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Jason White

Jason White

Jason is an award-winning reporter on CityNews Ottawa, covering the latest news from Ottawa and the Valley.

The first sign Jason was destined for a career in broadcasting came when he was three, and would pretend to be a weatherman in front of a wall in his family's dining room. Today, Jason has worked in news for about two decades in a career that has taken him from a small community TV station to radio in the nation's capital, with several stops in between.

After graduating from the Seneca College Broadcast Journalism program, Jason's career took him to Rogers all-news and news-talk stations in Toronto, Halifax and now Ottawa. He's anchored overnight news, has been a traffic reporter, reported live from the middle of a hurricane, and covered election campaigns and a provincial legislature.

When he's not chasing a story, Jason can usually be found in a museum, out in search of one of the capital's hidden gems, or trapped on the couch underneath his two cats.

Email
jasonw.white@rci.rogers.com

Recent Work by Jason

Ottawa epidemiologist advises province should use caution before entering Step 3

Ottawa epidemiologist advises province should use caution before entering Step 3

Dr. Doug Manuel says some models predict a notable number of infections and hospitalizations among unvaccinated people between 40 and 60 years of age, come this fall.
'Society's collective shame:' labour leader reacts to Ontario long-term care report

'Society's collective shame:' labour leader reacts to Ontario long-term care report

The president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union thinks the premier will pay a high political price if he ignores the report's findings.
Federal NDP leader wants to do away with for-profit long-term care

Federal NDP leader wants to do away with for-profit long-term care

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh wants to see all Canadian long-term care homes become publicly-run or not-for-profit by 2030.
<b>CANADA:</b> Fiscal experts warn of higher federal taxes post-pandemic

CANADA: Fiscal experts warn of higher federal taxes post-pandemic

"You can't have new spending programs without figuring out how you're going to pay for them," says former federal finance minister John Manley, part of a working group set up by the C.D. Howe Institute
Recall: Remote-controlled toy truck sold at Costco could catch fire

Recall: Remote-controlled toy truck sold at Costco could catch fire

Anyone with the truck is advised to bring it back to Costco for a refund
Ottawa Holocaust memorial vandalism being investigated as hate-motivated

Ottawa Holocaust memorial vandalism being investigated as hate-motivated

Ottawa police confirm an investigation is under way, and that its newly-revived hate crimes section will look into the incident.
Almost a year later, tornado victims wait to return home in Nepean and Dunrobin

Almost a year later, tornado victims wait to return home in Nepean and Dunrobin

Insurance issues, a lack of skilled tradesworkers, and competing demands for contractors resulting from other recent disasters have all played a role in delaying the region's efforts to return to normal.
Tornado damages homes, vehicles in Ottawa suburb

Tornado damages homes, vehicles in Ottawa suburb

A confirmed tornado carved a path of destruction through an east-end Orléans neighbourhood, late Sunday, ripping shingles off of roofs and snapping trees.
Ontario police chiefs oppose idea to remove front licence plate requirement

Ontario police chiefs oppose idea to remove front licence plate requirement

The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police says removing the front plate requirement could make it harder to locate vehicles in investigations and Amber Alerts.
Employers wrestle with cannabis policy ahead of legalization

Employers wrestle with cannabis policy ahead of legalization

An HR expert says one key consideration for employers is whether they are a safety-based organization.