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Why race-based data collection by police could play a role in reform debate
As the Black Lives Matter movement spreads across Canada, the conversation around police accountability and reform has grown, including a rising interest in collecting more race-based data on people who interact with officers.
Transport minister announces task force on school bus seatbelts
Three months after ordering his department to take a "fresh look" at Transport Canada’s no-seatbelt position, Transport Minister Marc Garneau has announced the creation of a task force to look into the possibility of outfitting school buses with the devices.
Defective seats on school minibuses put students at risk of injury, leaked document shows
As far back as 2011, thousands of children across Canada have been riding school buses with a critical safety defect that puts them at an “increased risk of injury” if there is an accident or sudden stop, according to an industry document obtained by CBC’s The Fifth Estate.
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Humboldt crash happened long after internal Transport Canada report warned of injury risk on coach buses
An internal Transport Canada investigation into a fatal crash in 2001 concluded that coach buses without seatbelts may put passengers at “unnecessary risk” of injuries, yet the document was kept hidden for years until The Fifth Estate recently uncovered it using the Access to Information Act.
Internal Transport Canada study showed school buses 'failed' safety tests
A 2010 Transport Canada report that revealed that school buses “failed” safety tests and did not do enough to prevent “serious injuries” was kept hidden from the public,The Fifth Estate has learned.
Seatbelts on school buses could have prevented thousands of injuries, numerous deaths
Thousands of injuries and numerous child deaths could have been prevented across Canada and the United States in the past three decades had school buses been equipped with seatbelts, an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate has found.
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Overcrowding, understaffing and 'culture of violence' rampant at notorious Ontario jail: lawyer
A "culture of violence," chronic overcrowding and critical understaffing at London, Ont.'s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre all came together the night inmate Adam Kargus was murdered by his cellmate.
Wealthy Canadians exposed in KPMG offshore tax 'sham'
A billionaire Ontario developer with an Order of Canada, a senior vice-president of media giant Rogers Communications and the owners of Winnipeg’s famed Nutty Club candy factory are among wealthy Canadians who appear to be linked to a secret tax dodge in the Isle of Man, according to an investigation by CBC’s the fifth estate and Radio-Canada’s Enquête.
KPMG offshore tax dodge a 'facade' designed to hide money, ex-client says
A former client of the accounting giant KPMG says a tax scheme that involved wealthy people gifting their money to an offshore jurisdiction was a “facade” designed to hide money from the taxman.
Top Canadian law firm endorsed controversial KPMG Isle of Man tax dodge
A respected Canadian law firm gave a crucial blessing to an offshore tax dodge using shell companies in the Isle of Man developed by accounting giant KPMG, which the Canada Revenue Agency described as a "sham" and now alleges was "intended to deceive" authorities.