Angelina King


Angelina King is a reporter with CBC Toronto where she covers a wide range of stories. She has a particular interest in crime, legal and justice issues and human interest stories. She previously reported on national and international news. Angelina got her start in her home city of Saskatoon where she spent much of her time covering the courts. You can contact her at or @angelinaaking

Latest from Angelina King

GTA woman mystified by bag of seeds in her mail — so are federal officials worried about invasive species

Java D'Ignazio of Mississauga is just one of hundreds of people in this country who've received packages of seeds in the mail, apparently from foreign countries. That's got federal officials worried about invasive species and pests that could ravage Canadian farms and forests.

There are risks to Ontario schools reopening full-time but ways to mitigate them, experts say

The first day of school in Ontario is less than six weeks away and while health experts say there are risks involved in welcoming kids back in class full-time, they say those risks can be mitigated.

Lawyer says it's 'prudent' condos implement mandatory mask policy in common areas

A Toronto law firm that specializes in condominium living, operations and management is encouraging condo corporations strongly consider implementing a mandatory mask policy in indoor common areas to keep residents, staff and guests safe.

Toronto's mask law needs 'clarification,' puts onus on businesses to enforce it, critics say

Some business owners and experts in employment law say Toronto's mandatory mask bylaw is creating issues because it's unclear for some and puts the onus on businesses to enforce it.

Tens of thousands sign Ryerson student's petition calling for mandatory high school course on race

A petition started by Ryerson University student Parnika Raj calling for a mandatory course on race and ethnicity in Ontario high schools garnered nearly 40,000 signatures in less than a week.

Mississauga pastor tells her 'big, risky truth,' comes out as transgender to congregation

The sermon was all about embracing truth. It ended with Junia Joplin sharing hers. "I'm not just supposed to be just a pastor. I'm supposed to be a woman," she told her congregation.

Peel school board files legal action against 'defamatory' Black-advocacy Twitter accounts

The Peel District School Board is asking a judge to order Twitter disclose the identities of people behind Black-advocacy Twitter accounts in order to pursue further legal action. The board says the accounts created a campaign of defamation.

Oshawa store owner says he didn't know Nazi, Confederate flag items were for sale on his website

An Oshawa military surplus store owner pulled more than 60 Nazi and Confederate flag items off his online shop, saying he didn't know they were on his website due to a third-party listing them.

Environmentalists, farmers renew push to shelve Pickering airport, save prime farmland

The future of the proposed airport in Pickering has been in limbo for decades, and environmental groups and some farmers say that’s led to a missed opportunity to expand southern Ontario’s fruit and vegetable sector on prime farmland.

Having a hard time finding a pool, hot tub or trampoline to buy? Here's why

Pool, hot tub and trampoline sales have dramatically increased this season since public pools and splash pads remain closed throughout the GTA, and summer camps, sports, travel and other activities are cancelled.

Can you still rent a cottage this summer during the pandemic? It depends

With summer camps and sports cancelled, travel restricted and warm weather underway, many families are opting for time away at a rented cottage this summer. But the COVID-19 pandemic is making that tricky.

Korean community fights sale of its only nursing home to firm with 115 COVID-19 deaths in 3 facilities

Many in the Korean-Canadian community in Toronto are concerned that Rykka Care Centres is poised to take over its beloved long-term care home after 115 residents died in COVID-19 outbreaks in three Rykka facilities.

Food truck owners struggle to get answers on whether they can operate during pandemic

Food truck operators and event organizers say the industry has been forgotten during the pandemic, and because they’re receiving mixed messages on whether they can operate, most of them aren’t.

Isolation fatigue: Why some are ignoring distancing rules as Toronto reopens

A combination warm weather, gradual reopens and people being cooped up for more than two months is leading to isolation fatigue for some who then find themselves breaking the rules, according to a University of Toronto psychology professor.

How COVID-19 has pushed health care into the virtual world, helping patients get treated at home

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed hospitals into the world of virtual care, forever changing how health-care will be delivered, according to a top doctor with Toronto's University Health Network. "We're directly addressing hallway medicine," says Dr. Barry Rubin, medical director of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.