Jonathon Gatehouse

CBC Investigative Journalist

Jonathon Gatehouse has covered news and politics at home and abroad, reporting from dozens of countries. He has also written extensively about sports, covering seven Olympic Games and authoring a best-selling book on the business of pro-hockey. He works for the national investigative unit in Toronto.

Latest from Jonathon Gatehouse

CBC Investigates

Veteran con man arrested over 'large scale' Ontario investment fraud

Waterloo Regional Police have charged David Villanueva with fraud, after a 14-month investigation. The veteran conman has six prior convictions, and has left a cross-Canada trail of victims.
CBC Investigates

That offer to buy your time-share could be from a Mexican drug cartel

One of Mexico's biggest drug cartels is targeting Canadian time-share owners with an elaborate phone fraud. And experts say there is little anyone can do about it.
CBC Investigates

Decades after he nearly died, hockey player asks why neck guards still aren't mandatory

The tragic death of Adam Johnson, 29, during a U.K. pro game has renewed the debate over mandatory neck guards in hockey. Kim Crouch, the man who wore the first one 50 years ago, hopes things will finally change.
CBC Investigates

Lawyer, boxer, investment guru: A Canadian conman's 30-year trail of deceit

Ontario investors say they've lost millions following the abrupt closure of a Kitchener company. CBC News has uncovered that the man behind it is not only a savvy salesman but has a lengthy criminal record.
CBC Investigates

Thousands of Canadian drug users dying as government red tape limits help, advocates say

The majority of drug overdose deaths in Canada are now caused by smoking. But the national system of safe sites remains geared towards injection. Advocates say government red tape is slowing inhalation site approvals and contributing to thousands of deaths.
CBC Investigates

Deadly drug just 'a click away,' warns grieving Ontario family

A Peterborough, Ont., family is sounding the alarm about easy, online access to the drug Bromazolam, following the suspected overdose death of their 19-year-old son. The non-approved benzodiazepine can be particularly dangerous when mixed with opioids, since it depresses the respiratory system.
CBC Investigates

Why a Canadian CEO could be Puerto Rico's most-hated man

LUMA Energy — half-owned by Calgary's ATCO and led by Canadian Wayne Stensby — has a 15-year, $2-billion contract to keep Puerto Rico's lights on. But the company has become a lightning rod instead, as customers complain about frequent blackouts, appliance-frying power surges and some of the highest prices in the world.
CBC Investigates

Ottawa's pandemic hiring boom adds billions to federal payroll

A CBC News analysis reveals the federal civil service grew by more than 35,000 people over the two-year COVID-19 pandemic — a 12 percent increase. Four government departments account for the lion's share of the new jobs.
CBC Investigates

RCMP superfan in Ontario spent 2 weeks in jail following N.S. massacre

Warren Thwing says he's spent thousands of dollars on a collection of hundreds of RCMP items including uniforms, figurines, posters and books. He never imagined it would lead to a door-smashing, gun-toting police raid on his home.

Claims against Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz dropped from U.S. lawsuit

Claims that Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz paid an underage ballerina for sex have been withdrawn from a U.S. civil suit after the lawyer for the plaintiffs conceded he was wrong about the dancer's age.