Jonathon Gatehouse

Jonathon Gatehouse

Has covered news and politics at home and abroad, reporting from dozens of countries. He has also written extensively about sports, including seven Olympic Games and a best-selling book on the business of pro-hockey.

Latest from Jonathon Gatehouse

Radio silence and a desperate turn: The final moments of Flight PS752

The timing of the plane crash outside Tehran that killed 63 Canadians has raised fears of an attack or sabotage. But an initial report points toward an on-board fire.
CBC Investigates

Inside the RCMP's cross-country manhunt for admitted killers Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod

A dozen newly unsealed warrant applications reveal the twists and turns of a sprawling homicide investigation and the desperate search for Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, the two young men who admitted killing three people in B.C. this summer and evaded capture for two weeks.
CBC Investigates

Canadian stats on impaired driving deaths incomplete, years out of date

National reports on impaired and distracted driving fatalities, as well as drowning deaths, are delayed and compromised by missing data from British Columbia, a CBC News investigation has found.
Analysis

Old-time hockey: How the NHL lags behind when it comes to hiring coaches

Revelations of bullying and racism among NHL coaches are raising questions about the league's clubby hiring practices.
Analysis

What lies beneath: 3 things to watch for in the election results

The federal election outcome seems uncertain, but the forces that will shape the results are clear enough.
Fact Check

Is the 2019 election Canada's 'nastiest' ever? Not by a long shot

The 2019 vote is just another in long list of Canada's most divisive and dirty elections.
Analysis

History suggests Andrew Scheer's interprovincial free-trade promise is destined to fail

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has already set a date for a premiers meeting on interprovincial free trade. But the cross-country barriers will be difficult to dismantle.
Fact Check

The NDP platform: ambitious promises, lots of uncertainty

Jagmeet Singh has finally released his platform costing, but questions remain.
Fact Check

Why Trudeau should be more humble about his credit rating brag

The Liberals suggest that credit rating agencies endorse their fiscal policies. But the companies have some big concerns.
Fact Check

The NDP reaches back a generation — and several leaders — to tally Liberals' rich donors

The NDP says that 56 of Canada's richest families have given money to the Liberals. But most of those donations pre-date Justin Trudeau.
Fact Check

The Conservatives' misleading claims about a 'secret' Liberal housing tax

Andrew Scheer has been making claims about a 'secret' Liberal plan to tax home sales for weeks. Even as Justin Trudeau and the Liberals swear they have no such intention.
Fact Check

Did the Bloc Québécois really kill the Energy East pipeline?

Yves-François Blanchet claims the Bloc single-handedly stopped the proposed 4,500 km Energy East pipeline, but opposition was widespread across the country
Fact Check

Andrew Scheer's claim about foreign aid deemed false

The Conservatives want to cut 25 per cent from Canada's international aid budget. But they are fudging the numbers when it comes to claims about billions going to well-off nations or dictatorships.
Fact Check

Green platform has some big fiscal holes, hidden costs

The Greens have released more details and costed more promises than any other party. But questions remain.
Analysis

The Liberals' 'net-zero' carbon pledge: more action and more fights

Canada remains a long way from meeting its 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, but adopting an even more ambitious goal for 2050 might actually be the best way forward, say experts and environmentalists.