Dave Seglins

CBC Investigations

Dave Seglins is an investigative journalist whose recent work includes exposés on global ticket scalping, offshore tax avoidance and government surveillance. He covers a range of domestic and international issues, including rail safety, policing, government and corporate corruption.

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Ex-MP received 'secret' cut of $12.4M deal in resort town run by his sister, OPP probe alleges

A former Liberal MP may have used his connections with municipal officials in Collingwood, Ont. — including his sister, the mayor — to secure a $756,000 consulting fee that was hidden from taxpayers in the fast-growing resort town northwest of Toronto, police documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
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Tragically Hip legacy law on ticket scalping a 'toothless disaster,' critics warn

Ontario’s new law promising to cap prices of scalped sports and concert tickets is doomed to fail, critics warn. The law is just weeks away from taking effect and the province isn't adding any new staff to help enforce it.

To censor the internet, 10 countries use Canadian filtering technology, researchers say

Technology developed by a company in Waterloo, Ont., is being used by regimes and democracies throughout the world to censor online content, according to a new global investigation conducted by Citizen Lab.
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Air Canada faces seatbelt, vehicle defect charges after death of Toronto baggage handler

Air Canada has been charged with a string of offences in the 2016 death of an employee killed at Toronto's Pearson International Airport after the baggage-handling tractor he was driving flipped over, ejecting him onto the tarmac.
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Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors strong-arm scalpers, look to cash in on resale tickets

A CBC/Toronto Star investigation has learned the company that owns the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors is trying to get in on the profits being made by professional scalpers.
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Blue Jays earn cut from every ticket scalped on StubHub

Thousands of tickets for today's Toronto Blue Jays home opener found their way onto resale sites with massive markups, but a CBC/Toronto Star investigation has discovered scalpers aren't the only players cashing in. Resale giant StubHub says it has a profit-sharing deal with the team.
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Collingwood calls for judicial inquiry into 'serious questions' about public utility sell-off

Politicians in the booming ski and vacation community of Collingwood, Ont., located northwest of Toronto, are asking a Superior Court judge to step-in to investigate the mystery-filled sell-off in 2012 of the town’s public power utility.
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Unofficial RCMP 'sissy' memo a sign of toxic work environment, women say

Several women involved in a sexual harassment and discrimination case against the RCMP are citing a mocking, unofficial memo left in the mailboxes of female employees.

RCMP harassment claims could hit 4,000 in wake of #MeToo, lawyers say

Lawyers expect up to 4,000 female RCMP officers and staff may seek compensation for gender and/or sexual orientation abuses dating back decades to the 1970s.
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Speed Skating Canada investigating 'substantive' complaints against head coach

The head of Speed Skating Canada tells CBC News the organization is investigating “substantive” complaints against its head coach, Michael Crowe.
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Ex-U.S. athlete tells Speed Skating Canada of head coach's alleged sexual relationships with skaters

A former U.S. speed skater says she reported allegations to Speed Skating Canada in November that head coach Michael Crowe had sexual relationships with several of his athletes when he coached elite skaters south of the border in the 1990s and early 2000s.
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StubHub raid in U.K. targets 'top sellers,' including Canada's known superscalper Julien Lavallée

Canadian superscalper Julien Lavallée is caught up in two separate investigations in the U.K. targeting the online ticket scalping industry.
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Canadian scalper's multimillion-dollar StubHub scheme exposed in Paradise Papers

A CBC/Radio-Canada investigation done jointly with the Toronto Star has revealed how a Canadian scalper has been able to vacuum up thousands of tickets to some of the highest-grossing concert tours and shows in a matter of minutes and resell them at a premium with the help of the ticket website StubHub.
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CRA not tracking billions in potential taxes lost each year

It's no secret that many wealthy Canadians are squirrelling away fortunes offshore to avoid — or even evade — taxes. What is secret is just how much money it's costing fellow Canadians and the national treasury each year.
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More than 3,000 Canadian names in the Paradise Papers

A supermarket giant, an NHL hockey team, several billionaires and a yacht captain. These are just a few of the roughly 3,300 Canadian companies, trusts, foundations and individuals whose names appear in the massive international leak of offshore records.