Janyce McGregor

Senior reporter

Janyce McGregor joined the CBC's parliamentary bureau in 2001, after starting her career with TVOntario's Studio 2. Her public broadcaster "hat trick" includes casual stints as a news and current affairs producer with the BBC's World Service in London. After two decades of producing roles, she's now a senior reporter filing for CBC Online, Radio and Television. News tips: Janyce.McGregor@cbc.ca

Latest from Janyce McGregor

New Zealand targets supply management system to get better access to Canada's dairy market

Canada’s dairy industry will soon be defending a new front, in its ongoing battle to preserve its supply management system in the face of international trade challenges.

Canada terminates $222M PPE contract following forced labour probe

Public Services and Procurement Canada has terminated two supply contracts with Supermax Healthcare Canada following allegations that the nitrile gloves it manufactured in Malaysia for use by Canadian health care workers were made with forced labour.
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The Trudeau government wants a new trade pact with Southeast Asia. It won't be easy

In search of an Asia-Pacific strategy that doesn't rely on China, the Trudeau government has revived its push toward preferential trade with the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Landing a deal that isn't off-brand with its "progressive" trade agenda won't be easy.

Canada has donated over 750,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses internationally since late summer

Canada donated over three-quarters of a million doses of its surplus AstraZeneca vaccines to Caribbean and South American countries over the last two months, and plans to donate more doses from its stockpile of mRNA vaccines in the coming weeks.

U.S. kids could get Pfizer shots by Halloween, Canadian approval still uncertain

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have submitted data on the effectiveness of their COVID-19 vaccine in children to U.S. regulators, clearing the way for a possible authorization by Halloween, according to a member of the company's board of directors. Canadian parents, however, could be waiting longer to secure shots for their kids.

Labour movement skeptical of Conservative pitch to workers

In his latest bid to moderate and soften his party's positions, Erin O'Toole used his in-studio news conference in Ottawa on Monday to highlight the union-friendly policies in his party's 2021 platform. Labour leaders more accustomed to campaigning against Conservative governments aren't buying it.

Applications open for federal vaccine injury compensation

The federal government began accepting applications for its vaccine injury support program this week — but some people diagnosed with rare but serious conditions after vaccinations aren't sure the compensation on offer goes far enough.

Federal compensation not ready yet for vaccine injuries, deaths

With cases emerging of rare but serious blood clots following vaccination with the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, the compensation program announced by the federal government last December still isn't ready to consider any claims. 

Foreign workers assigned unsafe housing during contracts at Ontario baby formula plant: documents

Workers brought to Canada for contracts at the Canada Royal Milk plant lived in overcrowded housing that wasn't up to code. Now, some of their co-workers say work they were doing was also unsafe, even though the contractor was issued permits for workers "of significant economic benefit to Canada."

Workers at baby formula plant claim harassment by managers

Employees at the Canada Royal Milk plant in Kingston, Ont., say management treated them like “minions” — denying them safety gear that fit, harassing employees by accusing them of being “overpaid” and less hardworking than workers in China and — in one case — unnecessarily touching a worker during a heated dispute.

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