Andrew Foote

CBC Reporter

Andrew Foote has been with the CBC since February 2013 after graduating from Carleton University. He can be reached at or @amkfoote on Twitter.

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Shipping container bistros popping up in 3 Ottawa parks

New, temporary patios will soon be set up on National Capital Commission land in the Glebe, downtown Ottawa and along the Ottawa River.

Here's why your commute is so horrendous

Road and lane closures have been piling up on each other in the last few weeks to the point where afternoon congestion in the core is basically unavoidable.

Raging Petawawa River closes bridge

The swollen, raging Petawawa River is eroding its shoreline, forcing the closure of a bridge and the cancellation of a whitewater paddling event.

Ottawa River now predicted to rise 50 cm over 2017 levels

The Ottawa River could rise 50 centimetres above peak levels seen during the devastating flooding of May 2017, officials now warn.

NCC planning Gatineau Park trail expansion

The National Capital Commission is proposing to add more than 100 kilometres of new trails to Gatineau Park in an attempt to keep visitors off an expanding network of unofficial trails it says pose safety and environmental threat.

Budget promises millions more for Phoenix fix

The federal budget unveiled Tuesday contains new money to fix and eventually replace the federal government payroll system, and reveals plans to build new crossings across the Ottawa River.

Brewery putting feral felines to work

An Ottawa brewery known for its Pink Fuzz beer is adding a pair of fuzzy friends to its workforce.

City still facing lawsuits from 2013 double-decker bus crash

The City of Ottawa is still dealing with lawsuits from the fatal double-decker bus crash in 2013 as a law firm prepares a class-action lawsuit for last week's double-decker crash at Westboro station.

Keeping score: Ottawa's top sports stories of 2018

It was a year that saw teams, athletes and even a soccer pitch catch fire.

Catching clicks: CBC Ottawa's most-read stories of 2018

These are the stories that were seen by the most people over the last 361 days.

NCC, RendezVous strike LeBreton Flats deal

The National Capital Commission has reached an agreement in principle with RendezVous LeBreton to redevelop LeBreton Flats, a coveted 21-hectare patch of mostly vacant land beside Ottawa's core.

LeBreton Flats project in peril over partners' dispute

The plan for the massive redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, including a new NHL arena, is in danger of failing over a disagreement between the key members of the group awarded the major project.

LeBreton runner-up says it's still ready to roll

The group that finished second to the disentegrating RendezVous LeBreton bid to bring an NHL arena to downtown Ottawa says it's still ready and willing to take over the project.

It's move-in weekend for Ottawa's rookie city councillors

For Ottawa's new city councillors, moving into their new offices at City Hall is a sign that the work has officially begin.

CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of Oct. 28

How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz and find out.