Jonathan Ore


Jonathan Ore is a writer and editor for CBC Radio Digital in Toronto. He regularly covers the video games industry for CBC Radio programs across the country and has also covered arts & entertainment, technology and the games industry for CBC News.

Latest from Jonathan Ore

How these Indigenous pharmacists are building trust and confronting health care's legacy of systemic racism

From the top down to the grassroots, Indigenous pharmacists are working to build a community in their field — and ensure people have access to both traditional and modern medicine.

We need to talk about class to tackle inequality in Canada, author argues

Toronto Star books editor Deborah Dundas says that even though class divisions exist in Canada, we don't talk about them openly.

A controversial P.E.I. development includes a stony seawall. Critics say it threatens the shoreline

A controversial construction project on the coast of P.E.I. has been the subject of residents' ire for months, thanks to a large stone seawall that critics say severely restricts access to the public beach. But the property's owners say the seawall mitigates erosion.

Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sticks the landing in a triumphant return to Hyrule

Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom brilliantly builds on the foundation set by Breath of the Wild in the best ways a good sequel can. Yet with it comes a nagging sense of déjà vu.

Temple Grandin says education systems aren't making space for visual thinkers like her

We've come a long way in understanding autism since Temple Grandin was first diagnosed with it back in the 1950s. But Grandin, now 75, says that too many "visual thinkers" like her are being let down by education systems.

Why some Canadians are cutting back on expenses to spend big on 'lavish' vacations

According to new data from the Royal Bank of Canada's spending tracker, Canadians are cutting back their spending on discretionary goods like clothes and restaurants, but spending on non-essential services — especially travel — remained strong.

From makeshift memorials to found family: How video games can help forge powerful human bonds

Gamers, researchers and experts tell us how people can form meaningful connections through playing video games — even if they've never met in the real world before.

Why the exclamation mark is still something to get excited about!

The explosion of emojis on smartphones and social media offers hundreds of alternatives to old-fashioned punctuation. But literary scholar Florence Hazrat argues we could use more exclamation marks — or exclamation points, depending on your preference — in our lives, not fewer.

This U.K. team brings hospital care into homes. Could more of these programs help Canada?

Health-care teams in the U.K. are providing hospital-quality care for people in their homes to help ease systems facing a shortage of hospital beds. And while versions of these programs exist in Canada, some experts say we need more of them.

Gulchehra Hoja was a Uyghur TV star in China. Now she's a journalist in exile

Gulchehra Hoja hopes that her memoir will help highlight the plight of the Uyghur people, but also showcase the beauty of her culture and homeland — and serve as a warning for what is being lost.