Kimberley Molina


Kimberley Molina is a reporter with CBC Ottawa. She She has also worked in Calgary, Red Deer, Alta., and northeast B.C. You can reach her at or follow her on Twitter @KimberleyMolina.

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Foundation hopes funding cut to high school co-op program just 'a blip'

The six-year-old program aimed to give high school students in Ontario a competitive edge in the science and engineering fields. The Ontario government recently announced its funding would end Feb. 28.

Fear around coronavirus spreading in Cornwall, top doctor cautions

There's something spreading in Cornwall, Ont., but it's not coronavirus — it's fear and misinformation about the outbreak, according to eastern Ontario's medical officer of health. 

Ottawa woman banned from cruise in what she calls 'racist' policy linked to coronavirus

A family celebration has turned sour after an Ottawa woman was told she won't be able to board a cruise ship because she's Chinese.

'He's supposed to be there forever': Family grieves for slain man

The family of a man found dead in his apartment Monday is remembering him as an "amazing father" who was always willing to help.

Travel industry feeling effects of coronavirus

Cancelled flights and fears around the novel coronavirus are causing problems for both travel agents and those who want to leave or return to the country at the epicentre of the viral outbreak.

'Power loss' on 2 LRT trains leads to delays for riders Saturday

Rideau Transit Maintenance said the problem was likely the result of a "known electrical arcing issue" which caused the trains' main circuit breakers to trip.

Chinese New Year event in Ottawa cancelled as coronavirus concern spreads

Members of Ottawa's Chinese community say they're already preparing for the possibility the coronavirus may eventually spread to Canada.

Parents' patience wearing thin as school closures continue

Some parents of children shut out of classes by yet another strike by teachers Monday say the ongoing labour dispute is causing turmoil for their families.

Parents left scrambling as teacher walkout approaches

Some parents are scrambling to figure out alternative child-care options as schools across Ottawa are set to close for a one-day teachers' strike Wednesday.

Tribunal begins hearing Vanier shelter appeal

Opponents of a homeless shelter in Vanier are holding out hope a provincial tribunal will axe the controversial project more than two years after it received the go-ahead from Ottawa city council.

Ottawa malls say LRT changing how shoppers arrive

Two Ottawa shopping malls have been hoping to capitalize on the new LRT, but only one says it's seen a shift in how shoppers arrive.

Autism program delay 'devastating,' Ottawa parents say

Some Ottawa parents are expressing frustration over the province's plan to delay implementation of a full needs-based program for their children who are on the autism spectrum.

Para Transpo riders protest as OC Transpo tackles other problems

Para Transpo riders dealing with late or cancelled trips say they're being left behind as OC Transpo focuses its efforts of fixing problems with the city's regular bus service.

New tree bylaw proposes stiffer fees, penalties

Ottawa's proposed tree protection bylaw strengthens rules protecting urban trees and halting deforestation by imposing harsh penalties for breaking them.

No eviction Monday, homeless encampment told

Residents of a makeshift homeless camp in woods just north of the Bayview LRT station say they've been given a reprieve from eviction, but it's not clear how long it will last.