative stride, just as a real conversation is starting to take hold in Canada about how we do better by indigenous people.
W5 marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion. Atlantic bureau chief Todd Battis sits down with the oldest living survivor, with new revelations, and tells the story of a city destroyed that rose again from the ashes.
W5 follows the legendary singer-songwriter on his latest tour across North America. After 70 years performing on stage, he's still as meticulous as ever in his preparation. "I really want it to sound good. I want it to continue."
Orlando Bowen was a CFL player until he was arrested by police, assaulted and charged. Later acquitted, he has offered forgiveness to the officers and is encouraging others to seek the positive in their lives.
Saturday on W5: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's hometown of Columbus is as good a place as any to understand how complicated it would be to undo NAFTA. It's ironic that it's the town in America that, per capita, relies most on foreign trade for its well-being. W5's Kevin Newman was there.
Coming up on Saturday's W5: Alex Cuba has won multiple Latin Grammy Awards and Juno Awards in Canada. But while he's celebrated here, W5's Kevin Newman reports that Cuba's success is in spite of music industry support -- not because of it.
It's been unrelenting lately: the scale and scope of natural disasters in Puerto Rico, The Caribbean, Mexico, Florida, and Texas -- and that’s not a complete list by any means. We had no way of guessing that would be the backdrop when last spring our editorial team decided that storm chasers would make an interesting documentary.
Patients in chronic pain after getting mesh implants to treat hernias and female pelvic problems are suing mesh makers. Meanwhile, doctors insist surgical mesh is an important tool being unfairly maligned.
B.C. is on a trajectory to hit over 1,300 overdose deaths in 2017, with 400 of those in Vancouver alone.
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