Kimberley Molina


Kimberley Molina is a reporter with CBC Ottawa. She can be reached at

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Indigenous police unit just a starting point for Ottawa, community members say

Some members of Indigenous communities in Ottawa have mixed feelings as the city's police force plans to create an Indigenous unit, urging caution that more work is needed to build acceptance and understanding.

Street racing crackdown comes as police face 'ludicrous' speeds on local roads

Police say the rise of social media and the temptation of semi-deserted streets during the COVID-19 pandemic have fueled an increase in street racing at ridiculous speeds in cities across North America.

Guilty plea in fatal shooting at 2018 backyard barbecue

An Ottawa man has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars minus time served in the killing of 31-year-old Abdifatah Osman, who was shot to death at a barbecue in the city's South Keys neighbourhood.

Nation's capital could see economic effects of PSAC strike

There are worries over how the local economy will fare as public servants walked off the job Tuesday, while the Ottawa-Gatineau region is in the midst of recovering from the pandemic.

Advocates want WSIB to reverse policy on pre-existing conditions

Sabreen Abu-Zeyada's struggles after a fall at work in June 2022 are a familiar story to advocates for injured workers, who say Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board uses a policy on pre-existing conditions to deny or reduce claims.

Extensive renovations delay return home for residents displaced by devastating flood

Displaced tenants may be waiting upwards of a year for renovations estimated to cost millions before they are able to move back into an affordable housing complex following a devastating flood, the complex’s executive director says.

E-scooter companies ready to roll this spring despite 'restrictive' policies

The two e-scooter companies chosen for the fourth year of Ottawa's pilot program say they plan to be ready to roll come mid-May, even though one of the companies said ridership was down last year because of the city's "restrictive" policies.

Artisan wineries want Ontario to drop extra restaurant fees for non-VQA bottles

A group of small Ontario wineries says a levy for selling non-VQA bottles to local restaurants goes against the Ford government's "open for business" mantra.

Friends grieve death of woman with 'heart of gold' in Sandy Hill fire

A woman described as always cheerful is being mourned by her friends after she died in a fire at an Ottawa Community Housing building in Sandy Hill late Monday night.

OPP urged to own up for releasing personal details in manhunt

Ontario's former privacy commissioner says provincial police need to own up after releasing detailed private information about two men during a manhunt in eastern Ontario last month, only to recall the information after arresting a third person.