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Looking to get your Canadian true crime fix? All 3 seasons of The Detectives are available to stream on CBC Gem.
THE DETECTIVES is a gripping true crime series that brings to life the real investigations of Canadian detectives by blending first-person interviews with scripted drama.
Each episode features a different detective telling the story of a real case in Canada that not only challenged them like no other, but also had a lasting impact on Canadian society and law enforcement. In bringing intimate, raw interviews with detectives together with dramatization, the series offers an eye-opening and emotional look at a detective's journey and what it takes to break a case from the detective's perspective.
Detective Hank Idsinga (James Tupper) and Detective Debbie Harris (Tammy Gillis) study the board
– trying to make a connection between the missing men. Photo credit: Karl Jessy
THE DETECTIVES Episode 303. Hamilton Police Detective Steve Kovach.
THE DETECTIVES Episode 303. Detective Steve Kovach (Rossif Sutherland) and Officer Mark Higgenbottom (Mark Day) question a gun shop owner about a weapon he sold.
Shortly after the murder of a Lethbridge grandmother, daughter Lisa Freihaut starts acting strangely in a clothing store. But her web of lies catches Detective Ryan Stef's attention.
Episode 2 of Season 3 On CBC GEM.
A CBC original series, THE DETECTIVES is produced by Montreal-based WAM Media GRP Inc. Petro Duszara, Scott Bailey, Hans Rosenstein, Debbie Travis and Jennifer Gatien are producers, with Duszara also serving as show runner. Directors for the series include John L'Ecuyer among others, with production now underway in Quebec. The director of photography is Barry Russell and the production designer is David Blanchard. THE DETECTIVES is made with the financial participation of the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, the Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Media Fund, as well as DCD Rights Limited, International Distributor. The series is filmed near Montréal, QC.
Watch Episode 4 of The Detectives. A Toronto detective receives a mysterious phone call from police in Switzerland suggesting that a missing man from Toronto’s Gay Village was the victim of a cannibal.
Detective Ryan Stef chasing one bad lead after another until a relative's alibi starts to fall apart.
This show delves in to true Canadian crime stories by speaking with the detectives that lead the charge and has well known Canadian actors portraying the events. It is a gripping crime drama that gives us insight into cases that grabbed our attention in the media, a must watch for any Canadian.
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