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Canadian True Crime

The Maple Syrup Heist of 2011

Canadian True Crime
Canadian True Crime


This is the story of Canada’s most valuable theft—perhaps the most Canadian crime ever committed.

It was July of 2011, and Avik Caron had a kind of nervous excitement. An opportunity had fallen into his lap to stick it to the “Maple Syrup Mafia” – and, of course, line his pockets with cash as he did so. The problem was, he didn't quite know how to do it. But with Maple Syrup worth over ten times more per barrel than crude oil, what did he have to lose?

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Research, writing, sound design: Kristi Lee

Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams

Production assistance: Jesse Hawke 

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