Trevor Dunn

Trevor Dunn is an award-winning journalist with CBC Toronto. Since 2008 he's covered a variety of topics, ranging from local and national politics to technology on the South American countryside. Trevor is interested in uncovering news: real estate, crime, corruption, art, sports. Reach out to him. Se habla español.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto opens Saturday night. Here's what you can see

Nuit Blanche Toronto is Saturday September 29.

'Reconnecting us to the wastelands': AGO's new photo exhibit shows what humanity's doing to the planet

A new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, called Anthropocene, seeks to reveal the way human activity is transforming the planet.

Enbridge apologizes for Toronto man's 'incredibly painful' $2,780 gas bill

Enbridge is apologizing after billing a Toronto man nearly $3,000 and then taking months to resolve what appears to be their mistake.

Her business is in Toronto, but this art dealer now needs a work permit to go to U.S.

A Toronto art dealer was denied entry to the U.S. and told she requires a work permit.

200 more officers, 1 less shooting: Toronto police gun violence strategy ends with uncertain results

A project that put extra frontline police officers on Toronto streets during the summer has come to an end, but it’s not yet clear what the initiative accomplished.

He shoots, he smokes: Former NHLer pitches pot to hockey players

On the ice, Riley Cote was a tough guy who often encouraged his opponents to drop their gloves. Now, the retired National Hockey League enforcer is asking hockey players to drop their alcohol and opioids, so they can pick up pot.

Suicide Prevention Day: After their son died, a dream was born

Deborah and David Cooper's son Eli took his own life in 2010 after a long struggle with mental illness. Now they're working to create a unique treatment facility for young adults living with mental illness.

Sometimes big surf hits Toronto beaches — but city lifeguards aren't trained for it

Toronto lifeguards are not trained to rescue swimmers in powerful surf conditions, even though ocean-like waves and dangerous currents can sometimes occur in Lake Ontario.

Danforth killer had no criminal record, but guns, gangs and drugs weren't far away

The man who shot and killed multiple people on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue last Sunday had no criminal record, but illicit activity — including guns, drugs and street gangs — was not far from Faisal Hussain.

Wild downtown Toronto police chase involved popular rappers

Two of the men at the centre of a wild police chase in downtown Toronto last month are up-and-coming rapper siblings with a large and loyal following of fans.

School board says it 'inadvertently' paid $7K to teacher with cancer. Now it wants the money back

A Brampton teacher diagnosed with cervical cancer last year is being asked to return thousands of dollars the school board mistakenly paid her while she was home sick.
CBC Investigates

Toronto socialites behind high-end fashion business admit leaving a trail of unpaid debts

A Toronto fashion designer who has dressed international classical music and opera stars owes tens of thousands of dollars to former friends, business partners and employees, a CBC Toronto investigation has found.

Most people killed in encounters with Toronto Police had problems with mental health or substance abuse

Tom Walker remembers his brother Robert as a big, strong protector and someone he looked up to. He died after an encounter with Toronto Police in 2004.

In deadly encounters with Toronto police, more than a third of victims are black

Black men and boys are more likely to die in encounters with Toronto police than those from other racial groups, new data compiled by CBC News suggests.

Syrian scholarship students now seeking refugee protection

Five Syrian scholarship students have applied for refugee protection and some say it’s because they felt let down by the renowned Toronto charity that brought them to Canada.