Katie Nicholson

Senior Reporter

Katie Nicholson is a senior reporter with CBC News based in Toronto.

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Ukrainian environmentalists tracking possible Russian eco crimes

A small group of environmentalists who were forced to leave Ukraine are working together to document possible environmental crimes committed by Russia. While solid evidence could help, analysts say it is unlikely the country will ever be fully compensated for the extent of environmental damage from the conflict.

Daughter pushes back on trespass notice at father's Ontario long-term care home

A woman who filed complaints with Ontario’s Ministry of Long-Term Care says her father’s home served her with a trespass notice in retaliation. The home says it can’t comment on the matter because of an investigation into her alleged harassment of staff at the facility.

There's a flood of disinformation about Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Here's who's sorting it out

Open-source intelligence investigators around the world are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of images and videos pouring out of Ukraine as they try to verify them to preserve evidence and establish what's really happening on the ground.

From snakes to Spartans: The meaning behind some of the flags convoy protesters are carrying

A number of flags could be seen flying at protests against vaccine mandates across the country the last few weeks, some of which might have been unfamiliar to many Canadians. But for experts who study political movements and extremism, the symbols were easily recognizable.

Canada forced these Japanese Canadians into internment camps. Now they're at the same long-term care home

Several Japanese Canadians who were forced out of their homes into internment camps by the Canadian government in the Second World War are now living in Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care in northeastern Toronto.

Vancouver Island whisky maker in battle with Scottish association over name

A Victoria-based distillery is fighting to keep the name of its single malt after the Scotch Whisky Association filed a motion in a B.C. court objecting to its use of the words “Caledonian,” “Island” and even the distiller’s last name in its marketing.

A small wine boutique is changing the face of who is a tastemaker

A small wine boutique in downtown Toronto wants to make the wine industry more diverse, and it is putting its money where its mouth is. Grape Witches has started a scholarship program to help women of colour access expensive higher wine education.

Private international flights landing at smaller Canadian airports despite federal pandemic rules

An analysis by CBC News found more than 800 flights from international destinations have landed at a random sampling of eight airports across Canada that don't have quarantine hotels since the government mandated that all flights from abroad be routed through Toronto, Calgary, Montreal or Vancouver.

Canadian Olympic gold medallist now struggling to breathe after contracting COVID-19

Olympic gold medallist Alex Kopacz is in a London, Ont. hospital after contracting COVID-19. The bobsleigh champion has fits of uncontrollable coughing and said he was scared before he was hooked up to oxygen. He wants people to know that COVID is no joke.

'More people are catching on': Travellers using U.S.-Canada land border to avoid quarantine hotels

In an effort to avoid the mandatory three-day stay at a quarantine hotel, some Canadians are flying into cities near the U.S.-Canada border and crossing by foot, taxi or limousine to return home. CBC News spoke to some of them at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ont., and the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ont.

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