Alexander Behne


Alexander Behne is a reporter, ENG cameraman, and video editor at CBC/Radio-Canada in Ottawa. Story ideas?

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Border towns welcome U.S. day trippers as pandemic measures lapse

Eastern Ontario towns and cities along the Canada-U.S. border are excited to welcome back more of their American neighbours after pandemic border measures lapsed Saturday.

Downtown ecosystem changes as office workers continue to stay home

Many downtown office workers could permanently trade their commutes and cubicles for remote work and virtual meetings, which has sparked a change in the downtown Ottawa ecosystem that has relied on their business for decades.

Tribunal rules 'teachable moment' on gender identity did not breach Grade 1 student's rights

Ontario’s human rights tribunal has dismissed an application by parents of an Ottawa elementary school student that said unplanned lessons on gender identity breached the young girl’s human rights.

Father of Flight PS752 victim marches to Ottawa to demand justice

The father of one of the 176 people killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down by Iranian missiles in January 2020 is marching to Ottawa in hopes of meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to demand justice for the victims of the tragedy.

Man dies after falling at Trail Road Landfill on Saturday

Ontario's Ministry of Labour is investigating the death of an employee of a small office relocation company at the city's Trail Road Landfill, located south of Barrhaven, as a workplace incident.
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She bought a house on a fledgling auction site. Now she faces over $100K in repairs

An Ottawa woman who bought her first home using a new online auction platform is now facing over $100,000 in repairs for issues that were not disclosed in the inspection report that came with the property and says the company that sold it to her was unresponsive for months.

Turf war heats up between real estate disruptor and industry establishment

The Ottawa entrepreneur behind Unreserved, an online home auction platform, who pleaded guilty to fraud charges over fudged car loans in 2009 is back in court as a plaintiff accusing three trade associations of trying to damage and crowd out his latest venture.

Sellers caught by price drops as housing market cools

As home prices begin to fall across the country, an Ottawa family is packing up their belongings and moving without nearly as much cash they’d hoped to get from the sale of their first house.

Family petitions for more allergy clinics in Quebec after daughter's death

The family of a teenage girl in the Outaouais who died suddenly of a severe allergic reaction wants Quebec to create an allergy clinic in every region to prevent their tragedy from being repeated.

Outaouais research project to study impacts of invasive aquatic plant

A small municipality in the Outaouais is launching a study to investigate the impacts of an invasive aquatic plant known at Eurasian water-milfoil that could be damaging the ecosystems of lakes in the region.