Kimberly Ivany

Producer

Kimberly Ivany is a producer with CBC's Go Public. Passionate about social justice stories, she began her career working with The Fifth Estate where she won two Canadian Hillman Prizes for her investigation into Canada's unsolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, and why there are no seatbelts on school buses. You can reach her at kimberly.ivany@cbc.ca.

Latest from Kimberly Ivany

Go Public

Is your new car on a storage compound? Inside Kia's scheme to deliberately withhold deliveries

Go Public has learned that new Kia cars — orders customers have waited months and months to drive — have arrived in the country but are not being released to dealerships to sell. It’s part of a controversial strategy devised by Kia Canada to game 2023 sales numbers.
Go Public

Amazon gives customer runaround after $2,100 watch missing from delivered package

A B.C. man ordered a $2,100 watch from Amazon. When the package arrived it appeared to be tampered with and the watch box inside was empty. A business and marketing expert says Amazon has “built-in obstacles” to make obtaining high-ticket refunds difficult.
Go Public

3 missing letters in his name cost man $10K trip after Air Transat and Porter fail to fix ticket

A P.E.I. man says he is in disbelief — and out thousands of dollars for a dream trip to Ireland with his wife — after Porter Airlines wouldn't let him board the plane over a name discrepancy. His airline ticket bore the name “Doug,” but his passport said “Douglas.” Critic says airlines have a duty to fix minor ticket errors.
Go Public

Grieving daughter says father might still be alive if Air Canada had diverted long-haul flight

A Toronto-area woman is questioning why Air Canada didn’t divert a flight after her father began to have severe chest pain, back pain and nausea. Instead, the flight continued for nine hours and the man died after landing. Five doctors say they would have asked that the plane be diverted.
Go Public

Ontario woman says using 'cash for houses' company was costly mistake

Companies offering fast cash for houses — with promises of no Realtor fees and quick closings — are popular. But there’s no regulatory oversight and a Hamilton-area woman says using the “quick sale” option was a costly mistake.
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.
Go Public

RBC employee suffering burnout, anxiety and depression loses disability claim

An RBC financial planner says his high pressure sales environment contributed to burnout, severe anxiety and depression. When he asked RBC for a mental health break, he says his manager urged him to keep working and Manulife denied his disability claim.
Go Public

A family paid over $400 for Nike shoes that lasted 10 weeks

Spencer Potter, 15, is an aspiring soccer player, so he thought saving up to help buy some expensive Nike cleats would improve his game. But after 10 weeks of practice, one shoe tore open. Nike claimed excessive use, but a shoe repair expert blames the design.
Go Public

Insider says Manulife Bank didn't protect customers' highly private information for years

A Manulife insider says, for nearly a decade, the corporation didn’t properly protect thousands of Canadian bank customers’ private information — such as credit card and account details, dates of birth and social insurance numbers. And customers had no idea.
Go Public

Kia dealership breaks 'all-in pricing' law in secret shopper test

An Edmonton car salesman says the Kia dealership he recently left repeatedly ripped off customers, emboldened by a shortage of new vehicles in the pandemic. He says the dealership didn't sell vehicles at the advertised price, breaking the law in Alberta and several other provinces.

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