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Carleton's therapy dog gives paws to stressed students

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:40:00 EST


Exam season can be stressful. You're often cramming, not sleeping and missing home. That's where Blue, Carleton University's resident therapy dog, comes in.

Sabres outduel Senators to extend Ottawa's losing streak to 5

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:59:20 EST


Evander Kane, Kyle Okposo and Benoit Pouliot scored in the second period, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

Alleged victim terrified 'intimate' videos would be shared on social media

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:38:44 EST


The alleged victim of a violent home invasion in Ottawa told court she begged her attackers to not share images or video of her as they took off her clothes against her will.

More than 2,000 Algonquin College students receive tuition refunds after strike

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:52 EST


Algonquin College has provided rebates to 2,063 students who withdrew from programs after a five-week strike cut into their semester.

Questions prompt coroner's inquest into 1996 construction death

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST


A CBC news investigation into the March 2016 construction site death of Olivier Bruneau has prompted the regional coroner to examine the death of Jesus Revilla, who died in 1996 while working for the same company, under the same supervisor.

Your pictures of Ottawa's 1st snowstorm

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:24:38 EST


Photos, videos and tweets from the snowstorm on Dec. 12, 2017.

Final tally for failed Algonquin College campus hits $9M

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:41:03 EST


Algonquin College's failed college in Saudi Arabia has lost almost $9 million in operating costs and fees associated with exiting the deal, they confirmed.

Snowy, windy weather means cancellations, delays in Ottawa-Gatineau

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:05:51 EST


The Ottawa-Gatineau area is getting hit by blowing snow all day, which is affecting travel. Here's what you need to know.

Big changes coming to Scott, Albert streets once LRT opens

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:34:44 EST


The City of Ottawa has unveiled its plan for how a connected stretch of Scott and Albert streets will look following the opening of the east-west Confederation light rail line next summer.

Gatineau council to rule on development in flood-ravaged sector

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:15:05 EST


​Gatineau city council will decide Tuesday whether to give a developer the go-ahead to build on a piece of land hit hard by this spring's flooding.

Vaping studied as way for homeless to kick smoking habit

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:56:40 EST


An Ottawa doctor is leading a study to see if vaping can help homeless people in the city kick their addiction to smoking tobacco.

Cincinatti Reds' Joey Votto beats Rachel Homan for Canadian athlete of the year

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:42:11 EST


Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto is the 2017 winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year.

Ottawa environmental groups make plea for funding

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:21:58 EST


A consortium of environmental groups from across Ottawa is making an 11th hour plea to Mayor Jim Watson to increase funding for climate change initiatives in the budget.

Firefighters 'quack' through river ice to free frozen duck

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:01:00 EST


Ottawa firefighters got handed a unique test of their water rescue skills Tuesday morning when a duck was discovered frozen in the ice of the Rideau River.

Ontario passes marijuana law, sets stage for government-run pot shops

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:55:12 EST


Legislation giving Ontario's government a monopoly on recreational marijuana sales passed at Queen's Park on Tuesday.

4 ways the 2018 budget might be fake

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST


Councillors have read the budget, asked questions about it at various committee meetings, and now some of them have doubts about the premise of a number of budget items.

Cost of Kanata road widening grows secretly, councillor says

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:30:00 EST


City councillors are being asked to increase the budget for a controversial road-widening project in Kanata South by $4 million, according to one city councillor for the area — but they don’t know it.

How to get around Ottawa during the NHL Classic

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:44:51 EST


Hockey fans should look to plan ahead for Saturday's outdoor game between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens.

Hospitals working to stop spread of flu virus

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:56:31 EST


Hospitals in the Ottawa area are asking for the community's help to reduce the spread of infection as the flu season came early this year.

Quebec Bar releases recommendations on how courts deal with sexual assault

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:24:08 EST


The Quebec Bar Association wants to make it easier for victims of sexual assault to have their cases heard in court.