Robert Cribb Reporter
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Robert Cribb is an investigative and foreign affairs reporter at the Toronto Star. He has received national reporting awards and citations for investigations into offshore tax evasion, child exploitation, human trafficking, dangerous doctors and public-health threats. Cribb is past president of the Canadian Association of Journalists, the first international board member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, current president of Canadian journalism charity Veritas – Advancing Journalism in the Public Interest and is co¬-author of Digging Deeper: A Canadian Reporter’s Research Guide (Oxford University Press). He teaches investigative reporting at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism and the University of Toronto.

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Toronto Star

Focus Areas

  • Tax Evasion
  • Child Exploitation
  • Dangerous Doctors
  • Public Health

54 Articles
4 days ago
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‘You lose your job, you lose your livelihood’: NDP will push for reform of Ontario program that h...

Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney declined interview requests. A Star/IJB investigation found MCR system is p...

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4 days ago
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Six things to know about Ontario’s controversial medical condition report system

A program meant to make the roads safer is suspending the licences of some drivers who pose no threat.

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29 days ago
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After a lifetime of trauma, Michael Fraser was housebound by incurable disease and poverty. He ma...

Fraser, 55, could have lived in pain for years. But Canada's loosened rules for medical assistance in dying presented...

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3 months ago
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Friends and colleagues mourn slain Toronto police officer Andrew Hong

The 48-year-old husband and father was shot in a Peel Region coffee shop Monday afternoon.

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4 months ago
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Herpes. Hay Fever. Sexual ‘deviations.’ Doctors cite dubious conditions when billing for patients...

Data also reveals just 20 doctors have billed for filing 15 percent of all medical condition reports in Ontario. Expe...

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5 months ago
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There was no evidence they drove after drinking. So why did they lose their licences for longer t...

Drivers who pose little to no threat are being caught up in an Ontario program that doctors say is indiscriminate and...

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5 months ago
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He dreamed of playing pro hockey. Instead, this teen was arrested at gunpoint after years of rele...

Teen hockey player alleges bullying was prevalent at Kitchener’s Victus Academy. The school said it will “vigorously ...

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6 months ago
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‘You’re guilty until proven innocent:’ Doctors question Ontario’s automatic licence suspensions f...

It’s not clear Ontario’s mandatory reporting is the best way to keep the roads safe — especially with the collateral ...

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6 months ago
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She confided in a doctor about her depression. The next thing she knew, the government took away ...

Ontario program to make roads safer is ensnaring drivers who pose no threat, imperiling livelihoods and sowing distru...

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6 months ago
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There were telltale signs of money laundering. Why didn’t Canada’s major banks flag millions of d...

Canadian banks said they have strong policies to detect and report potential money laundering but would not comment o...

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7 months ago
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Luxury mansions. Millions in suspicious bank transfers. And concern that a Chinese businessman ac...

Runkai Chen’s case has caught the eye of a B.C. commission probing money laundering and surging home prices. His lawy...

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11 months ago
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Spread hatred. Face courts. Repeat. Why Canada’s ‘weak’ laws are failing to address the rise of hate

As Canada’s hate problem reaches new heights, its justice system has failed to dissuade prolific hate spreaders who r...

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