Judy Trinh

CBC Reporter

Judy Trinh is a veteran journalist with CBC's The Fifth Estate. She covers a diverse range of stories from breaking crime news to the #MeToo movement to human rights court challenges. Judy aims to be both critical and compassionate in her reporting. Follow her on Twitter @judyatrinh Email: Judy.Trinh@cbc.ca

Latest from Judy Trinh

Assault victims angered by plea deal for 'dangerous' police officer

Two women who were assaulted by Ottawa police Const. Eric Post say a plea deal brokered by the Crown diminishes the violence and fear the officer inflicted upon them. Post initially faced 32 charges related to alleged violence against seven women. In January, he pleaded guilty to five offences and 27 charges were dropped.
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Police raid on Anthony Aust's apartment didn't match tipster information, court documents show

Unsealed court documents show Ottawa police expected to find a 9mm handgun and evidence of drug trafficking when they conducted a no-knock raid in an apartment tower where Anthony Aust plunged to his death. But there was no gun recovered. 
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Toronto police officer says she faced years of sexist, racist retribution for reporting colleague

A Toronto police officer who has filed a human rights complaint against her force alleges she was subjected to years of intimidation and reprisals by fellow constables and supervisors after she intervened to stop what she said was the unjustified use of force during the arrest of a Black suspect.
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Young man dies after falling 12 storeys during Ottawa police raid

Home video captures heavily armed Ottawa police officers raiding a 12th-floor apartment on Wednesday morning. Moments later, a young man falls 12 storeys to his death. The parents of 23-year-old Anthony Aust piece together what happened in an exclusive interview with CBC's The Fifth Estate.
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N.B. doctor blamed for COVID-19 outbreak receives letter of support from 1,500 physicians

More than 1,500 physicians signed a letter in support of Dr. Jean Robert Ngola, saying he was "unjustly" blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., that resulted in 40 cases and two deaths. Earlier this month, a Fifth Estate investigation revealed dozens of other potential sources of the outbreak.
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Tracing N.B. doctor's steps and contacts casts doubt on whether he was source of spring COVID-19 outbreak

Dr. Jean Robert Ngola has been blamed as the source of a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., but an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate and Radio-Canada reveals contact tracing information that casts doubt on the certainty with which Ngola was identified as "patient zero," and points to dozens of other people who could have brought the virus into the community.

Ottawa police detective suspended over 'racist' meme

A detective with the Ottawa Police Service's drug unit has been suspended in connection to an internal investigation into a meme denounced by the chief as "racist" and "disgusting." 

Canadian doctors of colour offer a frank look at racism in medicine

The global pandemic and the widespread protests that erupted in the wake of the killing of George Floyd have laid bare the racial inequities that permeate society. CBC News spoke with five Canadian physicians about the impact of systemic racism in their profession.
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Video captures residents wandering into woman's room at Ottawa long-term care home hit hard by COVID-19

A camera installed by a woman concerned about her mother's health inside an Ottawa long-term care home overwhelmed by COVID-19 shows several residents wandering into a private room at the height of the outbreak. 

14 women report sexual assault, harassment by male Ottawa police officers in past 3 years

Fourteen women have come forward to report that they had been sexually assaulted or harassed by male Ottawa police officers in the past three years.

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