A top official, helping to open the new Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton, has resigned after media raised questions regarding his involvement in a U.S. mining disaster.
Gil is an investigative journalist. He received a law degree from McGill University before going on to a career in journalism as a researcher for the New Yorker’s Seymour Hersh in 2002 investigating topics related to the global war on terror. He co-produced HBO Documentaries’ Ghosts of Abu Ghraib and was part of a team that received an Emmy for Outstanding Non Fiction Special in 2007.
In 2004 Gil began work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as an associate producer at the fifth estate. He would go on to produce Fatal Deception a major investigation of Canada’s asbestos industry that was nominated for five national awards. In 2013, he completed a Massey Journalism Fellowship at the University of Toronto.
Robert Allen Stanford’s $7.2-billion fraud is known as the second-biggest Ponzi scheme in North American history when compared to Bernie Madoff’s $65-billion scam. But Madoff’s billions were mostly fictional, and in terms of victim-investors and lavish lifestyles, Stanford is – by far – the biggest.
Allen Stanford’s con was epic. He was responsible for the second biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history outdone only by Bernie Madoff.
Safety critics are calling on North American transportation authorities to do a more rigorous review of a controversial guardrail system that lines highways across Canada and the U.S.
We hardly notice them when we’re driving – guardrails along the side of the highway. They’re easy to overlook when they’re doing their job but when they don’t work, some say the consequences can be deadly.
Ontario’s farmers will have to reduce their use of a widespread pesticides linked to bee deaths by 80 per cent in the next two years, according to new final rules issued today by Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.
Banning neonics will have a minimal effect on corn and soybean yields, an internal federal government draft report shows.
Bees in Ontario have been dying in record numbers, close to 60 per cent last winter alone.
Honey bees in Ontario are dying in record numbers and the provincial government says a class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids is partly to blame.
Lumber Liquidators stocks have plummeted in recent days as the company announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is “contemplating seeking criminal charges under the Lacey Act,” according to company corporate filings.
Some experts say it’s “biologically possible” for the Ebola virus to spread through small droplets.
The disposable respirator is a simple enough device—a cheap, easy to use mask designed to keep dust out of the lungs. But over the years, critics of that simple respirator have raised serious questions. They say some masks didn’t go far enough to protect workers against deadly dust, like asbestos.
The Canada-U.S. border is becoming increasingly lawless, and it’s starting to mirror its southern neighbour.
After 16×9 released its investigation online into illegally sourced timber by Lumber Liquidators the company announced important new policies on sourcing and oversight of wood procurement.
Timber thieves are stealing wood from the Russian Far East, processing it in China and then shipping it to North America, a 16×9 investigation has found.