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

B.C. woman fuming that seniors' advocacy group CARP in bed with Big Tobacco company

A B.C. woman says it’s “offensive” that Canada’s largest advocacy group for seniors has teamed up with Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, a tobacco giant now promoting e-cigarettes. A tobacco researcher says it’s the latest effort by big tobacco to encourage unhealthy and addictive vaping.
Go Public

Customer who filed complaint against TD Bank refuses to sign gag order to get compensation

After a Toronto-area man said he was misled about the perks of signing up for a TD Bank account, it offered compensation but insisted he sign a non-disclosure agreement to get the money. The increased use of NDAs is a worrisome trend that is stifling freedom of expression, says one legal expert.
Go Public

Have you seen this man? He's a big deal in Austria — and romance scammers like using his face

A weatherman in Austria was shocked to learn he was in the news after a romance scammer used his photos to try to trick a CBC journalist out of money. A psychology professor says the problem of scammers using strangers’ images can hurt not just their target, but the person in the photos, too.
Go Public

CIBC customers dinged when bank adds $5 fee to e-gift cards, calling them a 'cash advance'

CIBC customers who recently bought e-gift cards for Starbucks, Home Depot, Canadian Tire and a host of other stores were surprised to see a $5 fee added to the transaction on their credit card statements. CIBC initially said it considers the gift cards a “cash advance,” but has now decided to scrap the fee.
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.