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"a peek behind the curtain at the hugely pressing issue of public healthcare"

- The Globe and Mail

Emergency Room: Life + Death At VGH

Documentary Series (Season 1)

A record-breaking doc series that delves deep into the real-life dramas of one of Canada’s busiest emergency departments. Examining the high-intensity, life-and-death stakes of emergency medicine, and the important issues that arise in public healthcare, the series shines light on the everyday heroes we hope we'll never need.

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Kevin Eastwood

Tanya Maryniak, Joanna Gyurkovics, Eddie Ochmanek
Louise Clarke, Dave Moses,

Andrew Williamson

Knowledge Network

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  • Winner Best Documentary Series, Leo Awards

  • Winner People's Choice Award - Favourite TV Show, Leo Awards

  • Best Documentary Series, Golden Sheaf Award

  • Nominee Best Factual Series, Canadian Screen Awards

"...the most gripping dramatic series to watch online right now"

- The Province

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