Albert Leung


Albert Leung is an award-winning Journalist. He is the Host and Creator of Campus, the CBC's first original podcast. The program details life-changing stories from post secondary-school. It has won multiple awards, including three Gold Awards at the New York Festivals, a Grand Award, and the prestigious United Nations Department of Public Information Award.

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CBC Investigates

Ontario cancer patient who must travel to U.S. for treatment trapped in near-constant quarantines

Dean Nixon travels to the U.S. twice a month for life-saving experimental treatment. But government officials say he's not eligible for an exemption from Canada's mandatory 14-day coronavirus quarantine. He faces up to a year of isolation while in Canada unless the rules change or the border opens.
CBC Investigates

Billionaire Trump backer who got August quarantine exemption in Canada tests positive for COVID-19

Uline CEO Liz Uihlein, a U.S. billionaire who was granted a special exemption from Canada's 14-day pandemic quarantine in August despite her public criticism of COVID-19 restrictions, has now contracted the disease.
CBC Investigates

UPS executive granted special ministerial exemption from Canada's COVID-19 quarantine

A CBC News Investigation has learned that Nando Cesarone, the president of U.S. operations for shipping giant UPS, received a special ministerial exemption from Canada's mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine. It's one of 191 such passes granted by Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne — 138 of them over the past six weeks.
CBC Investigates

COVID-19 quarantine exemption for Costco CEO shouldn't have happened, Ottawa says

Costco's American CEO, Craig Jelinek, and one of his senior lieutenants were allowed to skip Canada's mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine for an August tour of new grocery stores, CBC News has learned. The two arrived on the same day that three other U.S. executives were granted quarantine exemptions in Canada.

Border agency made a mistake in issuing U.S. billionaire a quarantine exemption: Blair

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says an American billionaire was mistakenly permitted to enter Canada without following the 14-day quarantine rule because of a decision by the Canada Border Services Agency.
CBC Investigates

Billionaire critic of COVID-19 restrictions says Ottawa let her skip 14-day quarantine

American business executive Liz Uihlein, who has campaigned against COVID-19 restrictions, says she was granted a special exemption from Canadian quarantine rules for a 36-hour business trip to Toronto.
CBC Investigates

Government has spent $37M so far on hotels for returning Canadians who can't self-isolate at home

The federal government has spent more than $37 million to cover the cost of housing travellers returning to Canada who lack a safe place to quarantine for 14 days. Eleven hotel sites have been set up across the country, each with its own health-care staff and security.
CBC Investigates

Demands grow for police in Canada to wear body cameras

An online petition calling for Toronto police to be equipped with body cameras has highlighted renewed pressure on Canadian law enforcement to employ the devices. But several outstanding issues with the technology have so far left bodycams largely absent from Canadian cities.

Canadian firm AggregateIQ used to sidestep Brexit campaign spending limits, whistleblower alleges

A Canadian online advertising company widely credited for its outsized role in convincing British voters to leave the European Union was also used in an effort to sidestep Brexit campaign spending limits, according to a whistleblower.