Talia Ricci

Talia Ricci is a TV, radio and web reporter at CBC Toronto. She enjoys covering offbeat human interest stories and exposing social justice issues. Talia is also an avid traveller and photographer. Her photography has appeared in various publications and exhibits. She lives in Toronto's east end where she enjoys reading and going on long walks to discover the beauty in the city.

Latest from Talia Ricci

One year after police Tasered his non-verbal son, father is still fighting for justice

A Mississauga father says his son hasn't been the same since his interaction with police officers, which happened after the teen wandered from his home. He filed a complaint with the OIPRD, but the report found there was no evidence of misconduct.

He was shot 6 times. Arrests were made, but no one's behind bars

A Toronto man barely survived an ‘ambush’ shooting. More than three years later, he's still fighting for justice. Court documents show none of the people involved in Kevin Kusi's attack are behind bars — leaving him feeling hopeless, fearful, and like he's been failed by the justice system.

Toronto Humane Society increasing services as pet owners struggle with rising cost of living

With the rising cost of living, pet owners are feeling the pinch. The Toronto Humane Society says the burden of these costs can lead to heartbreaking decisions, and the organization wants people to know they're here to help.

Ontario parent groups call for more funding for after-school programs amid rising cost of living

Many Ontario parents say a lack of after-school programs is making it even more difficult to raise a family in the province amid the rising cost of living. Families say they're facing long waitlists, and struggling to find accessible and affordable care options in their communities.

The Greenbelt and Doug Ford: What's next?

Doug Ford’s government faced a scathing report by the Auditor General Wednesday that found its decision to open parts of the protected Greenbelt to housing development was influenced by a small group of well-connected developers.

Interest in women's cricket on the rise in Ontario

Women's director of Cricket Canada is calling for more encouragement and investment in getting young girls to play.

New Toronto café hires people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

A new coffee shop at the intersection of Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue is providing employment opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Lil E Coffee Cafe officially opened its second location in Canada last week.

Ontario's largest children's treatment centre making cuts to support for autistic youth

The largest children's treatment centre in the province is cutting back on its autism supports. ErinoakKids says its not required to provide fee for service autism programs and can't afford to keep them going. But parents say this leaves them stranded.

Family of missing Barrie woman fears human trafficking, expands search

It's been over three weeks since Autumn Shaganash, a woman from Barrie, was last seen or heard from by her family. They are urging the public to help with the efforts, and told CBC Toronto that police in Barrie need to follow more leads.

More than 240 Ukrainian refugees attend this Etobicoke school. Here's why it's become a new home

Students wrapping up the year at St. Demetrius Catholic School said the school has helped them transition to life in Canada as refugees from Ukraine. Due to an influx of children who are refugees, the school had to hire more teachers.