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First responders living with PTSD say money and awareness is helping

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:42:23 EDT


Some first responders living with post traumatic stress disorder say more money and awareness for mental health is making a positive difference.

City considering longer parking hours on some residential streets

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:10:34 EDT


The City of Ottawa is considering adjusting a bylaw to double the current three-hour street parking limit.

Here be monsters: Where to see La Machine in Ottawa next weekend

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:09:17 EDT


The mythical creatures of La Machine will be exploring the streets of downtown Ottawa next weekend.

Ottawa family rattled by earthquake in Greece trying to get home

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:29:00 EDT


Bill Kokkaliaris and his family spent their Friday night at the Athens airport, trying to get back to Ottawa after a 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Greek island of Kos.

Ottawa musicians plan benefit show in wake of high-profile suicides

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:49:55 EDT


In the wake of suicides by high-profile rock stars, Ottawa musicians are organizing a benefit show to raise awareness and money for suicide prevention and mental health resources.

Driver suffers minor injuries in rollover on Highway 174

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:15:42 EDT


A man has suffered minor injuries when the car he was driving flipped on Highway 174 Saturday afternoon.

Police say 'Flipper' the special needs kitten stolen from humane society

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:13:50 EDT


Police in Kingston are seeking the publics' help in locating a stolen kitten.

Free things to do with kids in Ottawa this weekend

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:00:00 EDT


The weekend weather is finally looking cooperative for some outdoor summer fun. Whether it's an outdoor movie screening, celebrating Ukrainian culture or jamming with a local musician, here are some fun things to do with your family on Saturday and Sunday.

After 52 years, Aziz & Company closing doors for good

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Bank Street's Aziz & Company will close its doors for good so that owner Sheena Zain can spend more time with her mother, who helped opened the store 52 years ago.

Ottawa's Jason Dunkerley wins 1500m silver at para athletics championships

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:12:14 EDT


Jason Dunkerley has added a silver to Canada's medal total at the world para athletics championships.

Water safety: What you need to know

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Summer is synonymous with swimming, boating and hanging out by the water, but with those activities comes risk. We look at the most common factors in drowning deaths, and how you can reduce the risk.

Opera on wheels, star-cross'd lovers and fountains of light

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:10:52 EDT


Sandra Abma shares her top three picks for what to see and do in and around Ottawa this weekend.

A Saturday of sun makes for perfect beach weather in Ottawa

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:00:00 EDT


We seem to be steering clear of the rain showers this weekend, with Saturday looking sunny, says CBC Ottawa's climatologist Ian Black.

Pierre Poilievre's golf shirt a faux pas, elections watchdog rules

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:25:11 EDT


Canada's elections watchdog says a former Conservative cabinet minister broke election rules when he decided to wear a party-branded shirt to announce an expansion of child benefit payments.

Why an Ontario woman is fighting for her right to swim topless

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:00:00 EDT


The lawyer of a woman who has filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario says her client was being discriminated against when she was told that she could not swim without a top.

Ottawa construction company fined $275K for dumping into wetland

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:44:33 EDT


Thomas Cavanagh Construction Limited has been convicted of discharging construction sediment into a drain that flows into the Jock River in 2013 and has been fined $275,000.

Nate Thompson drawn to Sens to play for Boucher again

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:37:37 EDT


Nate Thompson was more than happy to give up California sunshine for Canadian winters because he believes the Ottawa Senators are ready to win.

Security guard charged after reporting robbery

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:57:59 EDT


A security guard who told Ottawa police he was robbed in April ended up being charged with public mischief months later.

Tinder for moms: New app connects stay-at-home moms

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Tinder exploded as eager singles swiped to try and meet their next significant other, now a mom is trying to harness that idea for new moms looking for friends.

FedEx closing all retail office stores in Canada

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:49:23 EDT


Shipping giant FedEx is set to close office retail stores in Canada putting 214 employees in three provinces out of work