Dave Seglins

CBC Investigations

Dave Seglins is an investigative journalist whose recent work includes exposés on global ticket scalping, offshore tax avoidance and government surveillance. He covers a range of domestic and international issues, including rail safety, policing, government and corporate corruption.

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Former Saudi spy chief denies he stole billions before fleeing to Toronto

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued an order freezing Saad Aljabri's assets, luxury properties, and bank accounts in Europe, Malta, the British Virgin Islands, the United States and Canada — including his $13-million mansion in Toronto.
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RCMP launch criminal probe into COVID-19 death tied to massive Alberta meat plant outbreak

Ariana Quesada, 16, walked into the RCMP detachment in High River, Alta., on Friday and filed a formal complaint asking police to investigate potential criminal negligence in the death of her father.

Soap and water to fight COVID-19 not available on all Canadian flights

Passengers flying on some shorter routes and smaller aircraft on Air Canada, WestJet and Porter Airlines are stuck relying only on hand sanitizer in aircraft washrooms, CBC News has found.

5 things we may never know about the SNC-Lavalin scandal

The SNC-Lavalin prosecution is the largest corporate corruption case in Canadian history, complete with $50 million in foreign bribes, ties to a bloody dictator and a foiled smuggling plot. But Canadians may never learn the full story if it's all quietly settled out of court.

What's at stake for RCMP, prosecutors in the SNC-Lavalin case

The political storm over SNC-Lavalin has sparked important debate over alleged political interference in Canada’s justice system, but beyond that, millions have been spent in investigating the company's overseas record, with no Canadian convictions.
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Massive Ontario forest fire sparked by wind farm construction during extreme fire ban, workers allege

Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is investigating whether construction crews building a major wind-turbine project on the eastern shores of Georgian Bay amidst tinder-dry conditions caused a forest fire that is now devouring more than 5,600 hectares of land.
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Tragically Hip legacy law on ticket scalping a 'toothless disaster,' critics warn

Ontario’s new law promising to cap prices of scalped sports and concert tickets is doomed to fail, critics warn. The law is just weeks away from taking effect and the province isn't adding any new staff to help enforce it.

To censor the internet, 10 countries use Canadian filtering technology, researchers say

Technology developed by a company in Waterloo, Ont., is being used by regimes and democracies throughout the world to censor online content, according to a new global investigation conducted by Citizen Lab.
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Collingwood calls for judicial inquiry into 'serious questions' about public utility sell-off

Politicians in the booming ski and vacation community of Collingwood, Ont., located northwest of Toronto, are asking a Superior Court judge to step-in to investigate the mystery-filled sell-off in 2012 of the town’s public power utility.
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Unofficial RCMP 'sissy' memo a sign of toxic work environment, women say

Several women involved in a sexual harassment and discrimination case against the RCMP are citing a mocking, unofficial memo left in the mailboxes of female employees.