Charles Brockman


Charles Brockman is a multimedia journalist and recipient of the 2023 CBC News Joan Donaldson scholarship. He recently earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of British Columbia, and has previously worked as a senior designer for CBC News graphics. Twitter: @charlesbrockman

Latest from Charles Brockman

Kingston city council approves more than $1M to repair Belle Park vandalism

City council in Kingston, Ont., will spend up to $1.5 million to repair infrastructure at a retired city landfill after vandalism near the Belle Park homeless encampment put the Cataraqui River at risk.

For Ottawa's first PWHL players, new hockey league a dream come true

Olympians Emily Clark, Brianne Jenner and Emerance Maschmeyer have each signed three-year deals with the city's still unnamed hockey team ahead of the upcoming draft.

Online scammers making it a cruel summer for Taylor Swift fans

Taylor Swift fans who've been victim of online ticket resale scams are finding blank spaces in their bank accounts. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has advice to avoid being defrauded.

Downtown Ottawa office building vacancy hits new high: report

The 15.1 per cent vacancy rate for downtown office buildings is the highest since CBRE records began in 1996.

Using Para Transpo buses for on-demand pilot project a 'slap in the face' for riders with disabilities

Transit riders with disabilities say they're shocked to hear an OC Transpo pilot project will make use of apparently "spare" Para Transpo vehicles for on-demand service they've been asking for for years. 

Online system for swimming lesson registration flops again

The City of Ottawa's registration system for recreation programs crashed Monday night, leaving many parents and hopeful swimmers frustrated once again. 

What's happening to Canada's farmland?

CBC News has compiled data on Canada's prime farmland in six charts to show what is happening to an invaluable national resource — and what it means for the future.

With rise of AI-generated images, distinguishing real from fake is about to get a lot harder

A new Photoshop tool allows users to quickly manipulate an image. We tested it out.