Priscilla Ki Sun Hwang


Priscilla Ki Sun 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. She has a Master of Journalism from Carleton University. Want to contact her? Email

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This councillor sought more transparency. His words were disrespectful, says integrity watchdog

Pembroke, Ont.'s integrity commissioner says comments during a spring meeting were "disrespectful" to city staff and in his opinion, deserves a 15-day suspension of the councillor's pay.

OC Transpo quietly sprayed down 3 buses after getting bedbug reports

Bedbug sightings were reported on three OC Transpo buses in October, but the city never warned transit riders and won't tell CBC News which buses or routes may have been impacted.

For decades, these Canadians thought they were orphans — but it was a lie

A lot of South Koreans adopted by Western families in the postwar years arrived with paperwork stating they were orphans. But many are learning their parents are still alive and searching for them.

This co-op resident asked for repairs for years. Then mushrooms sprouted in her room

Stephanie Smith says she's asked her co-operative housing board to fix her leaky basement and other issues for almost a decade. But when she returned home after the August long weekend, the Ottawa woman discovered a nasty surprise.

Customers say they were sold 'unsafe' vehicles by Ottawa used-car dealership

Some customers who have bought vehicles from Garage Plus Auto Centre in Ottawa say they feel the dealership was dishonest with them, and have serious safety concerns about the vehicles they purchased.

One year after the derecho, this man still has a hole in his roof — and no repair in sight

When a destructive windstorm swept through the nation's capital last May, a tree fell on Barton McKinley's roof and pierced a hole in it. He's one of the many people still waiting for repairs, chasing insurance companies and contractors to get the work done.

Pembroke council approves selling city land to mayor for $1K

Councillors in Pembroke, Ont., unanimously voted in favour of selling surplus land to Mayor Ron Gervais for $1,000 on Tuesday night. This issue came before council several times after residents and some council peers criticized how it was handled.

Quebec sent Ottawa hospital hundreds of birth alerts despite Ontario ban

Despite the fact that Ontario put a stop to birth alerts in 2020, Quebec child welfare agencies continued to send hundreds of the controversial notifications — which can be used to threaten to or actually seize newborns from their mothers — to Ottawa's largest hospital.

Pembroke mayor's $1K offer to buy city land still stands, council hears

For the third time in recent months, councillors discussed the mayor’s offer to purchase surplus city land near his home for $1,000 — and were unanimously satisfied with the additional information city staff brought forward.

Pembroke resident cites email as evidence mayor is 'double dipping'

Following a court battle with the City of Pembroke, one resident has joined others with "serious" concerns about Mayor Ron Gervais, suggesting the mayor worked as a lawyer on the taxpayers' dime while serving as an elected official last year.