Nicole Williams

Video Journalist

Nicole Williams is a video journalist with CBC Ottawa. She previously worked as a reporter with CBC P.E.I. and as an associate producer with CBC News in Toronto.

Latest from Nicole Williams

Four cases of COVID-19 variants found in eastern Ontario

For the first time in its region, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has confirmed four COVID-19 cases as variants of the virus. Further testing is required to determine the exact variant strain of each case.

St-Albert Cheese Co-op closes due to COVID-19 outbreak

The St-Albert Cheese Co-op in eastern Ontario shut down Thursday after three employees tested positive for COVID-19, although the general manager says their products remain safe.

Outbreaks grow in shelters as city, organizations play 'catch up'

As Ottawa's shelters reach capacity, outbreaks within the system continue to grow and officials are left playing "catch up," trying to get them under control.

Police chief says replica 'indistinguishable' from real gun prompted St. Laurent mall response

The Ottawa Police Services Board said officers responded "reasonably and responsibly" during an incident at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre, where police arrested a group of young Black men planning to shoot a music video.

Chief vows to make changes in Ottawa police after CBC investigation into sexism

The chief of the Ottawa Police Service says he is committed to making significant and sustainable changes within the service, especially for women.

You've got mail, overflowing U.S. post office near Canadian border tells Ontario customers

The U.S. Postal Service office in Ogdensburg, N.Y., says it's no longer able to hold on to an overflowing amount of Canadian mail — and customers north of the border, including many in eastern Ontario, are now scrambling to make alternate arrangements.

Police still frustrated by hundreds of high-end Toyota, Lexus thefts

It's a trend the Ottawa Police Service has been dealing with for years: reports of stolen Lexus or Toyota trucks. And according to the force, their success rate in solving the crimes hasn't been great.

2 employees depart Ottawa retirement home amid alleged vaccine queue-jumping

Two employees are no longer working at an Ottawa retirement home, according to the owner, following accusations its general manager allowed his wife to get a dose of COVID-19 vaccine that was intended for a front-line worker.

Outaouais gyms, restaurants to reopen Monday

The Outaouais is the only region that will downgrade from red to an orange zone next Monday. Quebec Premier François Legault said all other regions will remain in the red zone for the time being.

Ottawa businesses greet reopening with relief, caution

With the provincewide stay-at-home order lifting in Ottawa and nearby communities next week, local businesses are approaching the reopening with cautious optimism.