Colette Kennedy

Colette Kennedy, was born in Kansas, but found her way to Toronto through her family’s deep Canadian roots. A graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston with a specialization in Women’s Studies and of the Broadcast Journalism program at Loyalist College. She holds a Broadcast Meteorology degree from Mississippi State University. Within her career Colette has achieved both the National Weather Association Seal of Approval and American Meteorological Seal of Approval. Beyond all of that she also studied at UCLA in Film and Television.

Colette is an award winning meteorologist who came to CBC News Network and the CBC Weather Centre in 2013. She went on to become the number 1 go to for all the regions across the country from Vancouver to The North to Ottawa to St. John’s Newfoundland. She later joined CBLT as the local Toronto Meteorologist and is so thrilled to be a full time member of the local Toronto News Team and your source for all things weather related. She continues to occasionally support News Network during big weather stories. In addition, Colette has been a permanent member of the HERE AND NOW team since February of 2017 and enjoys the recurring segment “Toronto the Good” which she also brings to CBC TORONTO NEWS.

Prior to her time with CBC she was everywhere...from a small ABC station in Topeka, Kansas to The Weather Network to NBC and ABC stations in Baltimore and also NBC in Philadelphia. She has appeared on both CNN and The Weather Channel in the U.S. doing Live reporting during major storm coverage. Calling Toronto home now is the icing on top! The diverse and multicultural atmosphere is her favourite part of the GTA. Colette loves the bustle of downtown and lives in the thick of it making for an easy walk to go out and support her beloved Raptors, Jays, and Leafs!

Amongst all of the above she managed a successful ten year career in real estate and designed and renovated several large projects, she still holds her license today, a passion of hers. She loves writing and made an award winning short film for the Kingston Canadian Film Festival. Colette loves animals...especially fostering dogs...anything good for the planet and it’s endangered creatures...spending time with her family...sports, sports, sports...pursuing mindfulness and promoting mental health...and pancakes on Sundays.

Colette Kennedy

Role

Meteorologist

Colette Kennedy

Role

Meteorologist