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Investigating the Housing Crisis

By Watchdog November 19, 2018

It is fair to say that the housing beat has not traditionally been considered a plum assignment among reporters. In fact, many media outlets do not have a team dedicated to housing issues—except for real estate reporters, who typically focus … Read more

Telling Indigenous Stories

By Watchdog June 7, 2017

Cree woman Connie Oakes said she was innocent of the murder of Casey Armstrong. She said it when the police failed to produce fingerprints. She said it when they failed to produce DNA evidence. When the jury in the city … Read more