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

Young Black men shaken after Ottawa police called on meeting

Chris Simba says officers with guns drawn surrounded his group on Sunday at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre.

Don't count on a white Christmas in Ottawa, says weather expert

If you’re still holding out hope for a white Christmas in Ottawa, Environment Canada says don’t hold your breath. 

University of Ottawa student told to repay $12K from CERB says he was given bad info

A University of Ottawa student who owes the federal government $12,000 is blaming the big bill on bad information he received when applying for Canada's emergency pandemic benefits. And he's not alone.

A hockey practice led to 89 COVID-19 cases. Ice sports say they're staying vigilant

Ottawa Public Health used a November outbreak of COVID-19 to show how widely the virus can spread. The outbreak, which began at an indoor hockey practice, led to 89 cases and 445 high-risk contacts.

Kemptville residents express concern over location of new jail

An online public consultation on plans for a new jail in Kemptville on Thursday evening lasted almost four hours and drew more than 200 people who voiced their concerns over the location of the new facility, the possible stress on the municipality's finances and the way the news of the project was sprung on the community.

New COVID-19 holiday guidelines lead to tough decisions

Ontarians are now faced with tough holiday decisions after Premier Doug Ford announced new guidelines Wednesday.

Lawsuit reinstated against former Ottawa police chief

The head of Ottawa’s police union will have his day in court in a lawsuit against the former police chief after it was originally thrown out of the Superior Court in 2019.

Outaouais restaurants fear for future as COVID-19 rules extended into new year

A pair of restaurant owners in western Quebec say they're frustrated by the province's decision to extend restrictions that will keep them closed into the new year.

Maniwaki area facing red zone restrictions as COVID-19 cases climb

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Outaouais, so do concerns that the regional municipality that includes Maniwaki, Que., could soon be declared a red zone, the most severe level on the province's pandemic alert scale.

COVID-19 messaging tied to overdose spike, front-line workers say

Ottawa police reported four deaths this weekend that they believed were overdose-related, and some front-line workers say the messaging around the COVID-19 pandemic may be causing overdoses to go up.

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