Tyler Barone

Tyler Barone is an 18-year-old CEGEP student living in Montreal. He gained a passion for writing through living abroad for more than two years and travelling Europe. His main topics of interest are politics, music, entertainment and culture.

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CBC Investigates

Child and Family Services whistleblower says health and safety of children threatened

The health and safety of kids is threatened by a failure to respond to concerns and financial mismanagement at Manitoba's largest child welfare authority, says a CFS whistleblower who cites the "risky" placement of a child as an example of the problems.

Mayor renews call for public inquiry after RCMP investigation into Winnipeg police HQ ends

The end of the RCMP investigation into the construction of Winnipeg's police headquarters has led Mayor Brian Bowman to renew his call for a public inquiry.

No charges laid after 5-year investigation into Winnipeg police HQ construction

A five-year RCMP investigation into alleged fraud and forgery connected to the creation of a new downtown Winnipeg police headquarters has concluded with no charges being laid.
CBC Investigates

Provincial committee to combat violence against women promised in 2017 didn't meet until 1 year later

When it was promised in the November 2017 throne speech, the Ending Gender-Based Violence Cabinet Committee was the new provincial government’s new approach to combat violence against women, promising to help Manitobans in "critical situations."

'We are failing': Internet companies like Google have too much power over child sex abuse images, report says

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says the removal of child sex abuse images should not be left to the discretion of online companies because they are not doing enough.

Report into foster agency sex abuse allegations will guide system-wide changes, province vows

The province’s probe into  B & L Resources for Children, Youth and Families (B & L) found breakdowns in communication, the use of non-standard methods in determining foster parent suitability and the need for increased oversight.  

Not enough funding, compliance in Manitoba foster care: auditor general

Foster homes operating with expired licences, lack of criminal record checks and hundreds of children staying in emergency placements well beyond the six-month time limit were just some of the issues highlighted in a scathing report issued by Manitoba's auditor general Friday. 
CBC Investigates

Police investigate criminal negligence charges after overdose at Brandon CAO's house

Brandon Police believe criminal negligence led to the death of Christine Mitchell, a 30-year-old woman who fatally overdosed in the home of Brandon’s top bureaucrat, Rod Sage, say new court documents obtained by CBC News.
CBC Investigates

'Agencies are really struggling': High caseloads, lack of staff and long waits for treatment

West Region Child and Family Services is struggling to keep up with demand for services for children in care citing lack of staff, high caseloads and long waits for counselling and treatment, according to its 2018 annual service plan obtained through access to information.
CBC Investigates

Convicted criminals were once believed to be living at Rod Sage's home, documents show

Two men with criminal records that include convictions for weapons offences, drug possession and assault were believed to be living at Brandon CAO Rod Sage's home, according to documents obtained by CBC News.  

Brandon city manager leaves police board amid investigation into overdose death

Rod Sage made the announcement in a letter to the board Thursday, following news Manitoba’s attorney general had asked the RCMP to review a fatal drug overdose at his home this summer.
CBC Investigates

Manitoba attorney general asks RCMP to review death of woman who overdosed in Brandon CAO's home

In addition to the request for an RCMP review, the Manitoba Liberals are calling on the province to perform an inquest into the death of Christine Mitchell, who overdosed in July, while living in the home of City of Brandon chief administrative officer Rod Sage.
CBC Investigates

Hospitals failed to report 3 drug-related deaths, including 1 that started at Brandon city manager's home

Three overdose deaths linked to opioids went unreported by hospitals this summer, prompting the province’s chief medical examiner to alert doctors that reporting drug overdose deaths is mandatory under the law.
CBC Investigates

Brandon police investigate overdose death at home of top bureaucrat

The Brandon Police Service is investigating the sudden death of a woman who overdosed at the home of the southwestern Manitoba city's manager. Christine Mitchell, who had been living at the home for almost five years, died in July after taking a lethal dose of purple heroin.
CBC Investigates

4 years after ban, restricted pesticides still easy to buy in Winnipeg

Manitoba banned the use of synthetic pesticides like Roundup on nuisance lawn and patio weeds years ago, but the majority of stores visited as part of a recent CBC News investigation were selling it in apparent contravention of the legislation.