Rachelle Elsiufi

Host of CBC News Ottawa at 11

Rachelle Elsiufi is a journalist with CBC Ottawa. She previously worked as a reporter with Citynews in Edmonton. You can reach her at rachelle.elsiufi@cbc.ca

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Friends remember slain Ottawa man as dedicated, compassionate humanitarian

William Bryant, who was killed earlier this month south of Ottawa's core, is remembered by friends and former colleagues who say he dedicated his life to helping others.

Former MPP Randy Hillier will stand trial in Ottawa after motion denied

Former MPP Randy Hillier will have his criminal trial in Ottawa after a justice dismissed a motion by Hiller to change his venue.

'It's devastation in there': Fire destroys beloved Manotick bakery

Gingerbread Man owner Richard Palframan is looking to rebuild after his south Ottawa bakery was devastated by a fire last week.

Businesses, patrons soak up Ottawa's extra-long patio season

With record-breaking temperatures, COVID-19 trends still high and an extension of a city program, it's no surprise Ottawa patios have been buzzing this weekend.

'Keep fighting': Marching to end gender-based violence amid recent femicides, unprovoked assaults

Most of the women at a Take Back the Night march on Thursday evening had a story. And they weren't good ones.

What voters should know about 3rd-party advertisers and the Ottawa election

Third-party advertisers can raise money, run ads for or against a candidate, and can receive donations from companies and unions. But as one expert says, the rules around them remain a bit of a grey zone.

Daughter on edge during COVID outbreak at mother's long-term care facility

The number of COVID outbreaks in Ottawa has quadrupled since the start of July to 63, with 34 of those in long-term care and retirement homes.

'A crazy day': Ottawa restaurants left reeling after Rogers outage

Many bars and restaurants in Ottawa felt the impact of the Rogers outage on Friday as they were unable to accept debit and credit transactions and some couldn't even serve customers at all. 

Wineries fear return of federal tax will be 'devastating' to the industry

As of July 1, Canadian wineries are paying an additional four per cent tax on their products. Some winemakers fear it could 'kill' the domestic industry.

Nursing shortage to blame for Perth ER closure, says physician

Dr. Alan Drummond, an emergency room physician who works at the Perth hospital, says the recent COVID-19 outbreak did not necessarily cause the closure of their emergency department, but exacerbated a staffing shortage that existed before the pandemic.