When the CBC's Waubgeshig Rice isn't busy reporting the local news, he spends some of his free time writing books. Rice sat down with host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld on Our Ottawa this week to discuss his debut novel, Legacy.

In the novel, Rice explores how an indigenous family responds to tragedy.

Watch the video above for the full interview with Rice.

Our Ottawa is a weekly TV show that takes a look at what's happening in our community, and includes lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

Also on Our Ottawa this week

  • Fitness trends 2015: Kimberley Perras, a certified personal trainer with Ottawa-based Canfitpro, discusses what's hot in fitness so far this year.
  • Social media: Web producer Jennifer Beard takes a look at the most viewed stories on cbc.ca/ottawa in 2014.
  • Cross-country skiing: Lucy goes to Gatineau Park to get a ski lesson from former Canadian ski champion Louis Helbig.

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