Victoria Valido


Victoria Valido is a producer based in Ottawa for the CBC News parliamentary bureau. She has produced for Power and Politics, The House, Rosemary Barton Live and The National. Previously, she was CBC Toronto's Social Media Producer. She also produced local Toronto TV newscasts and worked on CBC Radio One's Metro Morning and Here and Now. You can email story ideas to

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Is Toronto the raccoon capital of Canada?

CBC's Adrian Cheung looks into the trash pandas that call Canada's largest city home — and why they not only survive but thrive in Toronto. 

'I'm going to absolutely kill this': Up and coming Brampton musicians step into spotlight at NXNE

This is Brampton is the first-ever showcase of emerging Brampton talent at the North by Northeast music festival.
The Campaigner

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals calling out NDP's 'major math mistake'

Victoria Day fireworks displays are being prepped in across the province, but sparks are already flying on the campaign trail this holiday Monday.
The Campaigner

Wynne: 'It's a tough election, there's no doubt about that'

It's day two of the May long weekend and all of the Ontario party leaders are making moves around the province. Kathleen Wynne gets questioned on spending a lot of time in Mississauga, an area that leaned strongly Liberal in 2014.
The Campaigner

Horwath writes off Wynne: The choice is Doug Ford or me

The long weekend is here, but it's no holiday for some of the leaders as they continue to campaign across the province.
The Campaigner

Wynne tries to walk away, but Ford won't let go of smile remark

It's the first weekend of campaigning for the Ontario party leaders after a week of two debates that saw PC Leader Doug Ford twice comment on Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne's smile and Andrea Horwath's New Democrats gain momentum on the trail.
The Campaigner

The NDP is up in the polls ... and Doug Ford has noticed

The Ontario party leaders square off for the second time this week, but this time it's in Parry Sound for the Northern Leaders Debate today. This is The Campaigner, meant to keep political rookies and junkies alike informed at what's going on in the election campaign.

Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew on Gord Downie and the power of music

He’s the frontman of one of Toronto’s most well known music collectives, Broken Social Scene, and over the past two years Kevin Drew’s talents have gone beyond being a performer, but also as a producer of two notable albums - Gord Downie’s The Secret Path and Introduce Yerself.

TIFF Rising Star Ellen Wong wrestles with family expectations to follow acting dream

Ellen Wong is back in her city as part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Rising Stars program, which recognizes young Canadian talent.

How this Hamilton director made his TIFF dream happen with The Carter Effect

Hamilton's Sean Menard will walk the red carpet on Saturday at TIFF for the world premiere of his film The Carter Effect, on Vince Carter's rise to fame as a Toronto Raptor and his influence on this city.