Ottawa rejecting many expense claims from public servants with Phoenix payroll problems
Federal government officials promised they would reimburse public servants for out-of-pocket expenses directly caused by Phoenix payroll woes, but the government is denying much of what's being claimed by employees, show documents obtained under the Access to Information Act.
Random alcohol, drug testing for pilots under consideration
Transport Canada is developing a new policy to take action against pilots caught working under the influence after two high-profile incidents last year where pilots accused of being intoxicated were intercepted at airports, according to a briefing note obtained by CBC News.
Multimedia Feature: A heartbeat away
Eight-year-old Griffin Martin’s heart stopped beating during recess one day. His school didn’t have a defibrillator. Now his parents are on a mission to make sure no other family suffers a similar tragedy. CBC revealed that 78 of the board's 119 elementary schools did not have the potentially life-saving devices. A week after the story aired, the school board announced it would install the machines in all schools. The story won an Ontario Paramedic Association media award.
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