Laura Glowacki


Laura Glowacki is a reporter based in Ottawa. Previously, she worked as a reporter in Winnipeg and as an associate producer for CBC's Metro Morning in Toronto. Find her on Twitter @glowackiCBC and reach her by email at

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Spartan Bioscience files for creditor protection after identifying 'issue' with COVID-19 test

An Ottawa-based company that developed a rapid COVID-19 testing device says it has filed for creditor protection after finding an undisclosed problem with the technology. 

5 graphs that help tell the story of the pandemic

See how COVID-19 has shaped our lives over the past year since the World Health Organization first declared the global pandemic.

Why winter exercise can be especially hard on the lungs

Chronic cough is a common symptom among cross-country skiers. One Edmonton researcher is trying to understand why and to encourage athletes to protect their lungs from harsh winter air.

Ottawa councillor pleads guilty to 2 charges under Municipal Elections Act

Innes ward Coun. Laura Dudas has pleaded guilty to two charges under the Municipal Elections Act related to the financing of her 2018 election campaign.

Why COVID-19 vaccines won't return our lives to normal overnight

As COVID-19 vaccines begin to offer some degree of protection to Ottawa's most vulnerable, health experts say it could take until Christmas before measures such as gathering limits can be lifted.

Watson looks to rename Prince of Wales Bridge after Algonquin leader

Ottawa's Prince of Wales Bridge is slated for a major overhaul this year, and if Mayor Jim Watson has his way, the revamp will include a new name.

Etches calls on province to reopen Ottawa schools

Ottawa's medical officer of health is calling on the province to allow schools in this city to reopen as soon as possible, saying current COVID-19 rates here are manageable.

Working from home during COVID-19? These accountants have tax tips

As Canadians begin preparing their 2020 taxes, two Ottawa accountants share their tips for people working from home — and dispel notions of a great windfall this spring.

Ottawa to delay second doses of COVID-19 vaccine as supply dwindles

The City of Ottawa says it has to delay second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for some people who have already received their first shot due to a temporary shortage of vaccines. 

COVID-19 receding in Ottawa, but Etches urges vigilance

Ottawa's recent surge of COVID-19 cases may have reached its peak, the city's medical officer of health said Wednesday.