Chris Glover

CBC News Reporter

Chris Glover has been a reporter, anchor and producer with CBC News for a decade. He’s an award winning storyteller, who has travelled the country in search of fascinating characters with compelling stories to share on TV, radio and online. A series he helped spearhead at CBC Toronto, No Fixed Address, won a national RTDNA award in 2017 and the municipal election special he anchored in 2018 was just nominated for an RTDNA award for best live special.

Latest from Chris Glover

Check your lottery ticket! $4.4M in unclaimed winnings set to expire

There are currently 26 unclaimed Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) prizes worth more than $4.4 million that are set to expire, according to the lottery retailer's website. 

'Brazen' drone footage of Raptors parade 'a slap in the face' to professional operators, pilot instructor says

Recent "brazen" drone videos posted online of the parade and rally celebrating the Toronto Raptors' NBA championship are a "slap in the face," says a pilot instructor at an Ontario drone academy, noting drone flights over large crowds can be unsafe and are often illegal.

$10 'premium' catamaran ride proposed from Humber Bay Shores to downtown Toronto

A private company is fishing for support from the public for a rush hour water taxi service to ferry people from Humber Bay Shores in Etobicoke to downtown.

New home for Canada's biggest wildlife hospital flies through council, but still years away

The new home for the Toronto Wildlife Centre, Canada’s largest veterinary hospital, received final rezoning approval Thursday from Toronto’s city council, but funding for its $30 million price tag still hasn’t been sorted out and the move to a temporary location must occur before the end of the year.

Electric car owners 'unfairly' denied $14K rebate blame 'mystery' government list

Several electric vehicle owners in Ontario say they were unfairly denied a $14,000 rebate, because of shoddy communication from the Ontario government about a "mystery" inventory list many car dealerships say they were unaware of.
Point of View

Unpacking the moment a total stranger licked and kissed me on live TV

I report the news every day, but this week I inadvertently became the news. In a bizarre and humiliating situation, a total stranger licked, kissed and nibbled on my earlobe, neck and shoulder while I was live on television.
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'10 seconds later and he would have been gone': Police water rescuers hone skills on dangerous ice

The Toronto Police Marine Unit let CBC Toronto strap an underwater, 360-degree camera to one of their helmets during a refresher course.

Newly leaked documents show PC health-care changes 'done deal', NDP says

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath reveals new documents that she says show the province had already signed off on leaked health-care legislation the Progressive Conservatives dismissed as "just a draft" last week.

Want the hottest emerging gig in Canada? Well, you'd better find out what blockchain is

The future of the internet lies in the hands of specialized web developers like Jonathan Mota, and a new list from human resources firm Randstad Canada shows blockchain development positions like his are the “top emerging” gigs of 2019.

'Get your sh** together,' says cyclist demanding better snow clearing in bike lanes

A Toronto cyclist says the city's snow clearing effort is failing cyclists and they are demanding better bike-lane maintenance.

Talkative homebuyers beware, the seller might be listening

Homebuyers should watch what they say during home viewings, according to an Ontario real estate agent who says two of her clients have used cameras and microphones to eavesdrop on potential buyers.

Toronto man raises privacy concerns after car dealership employee turns off his dashcams — twice

A Toronto man is warning others to safeguard their privacy after his dashboard video cameras were turned off twice while a dealership was working on his vehicle.

Riders with disabilities will push for more accessibility at TTC board meeting

The new TTC board is scheduled to tackle the ongoing effort to improve accessibility at its first meeting Thursday, but advocates for people with disabilities say that effort isn't going far enough, fast enough.

St. Mike's alumnus who was sexually assaulted at McGill calls private school his 'safe spot'

The victim of sexual assault at McGill University in 2005 is in "utter disbelief" about the latest allegations swirling around St. Michael’s College School. Alumnus D’Arcy McKeown says the Toronto private school was a "safe spot I went back to after my hazing."

High-tech meets high-fashion: Ontario company may finally win eyewear technology race

An Ontario tech start-up thinks it has the foresight to succeed where giant international technology companies have stumbled. North Inc., which is a Waterloo technology firm, says it has created high-tech glasses that focus on high-fashion.