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.
Toronto Mayor John Tory raised a record $2.86 million for his 2014 election campaign eclipsing mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and Doug Ford. Continue reading →
Toronto police are warning the public of an increasing number of gym locker thefts in the Don Mills area. Continue reading →
Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health has issued an extreme cold weather alert for the city with the expected overnight low of -12C. Continue reading →
Striking teaching assistants are staging a 10-kilometre march today from York’s Glendon campus to University of Toronto to protest the ongoing labour dispute. Continue reading →
A male pedestrian in his 20s is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto overnight. Continue reading →
University of Toronto teaching assistants currently on strike will vote Thursday afternoon whether to accept the school’s offer for a binding arbitration process to end the labour dispute. Continue reading →
The Toronto Transit Commission is meeting today to discuss and approve a budget and schedule change for the Spadina subway extension. Continue reading →
Global News reporter Minna Rhee had her pregnancy revealed on Toronto’s The Morning Show when co-host Liem Vu accidentally referenced her baby bump in a live segment on Thursday. Continue reading →
Developer Daniels Corporation has unveiled its plan for a mixed-use condo project at the site of the former Guvernment nightclub in Toronto’s waterfront district. Continue reading →
he Ontario government announced Thursday a hydro electricity rebate for low-income households making $50,000 or less but others will see their bill rise. Continue reading →
Toronto police have announced the launch of a crime prevention campaign called Project Blue Ram to help curb criminal activity in the Chinatown area of the city. Continue reading →
A 46-year-old man has been killed following a single vehicle collision in Mississauga overnight. Continue reading →
The Toronto Transit Commission confirms test results of a substance found leaking inside the College Station tunnel on Tuesday is not gasoline or diesel fuel and is believed to be some form of oil. Continue reading →
Full subway service has resumed between Bayview and Don Mills station following a fire investigation Wednesday morning. Continue reading →
GO Transit and the town of Milton are joining forces to initiate a pilot project that will offer door-to-door bus service to commuters who can’t find parking spots at the overcrowded GO train station. Continue reading →