Kimberley Molina


Kimberley Molina is a reporter with CBC Ottawa. She has also worked in several cities in Western Canada. She can be reached at or follow her on Twitter @KimberleyMolina.

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Winter 'missing in action' and unpredictable March ahead

March in Ottawa has lived up to the old adage — coming in like a lion — after a relatively mild winter that didn't physically arrive until February.

Advocacy group unsurprised hate crimes are rising in Ottawa

A local organization that aims to support and enhance the Black community in Ottawa says it's not surprised the number of hate crimes reported have been increasing and feels more needs to be done by the government, police, and individuals to combat hate.

Final Château Laurier addition design gets planning committee's OK

The latest and supposedly final design for a controversial addition to Ottawa's Château Laurier easily won the approval of the city's planning planning committee Friday, despite receiving a lowly C+ from one well-known architect.

Zone change to red possible if Ottawans aren't cautious, say health experts

Health officials are cautioning that Ottawa's COVID-19 case numbers could rise rapidly as businesses reopen and variants spread across the province — pushing the city ever closer to the red zone.

Don't say it with roses this Valentine's Day, florists advise

Florists say a combination of high demand and pandemic restrictions is affecting supplies of the Valentine's Day favourite, creating a shortage in Canada.

Gatineau gym padlocked after owner kept it open for months

A Gatineau gym owner says she feels police and health officials have been targeting her gym after they visited multiple times in the past four months, when a provincial order went into effect shuttering similar businesses in the city.

Respite program turning into costly ordeal, families say

Some parents of children with physical or developmental disabilities say a provincial program that's supposed to offer their families respite has instead become a burden during the pandemic, costing them time and money.

Daughter pleads guilty to manslaughter in woman's death

Lennese Kublu, who was 18 at the time of her mother's death, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter. Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq was last seen alive on Jan. 10, 2019. Police later found her body at the Trail Road landfill after searching for more than three weeks.

Nanny granted conditional discharge for assaulting toddler

An Ottawa nanny has been given a conditional discharge for assaulting an infant in her care nearly two and a half years ago.

English teachers in western Quebec vote overwhelmingly for 5-day strike

English teachers in western Quebec could walk off the job as early as the middle of next month after voting overwhelmingly in favour of striking.