Sarah Bridge

Sarah Bridge is a CBC journalist based in Toronto. She has worked as a producer, writer and reporter at CBC bureaus across Canada since 2008.

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How Thanksgiving dinner and a Facebook post made gerrymandering a Michigan midterm issue

The outcome of November's U.S. midterms could affect local election results in Michigan for the next decade. It’s all because of push-back around a centuries-old American political practice known as gerrymandering, where politicians in power redraw electoral boundaries to give their party an advantage.

Class of 2018: Meet remarkable Canadians graduating from high school this year

CBC tracked down some truly exceptional students graduating from high schools across the country this month who are making a difference in their communities. Here are their stories.
In Depth

Dealing with doping: Sports world can learn from Canada and Ben Johnson legacy

Three decades after the Ben Johnson scandal at the Seoul Olympics, doping is once again making headlines. Paul Melia, head of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, says the international sporting community could learn from Canada's experiences when it comes to dealing with cheating.

Boy, 12, overcomes limited mobility and inspires friends to form sledge hockey team

Riley Oldford was once the only kid in Yellowknife, NWT, who played hockey sitting down. But after encouraging friends to give the growing sport a try, he has inspired the formation of Yellowknife's first sledge hockey team.

Lead found in Ardene jewelry months after retailer vowed 'more stringent monitoring'

Months after Canadian fashion retailer Ardene vowed stricter monitoring to keep toxic metals out of its jewelry, Health Canada has recalled two types of necklaces sold in its stores that the agency found contain lead.

Louis Vuitton takes on Ontario flea market over fake goods

Luxury retailer Louis Vuitton is going after the landlord of a Toronto-area flea market over the alleged sale of knock-offs on its property.

Garish but iconic, Toronto's Honest Ed's discount store closes

After 68 years in business, the Toronto discount store that boasted about price-cutting decades before Walmart is closing.

Opioid-dependent babies: How an Ontario hospital is helping newborns cope

As the opioid epidemic mushrooms across Canadian communities, a growing number of babies are being born dependent on painkillers. But one Ontario hospital has found a way to reduce the effects.

Environmental group takes De Beers to court over mercury monitoring at diamond mine near Attawapiskat

A Toronto-based environmental group is taking on diamond giant De Beers over its alleged failure to fully report on the mercury levels at its Victor Diamond Mine near Attawapiskat First Nation in Northern Ontario.

Rob Ford crack video let loose flurry of heated warnings and frantic phone calls among mayor's associates

Court testimony that can only now be made public recounts how close associates of the late former Toronto mayor Rob Ford set off on a frantic hunt for the video showing him smoking crack cocaine in the hours after its existence became public.

Mohamed Siad selfie video brags about how to secretly record mayor

A selfie video has surfaced of the man who captured images of Rob Ford smoking crack bragging about how he secretly recorded the mayor.

Rob Ford crack video released after charge withdrawn against Sandro Lisi

The video of Toronto’s former mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine is now public, and for the first time can be viewed outside a courtroom.
CBC Investigates

Border security: hundreds detained in 1st month of new screening measures

Border agents are identifying and detaining more people with outstanding arrest warrants at Canadian border crossings after making changes to the way travellers are checked for security risks.

A look at the Leap Manifesto that is dividing the NDP

If the NDP split over the ousting of Tom Mulcair as leader wasn't clear enough at last weekend's convention, the fallout from a decision to consider the Leap Manifesto has been cast by some as widening the gap.
CBC Investigates

Canada's border agents armed with new information to screen visitors

Canadian front-line border agents now have access to more information on travellers contained in Canada's law enforcement database, a significant change in the way visitors are checked for potential security risks, CBC News has learned.