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CBC Investigates

Canadian law can't punish some peacekeepers for sex misconduct abroad — and the UN isn't happy about it

CBC obtained hundreds of pages of internal documents, memos and emails from Global Affairs Canada that confirm that six peacekeepers who were found to have engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti received few, if any, sanctions.
CBC Investigates

As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too

When patients try to sue their physician, a CBC investigation shows the rate of success is very low. CBC News obtained every annual report filed by the Canadian Medical Protective Association, which provides liability coverage and legal support to physicians, dating back to 1901, and analyzed the last 40 years.
The Implant Files

Insulin pumps linked to more reports of injury and death than any other medical device, records show

Insulin pumps are popular among Canadians with diabetes. The device is convenient and allows the user a greater degree of control over their blood sugar levels. But some experts warn that's precisely why it isn't necessarily the best — or safest — choice for all people with the condition.
CBC Investigates

Thousands of patient records held for ransom in Ontario home care data breach, attackers claim

The detailed medical histories and contact information of possibly tens of thousands of home-care patients in Ontario are allegedly being held for ransom by thieves who recently raided the computer systems of a health-care provider.

Like 'flipping a coin': Why it's so hard to test drivers for pot

The federal government plans to invest $81 million to train police officers to smoke out drivers impaired by pot across Canada while using a test experts say is flawed and that is being challenged in a U.S court.

How TransCanada and 'dark money' groups pumped millions into Keystone XL

A new investigation by The Fifth Estate explores the hidden role of money and power in the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline.

Allegations of conscripted labour in Canadian mine: the fifth estate

A Vancouver-based mining company that struck gold in the small East African country of Eritrea is being accused in a B.C. lawsuit of permitting forced labour to be used in the construction of its mine.

Basil Borutski, charged with 3 Wilno, Ont., murders, blames police harassment

The man charged with killing three women near Wilno, Ont., in September was known to all of the women and to police for a long history of violence. In fact, he had just been let out of jail. So how was this allowed to happen? the fifth estate asks.