Rosa Marchitelli


Rosa Marchitelli is a national award winner for her investigative work. As co-host of the CBC News segment Go Public, she has a reputation for asking tough questions and holding companies and individuals to account. Rosa's work is seen across CBC News platforms.

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'My car's on fire': Drivers fear for their safety as years-long recall rollout drags on

Millions of Hyundai and Kia vehicles run the risk of sudden engine fires and failures — and drivers say recalls have done little to address the safety issues. Marketplace and Go Public join forces to investigate the potentially dangerous engines, exposing flaws in Canada's recall system.

Apple blocks widow from honouring husband's dying wish

A widow is locked in a four-year battle with Apple over online material she already legally owns — unless she jumps through complicated and expensive hoops. Experts say tech companies refusing to hand over online assets is a big problem that will only get bigger.

Injured woman secretly videotaped by insurer, then wrongly accused of fraud

An Ontario woman was secretly followed and videotaped by the organization that should have been helping her recover from a workplace injury. Instead, Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board tried to use the videos to discredit her. Experts say all kinds of insurers use covert surveillance to intimidate claimants or discredit claims.

Copycat pot edibles that look like candy are poisoning kids, doctors say

Can you tell the difference? Pot-laced edibles made to look like children's candy are leading to a spike in poisonings, raising questions about why the illegal websites are allowed to sell them.

Families say valued possessions still missing years after bank emptied their safety deposit boxes

Two families say they are still missing their most valued possessions years after TD Canada Trust drilled open and emptied their safety deposit boxes. Experts say banks operate the boxes "as a side business" with no rules except those they set for themselves. 

Package didn't arrive? Don't get caught between retailers and shipping companies

An online shopper says he'll only buy in-store from now on, after his almost $2,000 drum set was lost in shipping and he was told he was on the hook for the cost. Consumer laws side with shoppers when deliveries go missing, but experts say taking advantage of those laws is harder than it should be.

This man died in RCMP custody while a report that might have saved his life sat on a desk

Two men who were having strokes were thrown into the drunk tank of the same RCMP detachment in Airdrie, Alta., in recent years. The second man died. But his life might have been saved if recommendations made to the Mounties in the aftermath of the first case had been acted upon.

Ontario woman finds needle in her spine 16 years after giving birth

A five-centimetre needle is found in a woman's spine at least 16 years after giving birth — which hospital staff failed to report at the time. Experts say with Canada's medical malpractice system stacked against patients, it's likely no one will have to take responsibility.

New homeowner 'freaked out' when stranger took control of her security system

A new homeowner discovers a stranger can disarm the alarm, unlock windows and doors and track when she comes and goes from her new house. Security and privacy experts say the situation is the result of weak laws and cancellation policies written to benefit companies instead of protecting customers.

CEO asks employees to lie on timecards or risk job losses — violating labour laws

Several workers of a high-profile company say they were pressured into giving up paid vacation days, then told to lie about it on their timecards or risk job losses. Labour experts say it's one of many cases where companies are being accused of breaking the rules to save money during the pandemic.