Abby Hughes


Abby Hughes does a little bit of everything at CBC News in Toronto. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University. You can reach her at

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Chatham-Kent council approves tiny cabin transitional housing project

The municipality of Chatham-Kent has approved a project that will see 50 tiny cabins built to provide transitional housing for people who are homeless.

Micro breweries in this area usually get their malt from out west. One family hopes to change that

Micro breweries in the Windsor, Ont., area get their malt from out west, and now a local malt house is trying to become their go-to supplier. Windsor Morning host Amy Dodge gets an inside look at the Byrne Craft Malt House.

Meet the intern who scored the lucky spot as an athletic trainer with the Blue Jays

Dylan Langlois will be front and centre for tonight’s home opener against the Seattle Mariners

'So lucky:' Eclipse watchers reflect from Essex County, the first in Canada to see totality

Shock, awe and feelings of the eclipse being kind of "eerie:" Eclipse watchers flocked to Point Pelee National Park to take in a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse in Essex County, Ont. 

St. Clair College staff, students pay tribute to graduate Sylvain Lessard

Lessard was killed on County Road 42 while returning from a hockey practice with the Lakeshore Canadiens last October.

Young solar enthusiast's spirits are sky-high as he awaits eclipse

Ashton Mantha, 11, has convinced his parents to drive him to Leamington, Ont., to view the solar event, where a few minutes of totality can be observed.

Sheet music written by Auschwitz prisoners collected dust for decades. This British composer restored it

After eight years spent recovering the documents, Leo Geyer finally brought one of the pieces to an audience. He hopes the music helps people better understand Holocaust history.

A 4-day pause in fighting won't solve Gaza's humanitarian crisis, says aid worker

UNICEF spokesperson James Elder says a few days without airstrikes won't be enough to alleviate the humanitarian crisis there.

Meet the woman who's been making Gene Simmons' codpieces for 20 years

Rebecca Sevrin says the crew will have a difficult time disbanding once KISS plays what they say is their final concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden next month

Why this Ukrainian-Canadian singer joined the front lines as a combat medic

Marichka Marczyk used her voice to support her home country for years as one half of the band Balaclava Blues, before deciding to join the frontlines.