Elyse Skura

Elyse Skura is a reporter based in Tokyo, and a consulting producer for NHK World Japan. She’s also worked for CBC in Iqaluit, Ottawa and Thunder Bay.

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75 years after Hiroshima bombing, it's falling to descendants to keep survivors' stories alive

As time passes and the number of survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings declines, a new generation of storytellers and advocates is looking to take on their memories as a way to illustrate the horror of nuclear war and push for change.

Unique café feeding 'forgotten' community's basic needs

Each Friday evening, the Food for Thought net-café offers nutritious food and web access to people who normally can't afford those things — and it's all free.

These Syrian refugees are giving their careers a makeover

Thirteen Syrian refugees are taking part in a new program in Ottawa that allows them to imagine a future as salon owners and make-up artists.
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Your commute, by the numbers

Which part of the city has the most drivers, and which boasts the longest rides on public transit? Compare your commute with your neighbour's in our interactive data dive.

Nunavut priest sex abuse case stirs up criticism of 'least fair law in Canada'

French laws barring the extradition of its citizens played a role in Canada's decision to stay charges against Father Johannes Rivoire. So why was an Ottawa academic handed over to France based on questionable evidence?

'That is so sick': Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed

The arrest warrant for Johannes Rivoire, an Oblate priest accused of abusing children in Nunavut, has been stayed by the government of Canada, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.

New Inuit development association launches, wants to keep money up North

The chair of the new Inuit Development Corporation Association wants to ensure Inuit are benefiting from Northern contracts.

An hour's drive from Ottawa, voters in Upstate New York head to the polls

Voters across the U.S. are heading to the polls today to vote in midterm elections, and residents of Upstate New York are no exception.

Rolling Barber proves the power of a haircut for the homeless

The not-for-profit Rolling Barber officially launched this weekend, offering haircuts to marginalized Ottawans inside a retrofitted school bus.

Ottawa Liberals hold on to some seats, but victory is bittersweet

While the Progressive Conservative party picked up new seats across the province, it wasn't quite a clean sweep for the PCs in eastern Ontario.