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Innovate. Collaborate. Illuminate.

The Investigative Journalism Bureau is an impact-driven, collaborative newsroom, bringing together professional and student journalists, academics, graduate students and media organizations to tell deeply-reported stories in the public interest.

Sunlight Project:

A searchable database of completed Ontario Freedom of Information requests.

Help us reach our goal of $20,000

Over the last two years we have waged dozens of battles to access never before seen hospital patient survey data and comments.  The results are here. 

Support our ongoing fight for healthcare data and documents to help improve the care Canadians receive.

Recent awards and impacts

Canadian Association of Journalists Data Journalism Award for ‘Suspended’ series

Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism Honours for reporting on Youth Mental Health

Mindset Award for Mental Health Reporting

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Media Award for reporting on opioid drugs sold on Ontario streets

Winner of The Data-Driven Reporting Project from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the Google News Initiative

Investigation into provincial government’s Medical Condition Report program led to introduction of private member’s bill to amend Highway Traffic Act

Reporting on radon led to 1000% increase in radon testing

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