Adam Carter


Adam Carter is a Newfoundlander who now calls Toronto home. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamCarterCBC or drop him an email at

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Family of Toronto warehouse employee killed on the job demands more transparency on workplace deaths

After his brother's death on the job last month, one man says government bodies should proactively share news of workplace fatality investigations, rather than solely responding to media requests about them.

Father, stepmother who Crown says carried out 'torture campaign' on children await sentencing

Two horrific child abuse cases involving a father and stepmother convicted of terrorizing two young boys in Toronto are nearing their final conclusions as a judge deliberates on their sentences.

Why the future of COVID-19 vaccination in Ontario could look very different

All Ontario adults now have the option of rolling up their sleeves for a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine, but exactly what vaccination programs will look like in the province in the coming months and years remains murky.

Community members denounce Toronto police apology for increased use of force as meaningless

After a Toronto police report showing Black, Indigenous and other racialized groups are disproportionately affected by use of force and strip searches landed with a damning thud in those communities Wednesday, advocates are dismissing an apology from the chief of police and demanding immediate change in policing.

Toronto van attacker sentenced to life in prison, no possibility of parole for 25 years

The man who is responsible for Toronto's deadly van attack, who was found guilty last year of multiple counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder, has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years.

TTC calls for $1M subway-pushing lawsuit to be dismissed; says pusher, victim at fault

The Toronto Transit Commission is denying any responsibility for injuries to a woman pushed onto the subway tracks at Bloor-Yonge station in April, instead laying blame on the woman charged with pushing her — and on the victim herself.

Convicted rapist Raymond Burke sentenced to 19 years in prison for 1980s sex assaults

Convicted rapist Raymond Burke has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Ontario in the 1980s.

'The day you killed my child, you killed me too': Toronto rapper's mother confronts son's killer in court

Amid heaving sobs from the witness box, the mother of slain rapper Jahvante Smart lashed out at her son’s killer during his sentencing hearing Friday, telling convicted murderer Abdulkadir Handule that his actions have torn her family apart.

Toronto mayor hints at further police action as 'brazen' carjackings surge

Less than halfway into 2022, Toronto has already seen more carjackings than in all of last year, police say — and Mayor John Tory is hinting at further police action in an attempt to stem the tide of violent car thefts.

2nd teen charged after failed North York carjacking as police say incidents on the rise

A second teen boy is now facing charges after a failed carjacking last week where an accused crashed the vehicle he was allegedly trying to steal while attempting to drive it out of a parking lot.