Priscilla Hwang


Priscilla Hwang is a reporter with CBC News based in Ottawa. She's worked with the investigative unit, CBC Toronto, and CBC North in Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Iqaluit. Before joining the CBC in 2016, she travelled across the Middle East and North Africa to share people's stories. She has a Master of Journalism from Carleton University and speaks Korean, Tunisian Arabic, and dabbles at classical Arabic and French. Want to contact her? Email or @prisksh on Twitter.

Latest from Priscilla Hwang

When will things go back to normal?

From overseas travel to masks, CBC Ottawa sought answers for some questions that may be on people's minds as vaccine rollout ramps up this month.

When will we stop working from home?

Millions of non-essential workers have been doing their jobs from home since the early days of the pandemic. But with vaccinations spreading among Canadians many may now wonder — when will I stop working from home?

When can we go to big concerts again?

Large outdoor festivals and sweaty concerts have been shuttered completely in the Ottawa region since March 2020, but some believe they could make a comeback as early as late summer.

When will the Canada-U.S. border reopen?

Day trips to the U.S. are a thing of the past. Canada-U.S. relations experts cautiously estimate the border could reopen in the fall, but it might be more complicated than it seems.

When can we stop wearing masks?

The U.S. has loosened its rules about wearing masks. When will it be Canada's turn?

When can we start travelling overseas again?

Itching to travel again? One Ottawa travel agency says people are booking Caribbean and resort vacations for as early as this September and cruises are quickly booking up for 2022.

Can you gather with 5 friends outside? The short answer: no

A week into the latest stay-at-home order, people are still scratching their heads about the five-person social gathering allowance. Here's your answer.

Ottawa's COVID-19 cases expected to climb

Ottawa is on track to break even more COVID-19 records next week and if people don't take the stay-at-home order more seriously, it's going to be even worse, according to a modelling scientist.

Here's what you can and can't do under Ontario's stay-at-home order

OK, so what exactly can you do during the provincial stay-at-home order? Lounge at a local park? Go for a walk with a friend? Here are some answers.

Teens take up quirky, creative pandemic projects

When virtual school becomes tedious and lockdowns cause monotony, these two Ottawa teens chose to get creative with their extra time.