Adam Carter


Adam Carter is a Newfoundlander who now calls Toronto home. He enjoys a good story and playing loud music. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamCarterCBC or drop him an email at

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Potent opioids showing up in Toronto's drug supply for 1st time as overdose deaths mount

Several forms of extremely potent synthetic opioids are being found in random samples of Toronto’s street drug supply, which experts say is indicative of increased risk for people in a city grappling with an overdose crisis.

Online trolls force closure of pro-vaccine Ontario business website

A new website that was set up to provide Ontarians with a list of businesses with fully vaccinated staff or that require customers to show proof of vaccination has shut down, citing online attacks from a small contingent of anti-vaxxers.

National Council of Canadian Muslims reveals anti-Islamophobia recommendations

In the wake of multiple, lethal attacks on Canadian Muslims in recent years, the National Council of Canadian Muslims has released 60 policy recommendations to combat hate and racism across the country.

Council punts decision on proposed new rules to legalize rooming houses in all of Toronto

Toronto city council has deferred a vote on a proposal that would have legalized and regulated rooming houses across the city.

Slain Toronto police officer Jeffrey Northrup remembered as amiable, gentle giant at funeral

Slain Toronto police officer Const. Jeffrey Northrup, who was killed last week in the line of duty, was remembered at his funeral Monday as a kind, gentle giant who loved his family deeply and was quick to lend a hand wherever he could.

Toronto police reveal details of their largest-ever international drug bust

Toronto police announced the results of what the force is calling its largest-ever "international drug takedown" on Tuesday morning.

Ford shuffles cabinet, Rod Phillips replacing Merrilee Fullerton as long-term care minister

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is shuffling his cabinet, with former finance minister Rod Phillips — who resigned from his post following a Caribbean vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic — returning as the new minister of long-term care.

Ontario pledging $10M to identify and commemorate residential school burial sites

The provincial government is earmarking $10 million in funding over a three-year span to identify, investigate and commemorate residential school burial sites in Ontario, Premier Doug Ford announced at a Tuesday morning news conference.

Court strikes down Ontario 3rd-party election spending law as unconstitutional

A provincial election financing law that would have limited third-party spending outside an election year has been struck down in Superior Court.

Ontario won't reopen schools for in-person learning this spring, Ford announces

In-person learning will not resume in Ontario schools this academic year, Premier Doug Ford announced at a news conference Wednesday.