Adrian Cheung

Reporter, CBC Toronto

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Is Toronto the raccoon capital of Canada?

CBC's Adrian Cheung looks into the trash pandas that call Canada's largest city home — and why they not only survive but thrive in Toronto. 

33rd Toronto Indy revs up at Exhibition Place this weekend. Here's what to expect

The 33rd Honda Indy is revving up on the Lakeshore and ready to take over Toronto streets by Exhibition Place. The stop has been a fixture on the IndyCar circuit since 1986 and is considered one of the premier summer events of the city. 

Police release images of 3 suspects, getaway van in alleged Markham kidnapping

York police have released surveillance camera images of three male suspects and a getaway van in the alleged armed kidnapping of a 22-year-old man in Markham this weekend.

Toronto musicians say they're being squeezed out as closure of east end recording studio looms

A number of Toronto musicians are fearful for what comes next for creatives in the city as a longtime studio and recording space faces possible closure to make way for new development.

Toronto pilot project takes aim at South Asian teens at risk of diabetes

University of Toronto researchers are taking a radical approach in the fight against diabetes and focusing on a community that is statistically hard-hit: South Asians in Canada.

'Radish Commuter' makes holiday comeback to raise funds for local food banks

Josh Neubauer, better known as the Radish Commuter, is bringing back his odd costume to help the North York Harvest Food Bank.

'Everybody can win': How a Victorian mansion became a refuge for homeless women

A Victorian mansion on Jarvis Street is getting a second life as a haven for homeless and vulnerable women in Toronto, after a social organization and generous benefactors bought and renovated it.

Ontario Cannabis Store lit up with complaints about slow delivery, wrong shipments

The Ontario Cannabis Store faces dozens of complaints online about slow delivery, cancellations and wrong shipments in the wake of marijuana legalization.

Drivers vs. cyclists - who's at fault? New study reveals who Canadians blame for road dangers

Who is to blame for road rage and danger on the country's streets? That depends on who you ask, according to a new study.

From Edmonton basement to Toronto auction house: long-lost Tom Thomson painting sells for over $480K

A long-lost painting by Tom Thomson was sold at an art auction in Toronto for $481,250 on Wednesday, marking a reversal of fortune for both the artwork and the Edmonton woman who kept the painting in her basement for years.

Advocates call for action in wake of Toronto van attack, domestic violence homicides

Women's advocates are calling on all levels of government to step up and address violence and misogyny, they say was a force behind Monday's van attack, along with a growing number of homicides linked to domestic violence in the Greater Toronto Area.

'I thought it was repugnant': Torontonians react to Trump's Charlottesville comments

Toronto may be nearly 1,000 kilometres from Charlottesville, Virginia, but there's been plenty of reaction here to U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on who was to blame for the deadly violence at a rally in that city this past weekend.

'I don't want to be a career homeless person': Toronto street youths create revealing short videos

The Red Button Project, from CBC's Short Docs, turns the camera inward to examine the lives of Toronto's homeless youth.

Toronto, other Canadian cities now hubs for same-sex marriage: 2016 census

The latest release of 2016 census data paints a picture of LGBT life and the progress that has been made over a decade in Toronto and other Canadian cities, since gay marriage was legalized on July 20, 2005.

'We need to be truthful': Lawyer questions police transparency in Dafonte Miller case

A lawyer for a 19-year-old man who was allegedly badly beaten by an off-duty constable and his brother is questioning whether the father of the two accused men is involved in the case.