Ryan Tumilty

Journalist

Ryan is an experienced journalist who was the managing editor of Metro Ottawa before coming to CBC. He has reported for over a decade in communities across Canada. Story tips should go to ryan.tumilty@cbc.ca

Latest from Ryan Tumilty

No change coming to hospital parking fees, province says

Ontario hospitals will be keeping their existing rules around parking lot rates, the province says, as Quebec moves to lower or eliminate fees at its health facilities. 

Revellers seen swinging near power lines in Kingston, Ont.

Hydro workers in Kingston, Ont., are telling adults something they never thought they would have to: Don't swing on or near power lines.

Ford government cuts funding to school councils

A provincial grant program intended to help get parents involved in schools is being cut considerably, leaving local school councils facing a substantial funding shortage.

Reports reveal new details of Westboro bus crash driver's earlier collision

One month before the OC Transpo double-decker she was driving slammed into an awning at Westboro station, killing three and injuring many more, Aissatou Diallo was involved in another crash that left five people injured.

Computer failure caused Thursday's LRT delay

Thursday morning's light rail delay — the third delay in as many days this week — was caused by a failure of one train's on-board computer, the city says.

City chews over rat strategy as complaints multiply

Complaints about rats in Ottawa are on the rise, and city councillors will discuss later this month what they're going to do about it.

OC Transpo layoffs averted as city shifts to LRT

Hundreds of OC Transpo employees whose jobs were in jeopardy because of the ongoing transition from buses to LRT will have their pink slips rescinded, the city has announced.

Coalition wants people-centric LeBreton Flats deal

A new coalition is pushing the National Capital Commission to ensure the next plan for LeBreton Flats comes with real benefits to the community. 

Skating and scotch? NCC aiming for bar on Rideau Canal ice

The two-year pilot project would involve setting up a clear plastic igloo on the ice near kilometre zero of the skateway, close to the National Arts Centre and the Château Laurier hotel.

Province's plan to cut child benefit will hurt families, city says

The looming end of a social assistance program will leave nearly 1,000 families short and the city is warning it expects increased pressure on food banks and shelters as a result. 

South end intersection was up for changes before 'life-altering' crash

The intersection of Dalmeny and Gordon Murdock roads was considered for improvements more than a year ago, but they were called off because of resistance from the community.

By the numbers: OC Transpo's collision record

On average, crashes involving OC Transpo buses left someone injured every five days in 2017 and 2018, data obtained by CBC News has revealed.

City loses $4.5M lawsuit over water main's presence near condo development

A developer has won a $4.5-million lawsuit against the City of Ottawa over a water main that led to a costly redesign of its project.

NCC paths fared better after 2019 floods, but may have to move

The National Capital Commission had to fight another round with the Ottawa River this spring, but this time it was closer to a draw, costing less time and money in repairs.

Ontario reverses Ottawa festival funding cuts to the tune of $790K

The Ontario government is changing its mind about how much to fund festivals this year, and events in the Ottawa area are getting another $792,000.

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