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CBC Investigates

B.C. Greens call for public inquiry into Port Mann project

B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver is calling for a provincial inquiry into the Port Mann Bridge project after a year long CBC News investigation raised questions about the projects oversight.
CBC Investigates

'Weak oversight' plagued B.C. megaproject, which insiders believe cost taxpayers millions

The B.C. government overpaid millions for the Port Mann Bridge project because there was no rigorous verification of invoicing, timing and completion of work, according to six sources at two separate auditing firms and hundreds of documents leaked to CBC News.
CBC Investigates

Inside CBC's Port Mann Bridge investigation

How do you research a story about the biggest transportation project in B.C. history, when no one attached to the project will speak on the record, and all you have are stacks of jargon-filled documents?

B.C. Liberals accused of secretly imposing 'hidden booze tax'

A report comparing 156 randomly selected products sold at BC government liquor stores shows retail prices have risen 11 per cent since BC Liberals implemented reforms that they said would not hurt consumers.

FACT CHECK: NDP plan to build 114,000 homes in 10 years 'incredibly unrealistic' say critics

John Horgan stood in front of a modest $1.2 million Burnaby home last week and told struggling families he will help them to be able to afford housing in B.C., with an ambitious plan critics are calling 'unrealistic.'

Softwood lumber and child poverty: Were Clark's debate claims accurate?

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark's claim that her party has reduced child poverty by 50 per cent is based on an outdated and invalid statistic, say researchers behind The Child Poverty Report Cards in 2016 and 2017.

B.C. Liberals' promise to not leave debt for our kids is 'misleading'

At nearly every campaign stop, Christy Clark tells her supporters that her government will "make sure we don't leave our children with a debt. " Economists say Clark comments are misleading.

B.C. NDP and Liberal opioid crisis plans short on details, say critics

The NDP has what it calls an action plan to deal with opioid crisis, but it is big on promises and short on details, says a UBC addictions expert.
CBC Investigates

Psychiatrist alleges RCMP's 'attempt to bully' him shows historic sexual harassment apology hollow

A Vancouver psychiatrist says despite the RCMP's public apology to hundreds of female staffers for decades of sexual harassment, the force is still denying some of his patients' claims of abuse and sexual misconduct and trying to fire two of them.

Air India bomb-maker released from halfway house; now considered 'low risk' by National Parole Board

The only person convicted in the 1985 Air India bombing has been released from a halfway house and is now free to live where he chooses, according to a new decision from the Parole Board of Canada.
In Depth

Former caregiver 'shocked' teen left alone in hotel for 10 days prior to his death

Alex Gervais was more like a son than a client to Alen Hoolaeff, who was the boy's primary caregiver from age 11 to 17, which, he says, is why he is furious the person hired to stay in the adjoining hotel room and care for Gervais was nowhere to be found in the 10 days leading up to Gervais' death.
In Depth

B.C. paramedic has secret to showing compassion for every overdose patient

Veteran paramedic Brian Twaites has his own way of coping with the unrelenting volume of drug traumatic overdose calls in B.C.
CBC Investigates

'I was screaming,' woman says of 'painful' eye lift by suspected fake doctor

"When she cut my eyelid, it felt very painful," an ESL student who thought Zhou (Sabrina) Li was a doctor said when she went to her basement clinic in Delta in October for eye lift surgery.
CBC Investigates

Patients of suspected fake Delta, B.C., plastic surgeon warned to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

All patients of a suspected illegal cosmetic surgery clinic in Delta are being urged to get tested for HIV and hepatitis by the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons.
CBC Investigates

Stronger opioids straining supply of life-saving overdose antidote in Vancouver ER

Emergency room doctors and nurses in Vancouver suspect a drug originally used to tranquillize elephants might be the reason they've had to drastically increase their supply of a live-saving opioid antidote.