Julia Knope

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Julia Knope is a digital reporter for CBC News Toronto. Have a news tip? Contact her at julia.knope@cbc.ca.

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Etobicoke father of 2 'lucky to be alive' after road rage incident leaves him severely injured

An Etobicoke father says he's "lucky to be alive" after a road rage incident left him severely injured. 

Originally from Kenya, this Ontario PSW drowned while live streaming in a pool

A 24-year-old personal support worker drowned last week inOwen Sound, Ont., while live streaming herself swimming in a pool, according to the victim's family. Now, her relatives are trying to raise the funds needed to bring her body back to Kenya.

Her Kenyan family is trying to bring her body home after she died while live streaming in a pool

A 24-year-old personal support worker drowned last week in southwestern Ontario while live streaming herself swimming in a pool, according to the victim's family. Now, her relatives are trying to raise the funds needed to bring her body back to Kenya.

Travellers facing 'chaotic' delays as Pearson airport navigates long lines, staffing issues

Travellers at Toronto's Pearson International Airport are being asked to pack plenty of patience on Monday, as longer than expected lineups and staffing issues are causing delays. 

50 years after arriving in Canada, this Toronto family is sending 50 other refugees to university

Fifty years after arriving in Canada, the Nanji family is donating $1 million in support of 50 refugees pursuing higher education.

50 years after arriving in Canada, this Toronto family is sending 50 other refugees to university

Fifty years after arriving in Canada, the Nanji family is donating $1 million in support of 50 refugees pursuing higher education.

'He needs their love': Boy, 10, escaped Afghanistan but still separated from parents months later

He escaped Kabul and is now settling into life in Toronto. But 10-year-old Hadis Afghanfar remains separated from his parents and siblings. Despite efforts by relatives here to bring his family to Canada, their application hasn't been processed months later.

With at least 1 key player missing, Raptors fans not worried ahead of Game 2 against 76ers

Still feeling the sting from a 20-point loss over the weekend to the Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors fans are hopeful the team will tie the series in Game 2 on Monday night. But with at least one key player ruled out — and another two likely to sit out as well against a tough opponent — that's easier said than done. 

Toronto man with cache of guns arrested in 'unprovoked' killings of man, international student

Toronto police have arrested a suspect accused in the "unprovoked" killings of a 21-year-old international student and 35-year-old man. 

'Nice in theory': Residents skeptical federal budget's housing plan will cool Toronto's market

The federal Liberals have introduced new measures in the budget aimed at curbing the rising cost of homes. But does the plan go far enough? CBC Toronto spoke with residents and real estate experts to find out.

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