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.
Some of Canada’s leading historians say the federal government is putting the country’s historical record at risk by hoarding piles of documents inside secret archives that together would make a stack taller than the CN Tower.
Keith Creel says his top priority is to expand business in both Canada and the U.S. but he acknowledges he faces deep employee unhappiness and a potential showdown with the railway's main union after years of deep cuts and tumultuous change.
Jane Huang's car was smashed by a train at a rail crossing in Langley, B.C., back in 2014. She was left with brain and spine injuries and in a state of profound disbelief. But she says that turned to anger when she learned about the crossing's safety record.
The head of Canada's financial crime watchdog agency is second-guessing his decision last year to withhold the name of a bank — which CBC News has identified as Manulife Bank — fined $1.15 million for not reporting hundreds of transactions it was obligated to report under the federal anti-money laundering and terrorist financing act.
Canada should brace itself for an "invasion" of international tax cheats and shady businesses unless it follows the U.K.'s lead and reforms its corporate secrecy rules, warn business watchdogs and British police.
A law clerk from Toronto and a paralegal in Montreal rented out their names to scores of companies, blindly signing documents for multimillion-dollar deals and other corporate transactions. It's a practice critics say makes Canada ripe for tax-haven-type abuse.
Far from the palm-fringed beaches of the usual offshore tax havens, Canada has quietly become a go-to destination for international tax cheats eager to exploit the country's twin benefits of a sterling reputation and rules that allow private companies to keep their ownership secret.
On June 11, 1954, Bell Telephone Company president Thomas Eadie held a "top secret" meeting at his Montreal headquarters with Justice Minister Stuart Garson to discuss the government's plan to extend the RCMP's secret wiretapping program.
The "secret order" that authorized Canada's first warrantless domestic wiretapping program at the dawn of the Cold War threatened five years in prison to anyone who revealed the dragnet's existence, the newly released document shows.
Historian Dennis Molinaro has found top secret documents from the dawn of the Cold War that show the federal government secretly approved an RCMP surveillance program to wiretap suspected spies, communist sympathizers and others deemed "disloyal" or "subversive."
Officials in British Columbia have laid a series of charges accusing CP Rail and two senior managers of illegally ordering a freight train crew to park on a mountain slope above the town of Revelstoke without proper handbrakes applied.