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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Ottawa proposes 3rd year of e-scooter pilot project, but not everyone's on board

E-scooters could once again zip down some Ottawa streets this year, but some in the accessibility community are still questioning the plan — despite proposed stricter regulations.

Pontiac father killed in crash described as generous, always helping others

Police said Guillaume Breton from Pontiac, Que., was struck by a vehicle driving in the opposite direction after he had exited his truck Saturday to help a person in the ditch.

Woman who snatched 8-day-old baby found not criminally responsible

Nicole Shanks pleaded guilty to five charges last November in the brazen May 2021 kidnapping, which saw her bear spray the newborn's mother before grabbing her child and running off.

COVID fatigue, public health messaging may be to blame for low 3rd dose uptake

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen across Ontario, some say public health officials failed to stress the importance of third doses — less than half of Ontarians have had theirs.

No bail decision yet for Tamara Lich, convoy protest organizer

A second major organizer of the so-called Freedom Convoy will have to wait a few more days before an Ontario Court of Justice judge decides whether to grant her bail.

What injunction? Questions arise around disregard for court order

The clear violation of the injunction against honking horns in downtown Ottawa has some, including one of the lawyers that helped draft its wording, wondering why police continue to refuse to step in.

City brokers deal for trucks to leave Ottawa's residential neighbourhoods

The City of Ottawa has come to an agreement with one of the leaders of the weeks-long demonstration that could see hundreds of trucks and other vehicles roll out of the residential areas in the downtown core over the next 24 hours.

OPP officer lets protesters take photos in back of police cruiser

Video of an Ontario Provincial Police officer using his cruiser as a glorified photo booth for some protesters in downtown Ottawa has a resident who took the video questioning whether police are taking the protests seriously.

Fearful Ottawa residents flee downtown as protest drags on

As the disruptive protest in Ottawa drags into its second week, some residents of the downtown core say they've been living a nightmare, under siege and terrified to leave their homes — except to seek refuge away from the epicentre.

Centretown ice cream shop closes after worker reports assault on way to work

The owner of Moo Shu Ice Cream & Kitchen on Bank Street decided to close the shop's doors again this weekend after an employee said they were assaulted on their way to work.