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CFRA's Brian Fraser: 1994-2021

CFRA technical producer Brian Fraser has died at the age of 26 after a battle with leukemia. Brian's efforts to direct people to the cause of blood donation drew national attention, including appearances on national CTV News broadcasts.

Brian Fraser cradles the daughter of friend Matt Harris in Brockville (Matt Harris/January 2021)

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W5 INVESTIGATES | A glimpse inside Canada's 'sinister' horse meat industry

W5 investigates Canada's controversial practice of flying live horses around the world to be slaughtered for fresh, raw, horsemeat. The campaign to stop the live horse export has ramped up with the celebrity endorsement of Canadian singer Jann Arden, who calls it the 'sinister side of agriculture.'

Thousands of live horses are loaded onto airplanes annually and flown thousands of kilometres away, where they are fattened up for slaughter.

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