Aarti Pole


Aarti Pole is a host with CBC News Network, reporting breaking stories across the country. She has also previously reported for The National, CBC Toronto, CBC Vancouver and CBC Winnipeg. Prior to joining the News Network team, she was the Washington correspondent for Global National.

Latest from Aarti Pole

Anxieties over COVID-19 and possible PPE shortages prompting some health care workers to draft wills

Anxieties among health care workers are growing as uncertainty over the supply chain of masks and other protective equipment increases and the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths continues to rise.

What pregnant women need to know about COVID-19

For pregnant women, there could be concerns and uncertainty over the potential impact of the coronavirus for them and their babies. Dr. Jon Barrett, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Toronto, spoke to the CBC's Aarti Pole regarding what pregnant women should know about COVID-19. 

'We'll have to FaceTime our parents': COVID-19 changes delivery plans for women about to give birth

Changes to hospital rules in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting plans some pregnant women had made for the birth of their child.

Make July Fourth great again? Trump accused of politicizing annual D.C. bash

It's going to be a hot one in much of the U.S. this Fourth of July — and not only because of the forecasted high of a sweltering 34 C. There's also been heated debate about President Donald Trump's plans for this year's Independence Day celebrations in Washington, D.C.

Accused in apartment fraud makes court appearance

A woman accused of scamming thousands of dollars from people looking to rent apartments made a court appearance on Thursday.

Toronto rape victim speaks out in online video

A 23-year-old Toronto woman has produced an online video explaining what happened to her in a Montreal bar two years ago, hoping her experience will prevent it from happening to others.

Traditional Chinese medicine gets new regulations in Ontario

New rules come into effect in Ontario on April 1, bringing oversight and regulation to the practice of traditional Chinese medicine.

GO to experiment with quiet zones

GO Transit is going to try an experiment over the next three months: designating some areas of its trains as quiet zones.