Trevor Dunn

Trevor Dunn is an award-winning journalist with CBC Toronto. Since 2008 he's covered a variety of topics, ranging from local and national politics to technology on the South American countryside. Trevor is interested in uncovering news: real estate, crime, corruption, art, sports. Reach out to him. Se habla español.

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Students at a Toronto high school found using racist, misogynistic language on Snapchat

A number of students at Northern Secondary School were this week involved in the use of racist and misogynistic language on Snapchat, according to principal Adam Marshall.

Pearson Airport expecting busiest March Break travel day since pandemic began

Authorities at Toronto's Pearson International Airport have a warning for March Break travellers on what's expected to be the busiest day there since the pandemic began. "Pack your patience," they say, because some COVID-19 restrictions are still in place.

Mask transit: TTC, GO and taxis will still require face coverings after mandate lifts March 21

While face covering requirements will be lifted elsewhere on March 21, public transit is one of several settings in which the government will still require them until April 27.

Why there's a race against time to keep a downtown vacant lot from becoming a condo

Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam and community members in Toronto's downtown east side are in a race against time to get the city to turn a vacant parcel of land into affordable, supportive housing — before it's sold to condo developers.

Ontario's new plastics recycling plan is 'dangerous' and 'magical thinking,' critic warns

Critics say advanced recycling is experimental, potentially harmful, and requires more public oversight, not less. Supporters say the technology keeps plastic products out of landfills and the government’s plan will reduce unnecessary red tape in the approval process.

Big shift back to in-person office work expected this month in Toronto as COVID-19 restrictions lift

As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, many Toronto offices large and small will be welcoming back employees this month. But it will not be a return to the workplace as we knew it, employers say.

How DNA from popular ancestry websites helped Toronto police find this woman's name

In a first for Toronto police, investigators have used DNA from popular ancestry-tracking websites to identify a missing person in a non-criminal matter.

Post-secondary life could be tough test for pandemic grads

After having most of their high school education disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's graduating students faces new challenges inside and outside of the classroom as they prepare to enter post-secondary life.

'Countless generations' skated on Markham ponds. But try it now and you're 'trespassing'

Parents and kids in Markham, Ont., are hoping for a solution that could reopen the city's ponds to skating and shinny after bylaw officers started cracking down last week.

Why Toronto's gone from hockey arenas to 'hyper-local' to get COVID-19 shots in arms

Gone are the days of administering COVID-19 vaccines to thousands in a single day at Scotiabank Arena. With more than 90 per cent of people over the age of 12 now immunized, the city's shifting to a hyper-local approach to target an ever-shrinking unvaccinated population.