There are few jobs in the TV news business that Alan Carter hasn’t had. He’s worked as a reporter, anchor, producer and manager in Vancouver, Edmonton, and since 1999, here in Toronto.
Over the years he’s been tear-gassed, tasered, and dunked in frozen Lake Ontario – all in the name of getting the story.
Alan now brings his passion for politics and story-telling to the legislature as Global Toronto’s Queen’s Park Bureau Chief. W
When he’s not asking tough questions of politicians, Alan can be found on his mountain bike riding the amazing trails across this great province. He’s competed in several endurance races, including a 24-hour relay race.
A proud father of two young children, Alan spends his spare time trying to keep the peace at home.
With the political theatre at Queen’s park surrounding accusations of homophobia and the questioning of evolution, it’s easy to lose sight of what exactly is in Ontario’s new sex education curriculum. Continue reading →
The province budgeted $1 billion of installing the meters, the true cost is already $1.9 billion and still climbing. Continue reading →
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau joked “Torontonians love to tell themselves” the rest of the country hates them. But he did offer an example of how people in Canada’s largest city act differently. Continue reading →
It’s no secret having a famous name can give you a leg up in politics: Kennedy, Trudeau, and Ford for example. But what about Danny DeVito in Vaughan or Robert Duvall in Milton? Continue reading →
You can’t have a conversation about the future of Toronto without someone using the words ‘world class city.’ Continue reading →
The majority of dogs and cats in Toronto do not have a license, despite a municipal bylaw requiring owners to buy one and renew it every year. Continue reading →
Despite provincial legislation commanding the TTC to make all 69 subway stops in Toronto accessible to people with disabilities, the TTC says there is simply not enough money to complete the job. Continue reading →
A group of mothers in Schomberg, Ontario have united to reinstate bus services for their kids. Continue reading →
Despite the Ford family’s last minute twists and turns, there is some certainty on Toronto’s mayoral ballot. Continue reading →
Information acquired by Global News highlights the elementary and middle schools in Toronto with the highest number of pedestrian collisions. Continue reading →
Construction workers will begin replacing the balcony glass of the Shangri-La within two weeks. Continue reading →
In downtown Toronto at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Toronto Firefighter Paul Atkinson has just finished his weekly meeting with officials. Continue reading →
There are no shell craters or barbed wire but the road separating Super Burger and Champ Burger at the entrance to the Grey Bruce Peninsula, is a no man’s land in a decades old burger battle. Continue reading →
With Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet named, all eyes at Queen’s Park turn to the election of the Speaker of the House, a plum position with extra salary and perks. Continue reading →