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.
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.
The Canada Revenue Agency offered amnesty to wealthy KPMG clients using what's been called an offshore tax "sham" on the Isle of Man — a reprieve that was supposed to remain secret until it was uncovered by a CBC News/Radio-Canada investigation.
Liberal Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier should withdraw the CRA's amnesty offer for KPMG's offshore tax scheme, critics said in the wake of a CBC News exposé. Keeping the secret deal would make Canada 'worse than a tax haven,' one tax authority said.
The Canada Revenue Agency may have violated its own guidelines when it made an amnesty offer to wealthy clients of KPMG, tax experts say. Some officials within the CRA were also upset with how this was handled, CBC has learned.
CBC News has learned two pressurized tanker cars loaded with propane collided at a Canadian Pacific Railway yard northeast of Edmonton, marking the third such accident at the Scotford Yard involving a remote-controlled train in less than two months.
Some of the top-selling brands of fitness trackers that monitor heart rates, sleeping patterns and movement are putting user data and privacy at risk, even when devices aren't being used for exercise and mobile apps are turned off, according to a new report.
Transport Canada is refusing to release details about a wide range of safety issues detected on Canada's railways, saying that making such information public could jeopardize companies' commercial interests and violate the secrecy provisions of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act.
Transport Canada has hit Canadian Pacific Railway with an unprecedented order demanding the company change working conditions on some B.C. runs because they are causing "excessive fatigue" among train crews and pose "an immediate threat to safe railway operations."