Kimberly Ivany


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

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Hidden cameras capture bank employees misleading customers, pushing products that help sales targets

Current and former employees from BMO, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank and TD tell Marketplace about immense pressure to meet sales targets — pushing credit cards, mortgage insurance, mutual funds and other products — or risk losing their jobs. Marketplace hidden camera footage captures the big five breaking the law, says bank expert.
Go Public

TD Bank customer lost $480 after e-transfer cancelled — despite having autodeposit

An Edmonton woman is out almost $500 after accepting an e-transfer for power tools she advertised for sale. She figured the e-transfer was secure, since she has autodeposit set up on her TD Bank account. She was wrong.
CBC Investigates

Mystery around 2 fired scientists points to larger issues at Canada's high-security lab, former colleagues say

Two leading scientists are standing by a pair of researchers fired from Canada's National Microbiology Lab, instead pointing the finger at issues inside the high-security facility itself.
CBC Investigates

Why race-based data collection by police could play a role in reform debate

As the Black Lives Matter movement spreads across Canada, the conversation around police accountability and reform has grown, including a rising interest in collecting more race-based data on people who interact with officers. 

Transport minister announces task force on school bus seatbelts

Three months after ordering his department to take a "fresh look" at Transport Canada’s no-seatbelt position, Transport Minister Marc Garneau has announced the creation of a task force to look into the possibility of outfitting school buses with the devices.

Defective seats on school minibuses put students at risk of injury, leaked document shows

As far back as 2011, thousands of children across Canada have been riding school buses with a critical safety defect that puts them at an “increased risk of injury” if there is an accident or sudden stop, according to an industry document obtained by CBC’s The Fifth Estate.

Humboldt crash happened long after internal Transport Canada report warned of injury risk on coach buses

An internal Transport Canada investigation into a fatal crash in 2001 concluded that coach buses without seatbelts may put passengers at “unnecessary risk” of injuries, yet the document was kept hidden for years until The Fifth Estate recently uncovered it using the Access to Information Act.

Internal Transport Canada study showed school buses 'failed' safety tests

A 2010 Transport Canada report that revealed that school buses “failed” safety tests and did not do enough to prevent “serious injuries” was kept hidden from the public,The Fifth Estate has learned.

Seatbelts on school buses could have prevented thousands of injuries, numerous deaths

Thousands of injuries and numerous child deaths could have been prevented across Canada and the United States in the past three decades had school buses been equipped with seatbelts, an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate has found.

Overcrowding, understaffing and 'culture of violence' rampant at notorious Ontario jail: lawyer

A "culture of violence," chronic overcrowding and critical understaffing at London, Ont.'s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre all came together the night inmate Adam Kargus was murdered by his cellmate.