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

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The Fifth Estate

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.
THE FIFTH ESTATE

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.
THE FIFTH ESTATE

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.

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.
THE FIFTH ESTATE

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.

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." 

Deputy police chief facing more sexual harassment claims

Uday Jaswal, suspended with pay since March after being charged with discreditable conduct stemming from complaints by a civilian employee of the Ottawa Police Service, now faces fresh allegations, this time from a sworn officer.

Councillors call for more lane closures on Bank Street

Some downtown councillors and other advocates are putting pressure on the city to expand pedestrian space along Bank Street so residents can safely access essential services by foot or bicycle — but the plan is getting some pushback from local businesses.

Police chief vows to unearth source of 'disgusting, racist meme'

Ottawa's police chief has launched an internal investigation to find the source of a "disgusting, racist meme" circulating within the Ottawa Police Service.

Prisoners' rights advocates rally at OCDC, call for inmates' release

People taped cardboard signs with messages like "COVID-19 kills" and "Release Saves Lives" to their vehicles and honked their horns Sunday during a drive-by protest outside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Borrowed laptops offer vital connection for kids of Carleton Heights P.S.

At Carleton Heights Public School, where about 70 per cent of the students are recent immigrants learning in a new language, the Google Chromebooks and Wi-Fi hotspots the board has been handing out offer a chance to escape isolation by reconnecting with their teachers and classmates.

Respiratory therapists 'at the head of the bed' in virus fight

Respiratory therapists have a vital role to play in the fight against COVID-19. The Ottawa Hospital has bolstered their numbers, but will it be enough to withstand the coming wave of patients?

Big lines at pot shops, hardware stores ahead of midnight closure

There were long lineups at cannabis retailers and hardware stores throughout Ottawa Saturday, as customers rushed to buy supplies ahead of temporary closure orders which take effect at midnight Saturday across the province.

Ottawa Hospital rationing surgical masks to avoid shortage

The Ottawa Hospital is asking staff to limit themselves to two surgical masks per shift as it prepares for an anticipated influx of patients with COVID-19.

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