Guy Quenneville

Reporter at CBC Ottawa

Guy Quenneville is a reporter at CBC Ottawa born and raised in Cornwall, Ont. He can be reached at guy.quenneville@cbc.ca

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Artist from Akwesasne adorns Google Canada home page with ribbon-themed tableau

Shaikara David has designed artwork for Netflix and Disney+ programming. Her latest showcase? The "Doodle" that accompanied Google's Canadian search bar on National Indigenous Peoples Day.
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What's with the private lake in Rockcliffe Park?

There's a pond in Rockcliffe Park that's a bucolic swimming hole. But the lake right next to it is off limits to the public, and only residents who have homes backing on to it can swim in it. How did this come to be?

New poll suggests stark divide on federal return-to-office plan

According to the survey commissioned by Radio-Canada during the Gatineau, Que., mayoral byelection, voters' support for the three-day-a-week plan depends heavily on who's signing their paycheque. 

New plan saves Little Italy park, moves school next door — but concerns remain

The city's latest plan for a mixed-use redevelopment in Little Italy saves Plouffe Park, to the relief of the local community association. But the group says other elements of the plan leave them disappointed. 

Mourning 'Mr. Gananoque,' a small-town fixture for nearly 100 years

Charles 'Charlie' Donevan died earlier this month at the age of 99, having carried on a Gananoque, Ont., family business begun in 1872. His life was celebrated in the town near Kingston this weekend.

A convicted arsonist is charged with murder. His former neighbours recall their terror

Saeed Mohamed was charged earlier this month with first-degree murder in a May 2 apartment fire, eight years after being convicted of arson in another blaze five kilometres away.

Company gets 2nd crack at pitching contentious battery storage project

Evolugen, a renewable energy company based in Gatineau, Que., will get another chance to garner the local support it needs for a proposed battery storage facility south of Fitzroy Harbour.

Widowed mother of 6 marking 1 year in Canada from hotel after fire

Fatma Elahmed and her kids are living in their second hotel hotel room in as many weeks because of a fire allegedly started by an arsonist in their apartment building earlier this month.

3-year-old dies following alleged highrise arson

A three-year-old girl who was hospitalized after an alleged arson of a highrise apartment building earlier this month has died, according to Ottawa police. 

Neighbourhood group opposes Irish famine monument in Lowertown park

A group of Irish Ottawans wants to install a monument at Macdonald Gardens Park to honour people who fled the mid-19th-century Irish famine and died after arriving in Ottawa. The community association, however, says it's not the right spot.