This Saturday, just one day before he hosts THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS on CTV, W5 delivers an intimate glimpse at life – on and off the stage – for renowned Canadian recording artist, Michael Bublé. Premiering this Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “THE VOICE” catches up with the acclaimed international star, whose career has included the sale of more than 40 million albums to date. The Burnaby, B.C.-born artist muses with CTV’s Beverly Thomson about his future plans, becoming a father for the first time, and his upcoming album release, while taking an honest and even touching look back over his career.

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Tomorrow, W5 kicks off a trio of stories with “GET OUT OF JAIL FREE”, an emotional and hard-hitting look at the political and legal fallout in the wake of the death of Toronto Police Sergeant Ryan Russell. Premiering Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s Victor Malarek has an exclusive interview with the victim’s widow, Christine Russell, delving into her promise to fight for victims left behind in cases brought before the courts, where killers can be found “not criminally responsible” (NCR) for psychiatric reasons. In Russell’s case, Richard Kachkar, a 45-year-old mentally ill man, was found “NCR” in the killing of her husband. 

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This Saturday, W5 examines government at both the municipal and federal levels in a powerful double-header that includes a revealing look at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Premiering Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “FORD TOUGH” turns the lens on the trials and tribulations of Toronto’s much-maligned mayor. Then in the second story of the evening, “TAX ME IF YOU CAN” takes viewers on a trip from the mountains of British Columbia to the European Alps, exposing the Canada Revenue Agency’s flawed double standard: imposing crippling and inaccurate audits on ordinary Canadian taxpayers, while allowing the wealthiest to transfer their money overseas to tax havens in countries like Liechtenstein – with little consequence.

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This Saturday, W5 gets behind the wheel with an up-close investigation into the world of used car sales. Conducted in partnership with the Automobile Protection Association (APA), W5’s annual hidden camera investigation turns the lens westward with a focus on Vancouver-area used car dealerships. Premiering this Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “ROAD TEST” uncovers misrepresentations, including hidden fees, non-disclosure of rental cars up for resale, and more frighteningly – dangerous, rebuilt cars that should never have passed a government-regulated safety inspection. 

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This Saturday, Feb. 23 on the eve of CTV’s broadcast of THE OSCARS®, W5 tells the real story of Canadian heroism and bravery not depicted in Ben Affleck’s OSCAR®-favourite, Argo. In W5’s “THE REEL STORY” airing this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, Victor Malarek takes viewers inside the heroic 1979 escape of six American hostages from Iran, after the American embassy was overrun by an angry mob. Malarek speaks with Affleck; the Canadian hero who masterminded the rescue, Ken Taylor; and the real-life rescued hostages. Also in this episode, W5’s Tom Kennedy reveals the enormous risk and danger that buried gas lines can pose to homeowners in “WHAT LIES BENEATH”.

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