Jacques Marcoux

Data journalist

Jacques Marcoux is a former CBC News investigative reporter specializing in data analysis. He continues to contribute to CBC News.

Latest from Jacques Marcoux

A tale of two pandemic curves: COVID-19 and the 1918 flu in Winnipeg

How the COVID-19 curve in Winnipeg compares with the 1918 Spanish flu curve.

Winnipeg's higher-speed intersections now have longer amber light times

The City of Winnipeg has adopted a new method for determining the duration of amber lights on high-speed roads. Rather than use a fixed four-second amber light across all intersections, the new method now extends the duration based on factors such as road speed.

Are Winnipeg shoppers wearing masks? Here's what we found at 15 locations

CBC News recorded the mask-wearing status of more than 2,700 Winnipeg shoppers at major retail locations throughout the city.

Manitoba's employment numbers up for 3rd month in a row, but some industries still struggling

Employment rose in Manitoba for the third consecutive month in July, say new labour force statistics released Friday.

Photo radar contractor decides where most enforcement happens, Winnipeg police say

The private company tasked with operating the city's photo enforcement program is largely left to decide enforcement strategy with little input from local officials, and Winnipeg police say they lack data to properly evaluate road safety improvements.

$30M in photo radar tickets issued at one Winnipeg spot, but few changes made to stop speeders

Since 2013, about 120,000 speeding tickets have been issued on Grant Avenue, just west of Thurso Street, according to a CBC News analysis of nearly seven years of citation data.

Winnipeg police take nearly a third of civic budgets; groups now call for their defunding

Winnipeg's operating budget devotes nearly one-third of its funding to Winnipeg Police. Groups want to see some of those dollars go elsewhere.

Manitoba employment bounces back in May with 13,100 new jobs

About 13,100 Manitobans went back to work in May after the province eased pandemic restrictions on retail stores, restaurants and other businesses.

Report gives detailed look at COVID-19 spread in Manitoba

The source of infection for over 11 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Manitoba remains unknown and nearly all hospitalized individuals had pre-existing chronic conditions, the latest provincial COVID-19 surveillance report shows.

Flawed school zone ticket data used in city committee report, CBC News finds

CBC News has found that a report on school zone photo enforcement provided to a city hall committee was based on faulty ticket data provided by Winnipeg police.