Genevieve Tomney

Ontario Votes

Genevieve Tomney joined CBC News as a reporter in 2007. She's had the opportunity to work on both the east and west coasts of Canada in Vancouver, Halifax, Fredericton and Saint John. In 2010, she jumped at the chance to move back to her hometown of Toronto and join the CBC News Toronto team. She has covered major stories for CBC News, from the Russell Williams sentencing hearings in Belleville to the Toronto leg of CBC's Gemini Award-nominated coverage of the Queen's 2010 Royal Visit. She is reporting from the leaders' campaigns during the 2014 Ontario election.

Latest from Genevieve Tomney


Ontario election 2014: Too soon to rule out a coalition

There’s a very real chance Ontario voters will deliver another minority government to Queen’s Park - be it Progressive Conservative or Liberal. So, enter the "C" word. Coalition.

Front-runners embracing risks in Ontario election campaign

Taking risks is something politicians traditionally try to avoid during an election campaign - and in that sense, this 2014 Ontario campaign has already been anything but traditional.

Minister defends Ontario's name change 'safeguards'

A provincial cabinet minister is defending the way Ontario processes requests for name changes, despite concerns that the system has loopholes that could be exploited.

Ontario Premier Wynne says spring budget could shake things up

In a feature interview with CBC News, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne expresses concerns about the Line 9 oil pipeline; says she won't change governance at Metrolinx, the Toronto-area transit planning agency; and talks about the next election.

U.S. experts have safety advice for GTA schools

U.S. experts were in Toronto on Wednesday with a warning for schools here — be prepared.

Toronto doctor's boss says he was 'aware' of sex assault allegations

The former head of anesthesiology at Toronto's North York General Hospital testified Friday that he was "aware" of allegations of sexual assault against one of his doctors.

Supervisor testifies at Toronto doctor's sex assault trial

The doctor who was the head of anesthesiology at North York General Hospital during the period one of his doctors was allegedly sexually assaulting female patients, began testifying in a Toronto court on Thursday.

Witness describes alleged sex assault by Toronto doctor

A 57-year-old woman testified Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted while undergoing surgery by her anesthesiologist, Dr. George Doodnaught. WARNING: This story contains explicit details.

Man jailed for life for killing Toronto barber

A 28-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges on Friday in the slaying of a popular barber from Toronto's Malvern neighbourhood.