Stories by Darren MacDonald
- Supreme court ruling allows for evidence from a northern Ont. unlawful spot check to be admitted in court
- Police say North Bay suspect had $116K in drugs on him, $43K in cash
- Sudbury murder trial nears conclusion, closing arguments Monday
- As trail options shrink, Sudbury may allow snow machines to cross city streets
- Cemetery running out of room, Sudbury OKs $4M expansion
- Hwy. 17 fully reopen between Wawa, White River
- Northern Ont. police find driver unconscious at the wheel, motor running
- Sault police seize guns, ammunition, drugs, suspect charged
- Sault Ste. Marie joins others, will ban TikTok on city devices
- Northern Ontario police seize $35K in drugs during traffic stop
- Sudbury murder trial to resume Thursday morning
- Sudbury police say vehicle was travelling 170 km/h in 80 km/h zone
- Family sues OPP, others, for more than $2M after woman dies in Sudbury, Ont., jail
- Sudbury murder trial delayed again due to COVID-19
- Northern Ont. woman wins fight to have OHIP pay for surgery to remove excess skin
- North Bay police reject link between tax hike, officers on leave with PTSD
- Insolvent Springer Aerospace struggles to restructure as key employees leave
- COVID-19 delays Sudbury murder trial until Monday
- Man accused of lying about seeing Sudbury murder suspect insists he was always telling the truth
- Defence witness describes identifying first Sweeney murder suspect from photo lineup
Darren MacDonald joins CTV News Northern Ontario as a digital content producer, continuing his journalism career in Greater Sudbury that spans more than two decades.
MacDonald began as a city hall reporter, covering the amalgamation of communities that created the City of Greater Sudbury. Later, he was an editor for The Sudbury Star, first in business and entertainment, and was appointed News Editor in 2010.
He returned to writing in 2012, heading back to city hall, covering politics until he joined CTV News Northern Ontario April 2020.
He has a degree in English, with a minor in political science, from Dalhousie University, and a graduate degree in journalism from the University of King’s College in Halifax.