Travis Dhanraj

Senior Parliamentary Reporter, CBC News

Travis Dhanraj is a senior parliamentary reporter with CBC News.

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Mysterious consultant known as 'Mr. X' in Greenbelt report ID'd as former Clarington mayor: sources

The mysterious development consultant who Ontario's integrity commissioner identified only as "Mr. X" in a scathing report about the removal of land from the Greenbelt has been identified to CBC News as former Clarington, Ont., mayor John Mutton.

How accurate are dog DNA tests? We unleash the truth

Marketplace sent the DNA of two mixed-breed dogs, one purebred dog and one human to four different dog DNA companies. Nearly all the results were different.

Soaring rents in Toronto, Vancouver force residents on modest incomes into 'deplorable' conditions

With Vancouver and Toronto vacancy rates at less than two per cent and rental prices surging, residents on modest or fixed incomes are being priced out of their communities and forced into what one expert calls 'deplorable' conditions.

Some CDI College recruiters are misleading students, Marketplace investigation finds

A CBC Marketplace investigation into CDI College, one of Canada’s largest for-profit career colleges, has found a pattern of misleading practices being used to pressure would-be students into signing up for online programs that can cost upward of $20,000.

Marketplace investigates shrinkflation and reveals the sneaky ways companies cut costs, but not prices

With inflation at a 40-year high, CBC’s Marketplace looks at the ways companies are passing increased costs on to consumers.

B.C. teenager waited almost 2 years for scoliosis surgery

Long waits for elective surgery in Canada's health-care system left one teenage boy in Peachland, B.C., feeling like “the Hunchback of Notre Dame,” he said, as he waited nearly two years for surgery to treat his scoliosis. It’s a crisis that has some doctors pushing for private care, while others urge Canadians to keep their faith in the public system.

Peter Sloly resigns as Ottawa's police chief, says force now 'better positioned to end this occupation'

Peter Sloly has resigned as Ottawa's police chief and will publicly announce his resignation after the Ottawa Police Services Board meeting today, sources tell CBC News.

Ontario skipping third meeting with federal, Ottawa governments to discuss ongoing protests

Representatives of the Ontario government have declined a third invitation to participate in trilateral talks to deal with ongoing anti-vaccine mandate protests, sources tell CBC News.

NDP's Jagmeet Singh denounces trucker convoy, disagrees with brother-in-law's donation to the cause

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh today condemned a convoy of truckers and others travelling to Ottawa to protest a federal mandate requiring all cross-border drivers to get their COVID-19 shots. He said some of the people behind the demonstration are pushing "false information" through "inflammatory, divisive and hateful comments."

Organizer behind anti-vaccine mandate convoy says it won't tolerate extremists as online rhetoric heats up

A key player behind the convoy travelling to Ottawa to protest a vaccine mandate for truckers is distancing her movement from the increasingly extremist rhetoric online being associated with the protest.