Bobby Hristova


Bobby Hristova is a journalist with CBC Hamilton. He reports on all issues, but has a knack for stories that hold people accountable, stories that focus on social issues and investigative journalism. He previously worked for the National Post and CityNews in Toronto. You can contact him at

Latest from Bobby Hristova

5 years after Samuel Brown's death, his family's lawyer says long wait for inquest may be 'illegal'

The lawyer representing the family of a teenager who died at a government-run school for blind students in Brantford, Ont., says the 1,825 day wait for an inquest is illegal.

Snow squall watch in effect for Hamilton, Burlington and the County of Brant

Environment Canada has issued a snow squall watch for Hamilton, Burlington and the County of Brant.

'Swatting' incident sent task force and K9 unit to St. Catharines home, police say

Niagara police say officers are investigating a "swatting" incident — when a person makes a fake 911 call to send the police to someone's home.

Some students are using ChatGPT to cheat — here's how schools are trying to stop it

School boards and at least one college in Hamilton and surrounding areas are on high alert for any students trying to cheat using a new artificial intelligence tool called ChatGPT.

She came to Hamilton after escaping war in Ukraine — now she's helping others do the same

For the past year, Hanna Trofimova has been helping Ukrainian families settle in Canada after fleeing war — the same way she had to leave Ukraine with her family.

Hamilton's director of economic development unsure if Bulldogs will return from Brantford

Hamilton's director of economic development isn’t sure if the city’s Ontario Hockey League team will ever come back home after being forced to move to Brantford for at least the next three years.

Keanin Loomis joins Ontario Chamber of Commerce after tight race for Hamilton mayor

The man who nearly beat Andrea Horwath to become Hamilton's mayor has been appointed to vice-president of member services at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton closing end of April after 74 years

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton (CFS) is shutting down on April 30 because of "concerns about the ongoing viability" of the organization.

Hamilton Bulldogs may play in Brantford for 3 years during FirstOntario Centre renovations

The Hamilton Bulldogs are poised to play in Brantford for the next three years and temporarily rebrand as the Brantford Bulldogs while Hamilton's FirstOntario Centre undergoes renovations.
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He signed a will to give a church his Hamilton condo before dying. His partner calls it 'suspicious'

Sixteen days before he died, a Hamilton man was in hospital when he signed a handwritten will that gives a local church his condo. Now, the church is in a court battle against his common-law partner, who argues the will was obtained under "suspicious circumstances."