Christopher Curtis
Investigative journalist

Christopher Curtis is an award-winning journalist who worked for The Montreal Gazette for nine years before leaving to launch The Rover with Ricochet. His work is subsidized by monthly donors who get access to an exclusive weekly newsletter. Sign up at rover.substack.com. Even if you can't afford to contribute, you'll get access to a monthly digest with links to his latest articles.

Woman’s death at Montreal construction site shows need for more safe spaces for the unhoused
Christopher Curtis
November 17, 2021
Lazy doctors? Legault’s attack on family physicians doesn’t add up
Christopher Curtis
November 9, 2021
INTERVIEW: Will Prosper on serving his community, and his biggest mistake
Christopher Curtis
October 28, 2021
Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities
Christopher Curtis
October 9, 2021
Native Women’s Shelter, partners cut ties with Batshaw youth protection
September 27, 2021
No running water, no electricity: Kitcisakik struggles to be heard in this election
Christopher Curtis
September 16, 2021
Young people of colour ‘belong in the political process’ in Montréal-Nord
Christopher Curtis
August 18, 2021
Intervention worker's overdose shows depths of tainted drug crisis
Christopher Curtis
July 16, 2021
Murder in the pines: Kanehsatake debates policing after pot shop assassination
After London murders, one man asks MPs to rethink votes against Islamophobia motion
Christopher Curtis
June 29, 2021
Why is Canada deporting essential workers to COVID hotspots?
June 16, 2021
Drug testing takes off in the Laurentians — even dealers are doing it
Christopher Curtis
June 11, 2021
A tangled web: Legault government clears path for a connected company
Frontline workers say ‘overdose pandemic isn’t going anywhere’
Transitional housing, reclaiming youth protection key to breaking Val-d’Or’s cycle of homelessness
Christopher Curtis
April 9, 2021
Life, death and hope on the streets of Quebec’s gold-mining capital
Christopher Curtis
March 25, 2021
‘The weight of not being like the others’: Indigenous students on the challenges of university
Christopher Curtis
March 12, 2021
Unwelcoming by design: Universities struggle to overcome anti-Indigenous roots
Christopher Curtis
March 8, 2021
‘Too risky’: Atikamekw blockade targets open-pit mining project in Northern Quebec
Christopher Curtis
March 3, 2021
Detainees say they’re being held in solitary confinement and denied medical care at CBSA facility
Christopher Curtis
February 24, 2021
Racisme
La face cachée de la censure : des étudiant·e·s se confient au sujet de la violence raciale sur les campus
Christopher Curtis
February 22, 2021
The other side of ‘cancel culture:’ Students open up about racial abuse on campus
Christopher Curtis
February 17, 2021
Eviction is the business model: ‘Renovictions’ continue amid pandemic
Christopher Curtis
February 12, 2021
Burning journalism to the ground (for the Good of the Shareholders)
Christopher Curtis
February 6, 2021
‘We’re a big family’: Community rallies to erect warming tent for homeless
Christopher Curtis
February 3, 2021
Her name was Amanda: Another avoidable death hits Montreal’s homeless community.
Christopher Curtis
January 28, 2021
Court orders Quebec government to exempt homeless people from curfew
Christopher Curtis
January 26, 2021
Lawsuit challenges Quebec curfew’s criminalization of homelessness
Christopher Curtis
January 25, 2021
‘I don’t want to die out here:’ Homeless bear brunt of Legault’s indifference
Christopher Curtis
January 21, 2021
Quebec curfew putting lives at risk as safe injection sites sit empty
Christopher Curtis
January 18, 2021
Homeless shelters ‘on the verge of collapse’ as Quebec curfew looms
Christopher Curtis
January 7, 2021
‘Worst-case scenario’: COVID-19 outbreak hits Montreal homeless shelters
Christopher Curtis
January 4, 2021
crise du logement
Une crise de l’itinérance frappe Val-d’Or
Christopher Curtis
December 22, 2020
Mohawk families near Kanesatake dump describe migraines, breathing problems
Christopher Curtis
December 18, 2020
Delayed pay for psychologists from Indigenous Services Canada hurting clients
Christopher Curtis
December 15, 2020
‘A community that won’t back down’: The battle at Land Back Lane
Christopher Curtis
November 16, 2020
Police fire rubber bullets, use Taser during confrontation at Land Back Lane
Christopher Curtis
October 22, 2020
Quebec ‘missed a huge opportunity’ to address systemic racism
Christopher Curtis
October 16, 2020
Indigenous women have ‘unfinished business’ years after Val d’Or police abuse scandal
Christopher Curtis
October 7, 2020
As winter and second wave loom, homeless communities turn to outdoor camps
Christopher Curtis
September 24, 2020
Police investigating as threats intensify against Anishnaabe camps blocking moose hunters
Christopher Curtis
September 23, 2020
Anishinaabe block roads to stop moose trophy hunting in wildlife reserve
Christopher Curtis
September 16, 2020
Threats, fines and fear: A dump on Mohawk land overflows with industrial waste
September 10, 2020
Christopher Curtis: Why I’m quitting Postmedia to test a new model of journalism
Christopher Curtis
September 8, 2020