Tara Carman

Senior Reporter, Data Journalist

Tara Carman is a senior reporter and data journalist with CBC’s national investigative unit. She has been a journalist in Vancouver since 2007 and previously worked in Victoria, Ottawa and Geneva. You can reach her at tara.carman@cbc.ca or on Twitter @tarajcarman.

Latest from Tara Carman

CBC Investigates

Courts not protecting our kids, domestic violence survivors say

Survivors of domestic violence are generally supportive of their children having a relationship with their former partners, but say they wish their concerns about safety, retraumatization and their childrens’ fears about being around the other parent were given greater consideration in family court, a CBC investigation has found.
CBC Investigates

Domestic violence survivors say family courts are failing them 

Survivors of domestic violence say the family court system should give more consideration to the history of abuse and the safety of spouses and children when ruling on child custody. CBC spoke to a dozen survivors in several provinces who say joint custody is not always in the best interests of the child.
CBC Investigates

Co-ops allow people of all incomes to live affordably in cities. So why aren't we building more?

There was a time when Catherine Munn didn’t know how she could afford to live in Vancouver as a single mother. Now, she lives in a bright, airy, one-bedroom apartment in east Vancouver for which she pays about half of what market rent would be.
CBC Investigates

Before things turn deadly: What can be done to prevent domestic homicide

CBC News spoke with three families who lost loved ones to intimate partner violence as part of the Deadly Relationships investigation. They shared ideas for solutions that could have kept their loved ones safe.
CBC Investigates

Warning signs present in 1 in 3 homicides of intimate partners, CBC investigation finds

More than one in three people accused of killing their intimate partner demonstrated at least one warning sign prior to the killing, according to a CBC News investigation. The finding is one of dozens from a sweeping, 16-month CBC News analysis of nearly 400 cases across Canada between January 2015 and June 2020.
CBC Investigates

How CBC crunched the numbers on intimate-partner homicides

It took more than a year, 30 freedom of information requests and weeks of chasing down court documents across the country to compile the CBC News original database on intimate partner killings in Canada.
CBC Investigates

Proposed legislation would allow police to intervene in domestic violence cases sooner

A private member's bill before Parliament would create a new crime in Canada called “coercive control,” which is a pattern of behaviours designed to isolate victims from their support networks and control them in the context of an intimate partner or family relationship.

How tracking ethnicity and occupation data is helping fight COVID-19

CBC News compared the COVID-19 data published by every province and region. Only a handful publish details on race, income, occupation and neighbourhood-specific breakdowns of infections and vaccinations — information that health officials and community leaders say helps them intervene quickly in hotspots. 

Here are the B.C. seniors' residences hardest hit by COVID-19 outbreaks

There are 21 seniors’ residences in B.C. where more than 40 per cent of residents were infected with COVID-19, including four homes where more than a third of residents have died.
CBC Investigates

COVID-19 outbreaks more common in for-profit senior residences in B.C.

A CBC News analysis shows that private for-profit care homes in B.C. have been disproportionately hit with more deadly and widespread COVID-19 outbreaks during the pandemic, compared to non-profit or government-run facilities.

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