When does tough coaching cross a line from encouragement to verbal and emotional abuse? That was the issue faced by parents, students and staff at a prominent private school in Victoria, B.C., well-known for its most famous alumnus, two-time NBA MVP basketball player, Steve Nash.
This week, we turn the lens on the war between poachers and wildlife in Africa. A war which the most-endangered species are losing, as demand for illegal wildlife products like ivory and rhino horn drive a thriving, multi-billion dollar underground industry.
Kevin Newman writes about his memories of the Canadian flag, from when it first appeared in his Grade 3 class to the fixture that it is today - and the other flags we could've had, uncovered in a W5 investigation.
This W5/TSN investigation examines the ways in which sports fans are being deceived by fake tickets, how some sports memorabilia may not be what it seems, and how bogus team jerseys make their way into the Canadian marketplace.
A Vancouver businessman has been paid millions of dollars in a secret settlement with the Canadian government after the Canada Border Services Agency wrongly accused him of exporting military technology to China in violation of export controls, a W5 investigation reveals.
W5 followed Connor Stevenson's amazing recovery over several months. He survived four surgeries and over 1,000 stitches. Now, two-and-a-half years after the Eaton Centre shooting, there are still lasting effects.
Highlights of our investigation into how pigs are transported.
W5's exchange with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Western Hog Exchange launches independent investigation.
June 15, 2012: An armoured truck pulls up at the Hub Mall, a student residence at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Four guards and a trainee are there to restock an ATM machine with cash. It's just a routine run until, suddenly, shots are fired.
Disturbing images revealed in undercover video footage shows baby calves, just weeks old, are kicked, punched, slapped and yelled at by barn employees in Pont Rouge, Quebec. The video was obtained by CTV’s W5 as part of its investigative report on the Quebec veal industry.
Today, streets in China are jammed with the new sign of the country's upwardly mobile middle class: automobiles. Beijing has 20 million residents, five million cars, and a huge pollution problem. And the thick soup that obscures the sun is man-made.
About 180,000 kids have a parent in prison and must endure the isolation and often guilt by association. But a unique and innovative program is offering support to both the kids and their incarcerated fathers.
There is a lot of human emotion in the work we do at W5 and sometimes it rises to searing levels. One of those stories is our investigation into the shooting deaths of Rodney Jackson and Greg Matters, two men who never met each other, but shared the same fate.
The broad strokes of Connor Stevenson's story about his near-death experience in the Eaton Centre are well known, but the fine points have only emerged over six months of rare access Connor's family gave to CTV’s W5 to document their journey back to life.
W5 speaks with Newfoundland’s Cassidy Little, an ex-solider and the lead in the British production "The Two Worlds of Charlie F." who describes how he joined the British Army on a dare and served in Afghanistan, losing a leg in the explosion of an improvised explosive device.
As Canadian children are "wired" an average of seven hours a day on laptops, tablets, and cell phones, there are an estimated 750,000 predators online worldwide right now, lurking, "liking" and learning the online activities of underaged users.
In the past three seasons, W5 has been reporting about the crisis of violence in Canadian long-term care homes. In our latest episode, we'll feature a Saskatoon care home offering a unique approach for residents with dementia.
W5 takes viewers inside the modern world of weddings – a $4 billion-a-year industry in Canada. From wedding designers to Hollywood-style videos, themed events to spectacular locations, weddings have come a long way from a church ceremony, quick photos, and a night at the local hall.
Regardless of age, obesity can bring on a raft of health concerns. But for children and teens, those health problems are often compounded by less obvious side effects. W5 follows two teens through a radical program to treat their obesity and help them find normal lives.
In the first TV interview about her autobiography “Unsinkable,” we learn that Silken Laumann has had to overcome many challenges in her life and careers, some less public but still deeply personal and painful.
In 2012 Chicago police logged 506 homicides and 2,460 shootings, making it the most murderous city in the U.S. A frightening environment for most people, but for a surgeon who admits to being "addicted to trauma," it's the perfect place to hone his skills.
W5 obtained secretly recorded video from animal rights group Mercy for Animals Canada (MFAC) that gives a glimpse into the shocking state of Canada’s egg industry and the disturbing conditions some chickens endure.
Canadian soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder are getting help from 37 psychiatric service dogs in a program developed in Manitoba by George Leonard, a certified dog trainer who is part of an aboriginal group that has trained more than 350 service dogs of all kinds.
Approximately 100 former residents, united in their childhood suffering, are speaking out for the first time about the horrific mental, physical and sexual abuse they suffered while at the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children.
After months of headlines about Canadian senators, 65 of them, almost two-thirds, chose to keep their activities for the month of September a secret. Here's what else W5 discovered about your senators.