Our Journalists

Breaking a news story takes dedication, sometimes for years. It requires curiosity,
determination and a commitment to delivering the truth to a public who deserve
nothing less. Star journalists are held in the highest regard for their integrity, accuracy and relentless pursuit of news stories that need telling.


Christopher Hume

Christopher Hume is the architecture critic and urban issues columnist of the Toronto Star. He won a National Newspaper Award in 2009 on his fifth NNA nomination. He has also received multiple awards and citations for architectural journalism and urban affairs criticism. His book, William Jamesí Toronto Views, won a Toronto Heritage Award in 2000. He appears frequently on radio and television as a commentator on city issues. Born in England in 1951, he came to Canada as a child. He was educated at the University of Toronto and Glendon College. Known as a champion of cities and the arts, Hume lives in downtown Toronto.