Dalia Ashry


Dalia Ashry is a reporter with CBC News Toronto. She was born and raised in Toronto to Egyptian parents who immigrated to Canada over 30 years ago. She speaks English, Arabic and French. Dalia is passionate to tell stories that involve social justice, race, religion, foreign affairs — ones that matter and change the narrative. With over 5 years in the industry under her belt, Dalia has worked in northern B.C. and Alberta before making her way back home to Toronto. She has worn several hats including video journalist, host, anchor, weather forecaster, producer and reporter.

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Charity says demand for program that provides food to summer camps for kids outpacing supply

A Canadian charity says it will not be able to meet the demand for food needed by Toronto summer camps for children and youth this year that it provides through its free summer lunch program.

Children with autism deserve better, parents say to PC candidates in protests across Ontario

Ontario parents of children with autism held a day of action against Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives on Saturday because they say his government did not provide their families with enough support.

Toronto council to mull whether to allow alcohol at parks and beaches this summer

A Toronto city councillor is proposing that residents be allowed to drink alcohol at parks and beaches this summer as part of a pilot project.

Ukrainian students, teachers at Etobicoke school find support as assault on homeland continues

The principal of a school in Etobicoke, Ont., — where more than 90 per cent of students are of Ukrainian origin — says teachers there are equipped to provide emotional support to the kids, as Russian forces continue their assault on Ukraine.

Indigenous musicians perform at Toronto pop-up art exhibit in afternoon concert series

Indigenous musicians performed on Friday and Saturday at a Toronto art gallery to raise funds for an Indigenous health service that runs harm reduction efforts downtown.

Death of migrant farm worker in Mississauga hotel prompts call for better protections

An advocate is demanding better protections for migrant farm workers after a young man from St. Vincent died last week while he was in quarantine in a Mississauga hotel.

Headstone of former Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King defaced in Toronto

The granite headstone at the grave of former Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in Toronto has been defaced.