When an offence against the environment is also a form of working-class rebellion
October 3, 2022
An Overview of Organized Crime Across Canada
How different cities figure in the criminal underworld, as explained by the authors of The Wolfpack
November 8, 2021
Wag the Doug
#26 Tow Truck Mafia
The GTA has become the site of a massive tow truck turf war. Vehicles have been fire-bombed, a law office has been shot up, and cops face criminal charges for their involvement. And the person in charge of reining in the violence and corruption? Doug Ford.
March 16, 2021
"Who just wants to be a nice guy?"
March 29, 2020
Our New Season: DYNASTIES
Stories about the rich and powerful families who run Canada.
September 11, 2019
#288 Wrongly Convicted Of Murder And The Secret Reasons Why
Glen Assoun spent nearly 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. But even after his sentence was overturned, the evidence that freed him remained sealed. Reporters fought successfully to have that evidence released. What they found not only raises questions about the investigation, but reveals the outright deletion of evidence pointing to another killer.
July 29, 2019
#282 Lifestyles of the Rich and Fatal
Greed, money, and revenge culminate with a gruesome murder on the driveway of a Vancouver mansion.
June 16, 2019
Chapter 1: There Is A Town In North Ontario
Locals call it Murder Bay. It might be the most dangerous city for Indigenous youth in the world. But to others, it's their white nirvana. Host Ryan McMahon wants to know - not who killed all those kids, but what killed them. This is Thunder Bay.
October 22, 2018
CORRUPTION #2 – How Vancouver Became a Money Laundering Paradise
For years, people could walk into Vancouver-area casinos with tens of thousands of dollars of suspicious cash and walk out with clean money, no questions asked. That money may be fuelling the city's housing crisis and opiate epidemic.
October 16, 2018
CORRUPTION #1 – The Most Crime-Ridden Neighbourhood In Canada
This season, Commons will be focusing on stories at the intersection of money, influence and politics in Canada. In this episode, we take you to what may be Canada’s most criminal neighbourhood — Toronto’s financial district.