Jonathon Gatehouse

CBC Investigative Journalist

Jonathon Gatehouse has covered news and politics at home and abroad, reporting from dozens of countries. He has also written extensively about sports, covering seven Olympic Games and authoring a best-selling book on the business of pro-hockey. He works for the national investigative unit in Toronto.

Latest from Jonathon Gatehouse

CBC Investigates

Exclusive ski club received $1.4M in federal COVID relief amid 'record' year

Leaked financial documents show that Georgian Peaks, an exclusive Ontario ski club, received almost $1.4 million in federal pandemic relief in 2020/21 — a record-breaking season. The club ended up with a $1.5-million budget surplus, and hiked initiation fees to $43,000.
CBC Investigates

Ukraine has will, but Russia has might: How their military forces match up

Russia's military is generally considered to be the second-most powerful in the world, behind the United States. Ukraine ranks 22nd. That power imbalance that is on stark display as Vladimir Putin's forces speed towards Kyiv.
CBC Investigates

Ex-employees ask how convicted fraudster obtained pandemic support while their wages went unpaid

More than a dozen former employees of Toronto businessman and convicted fraudster Rob Roche have filed complaints over unpaid wages at his PPE supply company, raising questions about how his firms managed to obtain government pandemic support.
CBC Investigates

Private ski club runs big surplus, buys new snow-making gear, largely thanks to federal COVID relief

An exclusive Ontario ski club recorded an $815,000 surplus last season, primarily due to federal pandemic wage support. Mansfield Ski Club has used the money for a number of capital improvements, including new snow-making equipment.
CBC Investigates

Girls hockey coach still on ice despite permanent suspension for punching threats

In March, the Ontario Women's Hockey Association permanently banned Jenya Feldman for verbal abuse and threats of violence against players. But the private hockey academy owner is still on the ice with teen girls, and authorities say they can do little about it.

Black market in Google reviews means you can't believe everything you read

Using data gathering and analysis techniques, a CBC News Investigation has catalogued just a portion of one fake review network on Google's My Business pages — 208 fake accounts that posted 3,574 fake reviews for 1,279 businesses across North America.

Former player details alleged sexual assault by junior hockey coach Bernie Lynch

More than 30 years after the night he says changed his life, a former junior hockey player went to police in Saskatchewan to allege he was sexually assaulted by a coach. He shares his story with CBC News.
CBC Investigates

Junior hockey coach in custody, charged with sexual assault

A veteran junior hockey coach has been charged with sexual assault and assault in Saskatchewan, CBC News has learned, following a complaint from a former player.
CBC Investigates

Fired junior hockey coach now subject of 2 police investigations

Bernie Lynch, a veteran junior hockey coach who was fired by the Fort Frances Lakers in March for sending inappropriate texts and emails to a player, is now the subject of two police investigations as forces in Regina and Edson, Alta., probe allegations of physical and sexual assault.
CBC Investigates

Parents begged for investigation of controversial junior hockey coach during stint in Alberta town

On Jan. 29, 2020, a group of hockey parents and billet families with the Edson, Alta., Junior A Aeros spent a long evening debating the wording of the letter they were writing, and worrying about the fallout. But they were in agreement — something had to be done about the team's coach, Bernie Lynch.