Alexandra Sienkiewicz

Journalist and Producer

Alexandra Sienkiewicz is an award-winning TV producer with over a decade of newsroom experience. She started her CBC journalism career covering national news before moving over to the fast-paced world of local. She believes every news story starts at the local level and those are the stories she most loves to tell. In her off-time, Alexandra​ dabbles in food and wine, furthering her education ​as a sommelier​.

Latest from Alexandra Sienkiewicz

Shackling and sedating Ontario student 'disgusting and unacceptable,' Opposition leader says

In a heated exchange in the Ontario Legislature, the Opposition leader took the Liberal government to task over the treatment of a Toronto-area boy who was restrained and sedated on his first day of school.

York and Halton students score highest in EQAO testing among GTA school boards

EQAO results released on Wednesday show math scores have shown little improvement year-over-year and remain low across all boards, with Peel boards ranking lower than the provincial average.

For Canadians owning property in Florida, assessing the damage after Hurricane Irma is full of challenges

Canadians who own property in Florida are taking on the difficult task now to assess the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma, while more than two-thousand kilometres away.

What do you do if you've booked a trip to an area affected by Hurricane Irma?

Now that the storm has passed and the devastation in the Caribbean and Florida caused by Hurricane Irma comes to light, many Canadians who have future plans in the affected regions are concerned about travel. Here's what the airlines are offering.

Stranded in St. Maarten, Toronto medical student searches for food, water after Hurricane Irma, family says

A Toronto father is worried about the fate of his daughter, who is stranded on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Avro Arrow models search team says 'there are more jets out there than originally thought'

Nearly 60 years after the Avro Arrow was scrapped amid controversy, members of the public got a first look at images of one of the test models recently found in the depths of Lake Ontario.

Walking blood donors, bathtubs filled with water: How island hospitals are preparing for Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma continues its path of destruction, the next areas to be hit are preparing for the worst — after seeing the complete devastation the storm left in Barbuda and Saint Martin.

Stuck in the path of Hurricane Irma? Here are key facts and contacts you need

If you’ve found yourself in the path of Hurricane Irma, or have planned to travel to affected areas, here is essential information you should keep on hand.

Stranded in the path of Hurricane Irma, some Toronto tourists say they feel 'abandoned' by airlines

Some tourists from Toronto finding themselves in the direct path of Hurricane Irma say they’re getting little information from their airlines and travel representatives — despite many airlines having announced they’re sending extra flights to help get tourists out before the category five storm hits.

C.W. Jefferys principal will be replaced but departure not connected to Jeremiah Perry's death, TDSB says

The principal who became the face of C. W. Jefferys Collegiate after the death of student Jeremiah Perry on a canoe trip earlier this summer will not be returning to the school in September, CBC Toronto has learned.

Teen who died in Algonquin Park during TDSB canoe trip didn't pass swim test

Teen Jeremiah Perry did not pass a swim test prior to going on a Toronto District School Board canoe trip to Algonquin Park in early July, says the board.

Here's what the CN Tower was intended for, before the glass floor and EdgeWalk

Despite its current status as a tourist attraction, the CN Tower's practical beginnings was to be a telecommunication tower to help with Toronto's construction boom in the 1960s.

Who should use this 100-year-old Scarborough road? Not trucks, says resident

The future of Twyn Rivers Drive in Scarborough is up in the air, with the local councillor and residents at odds over what should happen.

More than half of GTA black residents surveyed in new report say they've been stopped by police in public

A new report is shedding light on the types of interactions members of the black community in the GTA have with police officers.

A new hunt for Avro Arrow models in the depths of Lake Ontario: This time the search will be different

A renewed search to find and bring the planes to a final resting spot at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa and the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ont. is announced.