Jun 19, 2015 | 7:31News Porch Stories Video
News Porch Stories Jun 19, 2015 | 7:31The warmer weather means Torontonians are spending more time out on the porch. It's a great spot for people watching or seeing what the neighbours are up to. And that's the whole idea behind a new film playing now at TIFF Bell Lighbox. Porch Stories is a slice of life in Little Portugal.
Jun 12, 2015 | 3:56News Ben Hayward Video
News Ben Hayward Jun 12, 2015 | 3:56It's crunch time for 24-year-old Ben Hayward. In just a few weeks, he'll be competing in the kayaking events at the Pan Am Games. Part of his training has taken him back and forth from Minden - about two hours northeast of Toronto. All that travel can be pricey for an amateur athlete. But Hayward has come up with an unusual way to keep costs down.
Videographer Paul Borkwood caught up with him, in between training sessions.
Jun 12, 2015 | 5:07News Sing It All Away Video
News Sing It All Away Jun 12, 2015 | 5:07Members of Burlington's Walk Off the Earth are home....fresh off a North American tour.
Now, they're out with their second album and are prepping for a world tour in September...and a new addition to the Walk Off the Earth family. We chatted about all of that when two of the band's members dropped by our CBC studios this week.
Jun 12, 2015 | 3:14News Skellie - The Insta-Skelebrity Video
News Skellie - The Insta-Skelebrity Jun 12, 2015 | 3:14Skellie is taking Instagram by storm. A creation of Toronto designer Dana Herlihey, Skellie is snapping up pics and tens of thousands of followers at every turn. And it's taken the pair all the way to New York City - to walk the red carpet.
Jun 5, 2015 | 5:22News Waiting for Midnight Video
News Waiting for Midnight Jun 5, 2015 | 5:22Talented artists can spend their careers doing the thing they do best. But for one Toronto music veteran, learning, growing and changing are part of the plan. Singer/songwriter Sean Jones just released his latest album. And he's performing at one of the city's iconic landmarks this summer.
Jun 5, 2015 | 4:09News Revving up for the Indy with Dalton Kellett Video
News Revving up for the Indy with Dalton Kellett Jun 5, 2015 | 4:09Next weekend the streets of Toronto will once again be transformed into a high speed race track. And there's one driver from the GTA who's hoping to make his own mark behind the wheel. Dalton Kellett not only races cars, he's studying ways to make them go faster.
May 29, 2015 | 1:50News Barrier Free Track & Field Video
News Barrier Free Track & Field May 29, 2015 | 1:50The competitors in this next story overcome obstacles every day. And recently, they had a chance to have a little fun with their friends at the TDSB's Barrier Free Track and Field Meet. Our Debbie Lightle-Quan was there.
May 29, 2015 | 4:17News House of Mandela Video
News House of Mandela May 29, 2015 | 4:17There are very few names in history that command respect and reverance as Nelson Mandela. That name is returning to Toronto through a new wine. The House of Mandela brand of wines from South Africa. The label was started by Mandela's daughter and granddaughter who were in the city this week to launch their wine.
May 22, 2015 | 6:14News Piano Man Video
News Piano Man May 22, 2015 | 6:14The art of street performance - or busking - is thriving in the city., thanks to buskers like Dwight Grant. The musician goes by the stage name Mellow Dee. He's been hauling an upright piano to the entrance of the Eaton Centre to perform for the past year and this week, we caught up with him.