Adam Carter


Adam Carter is a Newfoundlander who now calls Toronto home. He enjoys a good story and playing loud music. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamCarterCBC or drop him an email at

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Warmer than normal spring, vaccines point to better summer ahead amid COVID-19 pandemic

A predicted warmer than average spring and the continued rollout of vaccines bodes well for COVID-19 case counts to drop in the coming months, experts say.

Toronto police detective resigns after stealing opioids from evidence locker

A detective has resigned after stealing opioids from Toronto police evidence lockers because of drug addiction, the force confirmed Thursday.

Baby killed in Kawartha Lakes standoff was shot by police, investigation reveals

A one-year-old boy who was killed during a standoff between police and a man in Kawartha Lakes last November was shot by police, Ontario's Special Investigations Unit confirmed Thursday.

OPP to investigate violent arrest captured on video in Barrie, Ont.

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be conducting an investigation into the violent arrest of a 20-year-old man in Barrie, Ont., that was captured on video and posted to social media Thursday.

Family members and lawyers alike in the dark as COVID-19 outbreak rages at Milton jail

Maplehurst Correctional Complex remains under lockdown because of the virus. As of Monday, 116 inmates and 52 staff had tested positive for COVID-19.

Ontario health experts demand province abolish for-profit long-term care

With hundreds of Ontario long-term care residents dead and COVID-19 outbreaks continuing to ravage facilities across the province, a group of health experts is pushing the province to abolish for-profit long-term care facilities.

Police in Jamaica launch homicide probe into Markham woman's death

Police in Jamaica confirm they are investigating the death of 43-year-old Latoya Alcindor from Markham as a homicide.

Debunking myths: Ontario doctors explain why most people should get COVID-19 vaccines

Here’s what an Ontario Medical Association panel had to say about some of the most common myths out there about COVID-19 vaccines.

Ontario extends online learning for some elementary students until Jan. 25 as COVID-19 cases rise

Ontario said Thursday it is extending online learning for elementary students in southern Ontario until Jan. 25 because the COVID-19 positivity rate among school-aged children has increased sharply in recent weeks.

Porch pirate foiled by the most Canadian of anti-theft devices: A snowbank

"Want me to get you a shovel?" a Mississauga homeowner asked a would-be porch pirate who was arrested after being caught on camera allegedly trying to swipe a package from a doorstep, only to have his car get stuck in a snowbank while trying to get away.