Katie Nicholson

Senior Reporter

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

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Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons cautions doctor after complaints about COVID-19 tweets

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has issued three cautions to Dr. Kulvinder Kaur Gill after receiving complaints about her tweets about the pandemic, which it ruled were "irresponsible."

Riding out the pandemic on Lake Ontario

Rather than hibernate through this pandemic winter, a small group of surfers is hitting Ontario's lakes and braving plunging temperatures and floating chunks of ice to break up the isolation and cope with COVID-related stress.

2 Canada Post workers in Regina suspended after refusing to deliver Epoch Times

Two Canada Post workers in Regina were temporarily suspended earlier this month after they refused to deliver the latest sample edition of the Epoch Times, a paper founded by Chinese-American followers of Falun Gong and known for its critical coverage of the China's communist regime.

New York Times says Caliphate podcast was conned by Canadian who claimed to be an ISIS recruit

The New York Times now admits a key storyline of its award-winning podcast Caliphate, which featured the experience of a Canadian man who claimed to have fought for ISIS, appears to have been made up by the criminally accused hoaxer.

Ontario retirement homes push for mandatory COVID-19 testing for caregivers, support workers

The association representing hundreds of Ontario retirement homes wants the province to step up its COVID-19 testing guidelines to bring them more in line with the same rules in place for long-term care homes.
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Fort McMurray builder charged in California after more complaints from fire victims

An Alberta builder who has been embroiled in disputes with victims of the massive 2016 wildfire in Fort McMurray that destroyed hundreds of homes and displaced thousands of people faces charges in California after state investigators looked into his dealings with fire victims in Sonoma County.

Pandemic disruptions create difficult challenges for people with cognitive issues

A Toronto facility is helping people with cognitive challenges learn new routines to keep themselves safe during the pandemic.
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Justice system's handling of O'Leary boat crash case a 'slap in the face' for victims' families

Flurry of lawsuits stemming from fatal boat crash in August 2019 on an Ontario lake includes claim by entrepreneur and TV personality Kevin O'Leary against owner and operator of other boat involved.

Ontario doctor subject of complaints after COVID-19 tweets

Ontario doctor Kulvinder Kaur Gill has been criticized by fellow doctors and others after a series of tweets that they claim are spreading misinformation about COVID-19 and touting hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for virus.

Black journalist who witnessed N-word used in Fifth Estate meeting calls for broader change at CBC

A former CBC employee is speaking out about his experience of hearing two colleagues at The Fifth Estate, the public broadcaster’s flagship investigative program, use the N-word during an editorial discussion last year.

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