Jennifer Chevalier

Senior Producer, The House

Jennifer Chevalier is the senior producer of CBC Radio's The House. You can contact her at

Latest from Jennifer Chevalier

The Eurovision Song Contest is about more than just music. Should Canada compete?

The Eurovision Song Contest has been running for decades and is watched by millions each year. Should Canada take part?

Why used car prices are locked in high gear — and what government could do about it

A combination of supply chain issues, material shortages and changing demand have resulted in rising prices and long waits for Canadians hoping to purchase a new or used vehicle.

The U.S. says the Wagner Group is a transnational criminal organization. Here's why

The U.S. Treasury Department this week designated the Wagner Group a significant transnational criminal organization — part of an effort to crack down on an entity responsible for a growing number of atrocities in Ukraine. But what is the Wagner Group and what role does it play in Russia's war plans?

The notwithstanding clause — what it is, why it was used and what happens next

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to invoke the notwithstanding clause for the second time has prompted a public debate that cuts right to the heart of the Constitution.
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Mental health charity reeling amid resignations over suspicions about leader's alleged secret identity

An Ottawa charity focused on the well-being of Black, Indigenous and LGBTQ youth is in disarray after staff quit and speakers pulled out of a recent conference because they believe the group's leader has multiple aliases and a history of taking her enemies to court.

Filipina nanny asks to stay in Canada after kidney disease diagnosis

A Filipina nanny with chronic kidney disease is hoping Canada's immigration department will allow her to stay in Ottawa. She's waited years for a decision, and in the meantime can't return home to see her children.

Puppy love: Owners share photos of their pandemic pets

With the pandemic stretching on, some people have been looking for a little extra companionship and decided to expand their family to include a furry friend.

Gatineau police see rise in sextortion cases during pandemic

Gatineau police are reporting a rise in sextortion cases — in which criminals use fake identities to trick people into performing sexual acts in front of a webcam, and then blackmail victims with the recorded images. 

Teachers fear impact of 'crammed' curriculum on students

Many teachers in eastern Ontario say they have concerns about educational outcomes for students this year. They say many students are struggling with the accelerated pace of learning.

Some eastern Ontario teachers 'burnt out' by added stress of pandemic

A CBC Ottawa survey of educators across the region reveals mounting levels of stress that have many contemplating another career or early retirement.