Kate McGillivray

Reporter, CBC Toronto

Kate McGillivray is a writer and newsreader in Toronto. She's worked for the CBC in Montreal, Sherbrooke and St. John's, and she always wants to hear your feedback and story ideas. Get in touch here: kate.mcgillivray@cbc.ca.

Latest from Kate McGillivray

The Great Lakes are full of microfibres — but there might be an easy solution

A new study is taking the fight against microfibres in the Great Lakes back to the source: household washing machines.

Parkdale overdose prevention tents shut down as unused trailer sits nearby

On Wednesday, an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale will permanently shut down. To the frustration of volunteers, a brand-new overdose prevention site in a trailer is sitting unused just a few minutes away.

Parkdale health centre warns of spike in overdoses, many blamed on purplish substance

A Parkdale health centre is sounding the alarm about a wave of contaminated drugs after getting word of more than a dozen overdoses in the neighbourhood in the last two weeks.

Wynne pinpoints the moment she realized she couldn't win

Kathleen Wynne came into this year's Ontario election campaign swinging, but after months of sagging poll numbers, has opted to admit defeat in hopes of getting out of the way of local Liberal candidates.

Advice for Ford from strategists: stick to economics, don't poke the social conservative bear

When it comes to hot button social conservative issues like abortion and sexual education in schools, some Conservative strategists and PC members are advising their newly-minted leader to tread carefully.

Forget the 416 — Doug Ford says his biggest fans are outside of Toronto

The Ontario PC Party's newly chosen leader Doug Ford denies that he's too rooted in the GTA to connect with voters around the province.

Premier Kathleen Wynne's new pay transparency bill slammed as 'timid'

New legislation unveiled on Tuesday that aims to close the wage gap between men and women would only cover a 'tiny proportion' of the labour market, says the Equal Pay Coalition.

Mourning 'massive' Bollywood star Sridevi with a die-hard fan

Bollywood megastar Sridevi died on Saturday, cutting short a long career spent winning fans and breaking barriers in Indian cinema.

Head of Bruce McArthur investigation hints at evidence that led to arrest of alleged serial killer

The Toronto police officer at the helm of the investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur says if one of the victims had been reported missing even a week later than he was, McArthur might still be free.

New King Street pilot project data flies in face of claims that business is down 50 per cent

New data released by the city of Toronto suggests customer spending in the area of the King Street Pilot Project has not been affected by new rules that prioritize transit - a result that flies in the face of claims by some area businesses that spending is down by 50 per cent.