Amanda Grant


Amanda is a producer at Metro Morning, tracking down key news-makers in the city.

Latest from Amanda Grant

3 GO train stops, 3 different takes on the federal election

CBC Radio’s Metro Morning hit the rails to talk to undecided voters in swing ridings about what matters most to them just days before the federal election.

Coming together: 1 year after Toronto van attack, victim's family and witnesses find new ways to help others

One year after the deadly van attack on Yonge Street in Toronto, the family of one of the victims and witnesses affected by it have found ways to move forward from the trauma while also helping others.

Toronto LGBT leader says police 'ignore, dismiss, diminish' missing gay men

​A Toronto LGBT leader says she feels police ignored and diminished the community’s concerns after Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen went missing in 2017.

'Dangerously low' staffing puts public safety at risk, Toronto police staff sergeant warns

A Toronto Police staff sergeant and a wife of a front-line officer come forward in exclusive interview with CBC Toronto to raise the alarm about an ongoing staffing shortage.

Toronto police chief tries to allay concerns with internal memo after officer complaints

Toronto Police chief says officer concerns about staffing will be addressed as the force moves to a new policing model, according to an internal memo obtained by CBC Toronto.

Moss Park volunteers are Metro Morning's 2017 Torontonians of the year

The volunteers behind the Moss Park supervised injection site are Metro Morning's 2017 Torontonians of the Year. Since opening in mid-August, the volunteers say over 120 overdoses have been reversed at the site.

Toronto Police understaffed and officers 'burned out', union says

The number of Toronto police officers quitting the force is at the highest level seen in five years, according to data obtained by CBC Toronto.

Toronto police officer says he's 'at risk' as only cop on patrol in his division

Several Toronto police officers say they do not feel safe on the job, according to internal emails and exit interviews given to the union representing police.

Christmas card gets surrealist treatment thanks to Toronto family

From John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in for peace to Salvador Dali's iconic clocks, a Toronto family gets creative with their annual holiday card.

Despacito singer Luis Fonsi says he was impressed by Justin Bieber's Spanish

Despacito singer Luis Fonsi says he's grateful for Justin Bieber's take on his song, opening Latin music up to new audiences in Canada.