Dave Seglins is a CBC News journalist whose recent reporting has focused on Canada's national security and surveillance programs revealed through documents obtained by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden. Seglins and his team have investigated a wide range of domestic and international affairs, including railway safety, policing, and government and corporate corruption.
Court testimony that can only now be made public recounts how close associates of the late former Toronto mayor Rob Ford set off on a frantic hunt for the video showing him smoking crack cocaine in the hours after its existence became public.
The former head of Canada’s Federal Bridge Corporation and his wife have been charged with a string of corruption offences tied to allegations of kickbacks and a $127 million contract awarded to the engineering firm SNC-Lavalin to refurbish Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge.
The Transportation Safety Board has announced it is opening an investigation into a runaway train incident earlier this month at CN Rail's MacMillan Yard in Vaughan, in which 74 rail cars — one of them carrying dangerous goods — rolled away uncontrolled for five kilometres.
The RCMP can secretly target and intercept Canadians' mobile phones, and they've used these covert surveillance techniques in a variety of major crime investigations across the country, court documents show.
A Quebec court could today pull back the curtain on secretive police techniques, including how the RCMP intercepted BlackBerry text messages to prove a murder conspiracy plot, as a judge considers whether to lift a publication ban in a case involving the Montreal Mafia.
A specialized unit inside mobile firm BlackBerry has for years enthusiastically helped intercept user data — including BBM messages — to help in hundreds of police investigations in dozens of countries, a CBC News investigation reveals.
The Harper government forged a partnership with a major Canadian accounting association at the same time as the group sought to fight the CRA in court to shield the files of multimillionaires who had stashed money offshore.
Former SNC-Lavalin executives accused of bribery in Bangladesh are facing two pieces of potential bad news: one from the Supreme Court of Canada and the other from a former employee who is prepared to testify against his former bosses.
Canada’s transport minister says Ottawa will spend more than $10.9 million this year to fund upgrades to fix more than 400 railway crossings across Canada. The money is part of the $143 million already allocated for a range of rail safety programs announced in the 2016 budget.
Canada’s transportation minister is pledging to share more information about the country's most dangerous rail crossings, after CBC News revealed an internal government list, that pinpoints the 500 “highest risk” crossings, has never been shared with municipalities.
A CBC News investigation into Canada’s top 25 most accident-prone railway crossings has found wide-spread design flaws and — in Saskatchewan — an increase in accidents despite an overall reduction across the country.