Ryan Patrick Jones

Ryan has chased stories for CBC News across the country in Toronto, Vancouver, Yellowknife and Ottawa, filing for web, radio and TV. You can reach him by email at ryan.jones@cbc.ca or on Twitter at @helloryanjones.

Latest from Ryan Patrick Jones

Too many First Nations lack clean drinking water and it's Ottawa's fault, says auditor general

The federal government has not done enough to ensure people in First Nations communities have ongoing access to safe drinking water, says the federal auditor general.

Advocacy groups call for COVID-19 vaccine plan for migrants, undocumented workers

Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout needs to guarantee equal access for migrants and undocumented workers, advocates say.

Beijing lashes out at Canada over Uighur genocide vote

The Chinese government lashed out at Canada today after the House of Commons voted to declare that China is committing genocide against Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims in its western Xinjiang region.

UN experts probing destruction of Flight PS752 accuse Iran of breaking international law

Iran committed multiple violations of human rights and international law by shooting down Ukranian International Airlines Flight PS752, according to the results of an investigation by two United Nations experts.

MPs vote to label China's persecution of Uighurs a genocide

The House of Commons today accused the Chinese government of carrying out genocide against Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims in the western Xinjiang region.

COVID-19 variants will drive resurgence without stronger health measures, modelling warns

New modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) warns that COVID-19 variants could drive a resurgence in coronavirus cases across the country without stronger public health measures to prevent their spread.

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries back on track following weeks of delay, says Public Health Agency

Deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine doses from two approved vaccine makers — Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — are back on track following weeks of reduced shipments, officials from the Public Health Agency of Canada said today.

Justice system needs more resources after pandemic pushed operations online: report

Canada’s national legal organization says the justice system should embrace the technological modernization forced upon it by the COVID-19 pandemic and is calling for more investment to support the move to online justice in a post-pandemic world.

O'Toole calls for relocation of 2022 Olympic Games out of China

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole today called for the relocation of the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing — in part because of the Chinese government's treatment of its Muslim minority population.

'He loved life': Family remembers pilot who died in Carp plane crash

According to his family, Neil Spriggs was more than just a pilot and a successful businessman — he was a loving, passionate father who mastered everything he set his mind to.