Steven D'Souza

Co-host, The Fifth Estate

Steven D'Souza is a co-host with The Fifth Estate. Previously he was CBC's correspondent in New York covering two U.S. Presidential campaigns and travelling around the U.S. covering everything from protests to natural disasters to mass shootings. He won a Canadian Screen Award for coverage of the protests around the death of George Floyd. He's reported internationally from Rome, Israel and Brazil.

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CBC Investigates

3 charged in India after complaint details family's last moments before fatal St. Lawrence River journey

A police complaint filed in India alleges that the families who drowned on the St. Lawrence in March were pressured by human smugglers to board a boat in a storm to cross into the U.S. The charges in India are the first related to the St. Lawrence River deaths and appear to target the alleged brokers who arranged the fatal trip.

How fallout from top secret documents found at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort could affect Canada

The discovery of top secret documents at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort sparked a criminal investigation and has the former U.S. president facing the possibility of criminal charges. But it’s also raised alarms in intelligence circles, where allies of the U.S., which share information and include Canada, wonder what is in the documents and if it could have an impact on intelligence needed to protect national security.

Debate over Canadian flag resumes as convoy protests return to Ottawa

As convoy protests return to the nation's capital ahead of Canada Day, some Canadians say they want to reclaim the symbolism of the Maple Leaf from the protesters.

What the federal Tories can learn from Doug Ford's big Ontario win

While federal Conservatives may not be able to use the same exact political playbook, they could learn some lessons from Doug Ford's majority re-election win in Ontario this week, election analysts say.
In Depth

A 'time bomb' in the Red Sea could cause a catastrophic oil spill without global help: UN

A tanker off the coast of Yemen threatens to spill more than four times the oil of the Exxon Valdez — and cause major disruption to global shipping — if an emergency salvage mission fails. Right now, Global Affairs Canada says it has no plans to help fund the operation.

How Canadian clothing entrepreneurs are disrupting 'fast fashion'

Fast fashion is piling up in landfills at an alarming rate. But a number of Canadian companies are trying to slow down the process with circular concepts like online thrifting and developing a sustainable polyester alternative from food waste.

Are you really getting a deal at your favourite dollar store?

In a comparison of 17 everyday items, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found prices at Dollar Tree were the same or higher in a price-per-unit analysis than at Dollarama or even Walmart, meaning Canadians may not always be getting the deal they think they are when shopping at popular dollar store chains.

Which dollar-store batteries stand up to big-name brands, and which should you avoid?

A CBC Marketplace test of double-A disposable batteries found that while major brand names deliver on their marketing promise to be long-lasting, batteries bought at two leading dollar stores did surprisingly well and provide good value for cost-conscious shoppers.

Up to 10% of homes could now be 'uninsurable' because of flood risk. Yours may be one of them

Marketplace reveals many homeowners are unaware of and unprepared for the growing threat of flooding because of confusing insurance policies, murky real estate rules and incomplete floodplain maps.

Illegal, untested CBD products are everywhere and could be putting you at risk

CBD is found everywhere, from chocolate bars to pet treats and vape pens to face creams. While CBD itself holds real medicinal promise, Marketplace reveals many CBD products are illegal, come with unauthorized health claims not backed by science and ingredients that can’t be legally verified.