Claude Adams

Claude, a story producer, began his television career at Global. In the 1980s, he worked here as a writer and reporter. He returned in the 90’s as a freelance special correspondent, reporting from many of the world’s trouble spots for the National News with Peter Trueman. Before that he covered the fall of Communism as chief European correspondent for CBC’s “The National”. He taught broadcast journalism at UBC, co-authored a bestselling book (The Canadian Caper–the story that “Argo” didn’t tell), and wrote a weekly column for the South China Morning Post.

December 10, 2015 12:37 pm
Losing Afghanistan: Kabul Diary

16×9 producer Claude Adams spent over a week in Afghanistan filming our feature “Losing Afghanistan”. Here, he documents some of his experiences in Kabul.

October 21, 2015 10:48 am
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Paige’s story: In search of a name

When the report entitled “Paige’s Story” came out last May, it galvanized a province—a story so profoundly depressing you can’t read it without flinching.

June 23, 2015 12:40 pm
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Claims of cruel and unusual detention

The International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto, released a recent report saying detainees held for immigration reasons are treated as “something less than human” in provincial jails.

May 29, 2015 6:05 am
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Privacy of suicide attempts to be respected

People in Toronto with mental health issues who have non-criminal encounters with police, such as attempted suicide, will not have that information released to anyone asking for background checks, effective this week.

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