Christine Maki

Producer

Christine Maki is a journalist at CBC Ottawa focussed on community and creative storytelling. She is also the lead for CBC Ottawa's Creator Network and First Person units. You can email her at christine.maki@cbc.ca.

Latest from Christine Maki

350 vamps later: Woman overwhelmed by beaders' response, designs and stories

When Deborah Young put out a call in the spring of 2021, she didn’t expect so many to pick up a needle and thread to answer.
Creator Network

He traded a paper-clip for a car. Now this YouTuber is trading a decade of online success for something more

For this CBC Creator Network video, Lebanese-Canadian YouTuber and social media personality Jad Slaibeh, aka ChadWithaJ, talks about his journey as a child of immigrants, what it’s like to be a professional YouTuber and how he plans to take his career to the next level.

Free summer basketball league rebounds after 2-year pandemic hiatus

After two years of COVID closures, "It's beautiful to be back," says Kian Nejad, who played summer league when he was a kid and now oversees the league as the Boys and Girls Club's youth development program specialist. "This is the best league in Ottawa in the summer. Everyone in the city knows that."
Creator Network

WATCH | After Taliban rule, Afghan-Canadian artists hope to see change

For this CBC Ottawa Creator Network video, Afghan-Canadian artists Zahira Sarwar and Maryam Habib illustrate the spectacular culture of Afghanistan, to remind audiences the country is about much more than war.
Creator Network

After Taliban rule Afghan-Canadian artists push for change through art

For this CBC Ottawa Creator Network video, Afghan-Canadian artists Zahira Sarwar and Maryam Habib illustrate the spectacular culture of Afghanistan, to remind audiences the country is about much more than war.
Creator Network

Meet the musicians who say Afrobeats is coming for Ottawa

Musician and promoter KAR33M says Afrobeats is on the rise in Ottawa. For this creator network video, he sat down with some of his collaborators to ask what the genre means to them and why they want audiences to make space for the music of Nigeria, all over a generous helping of jollof rice.
Creator Network

Meet the 15-year-old who decided to use pandemic downtime to open her first restaurant

Bored during lockdown, 15-year-old Victoria Vu Duc decided to open a restaurant to share her family's culture and recipes. In this creator network piece, put together by videographer Adrienne Row-Smith, Vu Duc shares the ups and downs of her first year, and the story behind her favourite dish, the "bonding soup."
The things I wish I said

We were born in Canada, but the racism we lived through is generational

Ryan Satoshi Staples, Melisa Miharu Kamibayashi-Staples and their family have been in Canada for over a century. They open up about racism and their cultural identities as Japanese-Canadians.
言い逃したこと

カナダで生まれたにも関わらず、私たちが受けた人種差別は、世代を超えてしまった

ライアン・サトシ•ステープルズとメリッサ•ミハル・カミバヤシ・ステープルズの家族は百年以上もカナダに住んでいます。日系カナダ人としてのアイデンティティーや、人種差別について、心を開いて語ってくれました。
क़ाश मैंने ये कहा होता

लोगों ने हमारी संस्कृति और उच्चारण का मजाक उड़ाया, लेकिन हमें यहाँ आने का कोई अफसोस नहीं है |

कनाडा में बसने के सालों बाद, मानसी सेठी और उनके पिता नवीन सेठी अपनी अनकही कहानियाँ और दर्द बांटते हुए।

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