Harvey Cashore

The Fifth Estate

Harvey Cashore is an investigative reporter with the CBC's weekly investigative program The Fifth Estate.

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Don't show a photo of David Suzuki: How WE Charity tried to keep its donors happy

A decision to remove an image of David Suzuki from programming for WE Days illustrated a larger problem at WE Charity, former employees told CBC’s The Fifth Estate. A great deal of attention was paid to finding, keeping and making sure donors and sponsors were happy.

Kielburger brothers say WE Charity controversy left them 'political roadkill'

The co-founders of WE Charity say they now regret the organization's decision to invite prominent politicians — including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — to their events.

Alberta justice minister calls for probe into prosecutors' handling of autopsy controversy

Alberta’s justice minister says external counsel will be appointed to examine the conduct of Crown prosecutors in the handling of numerous criminal cases relating to alleged flaws in multiple autopsies.
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B.C. billionaire brothers' use of KPMG offshore tax scheme exposed in emails

Numerous internal emails filed in court this summer reveal involvement of Caleb and Tom Chan in a KPMG offshore scheme so secret, neither Canadian tax collectors nor even their spouses were ever supposed to find out.

CRA signs secret settlement with wealthy KPMG clients involved in offshore tax scheme

The Canada Revenue Agency has once again made a secret out-of-court settlement with wealthy KPMG clients caught using what the CRA itself had alleged was a "grossly negligent" offshore "sham" set up to avoid detection by tax authorities, CBC News has learned.

No political interference in SNC-Lavalin donations probe, top election officer says

The Commissioner of Canada Elections says he has never experienced attempts by "any elected official or political staffer" to influence or interfere with his investigations into possible violations of electoral law.

Names of SNC employees, executives behind thousands of dollars in illegal Liberal Party donations revealed

A confidential document sent to the Liberal Party of Canada in 2016, and obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada, reveals how top officials at embattled engineering firm SNC-Lavalin were named in a scheme to illegally influence Canadian elections.
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Son of slain B.C. artist demands RCMP revive dormant investigation as new details emerge

When Cristiano Savioli travelled to Cortes Island, B.C., from his hometown in Italy after the brutal slaying of his father, Stefano, in the summer of 2010, he vowed to do everything he could to help investigators solve the case. Today, the homicide case lies dormant and Cristiano Savioli wants answers.

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.