Jesse McLean Reporter
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Jesse McLean has won several awards for his investigative work that has helped expose abuse in Ontario nursing homes and police misconduct. His reporting on the pharmaceutical industry and it's influence on health care has prompted policy changes at both federal and provincial levels.

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Toronto Star

Focus Areas

  • Investigations
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Health Care
  • Police

21 Articles
5 months ago
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‘He’s just treated like a regular kid:’ Variety Village offers inclusion to campers of all abilities

“Come as you are” is the unofficial slogan for the camps offered by Variety Village, an organization focused on empow...

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over 1 year ago
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Former Durham deputy police chief faces disciplinary charges laid by Ontario police watchdog

Uday Jaswal’s lawyer alleged the watchdog is not impartial and said his client will “answer these allegations in due ...

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over 1 year ago
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This top-billing doctor — who charged the province for performing a procedure at a rate experts s...

“He got a slap on the wrist and I got a slap in the face,” said one patient. Dr. Anjema’s lawyer said the doctor has ...

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about 2 years ago
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Adamson Barbecue arrestee must take a COVID-19 test as a bail condition. Several lawyers say the ...

Michael Arana faces charges of assaulting police after allegedly spitting at officers during a protest outside the Et...

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about 2 years ago
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Ontario pain doctor billings ‘shocking,’ Doug Ford says after Star revelations

OHIP has paid out more than $420 million for nerve blocks since 2011 despite a scarcity of evidence to show regular, ...

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about 2 years ago
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They made millions playing for the Maple Leafs. The CRA alleges they participated in a ‘sham’ to ...

Darcy Tucker and Shayne Corson deny the CRA’s allegations, which stem from their foreign currency trading during thei...

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over 2 years ago
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Female doctors are consistently paid less than male physicians. A new paper proposes ways to clos...

Two new analyses show a persistent pay imbalance between men and women doctors.

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over 2 years ago
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Extendicare subsidiary gets taxpayer-funded wage subsidy while dividends paid to shareholders

The $21 million in federal aid went to the home-care subsidiary ParaMed. Critics say taxpayers are bankrolling the pa...

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over 2 years ago
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Premier Doug Ford blasts optometrists for protest that costs health-care system $250,000 a day

In the wake of revelations by the Star, Ford warns job action by optometrists will backfire.

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over 2 years ago
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Ontario optometrists are redirecting patients to ERs to protest underfunding. The strategy is cos...

The negotiation tactic is under fire for treating patients like ‘cannon fodder’ while Ontario continues to combat COV...

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over 2 years ago
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Durham police chief, under investigation for alleged corruption and abuse of power, is retiring

Chief Paul Martin, who denies any wrongdoing, says retirement was long planned.

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over 2 years ago
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Her police force threatened discipline as ‘bargaining lever’ to get her to dish dirt on another o...

Durham Regional police, whose senior command is under investigation for alleged corruption, denies wrongdoing.

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