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

Toronto parents watch closely as Health Canada considers COVID-19 vaccine for young children

Many Toronto parents say they are ready to roll up their kids' sleeves and get them vaccinated if Health Canada authorizes the use of a COVID-19 vaccine in children under the age of 11.
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What COVID-19 precautions are being taken on voting day?

As millions of voters head to the polls Monday to vote in the federal election, here are the COVID-19 safety measures Canadians can expect at the polls on voting day.
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Here's why you can't vote online in the 2021 federal election

Despite all the day-to-day activities that moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic, one that hasn’t gone digital is voting in federal elections. Here's why.

NDP platform calls for $200 billion in new spending on health care, climate change, Indigenous reconciliation

Much of the new spending proposed by the NDP would be offset by $166 billion in revenue raised through a series of new taxes and other measures targeted at wealthy individuals and large, profitable corporations.

Ceremony in Ottawa commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

A moment of silence was followed by the sound of bagpipes ringing out in lament as officials from Canada, the U.S. and other countries gathered at the U.S. embassy in Ottawa Saturday morning for a sombre ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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Will COVID-19 vaccine passports affect my ability to vote? Your election questions answered

Many voters have reached out to CBC News to ask whether they will need to show proof of vaccination to vote in provinces that have vaccine passport systems. Here's what Elections Canada says about voting while unvaccinated.

Singh renews pledge of federal dental care, says Liberals take Atlantic Canada for granted

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh today promised to implement a federal program that would subsidize the costs of dental care for Canadians who lack insurance.

O'Toole vows to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates above 90%, pressed for clarity on gun position

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole unveiled the party's strategy to combat the fourth wave of COVID-19. But the details were overshadowed by questions about firearms.
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Bank won't reimburse Ottawa woman who lost $23K to fraudsters, family says

The family of an Ottawa woman says she lost about $23,000 of her life savings after fraudsters gained access to her personal bank account and transferred money through a series of bogus transactions.

Urn necklace delivered by Amazon with remains already inside, woman says

A woman from Gatineau, Que., is warning Amazon customers to beware of a third-party seller after she received a butterfly-shaped urn necklace containing what appeared to be the cremated remains of a human or animal.

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