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Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sends notice of libel to CTV News

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:38:27 EST


Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sent a notice of libel to Bell Media, the parent company of CTV News, late Friday night, CBC News has learned.

Ottawa Senators trade Derick Brassard to Pens

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:32:34 EST


The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired centre Derick Brassard in a three-team trade with the Ottawa Senators and Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.

Gay Muslim cooking night serves up encouragement and support

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST


Gay Muslims United is hosting dinner parties to offer support for gay Muslims who may face rejection from their family, culture and religious community.

How to prepare your home for spring flooding

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST


As temperatures continue to rise in Ottawa, officials are advising residents to prepare themselves and their homes for possible flooding.

Darn your socks, help the planet

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST


Want to tread lightly on Mother Earth? You can start by fixing the hole in your sock, according to the folks at the Ottawa Tool Library.

The sun should return Saturday in Ottawa

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST


After Friday's freezing rain, Saturday will be a much easier day, with a mix of sun and cloud to mainly sunny skies.

Quebec pilot project puts cameras on school buses

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:54:27 EST


The pilot project in Quebec, which begins in March, will put cameras on 13 different school buses across the province in an effort to collect data on drivers who break the law.

Ottawa police aiming to equip all officers with stun guns

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:59:32 EST


Ottawa police plan to have a stun gun in the hands of every officer, claiming wider access to the weapons will improve safety for both police and the public.

Patrick Brown debacle means candidates will get more intense screening, parties say

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:00:00 EST


This week, the Liberals, NDP and PCs all alluded to changes in the internal party vetting process for potential candidates, following another tumultuous week in Ontario politics just over 3 months before the June 7 provincial vote.

Budget to cost pay equity in public sector and federally regulated jobs: source

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:04:06 EST


The Trudeau government's upcoming budget will account for the costs of pursuing gender equality when it comes to workers' pay in both the federal public service and all federally regulated workplaces, The Canadian Press has learned.

Anger, but not surprise, greets verdict in Tina Fontaine case

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:44:53 EST


People in Ottawa are expressing anger — but not surprise — after a jury in Winnipeg rendered a not-guilty verdict in a case that sparked a national outcry about the disappearance and murder of Indigenous women and girls.

Man accused of secretly filming children faces new charges

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:39 EST


Ottawa police have laid more charges against a man accused of secretly filming children in his south Ottawa home.

Ottawa police seek man wanted for 2nd-degree murder

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:32:50 EST


Ottawa police are asking for the public's help in finding an Ottawa man wanted for second-degree murder.

Queensway Carleton Hospital exceeds capacity

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:24:53 EST


The Queensway Carleton Hospital has declared a Code Orange, meaning it's exceeded capacity and is advising patients to consider other options before heading to the hospital's emergency room.

Women take centre stage in Ottawa this weekend

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:29:49 EST


Women take centre stage in Ottawa this weekend with a rollicking tribute to the woman behind the Man in Black, a revealing view of the Arab world through the lens of female photographers, and a sharp new take on a famous French swordswoman.

4 ways you can still afford your 1st home

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:28:15 EST


Starting to fret you'll never be able to buy a home? According to real estate expert Ken Beaton, there are still ways to enter the housing market without jeopardizing either your financial future or your lifestyle.

Canadian Heritage won't fund MosaïCanada in 2018

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:53:04 EST


The federal department will not fund the return of MosaïCanada in 2018, Radio-Canada has learned.

Turning to Facebook to find a liver donor

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:01:00 EST


Karen Bell from Beckwith, Ont., has stage-four liver disease and needs a transplant, so her family set up a Facebook page and website in an attempt to find her a donor.

Freezing rain warning in effect for Ottawa

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST


The freezing rain is set to start midday, making roads and sidewalks slippery this afternoon.

STO sees bump in January ridership

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:08:55 EST


Gatineau's public transportation system boosted its ridership numbers by 3.7 per cent in January, and STO attributes the boost to the introduction of a new discounted fare.