Bobby Hristova


Bobby Hristova is a journalist with CBC Hamilton. He reports on all issues, but has a knack for stories that hold people accountable, stories that focus on social issues and investigative journalism. He previously worked for the National Post and CityNews in Toronto. You can contact him at

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Golf tournament, triathlon and Open Streets to close several Hamilton roads starting this weekend

Several Hamilton roads will be closed or affected by some events this weekend and next week.

21 Ancaster households haven't been able to drink their water since Tuesday: city

Accidental damage to a service line this week has left 21 households in Ancaster unable to drink their own water for two days, according to the city.

Jurors hear closing arguments from defence in Oliver Kafara and Lucy Li murder trial

The 13-member jury heard closing arguments Tuesday during the seventh and final week of the trial of Toronto residents Karafa and Li. The couple were charged after Karafa shot Tyler Pratt, 39, and Jordyn Romano, his 26-year-old pregnant girlfriend, in 2021 in Stoney Creek.

Linc to close from May 24 to May 27 for maintenance work, city says

The Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway will be closed this upcoming weekend for maintenance work, according to the city.

Fog in Hamilton and nearby areas to clear up Sunday morning and return overnight

Environment Canada has put Hamilton and surrounding areas under a fog advisory on Sunday, but the agency said it should clear up Sunday morning  — only to return again overnight.

McMaster offers to meet with students about investments — only when pro-Palestinian encampment ends

McMaster University says its chief financial officer would meet with student groups to discuss the school’s investment strategy and consider ways to make things more transparent, but only after the pro-Palestinian encampment on campus ends — an offer the student groups leading the encampments quickly rejected.

What's open and closed this Victoria Day weekend in Hamilton

Here's a look at what city services and shopping options are available on the weekend and the holiday Monday.

Training pilot injured after helicopter crash and rollover in Burlington, Ont., documents show

A preliminary report of the crash from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, obtained by CBC Hamilton, details how the crash unfolded.

A 1st in Canada, $1.6B EV battery separator plant to open in Port Colborne, Ont., in 2027

A small city nestled in southern Ontario's Niagara Region will be home to a new $1.6-billion electric vehicle battery plant. Politicians at the announcement on Tuesday didn't say how many jobs the plant will produce or who will get them.

Here's where Hamilton's fastest drivers were caught speeding in 2023

Hamilton police data obtained by the CBC shows how many stunt drivers — anyone going 40 km/h over the posted speed limit — were caught last year and shows where drivers were caught the most.