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

Family reeling as senior dies of malnutrition, not COVID-19, inside long-term care home

Pietro Bruccoleri died late last month at an embattled Ontario long-term care home where 23 seniors have succumbed to COVID-19, but it wasn't the virus that killed him — it was exhaustion caused by malnutrition.

Family blasts 'ridiculous' condo occupancy fee after daughter comes home to shelter in place

A Mississauga family says it’s “ridiculous” their condo corporation is making them pay a $30-a-day “occupancy fee” because their daughter came home to shelter in place with them during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the condo board says the fee is appropriate and has been postponed until at least June. 

Why some Toronto businesses are betting improved ventilation will cut the risk of COVID-19

The research suggesting air conditioning and poor ventilation can help spread the novel coronavirus isn't conclusive yet, but some Toronto business owners aren't waiting to find out. They're already taking steps to improve air flow as a way to help their customers feel safer.

To beat COVID-19 boredom this only child is connecting with multiple newly discovered half-siblings

Growing up as an only child, Toronto teen Maya Cooperstock would sometimes ask her single mother for a sibling as a present, but now she’s learned she has more than 30  half-siblings through a sperm donor registry. And just days ago, some of them held a virtual get-together.
CBC Investigates

Pressure to have multiple babies putting surrogates 'at risk'

A three-month CBC investigation revealed that a lot of women who become surrogates feel internal and external pressure to have multiple babies. And experts warn that there isn't enough medical oversight of women who have babies in quick succession.
CBC Investigates

Why a lack of oversight of surrogacy in Canada leaves some parents feeling taken advantage of

It's illegal to pay a surrogate to carry someone else's baby in Canada. Yet, surrogacy is far from free. A CBC investigation into the industry reveals why some parents are left with serious questions about payments they made — and why they're reluctant to report their concerns. 

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.
Video

'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.

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