Kelda Yuen

Kelda Yuen is a reporter with CBC News in Toronto. She began her journalism career in Beijing and has travelled the world, from North Korea to Rwanda, in search of better understanding. Her two-part story 'Surviving Genocide' was the recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Series in 2017. When she's not in the field, you can find her at the multiplex. Email:

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'Dive in with both feet': How this Toronto entrepreneur beat the 'boys' club' to win in esports

Toronto entrepreneur Arwina Mogul says she had to fight a 'negative stigma around women' to create an esports platform that helps connect the gaming community. As the world marks Women's Entrepreneurship Day on Nov. 19, she hopes her story will inspire other women to start their own businesses.
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How a former middle school bully let go of his fist and found his voice

Isiah Baptiste used to resort to violence at school as a way to express himself, but with the help of a mentor, he turned to art as an outlet and found a voice he never knew he had.

'I just ignored it': Violent, homophobic incidents common in high schools but few students report them

A CBC News survey has found one in four students in high schools have been called hateful names or have been subjected to comments that are homophobic or transphobic, but many don't report it.

'This species is very special': Granddaddy of the spider discovered by ROM researchers

Fossils uncovered by an expedition team from the Royal Ontario Museum have led to the discovery of a tiny predator that predates spiders and scorpions.

'We were shocked': Parents complain of frayed harnesses in Evenflo child car seats

Dozens of parents across the country are raising safety concerns about fraying straps on their Evenflo child car seats, prompting Transport Canada to investigate.

Why saving money on food is 'definitely a challenge' for millennials

Millennials are having trouble saving money and and part of the problem is the convenience and abundance of food apps, experts say.