Chris dela Torre

Host of Afternoon Drive

Chris dela Torre is the host of Afternoon Drive on CBC Radio One in Southwestern Ontario. He's worked as a host, reporter and producer in several cities across Canada, and has hosted several CBC network programs, such as q, DNTO and The Story From Here.

Latest from Chris dela Torre

'Doctors just keep working': 2 London, Ont., physicians battle burnout

Dr. Andrea Lum and Dr. Laura Foxcroft of the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University have created a program to address physician burnout.

Join one of the biggest bird counts in the world, from your own backyard

Megan Quinn of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explains the importance of The Great Backyard Bird Count, a global citizen science initiative to collect data on birds.

Is this album cover a tribute to London, Ontario? Not exactly

The album art for the upcoming record from Hamilton-based comedic rocker B.A. Johnston features a myriad of London, Ont., references.

How a Highway 401 exit in southwestern Ontario inspired several works of art

A 2018 depiction of Exit 232 near Woodstock, Ont., inspired by a 1969 painting by artist Jack Chambers, has been purchased by Museum London for its permanent collection.

How a Stratford, Ont. biz owner turned her high school job into an award-winning online store

Ten years since she worked at White-Balmer Shoes during high school, Karina Bogle took over as owner of the store and created the award-winning online component.

St. Marys, Ont.'s Emm Gryner reflects on life and career to help others find joy in singing

Juno-nominated recording artist and former David Bowie collaborator Emm Gryner released her debut book, The Healing Power of Singing.

New book explores hidden history of Huron Historic Gaol in Goderich, Ont.

The book "Prisoner Profiles" by Huron County Museum curator Sinead Cox explores the stories of a handful of inmates at the Huron Historic Gaol in Goderich, Ont.

Grand Theatre executive director to step down after more than 20 successful seasons

After leading London, Ont.'s Grand Theatre into profitability for twenty straight seasons, executive director Deb Harvey announced plans to step down.

How 'Thelma & Louise' inspired a new album from this London, Ont., singer

London, Ont., country singer Claire Whitehead's debut album, Thelma: A Country Opera, is largely inspired by the hit 1991 film, Thelma & Louise.

'It's like a treasure hunt': Meet the Chatham, Ont. woman who's keeping plastic out of the local river

Sally Joyce of Chatham, Ont., who's paddled through the Sydenham River to pick up garbage at least thirty times on her own, is leading a public cleanup on May 29.