Jessica Ng

Reporter, CBC Toronto

Jessica Ng is a bilingual reporter, based out of her hometown of Toronto. She loves to share and discover community stories. Previously, she co-anchored and hosted CTV Morning Live Saskatoon and VJ/reported in Fredericton, N.B. Prior to broadcasting, Jessica earned her Master of Music from Berklee College of Music and taught at the college level. She is a cancer survivor and an avid cycling and fitness enthusiast. Follow her on Twitter @JessicaNgTV

Latest from Jessica Ng

AGO department marks 1st year with exhibition that explores Caribbean history

An Art Gallery of Ontario department that brings together art from Africa and the African diaspora is celebrating its first year and first full exhibition.

Parking enforcement has become excessive at Cherry Beach, frustrated residents say

Some frustrated Toronto residents say there's not enough parking at Cherry Beach and they believe that parking enforcement at the lots there is now excessive.

Toronto-area music fests return to outdoor live shows after 18-month pandemic pause

Toronto-area artists, musicians and directors are excited about performing in this weekend's music festivals, including MixTO and Carassauga, after a year and a half without live entertainment because of the pandemic.

ActiveTO pilot aims to shift Bloor Street East bike lanes into high gear while keeping cyclists safe

Construction is set to begin this week on upgrades to bike lanes on Bloor Street East between Sherbourne Street and Castle Frank Road as part of an ActiveTO pilot project.

Sir John A. Macdonald statue toppled in Hamilton park after hundreds attend rally, march

A statue of Sir John A. Macdonald was toppled in a downtown Hamilton park on Saturday after hundreds of people attended a rally and march calling for its removal.

Young Toronto man killed in alleged impaired hit and run was 'full of love,' family says

A Toronto man killed in an alleged impaired hit and run last week was "full of love," his mother says.

Alt-rock star power helps the beat go on at Parkdale bar as it reopens for live music

A bar on Queen Street West bar is getting some star power to help bring back live music in the wake of COVID-19. Members of the Strumbellas, a Canadian alternative rock band, are playing twice a month at the Tonight Bar.

Cricket players in Ajax hope newly renovated pitch will be open to everyone

The Town of Ajax is about to spend $3.1 million in taxpayers' money to upgrade a local pitch that's been for the use of the Ajax Cricket Club for decades. That's got residents who love the sport hoping it will soon be a place everyone can play.

Pandemic pushing GTA rents to lowest levels in years, but lower-income tenants still struggling

The pandemic has pushed rents in Toronto to some of their lowest levels seen in years, but affordable housing advocates say they haven't dropped enough to help low- and middle-income tenants in the city.

Black man testifies at trial of Toronto police detective accused of choking him during 2019 arrest

A man who was allegedly assaulted by Toronto police officers on a TTC bus in 2019 told an Ontario court his version of what happened today.