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

Mother from London, Ont. explores world of drag in TV show 'Drag Heals'

Encouraged by her nine-year-old son, London ON. native Karen Suzuki appears on OutTV series, 'Drag Heals'.

How late night walks inspired a London artist after moving back from New York

After six years in New York, acclaimed artist returns home to London, ON. during the pandemic.
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Triumphs and hardships as pro hockey's 1st openly transgender woman

Hockey player Jessica Platt has written about her life as the first openly transgender woman in pro hockey in the new book, Everyday Hockey Heroes Volume II.
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Decade-old death with ties to Ontario seeing renewed interest, thanks to 'Unsolved Mysteries'

The decade-old unsolved death of JoAnn Matouk Romain, which has ties to southwestern Ontario, is seeing renewed interest after being featured on the hit show, Unsolved Mysteries.
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Meet the Sarnia guitarist who quit his day job and earned 1 million YouTube subscribers

Sarnia guitarist Cole Rolland surpassed 1 million subscribers and 150 million views on YouTube, and is set to release his own signature guitar.

Investigation deems London violinist Lara St. John's sexual assault allegations 'credible'

A months-long investigation by law firm Cozen O'Connor corroborates St. John's claims she was assaulted and raped by her instructor, Jascha Brodsky.

911 dispatcher looks back at 21 years with the London Fire Department

Emergency dispatcher Ida Piroli reflects on her career of more than 20 years upon retiring from the London Fire Department.
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Social distancing leads to London musician's coronavirus-inspired EP

London singer/songwriter John Muirhead wrote, recorded and released the four-song EP "Stories From The Quarantine" while social distancing at home.
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Border Patrol explore the struggles of the Rust Belt

Windsor-Detroit folk duo Border Patrol reveal the inspiration behind their new single, 'Michigan's Hand.'
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'I hated life': How music turned things around for Brandon Watt

London's Brandon Watt reveals the inspiration behind new single, 'Can't Anymore.'
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The Bishop Boys pay tribute to Pelee Island

Windsor duo The Bishop Boys reveal the inspiration behind their summery new single, 'Looking Through.'
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SW Sounds: Poesy

Pop singer Poesy reveals the inspiration behind her song "Any Human" and debut EP, "Glass Box Confessional."
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SW Sounds: Carly Thomas

London's Carly Thomas reveals the inspiration behind her latest single, "Front Row."
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SW Sounds: Cedar and Pine

Meet London rock duo Cedar and Pine on this week's SW Sounds feature.
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SW Sounds: Trout

Roye Truong of Windsor band Trout reveals the inspiration behind their song, 'Pollinator.'

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