Ahmar Khan

CBC News

Ahmar Khan is a reporter with CBC Ottawa. Prior to joining the Ottawa newsroom, he spent six years in television, radio and digital media reporting in Winnipeg, Vancouver, Victoria, Kamloops, B.C., and Toronto.

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Permanent residents in limbo waiting to immigrate to Canada

A backlog of some 23,000 aspiring immigrants with expired or soon-to-be expired documents are waiting to enter Canada. The government says it's working to get caught up, but some of them have gone months without any word.

Indigenous community navigated COVID-19 while crossing borders

The community of Akwesasne is unique in that it straddles three health jurisdictions and two countries, which meant its residents experienced some challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwesasne chief disputes data showing few residents fully vaccinated

Estimates of just how many people living in the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne are fully vaccinated vary significantly, but its chief insists the number is skewed due to cross-border vaccinations.

Residents want city to clean up, improve safety at Dundonald Park

People who live near Dundonald Park in Ottawa’s Centretown neighbourhood have called on the city to help them reclaim the park from illegal activity, drug use and fighting.

Westboro Beach residents hope to save Canada 150 maple trees

To mark Canada's 150th anniversary, the City of Ottawa planted several dozen maple trees in a park near Westboro Beach, but now many are already dead, or dying.

City reports 179 complaints of fireworks over Canada Day weekend

A long weekend of pyrotechnics brought out a cacophony of complaints to the City of Ottawa's bylaw department.

Community claims 'black hole' of info on Tunney's Pasture redevelopment

A collection of community groups wants more transparency from the federal government while it plans the redevelopment of the Tunney's Pasture complex.

Ottawa police investigate 'disturbing' deaths of 4 cats

Ottawa police are investigating whether the recent deaths of four cats in the city's southwest end are linked.

London attack leaves Muslim women 'afraid to go outside'

Since the attack in London, Ont., Muslim women in Ottawa say they are afraid to leave home while dressed in traditional clothing, such as a shalwar kameez, hijab or niqab.

How 3 waves of Asian immigration shaped Ottawa

Nearly 20 per cent of residents in Ottawa identify as having Asian origins. Here's how those immigrants have shaped the city's culture.