News/Public Affairs




W5 W5 is a CTV news magazine television series which has aired on the CTV Television Network since 1966. The one-hour Sunday night W5 was renamed CTV Reports for the 1977-78 season with a companion half-hour, also called CTV Reports, on Thursdays replacing Maclear. The Sunday program title reverted to W5 in the 1978-79 season, and the Thursday program was ...

AkaW-5; W-FIVE; CTV Reports; The New W5; Inquiry
Original Airdates1966-



Witness Witness is a weekly documentary prime-time series on CBC. This one-hour broadcast consists of acquired, co-produced and in-house documentaries dealing with a diverse array of often socially and politically charged issues. Witness documentaries have won numerous national and international awards, including Emmys for Outstanding Achievement in Investi ...

AkaCBC Witness
Original Airdates1990-

You and the Law

This 13-week series, produced by Winnipeg's C-JAY TV in co-operation with the Manitoba Bar Association, examined various aspects of the law and how it related to the public. Appearing with Ray Torgrud each week was Mr. Lyle Smordin of the Manitoba Bar Association.

Original Airdates1973

Your World

This series of fifteen minute programs, produced by Earl Barnholder, was presented on Canadian School Telecasts. Targeted for students ages twelve to fifteen, on it Lloyd Robertson discussed significant events, illustrated with newsfilm. Another series of school broadcasts, produced by Rena Elmer of the Schools and Youth Department, used the same tit ...

Original Airdates1965-1969

Youth '60

This afternoon program combined entertainment with discussion. Host Tommy Common presented interviews with persons of interest to young audiences, young performers, career discussions, and a letters segment, which included correspondence from viewers on subjects of interest. Also on the show were Penny Williams, a grade twelve student from Leaside Colle ...

Original Airdates1959-1960

Youth Confrontation


This program pitted a group of twenty to thirty young people against an authority in a question and answer session. Bruce Rogers was the host and Don Elder the producer for the show, which originated in Toronto and other cities. Issues included professional sport, with Clarence Campbell, president of the NHL, the pressures on Canadian culture and the ec ...

Original Airdates1973-1974

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