Matthew Pierce


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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.

Toronto gynecologist to face disciplinary hearing with regulatory body over 6 complaints

Dr. David Gerber faces allegations he engaged in "disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional conduct" with a number of his patients over the course of more than a decade.
CBC Investigates

Gynecologist facing lawsuit over painful examination was subject of other complaints to physicians' college

A Toronto gynecologist is facing a lawsuit alleging he performed a "forceful" transvaginal ultrasound that caused "severe pain" and did not obtain the patient's consent for the procedure.

Council to decide fate of MEGHQ-FREEPORT, Kitchener's cold war nuclear shelter

Across the street from Grand River Hospital's Freeport campus on King St. E in Kitchener, on the banks of the Grand River sits a multi-room, below-ground nuclear bomb shelter.

Forged inspection documents shine light on Ontario's troubled building department practices

Early this year Gerald Catt discovered that his credentials were on documents confirming the safety of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems he didn't know existed.

The Region of Waterloo sold your recycled milk cartons and tuna cans for $2.2M

The Region of Waterloo was paid $2.2 million for 35 million kilograms of plastic, steel cans, cardboard and other items in 2019.

Esports team brings University of Waterloo athletics into the digital age

All the games will be played in the newly formed esports league called Ontario Post-Secondary Esports (OPSE).

Restaurants near University of Waterloo plagued with poor inspection results

Five restaurants in the area have had critical food safety infractions in the past 30 days, and experts say Region of Waterloo Public Health isn't doing enough to levy fines and communicate safe dining to patrons.

Kitchener holds marathon session on fate of dangerous dog

Members of Kitchener's dog designation appeal committee spent nearly 6 hours yesterday deciding the fate of 'Pasha', a dog deemed dangerous by the city.

City of Toronto, collection agencies chasing down nearly $600M in unpaid tickets

The City of Toronto has contracted a team of debt collection agencies to track down $509 million as it struggles to deal with a budget hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.