Lori Ward

Lori Ward is an award winning investigative journalist who covers both national and international stories. Email: lori.ward@cbc.ca

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CBC Investigates

New post-secondary sexual assault policies a start but fall short, experts say

Next month, British Columbia will become the second province in Canada with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at its universities — but some experts say while such policies are a good first step they are far from a perfect solution.
CBC Investigates

Why so many Canadian universities know so little about their own racial diversity

A CBC News investigation looks at the reasons why so many Canadian universities don't collect race-based data about their student communities even though many experts say the information could help schools better serve their students.
CBC Investigates

'It may go unnoticed': Why Canada is ripe for immigration scams

Some of Canada's best-known companies, including Bell Canada, Via Rail, Scotiabank and Bombardier, have had their names used as a front to defraud foreign job seekers out of thousands of dollars, CBC News has learned.
CBC Investigates

​Brock University tells student to keep quiet about sexual harassment finding

Brock University in southern Ontario says a professor who was found to have sexually harassed one of his students late one night in his office is no longer “assigned to a class and is not on campus.”

Schools reporting zero sexual assaults on campus not reflecting reality, critics, students say

Sixteen Canadian post-secondary schools have received no reports of sexual assault for six years in row, a CBC News survey has found. It's a statistic that should concern administrators, critics say, as it is likely undercounting the true experience on campuses.

Inconsistent radar testing casts doubt on validity of millions of speeding tickets

Canadian speeders might be getting measured differently, depending on where they’re caught, CBC News has found.

University of Toronto revamps counselling service for sexual assault cases

The University of Toronto has implemented a new mental health and counselling service to better serve students, including those who have been sexually assaulted, its vice-president for student life says.

University of Toronto investigating handling of sexual assault report

The University of Toronto is investigating the way it handled a report of sexual assault after a student says the school failed to help her avoid her attacker in classes she shared with him, CBC News has learned.