Marco Chown Oved Reporter
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Marco Chown Oved is an investigative reporter who works on data-based projects. He was part of the global journalism collaboration that produced the Panama Papers, writing reports that were recognized with a Citation of Merit at the 2016 Michener Awards and a 2017 National Newspaper Award. His work has been nominated twice for both the Canadian Journalism Foundation's Jackman Award and the National Newspaper Award for Project of the Year. He was the recipient of the 2014 R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship and travelled to West Africa and Peru to report on the relationship between mining and foreign aid. Before joining the Star, Oved was a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and worked for Radio France Internationale in Paris.

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Toronto Star

Focus Areas

  • Corruption
  • Tax Evasion
  • Money Laundering
  • Foreign Aid
  • Medical Regulation

77 Articles
1 day ago

Why Canada’s tapped an energy company to help get homeowners off natural gas

Enbridge sells natural gas. Now Canada’s put it in charge of a program meant to help wean Canadians off the stuff.

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4 days ago

A van from GM’s brand-new Ontario electric vehicle plant could soon be bringing a package to your...

Rapid conversion of Ingersoll site into Canada’s first large-scale electric vehicle assembly plant will produce Brigh...

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7 days ago

Grassy Narrows just secured a ‘major landmark’ — 20 years after its logging blockade began

First Nation in northwestern Ontario gains promise that no logging company or lumber mill will touch trees from their...

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9 days ago

Ontario’s new gas plants will cause your hydro rates to rise, report says

Competing visions for the future of Ontario’s grid are clashing at a critical time when demand for electricity is pro...

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17 days ago

What the rises in federal carbon tax and refunds will mean for your wallet

Ontarians will see changes, while Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and P.E.I are joining the federal program.

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24 days ago

Report shows GTHA carbon emissions rising — but data points to shift to lower-carbon lifestyles

“The rebound in emissions in 2021 was substantially smaller than the pandemic-induced drop in 2020.”

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29 days ago

Doctors’ complaint spurs Competition Bureau investigation into natural gas industry’s green claims

Ads and website touting ‘sustainable energy choice’ that ‘produces cleaner heat for less money’ draws fire from Canad...

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about 1 month ago

Oil companies’ empty promises on climate under fire from Canada’s Catherine McKenna

Former federal minister urges standards for companies’ net-zero vows.

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about 1 month ago

Ottawa officer gets punished for donating to the Freedom Convoy

Constable Kristina Neilson must meet with affected residents and lose a week’s pay.

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about 1 month ago

Santa Claus Fund connects people from all over Toronto in the spirit of sharing

My partner and I spent years delivering presents for the Santa Claus Fund, trudging through the snow and knocking on ...

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about 1 month ago

Inflationary year was a great one for Loblaw, report finds

Big grocery chains all did well as prices rose, according to a new document looking into inflation, but one was seen ...

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about 1 month ago

Is Ottawa being deceptive about the carbon emissions from logging? Critics say yes

In accounting for industries’ effects, Canada credits logging for carbon sequestering done naturally by trees.

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