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THE FIFTH ESTATE

RCMP suspected person leaking secrets had high-level computer access, Ortis investigation search warrants show

The RCMP suspected someone senior in their ranks was offering to spill secrets but still didn't know the identity of the alleged leaker for several months after they first learned confidential information about investigations had been compromised, according to court documents that ultimately led to the arrest of intelligence analyst Cameron Ortis.
The Fifth Estate

Women in Canada turn to courts in fight for compensation over birth control implant complications

The permanent birth control device Essure has been off the Canadian market for four years — but pain and serious complications linger among some women who are seeking compensation from a manufacturer that says it intends to defend its product "vigorously."
FIFTH ESTATE

RCMP used covert search and surveillance powers before arresting high-level intelligence official

The RCMP obtained more than two dozen court-ordered warrants and authorizations over a 15-month period prior to and after the arrest of Cameron Ortis, then the director general of its National Intelligence Co-ordination Centre.

What's the safest way to travel? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can stores refuse my money? Your COVID-19 cash questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can my fan or air conditioner spread coronavirus? Your COVID-19 questions answered

Here are some of the answers to the questions on COVID-19 you asked us this week.

Will oversanitizing weaken my immune system? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Can I let cleaners into my house? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca, and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online, and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.
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.

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