W5’s Kevin Newman profiles the plight of the thalidomide "sample babies" -- Canadians who claim their mothers were given free samples of the morning sickness drug in the late 1950s and early 60s, but don't qualify for compensation from government.
W5 investigates the dangerous sport of rooftopping - where modern urban adventurers seek thrills at dizzying heights, walking where even professionals fear to tread, trying to get that one great picture or rush.
W5 this week: Sandie Rinaldo tells the story of dozens of families who are going to court against one of the largest owners of nursing homes, seeking damages for the neglected care they claim their loved ones suffered.
On W5 this week: Kevin Newman retraces a journey he took just before the November U.S. election, to see how American voters in the swing state of Pennsylvania feel now about their choice to elect Donald Trump as president.
The Automobile Protection Association goes undercover and finds Calgary car consumers are still likely exposed to questionable sales tactics and advertising practices -- even after a government push to clean up the industry.
New car dealers that passed an undercover test by a consumer watchdog are part of a small, exclusive club. "A lot of dealers are all talk and no walk," said one dealership owner to W5.
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With an ongoing commitment to covering tough, relevant stories with fair and responsible reporting, W5 is in its 52nd season of investigative journalism. Hosted by Kevin Newman, W5 is the most-watched documentary program in Canada, and the winner of several awards including the prestigious Gordon Sinclair Award for Broadcast Journalism.
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