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Man dead in Ottawa's 20th homicide of 2016

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 06:06:44 EST


Ottawa police are investigating the city's 20th homicide of the year after a man was found shot in an SUV in Hintonburg Tuesday night and later died.

Police board member wants answers in Ottawa Mountie child abuse case

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


A community member of Ottawa's Police Services Board wants to know why officers returned a nine-year-old boy to his home after he accused his father, an RCMP officer, of mistreating him.

Think corporate and union donations are banned in the next city election? Think again

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Ontario's changes to how municipal elections work appear to have provided unions and corporations more cover to support their favourite candidates, in what one city councillor says could be "the greatest dark-money loophole ever."

'Shocking waste': Federal government spent more than $400K to renovate new office building

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government spent more than $416,000 to renovate a two-year-old office building in downtown Ottawa, including more than $5,000 for 56 coat hooks, according to documents tabled in the House of Commons this week.

Stay warm and dry in Ottawa and Gatineau, like this little kitty here

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 07:24:58 EST


It will be a bit wet and windy in the capital region on Wednesday as snow turns to rain and strong winds arrive.

Slushy commute on Wednesday in Ottawa-Gatineau

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 06:19:34 EST


Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All in a Day from 3 to 6 p.m.

Food Bank lifts veil on hunger's 'invisible face' with 2016 report

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST


Job loss, high rent, insufficient social assistance and lack of health benefits in cases of critical illness are some of the reasons 41,500 people use the Ottawa Food Bank each month, according to a new report.

Toronto neurosurgeon accused of killing wife once charged with assaulting her in Ottawa

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:28:33 EST


The Toronto doctor whose remains were found in a suitcase this weekend filed a peace bond in 2005 against husband Dr. Mohammed Shamji, who is now charged with first-degree murder.

OPP search for witnesses after fatal November tractor trailer crash near Hawkesbury

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:52:39 EST


Ontario Provincial Police are searching for witnesses in the lead up to a fatal and fiery crash involving three tractor trailers on Highway 417 westbound near Hawkesbury on November 29.

Violence against women has touched us all, Wynne says on anniversary of Montreal Massacre

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:55:17 EST


Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne placed roses in a vase at a ceremony in Toronto in memory of 14 women killed in Montreal 27 years ago.

Conservative leadership contenders spend more time agreeing than debating in Moncton, N.B.

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:22:00 EST


The second official debate in the Conservative Party's leadership race brought more laughs than sparring to Moncton, N.B., Tuesday evening. But three candidates found themselves on the defensive amid recent controversies.

Ottawa paramedics dispute damning dispatch report

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:19:52 EST


The Ottawa Paramedic Service disputes a provincial report that found paramedics from neighbouring municipalities are spending more time responding to calls in the capital because of an "overall, ongoing and systemic [dispatching] problem."

Nibbler on the roof: stranded pooch nips rescuer

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:57:44 EST


An adventurous dog had to be helped down from a roof in Barrhaven Tuesday morning, and decided to say thanks by chomping on one of the firefighters who took part in the rescue.

Stolen bronze leapfrog statue found in Kingston scrapyard

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:02:55 EST


A bronze statue of two children playing leapfrog stolen from a Kingston, Ont., park was found Tuesday morning on the property of a local scrapyard.

6 months after Rideau Street sinkhole, cause remains open question

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Did a water main rupture cause the Rideau Street sinkhole on June 8, or did light rail tunnelling cause the road collapse? The answer will determine who's on the hook for the cleanup bill, but two separate investigations are ongoing.