Greg Ross

Greg Ross is a reporter in the CBC Toronto newsroom working in TV, radio and online.

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Lost in translation: Why the city's 2020 waste management calendar is creating lots of confusion

The city’s 2020 waste management calendar, which was mailed out to hundreds of thousands of homes, attempts to be inclusive by providing information in English, French, Tamil, Chinese, Spanish, and Portuguese. Instead it’s creating a lot of confusion, particularly for members of Toronto’s Tamil community. 

Investigators to probe fire at heritage home once engineers survey blackened remains

The Ontario Fire Marshal's office will investigate a major fire at a Toronto heritage house after engineers finish surveying the blackened remains of the building to determine whether anything can be salvaged, an official says.

'Five feet of sewage': Toronto homeowner inundated by floods begs city to step in

Ricardo Mota gets a knot in the pit of his stomach any time he sees dark clouds roll over the city. 

Toronto family told they couldn't cremate father because of possible medical implants

Cindy Monk-Fuller says just hours after her father's death, a representative from the Toronto funeral home asked if he had ever had any kind of treatment for cancer where they used medical isotopes. She says they were initially told he couldn't be granted his final wish: to be cremated.

Running on empty: As Beer Store locations close, it's getting harder to recycle

It's getting easier to buy beer these days, but there are fewer places to bring your bottles back to score a refund.

Maple Leafs defencemen hope to steal spotlight from high-powered offence

The spotlight may have been focused on the Maple Leafs high-powered offence throughout training camp, but the defence is set to prove its worthy of attention, too.

Leafs set to embark on the most anticipated season in franchise history

Generations of Leafs fans have grown up not knowing what it's like to see this team win a Stanley Cup. Now, the city is in a frenzy as fans prepare for the most anticipated season in franchise history.

Torontonians step up to help victims of Sunday's shooting on the Danforth

Violeta Budo never expected to be back working at Bell’s Tailors and Dry Cleaners after selling the shop two years ago, but she says her retirement came to an abrupt halt Monday morning.

Waterfront park at Ontario Place nominated for major architecture award

The creators of Trillium Park and the William G. Davis Trail at Ontario Place are up for a prestigious international award in architecture.

Fans of Belgium and France trash talk before big World Cup match

Let the trash talking begin. With World Cup superpowers Belgium and France set to square off in the semifinals, fans of the two countries all over the world have been engaging in a war of words.

The Leafs may be losing, but the kids are still going to be alright

The patience of Leaf fans could be put to the test again if things continue to go the way they have been in the team's first round series with the Boston Bruins. But would an early exit from the playoffs, for the second straight year, really be all that bad?

'It's emotional, to say the least': Toronto man meets paramedics who saved his life

Feb. 14 is now officially 'Safe City Day,' a time for residents to learn CPR and the proper use of a defibrillator. Heart attack survivor John Turco was at City Hall to speak about the importance of these procedures, and how they saved his life.

Maple Leafs, NHL celebrate 100 years of history with 'The Next Century Game'

The Toronto Maple Leafs and the NHL both officially turn 100 today.

Residents decry planned Columbus Centre redevelopment

About 200 people gathered at a public meeting on Wednesday to voice their concerns about a planned redevelopment of the Columbus Centre, which some say is integral to the city's Italian community.

Angry parents push back against halfway house near kids' school

Ten convicted criminals who have been granted day parole will be moving into a John Howard Society halfway house as early as December. They will be housed on the second floor of a building that overlooks St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School. Parents and area residents are not happy.