Exan Auyoung

Exan Auyoung is an associate producer with CBC's investigative unit. She’s an award-winning journalist who has worked at CBC since 2017, writing and producing for various news and current affairs programs, including The Current and q.

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CBC Investigates

Pandemic fuels surge in demand for all-terrain vehicles

Last year, 56,789 new ATVs were sold across Canada, according to figures provided by the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council, which represents manufacturers and distributors. Some injury prevention advocates are concerned about new, inexperienced riders on trails.
CBC Investigates

Family pushes for stronger safety measures for ATV riders after son's death

Despite the recommendations that came from the Horatio McLeod inquest, and despite the hundreds of lives lost in off-road vehicle crashes since the nine-year-old boy died 3½ years ago, there’s no sign yet that governments plan to make significant changes to try to increase safety.
CBC Investigates

At least 111 Atlantic Canadians died on ATVs, snowmobiles since 2018

The doorbell rang at Brian and Michelle Valardo's west Saint John home around 12:30 a.m. on a February night in 2020. A police officer was there to tell Brian that his older brother and best friend, Pat, had gone into frigid open water on his ATV.

Rise of COVID-19 variants overlooked as provinces loosened restrictions, data shows

When several provinces eased restrictions, reacting to a downward curve in overall COVID-19 cases, a rising arc of more-infectious variants was already on a trajectory to thrust Canada into a third wave of infections, a CBC News data analysis reveals.
CBC Investigates

Canadian internet sleuths, anti-hate group helping to identify Capitol rioters

As more and more cellphone videos surface of the storming of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., last week, Canadians are leading some of the efforts to document and identify some of those involved in the riot.
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.