Rethinking Canada. This season we're telling you stories about the dirty business of Canadian mining.

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MINING #1 – The Myth of the Klondike

The Klondike Gold Rush was many things: a media conspiracy, a ponzi scheme, a land grab. But above all, it was a humanitarian disaster that stretched over much of the Pacific Northwest.
October 13, 2021

Introducing our new season… Mining

Stories about the dirty business of Canadian mining.
October 7, 2021

REAL ESTATE #8 – The Last White Rajah

The destruction of Borneo’s rainforests has been called the greatest environmental crime of our time. But journalists and NGOs have long alleged that one man, Abdul Taib Mahmud, has benefitted from that destruction to the tune of billions of dollars.
August 4, 2021

REAL ESTATE #7 – The Ballad of Eddy Haymour

Eddy Haymour has been called a lot of things in his life. Immigrant success story. Kidnapper. Terrorist. Folk Hero.
July 21, 2021

REAL ESTATE #6 – Canada’s Biggest Slumlord

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is the biggest landlord in Canada, and the second biggest in all of North America.
July 7, 2021

REAL ESTATE #5 Oka

The Oka Crisis was the biggest military confrontation on Canadian soil in more than a century. On its face, it was about a golf course expansion. But for the Mohawks who took up arms, it was the culmination of a centuries-long fight for recognition of their sovereignty and their land.
June 23, 2021

REAL ESTATE #4 – City of Glass

Real estate mania is at an all time high in this country. And in no place is this more true than in Vancouver.
June 9, 2021

REAL ESTATE #3 – Terminal City

Vancouver is obsessed with real estate. But what most people don’t realize, is that it’s been this way from the beginning.
May 26, 2021
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