Topic: cbc montreal investigates
Report blames top Montreal Church officials for ignoring complaints about priest who preyed on young boys
Brian Boucher was able to sexually abuse two young boys and terrorize several others over a 20-year span because top officials in the Catholic Church ignored complaints about his behaviour and, in some cases, tried to keep serious allegations secret, according to a damning report.
Pandemic has lengthened wait times for surgery in Quebec, leaving hundreds of patients in limbo
The pandemic put many surgeries on hold last spring and Quebec hospitals are having a difficult time whittling down waiting lists as more patients get added, and surgical nurses leave the job.
Quebec party leaders explain what they'd do to help skilled immigrants find work in their field
Following a CBC Montreal Investigates story exploring challenges many skilled immigrants face getting work in their field, we asked the four major political parties what they'd do to improve the situation.
'We live with a cloud over our heads': Quebecers say home care services fall short
Nearly 343,000 Quebecers receive publicly-funded home care. But clients and advocates say the services often fall short - and they want political parties to commit to improvements during the election.
McGill University professor sues student and colleague for $600K
A McGill professor alleges there was an organized campaign to discredit him and get him fired following what he says was a consensual relationship with a student. He is now suing another student and a colleague in his department for defamation.
Quebec students want say on how sexual violence addressed on campus
Students say they should be included on an advisory committee that's helping the Quebec government craft guidelines for universities and CEGEPs to deal with sexual violence.
'I feel duped': Montreal mother angry after son's U.S. football dreams dashed by recruiters
Innavage Consulting recruits high school football players who dream of playing in the U.S., but some parents whose sons were sent to American prep schools say they were lured by false hopes and left with empty pockets.
Quebec's axing of fully funded IVF leads to increase in multiple pregnancies
Since Quebec scrapped its fully funded IVF program two years ago, more women are turning to intrauterine insemination, a cheaper fertility treatment — and more are getting pregnant with twins or triplets or more, as a result.
Outcry over service cuts for severely disabled 'unreasonable,' says health authority senior manager
Amid an uproar over cuts in services to some of the most profoundly disabled Montrealers in the English-speaking community, the associate CEO of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has fired off an email calling critics of the sweeping changes "unreasonable."
'A cut to the most vulnerable': Day program for disabled adults drops older clients
Debbie Schichtman says drastic cuts at Miriam Home mean clients over 55 are being dropped from the social service agency's day program — robbing her sister of a sense of purpose and belonging.
Lachute mother fights back after Quebec turns down stipend for autistic son
Tina Chapman is appealing to Quebec's administrative tribunal to challenge a government decision denying her six-year-old son, who has autism, special funding that would pay for the therapy he needs.
Soldier's Bible reunited with Canadian family more than a century after found in trenches
Andy Carr got curious about the origins of an old Bible on a shelf at his mother's home in Texas. Inside the flyleaf of the family keepsake was a handwritten dedication to Herbert V. Naylor, sparking a search for the original owner's descendants.
Private donor steps up to pay for Quebec boy's autism therapy
Since Tina Chapman went public with her son's struggles after his publicly funded therapy for autism was cut, a donor has come forward to pay for him to get private therapy.
Mother blames loss of publicly funded autism therapy for sending 5-year-old into tailspin
Tina Chapman says her son is regressing and unable to cope since his autism therapy, paid for by the Quebec government, was cut last summer when he started kindergarten.
Chris Ross tours abandoned building missing from fire list
The vice-president of Montreal's firefighters union was appalled to learn from CBC Montreal Investigates that this Plateau-Mont-Royal building is not on the fire department's own list of vacant and dangerous properties.
'Vultures' make millions on text message scams, fraud experts say
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has heard from 200 victims this year who have fallen for scams like the one 19-year-old Montrealer Louanne Cataford endured, for a combined loss of more than $2.2 million.
Victims of text message scam plead for more protection from their banks
Since telling you the story of Louanne Cataford, the 19-year-old Montreal college student who fell for an unsolicited text offering her $300 a week to carry a beverage company's ad on her car, CBC Montreal Investigates has heard from dozens of Canadians who've been scammed.
Montreal student responding to text ends up on hook for $4K in advertising scam
A Montreal college student found herself on the hook for $3,985 after she responded to an unsolicited text message promising her $300 a week to drive around with her car wrapped in a beverage company's ad.
Scammed student learns she's out $4K
Montreal college student Louanne Cataford turned to CBC after being told she'd drawn funds on a counterfeit cheque. She was caught in a scam promising her $300 a week for turning her car into a mobile billboard.
Extreme neglect: Vacant, derelict buildings across Montreal
Extreme Neglect is a CBC Montreal Investigates series about rundown buildings in the City of Montreal that are no longer in use.
Plateau-Mont-Royal borough council to force demolition of St-Dominique St. building
Empty for at least a decade, the building at 3476 St-Dominique St. is covered in graffiti tags and is a frequent hangout for squatters.
Extreme neglect: Aftermath of Roy St. fire leaves neighbours coping with squatters, mould, vermin
Irene Wagner and her family were forced out of their home for a year after a five-alarm fire tore through the building next door. They're still waiting for the burnt-out ruin adjacent to them to be rebuilt.
Extreme neglect: Montreal powerless to act as heritage greystones on de l'Esplanade crumble
A pair of once stately buildings on de l'Esplanade Avenue have been disintegrating for decades, and Montreal's efforts to force the owner to restore them have gone nowhere.
Extreme neglect: On St-Dominique St., neighbours angered by Montreal's inaction
When Paul Stoica and his wife moved into their condo in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in 2014, their new neighbour warned: Walk past 3476 St-Dominique Street at your peril.
Hidden camera reveals ABA therapist interacting 'roughly' with autistic 4-year-old boy
When Jennifer noticed her four-year-old son Adam acting strangely after an at-home therapy session to treat his autism last September, she asked her husband to install a hidden camera. What they witnessed on video left them shaken and unsure where to turn for help.