Ashleigh Stewart

Reporter

Ashleigh Stewart is an investigative journalist from New Zealand now living in Toronto, via stints in Dubai, Tokyo and Jakarta. She's particularly interested in stories about mental health, inequality and underrepresented communities. Outside of work, you'll find her on a ski field or a mountain trail. Follow her on Twitter @ash_stewart_ or email her on ashleigh.stewart@cbc.ca.

Latest from Ashleigh Stewart

Canada's modest offering at Expo 2020 hopes to sell people on more than just scenery

With 192 countries jostling for attention at Expo 2020 in Dubai, Canada chose a characteristically understated way to make its mark with its $40-million pavilion. But with interest in world's fairs waning in this interconnected digital age, does even the flashiest display make much of an impact?

Thorncliffe Park protestors step up fight against Metrolinx railyard project

Dozens of Thorncliffe Park residents gathered in the rain on Saturday to protest the building of a mammoth railyard in the community.

How lungs delivered by drone saved an Ontario man's life

That drone carried a pair of lungs 1.5 kilometers across downtown Toronto in what University Health Network believes was a world-first delivery that saved the life of Alain Hodak, 63, who was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

Dubai hoping flashy world's fair will help revive its COVID-battered tourist economy

The largest city in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates kicked off its world's fair on Thursday night. The event, which was delayed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but retained its original name, runs until March 31, 2022.

After a year's delay due to pandemic, Expo 2020 opens with spectacular ceremony in Dubai

Dubai, the largest city in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, kicked off its world's fair on Thursday night. The event, which was delayed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but retained its original name, begins on Friday and runs until March 31, 2022.

Man accused in death of Toronto police Const. Jeffrey Northrup released on bail

A 31-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the death of Toronto police Const. Jeffrey Northrup has been released on bail.

TTC extends deadline for staff to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status

TTC employees have been given an extra 10 days to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status after their deadline was extended.

'He wanted to make a difference': Community mourns youth worker killed in Regent Park triple shooting

Thane Murray was killed and two others injured when four men wearing face masks opened fire on the group near Oak Street and Sumach Street shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday night.

Ontario officials working to help Alberta's stricken health-care system battle COVID-19 surge

Ontario officials are "having conversations right now" to determine what support the province can provide to help Alberta's crippled health-care system battles its deadly fourth wave of COVID-19. 

Ontario's police watchdog clears Toronto officer after man dies following violent altercation

Ontario's police watchdog has cleared a Toronto police officer after he shot and killed a man who stabbed a fellow officer earlier this year.

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