Michelle Allan

Associate producer

Michelle is an associate producer at CBC Ottawa who has previously written for the Globe and Mail. She has a master of journalism from Ryerson University, where she worked as a data journalist for the Local News Data Hub.

Latest from Michelle Allan

Bouncer injured in ByWard Market shooting

The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) said in a media release that a Scarborough man "shot at bar security after being denied entry into a bar, striking a security guard twice in the leg."

Stubborn factors causing school bus driver shortage in Ottawa

Ottawa is again experiencing a chronic shortage of school bus drivers that's cancelling many routes and leaving thousands of Ottawa students without service.

Blame geese, not humans, for summer bummer at Ottawa beaches

The City of Ottawa fixed the issue of human sewage affecting its beaches, but a new problem has arrived in 2021: gaggles of Canada geese and their droppings.

Test results show most Hamilton internet users couldn't access minimum speeds needed for daily use

Internet speed tests conducted last year across Canada reveal the extent to which quality internet service remains a pipe dream for many, including residents of Winnipeg.

Test results for Winnipeg show many users could not access minimum speeds needed for everyday internet use

Internet speed tests conducted last year across Canada reveal the extent to which quality internet service remains a pipe dream for many, including residents of Winnipeg.

'I feel hopeless': Ottawa man waits to hear from Canadian government on flight out of Kabul

An Ottawa man, currently stuck in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital, is desperately waiting to hear if he will get a spot on a Canadian plane out of the country. 

Small-scale ice cream makers take a licking under Ontario's dairy rules

Pascale's All Natural Ice Cream has been making small-batch ice cream in Ottawa for 13 years, but owner Pascale Berthiaume says the provincial Milk Act has left her business stuck in "dairy purgatory".
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Celebrated artist says he's Indigenous and a Sixties Scoop survivor. His family says he isn't

An award-winning artist based in Kingston, Ont., has made inaccurate claims for decades of being Indigenous and a Sixties Scoop survivor, according to family, members of 11 First Nations, and other close acquaintances.

New program aims to bring more gender diversity to local music scene

A new program from Girls+ Rock Ottawa aims to get more musical instruments and equipment into the hands of aspiring female and gender-diverse musicians.

Hawkesbury man heads to his first Paralympic games in para-cycling

After a critical injury in 2009, Joey Desjardins learned how to use an adaptive bike. Twelve years later, the para-cyclist and world cup medalist competes in the Tokyo Paralympics this summer.

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