Matthew Kupfer has been a reporter and producer at CBC News since 2012. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @matthewkupfer
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Local animation studios drawing on adaptability during pandemic
At a time when new TV shows are among the few things people have to look forward to, Ottawa animators and the studios they work for have been busier than ever bringing those stories to life.
6 COVID-19 vaccination sites to open in the Outaouais
Western Quebec's public health authority says it will be ready to open six COVID-19 vaccination sites by Feb. 22, but it all depends on when the federal government delivers more doses.
Vaccine 'only way out' as COVID-19 marches through shelter system
The head of one of Ottawa's largest shelters is calling for people who live and work in the shelter system to be prioritized for vaccination as COVID-19 cases continue to spread.
Jagtar Gill's family braces for murder retrial
The niece of a slain Ottawa woman says her family is feeling anxiety and anguish as a new judge-alone trial gets underway seven years after her aunt's death.
Pandemic driving more young people to seek mental health help
CHEO, Kids Help Phone and eating disorder clinics in Ottawa are all seeing a significant spike in demand for their mental health services since the pandemic began.
Pandemic shifting city's review of snow-clearing priorities
Pandemic stay-at-home orders have changed how people are getting around Ottawa, and now the city wants to know whether its approach to keeping roads, sidewalks and cycling paths clear of snow and ice should evolve, too.
University of Ottawa holding virtual memorial for Iran plane crash victims
The University of Ottawa is holding a virtual memorial to mark the anniversary of the Iran plane crash, which killed three students from the school.
Ottawa tourism industry bracing for long recovery from COVID-19
COVID-19 took $1.4 billion in visitor spending out of the Ottawa economy and businesses say they are facing the prospect of a long recovery.
Ottawa business owners feel 'punished' by latest Ontario lockdown
Ottawa business owners say they're being swept up in the latest provincewide lockdown that punishes them for following the rules.
COVID-19 breeding stress, conflict in Ottawa rooming houses
People who live in rooming houses are facing more stress during a pandemic that asks them to isolate while they may share a kitchen and bathroom with dozens of house mates.