Elyse Skura is a journalist at CBC Ottawa. Find her on Twitter at @eskura or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Unique café feeding 'forgotten' community's basic needs
Each Friday evening, the Food for Thought net-café offers nutritious food and web access to people who normally can't afford those things — and it's all free.
These Syrian refugees are giving their careers a makeover
Thirteen Syrian refugees are taking part in a new program in Ottawa that allows them to imagine a future as salon owners and make-up artists.
Your commute, by the numbers
Which part of the city has the most drivers, and which boasts the longest rides on public transit? Compare your commute with your neighbour's in our interactive data dive.
Nunavut priest sex abuse case stirs up criticism of 'least fair law in Canada'
French laws barring the extradition of its citizens played a role in Canada's decision to stay charges against Father Johannes Rivoire. So why was an Ottawa academic handed over to France based on questionable evidence?
'That is so sick': Sex charges in Canada against fugitive French priest stayed
The arrest warrant for Johannes Rivoire, an Oblate priest accused of abusing children in Nunavut, has been stayed by the government of Canada, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.
New Inuit development association launches, wants to keep money up North
The chair of the new Inuit Development Corporation Association wants to ensure Inuit are benefiting from Northern contracts.
An hour's drive from Ottawa, voters in Upstate New York head to the polls
Voters across the U.S. are heading to the polls today to vote in midterm elections, and residents of Upstate New York are no exception.
Rolling Barber proves the power of a haircut for the homeless
The not-for-profit Rolling Barber officially launched this weekend, offering haircuts to marginalized Ottawans inside a retrofitted school bus.
Ottawa Liberals hold on to some seats, but victory is bittersweet
While the Progressive Conservative party picked up new seats across the province, it wasn't quite a clean sweep for the PCs in eastern Ontario.
Nepean families just looking for a break this election
In the fast-growing and relatively youthful riding of Nepean, parents and students alike are calling on politicians to improve the education system and make post-secondary programs more affordable.
Ontario Votes 2018: Nepean
Long a Progressive Conservatives stronghold, Nepean is one of several suburban and rural ridings which have been significantly redrawn.
Ontario Votes 2018: Hastings–Lennox and Addington
There's no incumbent in Hastings–Lennox and Addington, a riding with an older-than-average population, lower-than-average incomes, fewer immigrants than the rest of the province and a larger Indigenous population.
Ontario Votes 2018: Ottawa West–Nepean
While Ottawa West–Nepean has been Liberal for more than a decade, it's considered by strategists as a riding that may swing to the party in power.
Health-care promises ignore 'dangerous' issues, west Ottawa voters say
Promising to abolish "hallway medicine" has become a common slogan among candidates during this year's Ontario election campaign, but some Ottawa voters want to know what else politicians will do to protect their health.
Ontario Votes 2018: Renfrew–Nipissing–Pembroke
The rural riding of Renfrew–Nipissing–Pembroke has been conservative nearly since its inception, with PC incumbent John Yakabuski taking more than 60 per cent of the vote for the past three elections.