Geoff Leo

Senior Investigative Journalist

Geoff Leo has been a reporter for CBC News in Saskatchewan since 2001. His work as an investigative journalist and documentary producer has earned numerous national and regional awards.

Latest from Geoff Leo

Sask. Court of Appeal overturns lower ruling, says Input Capital's canola contracts are not 'unconscionable'

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal says a trial judge was mistaken when he concluded that Input Capital Corporation’s streaming canola contracts were “unconscionable” and therefore unenforceable. 
CBC Investigates

Sask. business people caught up in massive immigration fraud case

Canada Border Services Agency officials used documents found in a trash bin to begin unravelling what they allege was a major immigration fraud scheme led by a couple from White City, Sask., involving fraudulent job offers, hundreds of Chinese nationals and dozens of Saskatchewan business people.
CBC Investigates

SGEU president chastised for 'egregious behaviour' against union members following independent investigation

A committee of the Saskatchewan Government Employees Union (SGEU), which represents thousands of public employees, has ruled the union’s own president, Bob Bymoen, engaged in “the most egregious behavior that undermines our code of ethics, harassment policy, constitution, policy manual and union values.”

GTH corporate head office up for lease in preparation for private takeover

As part of a significant downsizing, the Global Transportation Hub has put its office space on the market and is planning for a possible move.

Sask. auditor chastises eHealth for sole-sourced contracts and vendor-sponsored trips

Saskatchewan's provincial auditor says she found eight instances where eHealth employees inappropriately went on trips sponsored by vendors and 10 cases where contracts were sole-source without written justification. 
CBC Investigates

Doctor who lost licence for having sex with patients now a 'health coach' on YouTube looking for clients

Saskatchewan's College of Physicians and Surgeons has launched a new investigation into a physician who was stripped of his licence last year after learning he is still calling himself a doctor and looking for new clients. 
CBC Investigates

Anatomy of a vote-buying scheme: Court documents outline massive alleged fraud on Sask. First Nation

Larry Iron, an Indigenous politician, swore on the record in January 2017 that he traded money for votes during the campaign for the election of chief and council on the Canoe Lake Cree First Nation.

SaskPower once again announces plans to build 'Logistics Warehouse Complex' at the GTH

SaskPower has announced the organization will be consolidating its Regina operations from its current 13 locations down to six over the next few years. 
CBC Investigates

'Disgusting and opportunistic' $2M Humboldt Broncos-inspired fund embroiled in conflict

Former Humboldt Broncos board members say a fund set up in the days after the fatal bus crash was an attempt by the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League president to go behind their backs and capitalize on the tragedy. 

Province restricts 5 bridges built by company that erected bridge which collapsed opening day

The government of Saskatchewan has directed four Saskatchewan municipalities to put weight restrictions on bridges in their RMs because there is a risk of the "total failure of the bridge if a heavy truck drives over it."

'The whole investigative system of Regina city police has failed': Lawyer of Nadine Machiskinic's family

In a scathing 22 page report, the RCMP says the Regina Police Service (RPS) failed to meet “the standards of a professional, sudden death investigation” after reviewing the RPS’s probe of the death of Nadine Machiskinic.
Analysis

'Separating fiction from fact': Analyzing Brandt's massive newspaper ad about its Wascana project

After failing to respond to most of CBC’s questions for the past two months, Brandt offered its take on the controversy about the CNIB/Brandt building project in Wascana Park by buying a four-page advertisement in the Regina Leader-Post.

'I don't apologize because I'm not wrong': Former Wascana architect rebuffs Brandt's demands for apology

Len Novak is sticking by his criticism of the Brandt/CNIB project in Wascana Centre despite demands for an apology from one of Saskatchewan’s largest companies.
CBC Investigates

Government not releasing secret Wascana report that recommends transparency

The government-controlled Provincial Capital Commision is refusing to release a report that recommends transparency.
CBC Investigates

Brandt headed to court after allegedly doing work in RM of Sherwood without a permit

CBC has learned Regina-based manufacturer Brandt is facing three charges from the Rural Municipality of Sherwood for allegedly developing property without a permit.