Tarannum Kamlani

Tarannum Kamlani is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared on the fifth estate and The National. She has also worked on a spectrum of shows on CBC Radio and Television, including Q and Power and Politics, and holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Latest from Tarannum Kamlani

Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski on his insecurities, and how his Canadian roots helped shape his worldview

Fans of TV's Queer Eye are about to get to know Antoni Porowski even better through his new project, a deeply personal cookbook-slash-memoir.

How to raise a Nobel Peace Prize winner: Ziauddin Yousafzai on being Malala's father

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of the famous and passionate advocate for women's rights and education, describes what it was like to raise Malala and her siblings.

Battling burnout: Modern work pressures distort our very identities, warns Rahaf Harfoush

People need to question why the sheer amount of work we do is so thoroughly woven into our identities these days — and looms so large in how we measure our success, author and work expert says.

Ontario injured workers shut out of medical pot coverage — told to take opioids instead

A CBC Toronto investigation shows that many injured workers in Ontario are being prescribed potentially addictive cocktails of opioids and other pharmaceuticals instead of less harmful substances like medical marijuana.
The Interview

Tiger Mother talks tribalism: Amy Chua on why U.S. society is slipping into perilous territory

The 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' author is also a foreign policy expert, and her latest book delves into the impact ethnic and cultural rivalries can have on international relations - and how America’s blindness to this has led to domestic turmoil and foreign policy blunders.
The Interview

How Emily Steel toppled TV titan Bill O'Reilly — the inside story

New York Times journalist Emily Steel tells the inside story of the Bill O'Reilly investigation, and how she and her team persuaded a source to go public with allegations of sexual harassment.

Jesse Jackson reflects on Martin Luther King's legacy 50 years after his assassination

U.S. civil rights icon Jesse Jackson sat down with CBC’s The National to talk about Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination.
Q&A

The National Interview: The Unsinkable Tina Brown

Tina Brown, trailblazing former editor of publications such as Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, offers insight on everything from Trump, to Prince Harry's royal engagement, to the sexual assault scandals sweeping the entertainment industry.

Crowdfunded public school programs fuel controversy

Organizations like My Class Needs are providing much-needed equipment to elementary classrooms through crowdfunding, but some worry it's creating a two-tiered education system and reducing the pressure on government to pay for schooling.

They sell cigarettes — Now Imperial Tobacco wants to sell e-cigarettes and vaping products, too

Canada’s biggest tobacco company is hoping the federal government’s upcoming legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping products could usher its entry into the booming $235-million market.

MD charged with sexual assault in Canada gave up U.S. licence over alcohol abuse allegations

A psychiatrist charged with multiple counts of sexual assault involving six former female patients in Windsor, Ont., surrendered his medical licence in the U.S. after allegations of chronic alcohol abuse, the fifth estate has found.

Mohamed Fahmy's retrial strategy: I'm not the same as Al-Jazeera

With his retrial set to begin March 8, Egyptian-born Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy says his strategy is clear: make sure that the judge understands the difference between the work of individual journalists and decisions made by Al-Jazeera, their employer.