David Shum is a web producer for Global Toronto and Globalnews.ca’s national breaking news desk.
Before jumping online in 2012, David worked as a television news reporter for nearly six years in the Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto markets.
Highlights include being the Quebec City bureau reporter for Global Montreal, the National Assembly reporter for CBC Montreal covering Quebec politics and later reporter for Global Toronto.
Born and raised in Montreal, David earned his journalism degree at Concordia University. He also has a Master’s degree in political science from Carleton University in Ottawa.
In his spare time, David enjoys photography, snowboarding and traveling.
A male was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a shooting in north-end Toronto Friday morning. Continue reading →
A community group representing seven Ontario families have filed a human rights complaint against the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) on Friday over its inability to properly address incidents of Islamophobia and systemic racism within the institution’s ranks. Continue reading →
City officials are advising residents in east-end Toronto that their tap water is safe to drink after a number of residents complained of a chemical taste Thursday night. Continue reading →
Toronto police are seeking the public’s help identifying a male suspect wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on board a subway car near St. Clair West station. Continue reading →
Two people were seriously injured following a single-vehicle rollover in downtown Toronto early Friday morning. Continue reading →
Police in York Region say they are looking for witnesses after a body was found in a ravine northwest of Toronto Thursday afternoon. Continue reading →
Police in Hamilton, Ont., say they are “not ruling anything out” after a Muslim teen was robbed in a weekend attack which his family suggests may have been a hate crime. Continue reading →
The Toronto Transit Commission is forging ahead with a plan to begin random drug testing of its employees after approving the move at a board meeting on Wednesday. Continue reading →
More than one thousand skilled tradespeople flooded the front lawn of Queen’s Park on Wednesday to protest the Liberal government’s proposed amendments to Bill 70, which they say will threaten jobs and workplace safety. Continue reading →
A man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman during the Grey Cup at BMO Field Sunday night has been arrested. Continue reading →
Toronto is taking another step forward in its attempt to open three supervised safe injection sites in the city. Continue reading →
No injuries were reported following a two-alarm fire at a unit of a strip mall in Scarborough overnight. Continue reading →
York Regional Police are looking into leads following a shooting at a residential neighbourhood in Richmond Hill overnight. Continue reading →
A new report released on Monday by non-profit group Social Planning Toronto concludes that poverty costs the city between $4.4 and $5.5 billion a year. Continue reading →