Michelle Cheung

Reporter, CBC Toronto

Michelle Cheung has been around the block a few times having worked as a journalist in Canada and internationally for more than 25 years. She has embraced telling digital, radio and TV stories that affect people in Toronto, the city where she grew up. Michelle's favourite way to explore the city is on her bike. You can reach her at michelle.cheung@cbc.ca

Latest from Michelle Cheung

Ex-juror diagnosed with PTSD says psychiatric help should be available after trials

A man diagnosed with PTSD after serving as a juror in a gruesome murder trial in Toronto wants officials to provide help to those suffering after doing their civic duty.

120 investors likely lost $9M in syndicated mortgages tied to convicted fraudster

More than 120 people from the Greater Toronto Area's Chinese community have likely lost nearly $9 million in syndicated mortgage investments solicited by someone they trusted and who then loaned the money to a convicted fraudster, a CBC News investigation has found.

集資按揭投資與有詐騙前科男子有關

加拿大廣播公司新聞部的偵查報導發現,超過120 名大多倫多地區的華裔投資者,被一名可信任人士招攬作集資按揭(syndicated mortgage) 投資, 資金其後被貸款予一名有詐騙前科的男子,可能合共損失接近900萬元。

Toronto lawyer says $1B of Ontario investors' money lost in syndicated mortgages

More than $1 billion of investors' money has likely been lost in syndicated mortgage investments in Ontario, according to a Toronto real estate lawyer.

Ontario regulator lacks expertise to regulate syndicated mortgages, says former registrar

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario lacks the expertise and knowledge needed to regulate syndicated mortgages, according to the province's former registrar under the Mortgage Brokers Act.

50 years later, the beat goes on for the city's Caribbean festival

Toronto's Caribbean Festival marks a half century this summer of music, dancing and celebrating in the streets of the city, but even with the upcoming anniversary the infighting that's marred the festival in the past hasn't gone away.

Canada Post 'inventing rules' to bring in community mailboxes, says Milton man

Canada Post is making up rules to cancel door-to-door delivery in some neighbourhoods despite an announcement that it was suspending conversion to super mailboxes after the last federal election, said a Milton man.

'Not the resolution I wanted': Parent says no consequences for Whitby teacher accused of racial slur

An investigation into the allegation that a high school teacher in Whitby, Ont., referred to a group of black students using a racial slur has ended with no punishment for the teacher, according to parents who attended a meeting with the Durham District School Board.

The fast lane to affordable housing for one Toronto resident is in a laneway

City council will consider a report this week on the potential for transforming some of the city's laneways into a resource for new housing.

No competition for Toronto's first Caribbean Queen 50 years ago

Unlike today's competition where you have to earn the right to be crowned Queen of carnival, it was Hyacinth Noreiga stature that put her front and centre at Toronto's first Caribbean festival in 1967.

Owner of website that names and shames debtors told to shut down

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has ordered the owner of a website that publishes public information about people who've been successfully sued but won't pay up to "cease and desist."

Mother's Day 'bittersweet' for moms of stillborn babies

As Mother's Day approaches, Amanda Lester thought she'd be celebrating Mother's Day with her husband, son and newborn daughter. Instead she's grieving.

Consumer Protection Act charges against Ontario Energy Group dropped

A year after Ontario Energy Group was slapped with 142 counts of violating the Consumer Protection Act, they've all been withdrawn.

Jurors from traumatic trials call for national counselling program

Jurors from about a dozen of the country's most horrific trials have added their voices to the call for a national program of support for people who are traumatized after serving on a jury.

City bars paving contractor from bidding on contracts for 3 years

A city of Toronto committee has voted to bar contractor Four Seasons Site Development from bidding on future contracts for three years after officials fired the company because it breached its College Street beautification contract last summer.