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COMMONS
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.
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Introducing our new season… Mining
Stories about the dirty business of Canadian mining.
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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.
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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.
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REAL ESTATE #1 – The Bridle Path
The Bridle Path is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Canada, home to the ultra-wealthy and the famous. But behind their locked gates, some of Canada’s elite try to scheme their way into even greater wealth on the property market — not always legally.  And their ambitions have a way of becoming problems for the rest of us. 
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Introducing our new season… Real Estate!
Stories about Canada’s real estate obsession.
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THE POLICE #10 – Portapique
Almost a year after the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, Nova Scotians are still in the dark about what exactly happened. A gunman, dressed in an RCMP uniform, driving an RCMP cruiser killed 22 people.
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THE POLICE #9 – Northern Patrol
For three decades, much of Northern Ontario has been engaged in an unprecedented experiment in policing. It’s called the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service. And the idea is simple: the old, colonial cops shouldn’t be policing Indigenous territory. Instead, Indigenous people should police themselves.
CANADALAND
COMMONS: The Police – Dirty Tricks
A teenage boy and his friends start robbing banks in Toronto. A future Prime Minister is deported from Montreal. A Black Panther in Baltimore goes to prison for four decades.
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We want to keep doing this work. So this week we’re reflecting on the year behind us and talking about our goals for the future.