Natalia Goodwin

Journalist

Natalia is a multi-platform journalist in Ottawa. She has also worked for CBC in P.E.I. and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Latest from Natalia Goodwin

Coun. Rick Chiarelli 'expects' to run for re-election, says office

An Ottawa city councillor whose pay was suspended for 450 days over behaviour the city's then-integrity commissioner deemed to be harassment and is facing new allegations "expects" to seek re-election.

Salvation Army's Vanier site clears another hurdle

The controversial Salvation Army complex on Montreal Road in Vanier passed another hurdle Friday when Ottawa's planning committee endorsed the site plan. 

Power outage forces some businesses to get creative, while others have to 'start from scratch'

Ottawa businesses are trying to find creative workarounds to remain open as they operate in the dark for what's now become 10 whole days.

Ottawa-area farmers try to stay positive after devastating storm

Several local farmers hit hard by the destructive May 21 storm say the community has rallied to help them.

OCDSB trustees close debate on police in schools indefinitely

Long-serving trustee Donna Blackburn wants to bring a police presence back to schools within Ottawa's largest school board, but her fellow trustees have voted to kick that conversation down the road indefinitely. 

Uber, pandemic, now gas prices: the hits keep coming for Ottawa's taxi industry

Taxi drivers in Ottawa are worried the industry may die after taking multiple blows over many years. Hit hard by low-ridership during the pandemic, people hoping to drive cabs are now looking at soaring gas prices and a backlog of dispatch fees, in addition to having to share the streets with ride-hailing companies.

Why these Russians living in Canada have joined protests supporting Ukraine

Although much of the world may view them as enemies on a battlefield, Russians and Ukrainians in Ottawa have been coming together to protest actions by the Kremlin. 

Orléans YMCA-YWCA to close after building sold

The east Ottawa building that holds Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA — better known as the Orléans Y — has been sold and the facility will be closing, local councillors say.

Hockey program has goal to combat racism in sport

A new program is making it easier for kids who normally wouldn't get a chance to play hockey to lace up and hit the ice in a safe and welcoming environment.

Former CTV weatherman to face more tests to determine criminal responsibility

The question of whether former CTV Ottawa weatherman J.J. Clarke can be held criminally responsible on multiple harassment charges is back in the hands of a physician at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre.

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