2014/2015 Archive Page

April 18

See almost 50 photos from Gordie Howe's long career.

Get up to speed with this primer on stem cells.

See the documents obtained by a year-long W5 investigation here.

Some people have set up so-called “granny cams. Should the audio recording be turned on or off?

PSWs are not regulated or governed, so ask these questions.

March 28

Three dealerships surveyed by the APA ran honest ads and were able to honour their advertised prices.

What costs must be included in ads for new cars? This infographic explains.

After APA mystery shoppers visited new car dealerships in Calgary, we reached out to management at dealerships included in the W5 story.

March 14

February 28


Colorado was the first American state to start selling legalized recreational marijuana, resulting in some quirky outcomes.

How much money is the state pulling in off legal sales?

The Flag

February 7

The RCMP is helping to recoup as much as $5 million per year for customers.

How can you avoid getting scammed out of counterfeit tickets for live sports and events? Here are some tips.

January 31

January 17

Highlights of our investigation into how pigs are transported.

W5's exchange with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Western Hog Exchange launches independent investigation.

W5 spent months finding out how often patients are able to take their own lives in hospitals.

W5 has assembled a gallery of people who took their own lives while in the care of a hospital.

At which hospitals and health facilities in Canada have patient suicides taken place?

Highlights from the hospital data uncovered by W5 via freedom of information.

Key findings from coroner investigations following inpatient suicides

April 26

April 19

April 12

Read about what APA inspectors found in their investigation

Learn more about the vehicles and the shops investigated.

April 5

March 29

Designs that could've been our flag, and the finalists that made the cut.

How did we get our flag? What did we have before? The designs, the history and the intrigue.

March 15 on W5

March 8 on W5

Feb. 22 on W5 - PIPELINE WAR

W5 discovers Line 9 had significantly more spills than stated

Line 9 incidents and spills (W5)


Interactive map of spills and other incidents along Line 9

A snapshot of the spill and product release numbers obtained by W5


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Avis Favaro looks into the possible new cause for a rare sleeping disorder.

Lisa LaFlamme interviews the former Vancouver Olympics organizer.

Charity Lottery Regulations by Province

Lottery Charity Map


An interactive map which shows where the money is going.

Sept 28 on W5

MAP: 41 homicides in long-term care homes during the past 12 years (W5)


Where the 41 murders in long-term care homes took place

Counting Canada's care home homicides

How to stop the abuse in seniors homes


Extended video: Sen. Mobina Jaffer on getting appointed to the Senate

Extended video: Sen. Hugh Segal on pushing for Senate reform

The Best of W5