Daniel Leblanc

Reporter

Daniel Leblanc is a reporter with more than 20 years experience in investigative journalism and federal politics. He is a past winner of the Michener Award, the Charles Lynch Award and three National Newspaper Awards.

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Ottawa names Bill 21 opponent as new Quebec Superior Court judge

A lawyer who had represented a group opposing the secularism law Bill 21 in court has been named a judge at Quebec Superior Court.
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Nunavik crime victims systematically shut out of Quebec compensation program

Of the 7,401 beneficiaries of Quebec's compensation program for victims of crime in 2020, only nine were residents of Nunavik. That disparity is the subject of a recent application to authorize the filing of a class-action lawsuit.

History museum addresses growing 'anger' over workplace harassment

After months of silence, senior management at the Canadian Museum of History have acknowledged a growing sense of frustration among staff since a formal complaint over alleged workplace harassment was filed against its then-CEO last summer.

Former CEO of Aga Khan Museum to lead Canadian Museum of History

Henry Kim, the former director of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, has been chosen to be the new chief executive officer for the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., Radio-Canada has learned.

Next CEO at Canadian Museum of History may not be fully bilingual: sources

The candidate favoured by the federal government to take the reins of the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., is already proving controversial due to questions about their ability to speak French, Radio-Canada has learned.

Federal government stops using Liberal Party database to vet would-be judges

The Trudeau government has stopped using the Liberal Party's private database to conduct background checks on candidates for judicial appointments, federal sources said.

Justice minister accidentally tweets that one of his campaign donors will become a judge

Officially, Justice Minister David Lametti appointed five new judges across the country this week. On Twitter, however, Lametti announced three additional appointments — including that of Montreal lawyer Daniel Urbas to Quebec’s Superior Court.

Canadian Museum of History's CEO resigns amid probe into allegations of workplace harassment

Mark O’Neill has resigned as the CEO of the Canadian Museum of History, just two months before his official retirement date.

Bell CEO's broadband-connected cottage in Lac-Sainte-Marie, Que., fuels bandwidth envy

In a region of Quebec known for spotty internet access, about 100 lakeside households have received a taxpayer-funded hookup to Bell Fibe's high-speed internet access in recent months. One of those cottages is owned by Bell CEO Mirko Bibic.

Heritage Minister has final report into allegations of harassment at the Canadian Museum of History

Internal problems at the Canadian Museum of History are expected to be resolved in coming days, now that an investigation into the conduct of long-time CEO Mark O’Neill has been completed.

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