Nancy Wood


Nancy Wood is a copy editor at CBC Montreal. She has worked as a national TV reporter and radio host for CBC. She began her career covering politics for the Montreal Gazette and the Toronto Star and was a senior writer in Maclean's Magazine's Parliamentary bureau.

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2nd victim of Laval daycare crash remembered as 'ray of sunshine' by her family

A city of Laval bus drove straight into a daycare last week, killing two children and injuring six others. One of the children was identified last week. The second's name was released today by her parents.
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A forecast of freezing rain still brings me dread, 25 years later

Nancy Wood is a journalist who covered the 1998 ice storm for CBC but also lived through it, as a resident of the Triangle of Darkness on Montreal's South Shore.

Next governor general's inability to speak French leaves francophone communities conflicted

Many francophones across Quebec and Canada say they are concerned that the country's next governor general cannot speak French. So far, there have been more than 50 complaints to the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages.

Tulips from Expo 67 continue to bring joy every spring to a Montreal family

A Montreal family has carefully looked after bulbs their father rescued from the garbage at Expo 67. More than 50 years later, the tulips still bring joy every spring.

Mayor Plante says anti-mask protesters showed disrespect to victims of COVID-19

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says anti-mask protesters showed a lack of respect to victims of pandemic with their march last Saturday.

After CAQ victory, Liberals have a chance to seize Quebec's political centre

With the new Coalition Avenir Québec government promising right-of-centre policies include smaller government and fewer immigrants, the Liberals have a shining opportunity before them to reclaim Quebec's political centre.

Carving a legacy: CBC video editor moonlights as YouTube sensation 'The Woodpecker'

CBC Montreal video editor Alain Vaillancourt has achieved international fame as YouTube sensation 'The Woodpecker.' His how-to videos shot in his woodworking shop have been viewed 21 million times.

Parti Québécois faces tough call as PKP signals he's ready for comeback

Pierre Karl Péladeau's comments that he is "ready to serve" if the sovereignist cause needs him have likely ignited hope in some desperate members of the faltering PQ. PQ Leader Jean-François Lisée says he's welcome. But Lisée would do well to be wary.

How well do you remember 2017?

Our CBC Montreal News at 11 anchor Nancy Wood put together a quiz to test your knowledge of the year.

Jean-François Lisée's leadership review tests reason vs. passion for Parti Québécois

The first order of business at this weekend's PQ policy convention is a confidence vote in the party leader. As Nancy Wood sees it, whether they like Jean-François Lisée's go-slow approach to sovereignty or not, Péquistes would be crazy to eject him.