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.

Latest from Andrew Foote

COVID-19 likely in Ottawa before 1st case declared

Ottawa's first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced way back on March 11, but public health officials now believe the illness was spreading in the community before that.

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.

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.

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.

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.