9/11 ten years later: Ottawa remembers
In the week leading up to the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, CBC Ottawa is looking back to how the events shaped our city and the people in it.
'A hard lesson'
Syrian-born engineer Maher Arar became the face of "extraordinary rendition" after Sept. 11. Ten years later, he says he still feels nervous about stepping on an airplane.
Ottawa residents, officials and CBC Ottawa's Steve Fischer shared memories of where they were and how their world changed after Sept. 11, 2001.
After Sept. 11, many new security measures were put in place at Ottawa landmarks, including Parliament Hill, the U.S. Embassy and the Ottawa airport. Ten years later, many of those changes are now permanent.
Survivor recalls horror
Maxine Williamson was talking with a colleague at the Manhattan law firm where she worked when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into her building, the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
Muslims face different world
Local muslims say their relationship with rest of the community in Ottawa has transformed since attacks.
Artists remember 9/11
Memorial concerts and exhibitions seek to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.