Judy Trinh

CBC Reporter

Judy Trinh is a veteran journalist with the CBC. She covers a diverse range of stories from breaking crime news to the #MeToo movement to human rights court challenges. Judy aims to be both critical and compassionate in her reporting. Follow her on Twitter @judyatrinh Email: Judy.Trinh@cbc.ca

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14 women report sexual assault, harassment by male Ottawa police officers in past 3 years

Fourteen women have come forward to report that they had been sexually assaulted or harassed by male Ottawa police officers in the past three years.

Ottawa police detective suspended over 'racist' meme

A detective with the Ottawa Police Service's drug unit has been suspended in connection to an internal investigation into a meme denounced by the chief as "racist" and "disgusting." 

Deputy police chief facing more sexual harassment claims

Uday Jaswal, suspended with pay since March after being charged with discreditable conduct stemming from complaints by a civilian employee of the Ottawa Police Service, now faces fresh allegations, this time from a sworn officer.

Councillors call for more lane closures on Bank Street

Some downtown councillors and other advocates are putting pressure on the city to expand pedestrian space along Bank Street so residents can safely access essential services by foot or bicycle — but the plan is getting some pushback from local businesses.

Police chief vows to unearth source of 'disgusting, racist meme'

Ottawa's police chief has launched an internal investigation to find the source of a "disgusting, racist meme" circulating within the Ottawa Police Service.

Prisoners' rights advocates rally at OCDC, call for inmates' release

People taped cardboard signs with messages like "COVID-19 kills" and "Release Saves Lives" to their vehicles and honked their horns Sunday during a drive-by protest outside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Borrowed laptops offer vital connection for kids of Carleton Heights P.S.

At Carleton Heights Public School, where about 70 per cent of the students are recent immigrants learning in a new language, the Google Chromebooks and Wi-Fi hotspots the board has been handing out offer a chance to escape isolation by reconnecting with their teachers and classmates.

Respiratory therapists 'at the head of the bed' in virus fight

Respiratory therapists have a vital role to play in the fight against COVID-19. The Ottawa Hospital has bolstered their numbers, but will it be enough to withstand the coming wave of patients?

Big lines at pot shops, hardware stores ahead of midnight closure

There were long lineups at cannabis retailers and hardware stores throughout Ottawa Saturday, as customers rushed to buy supplies ahead of temporary closure orders which take effect at midnight Saturday across the province.

Ottawa Hospital rationing surgical masks to avoid shortage

The Ottawa Hospital is asking staff to limit themselves to two surgical masks per shift as it prepares for an anticipated influx of patients with COVID-19.

'I don't know how we're going to survive': Businesses turn to layoffs amid closures

Local shop and restaurant owners are wondering how their businesses will survive the COVID-19 pandemic, with some laying off the majority of their employees.

English Catholic board cancels Europe trips over COVID-19 fears

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is cancelling all European high school trips scheduled for March and April over fears student and staff could be exposed to the respiratory illness.

School trip to Dominican orphanage cancelled over coronavirus fears

Two Ottawa high schools have had a "once-in-a-lifetime" humanitarian trip to a Caribbean orphanage cancelled over concerns students and staff could contract COVID-19 on their travels.

Officer denied promotion because of performance, not racism, tribunal hears

Const. Khoa Hoang missed out on promotion not because of systemic racism within the Ottawa Police Service, but because of his poor performance on the job, an Ontario Human Rights Tribunal heard Tuesday.

Blair station 'nightmare' fix approved — now it needs money

OC Transpo has a plan to fix overcrowded platforms and an elevator that routinely breaks down, but the changes could take months to implement as OC Transpo tries to get the spending approved.