Throughout March and April of 2019, Roumeliotis and her team continued negotiations with the TTC for access to information and footage, and learning how their story could be told responsibly. They also continued to have conversations internally about how a story like this could match CBC’s journalistic standards.
By late spring, it was time to start recording interviews–and, therefore, time for a final decision.
Roumeliotis remained confident the TTC’s change in policy was a significant step forward in public policy. But, how could the team be sure the story’s value would outweigh its risks?