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.

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.

1 year out: Toronto leaders talk about the biggest challenges facing our city

It's one year until the next municipal election in Toronto. That means we'll be hearing lots from candidates, councillors and residents in the coming months, but what do leaders in our community think we should be focusing on in an election year? We asked developers, police, community organizers and city planners to weigh in.

Oakville Mayor says developing greenbelt won't cool housing market

Oakville's Mayor Rob Burton says developing the greenbelt isn't the solution to Toronto's fiery housing market. Instead, he says municipalities need to put pressure on developers to build in pre-approved areas around the GTA.

House flipping tax better option to cool market, Scotiabank says

Senior economists with Scotiabank say a house flipping tax, not a foreign buyers tax, will do more to cool the Toronto housing market.

Here are 3 different futures for King Street

Toronto city staff are looking for feedback on three proposals for the re-design of King Street in a pilot project that will stretch from Bathurst Street to Jarvis or Parliament Streets.

Toronto Muslims fear for their safety in wake of Quebec attack

Some GTA mosques are stepping up their security following a shooting Sunday night at mosque in Quebec City.