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

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Toronto needs a police chief who understands anti-Black racism, community leaders say

Toronto's next police chief should have a deep understanding of anti-Black racism and the challenges facing low-income, racialized people in the city, say Black community leaders and organizers.

Can exercise improve cognition for people with Down syndrome? A new study aims to find out

A new study is looking at a potential link between exercise and improved cognitive function for those with Down syndrome. The Canadian Down Syndrome Society says fitness hasn’t been prioritized as a form of treatment because the research hasn’t been done.

After COVID-19 outbreak in retirement home, families want mandatory vaccines for staff

After two unvaccinated workers at a Thornhill, Ont., retirement home tested positive for COVID-19, fully vaccinated residents were forced to isolate in their rooms. Now, family members want the province to mandate vaccinations for health-care staff.

Ontario changing child-welfare system to stop teens from aging out of care unprepared

CBC News has learned the Ontario government is redesigning child welfare to change how and when children leave the system. It plans to do away with the current age cut-off and instead implement a model that ensures youths are ready to be on their own with the proper support.

Pandemic, rising costs push a quarter of Toronto's taxi drivers off the road

CBC News has learned there were 3,000 fewer taxis drivers licensed in the city last month compared to the same time last year. Drivers say the pandemic, additional cleaning costs, increasing insurance rates and competition with ride-sharing apps is forcing them off the road.

Ontario's new electronics recycling fees causing confusion for some customers

As of Jan. 1, consumers started to see inconsistent environmental handling fees under Ontario’s new recycling regulations. While the fee structure may confuse shoppers, the province says it's expected to ultimately cost consumers less, reduce waste and spur recycling innovation.

Ontario has more than 1,000 COVID-19 isolation beds, so why are they less than half full?

The provincial and federal governments have spent millions to set up voluntary COVID-19 isolation hotels for people to quarantine safely. But CBC News has learned they're operating at less than 40 per cent capacity so far.

Canada Post begins testing entire shift at Mississauga, Ont., site after outbreak infects 121

Canada Post says it has begun testing an entire shift of employees for COVID-19 at a Mississauga, Ont., facility after 121 workers there tested positive in the last three weeks.

'I never wanted to leave Canada': COVID-19 delaying permanent resident applications

The pandemic is delaying permanent resident applications in Canada. Katherine Scott says she has to leave the country because her work permit expired before she was apply to apply while awaiting necessary documents.

Meet the Mounted Unit: Why Toronto police say they need their horses now more than ever

Given the conversations surrounding defunding or cutting the police budget, some question whether Toronto police's Mounted Unit is still relevant. But, its members say it's needed now more than ever to prevent crime and connect with communities.