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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6 months in, Ottawa's LRT has had more bad days than good ones

CBC Ottawa has crunched the numbers on the Confederation Line's bumpy start.

Extra rush hour buses will run until the end of the month

OC Transpo riders getting into and out of the core during peak periods will have the choice of an LRT train or extra bus today and all next week.

Enjoy the last day of holiday-level traffic volumes

Keep minding those wet roads, puddles and the grime it can fling onto your windows.

Happy (sloppy) new year for foot-powered commuters

Many of the capital's streets are puddled up and this week's snow will keep melting today and tomorrow.

Ottawa's latest Instagram star is a middle-aged white cat that doesn't care for salad

Once upon a time, at a table not very far away, a white cat made a face at a salad. Someone took a picture. Now suburban Ottawa's own smudge_lord has 1.1 million Instagram followers. Because that's how the internet works.

Woe-train: Ottawa's LRT troubles, by the numbers

In the seven and a half weeks since Ottawa's Confederation Line opened to the public, there's been nearly a full day's worth of service disruptions — that we know about.

Vulgar slur painted across MP Catherine McKenna's office

Whoever spray-painted a vulgar word across the front window of Catherine McKenna's campaign office overnight has failed in their attempt to chase women out of politics, the Ottawa Centre MP said Thursday.

The Ottawa Senators attendance dip — by the numbers

On Oct. 10 the Sens lost 6-3 to St. Louis in front of only 9,204 fans, the smallest home crowd in many years.

Want to run a boutique hotel in Gatineau Park? Now's your chance

The NCC is now looking for a new tenant for a historic hotel in Gatineau Park less than two years after it reopened.

Mysterious objects falling onto vehicles in Mont-Bleu

Vehicles are again being hit by falling objects on boulevard Riel in Gatineau, Que.'s central Mont-Bleu neighbourhood, and police are still looking for leads.

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.

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.