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55:15 | Nov 27th, 2019

The Sahotas are Vancouver’s most notorious slumlords. For decades they’ve let their buildings rot, leaving their tenants to live in filth and desolation. But the Sahotas are not like any other dynasty...Show More
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I knew the Vancouver slumlords Sahotas were evil, but I didn’t know they were THIS evil. They want people to stay addicted to drugs so they ...Show More

38:30 | Oct 1st, 2019

For almost a century, the Irving family has run New Brunswick like a personal fiefdom. They own the newspapers, the industry, and, according to some, even the government. So how does a single family c...Show More
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Woah. I don't think I've heard an episode where you can feel the saddness.

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30:56 | Sep 17th, 2019

Canada is a country ruled by dynasties — political, commercial and criminal. In the first episode of our new series, we bring you the story of an eccentric, billionaire patriarch; his famous, charisma...Show More
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After a very interesting Season 1. Commons just premiered Season 2. This season will explore the influential families that control politics ...Show More

34:25 | Aug 20th, 2019

Canoe-borne bandits strike an underwater town. A new generation of wealthy lobstermen is minted. An island disappears. And hellfire engulfs a highway jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power d...Show More
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Sobering and in-depth overview of how global warming is already impacting Canada.

44:39 | Dec 11th, 2019

The Desmarais family is by far the most influential Canadian dynasty of the last half-century. But if you don’t live in Quebec, chances are you haven’t even heard of them. Paul Desmarais had Prime Min...Show More
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So there was one time in my life when I partied at The Desmarais’ magnificent Power Corp office where those power political meetings were/ar...Show More

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