Ottawa

Twin brother of woman who died hours before her daughter's Tofino wedding says she was in her 'glory'

The twin brother of a 52-year-old woman who died over the long weekend hours before her daughter's wedding in Tofino, B.C., says his sister was a …

British Columbia

Doug Ford recorded trying to sell 'bogus' PC memberships, Liberals allege

​The Ontario Liberals released an audio recording on Thursday that features Doug Ford allegedly trying to sell "bogus memberships" to help secure the …

Canadian Politics

Death of woman and baby could have been prevented, coroner finds

A coroner's report into the deaths of a 32-year-old woman and her baby at Hull Hospital has found that a lack of training and emergency caesarian …

Health Care (Canada)

Prescott-Russell paramedics to scale back response to Ottawa calls

The municipality of Prescott-Russell says it's making changes that will mean its paramedics and ambulances spend less time answering calls outside …

Southern Ontario

Ottawa Race Weekend road closures start Friday morning

Even if you're not signed up to run, it'll be hard to avoid Ottawa Race Weekend if you're anywhere near central Ottawa/Gatineau this weekend.<p>Several …

Southern Ontario

2 dead in Kingston, Ont., crash

Two people died in a crash in west-end Kingston, Ont., early Thursday morning.<p>Loyalist OPP officers were called to the serious crash on Taylor Kidd …

Southern Ontario

Festivals feel squeezed by alcohol permit price hike

Smaller Ottawa festivals are reconsidering the sale of alcohol at their venues after the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario increased the price …

Southern Ontario

Carleton PC candidate says she doesn't believe climate change is man-made

The Ontario PC candidate for Carleton said she doesn't believe climate change is man-made at an all-candidates forum in the south Ottawa community of …

Southern Ontario

Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for May 24

Good morning commuters!<p>Pavement repairs continue today and tomorrow along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkwy from Carling to Woodroffe avenues — …

Southern Ontario

Hydro 'screw-ups' haunt Wynne in rural Ottawa

When voters in Kanata–Carleton head to the polls this June, many say they'll be thinking about a political "screw-up" that's hitting them where it …

Canada

Thursday weather looking bright and sunny

Another fine day is in store.<p>Look for mainly sunny skies with a mild high near 25 C.<p>The breeze today will be from the southwest by afternoon, gusting …

Southern Ontario

Doug Ford's tax exemption for legions would end patchwork of benefits

The Doug Ford campaign announced Tuesday that if the Progressive Conservatives form the next Ontario government, they will bring forward legislation …

Canada

Summit aims to establish Ottawa as AI hub

Artificial intelligence is set to disrupt many industries, and the Ottawa area is poised to grab a slice of the action.<p>That was the message delivered …

Artificial Intelligence

Liberals allege, Doug Ford dodges

Two weeks to go until election day — but the focus today is on two years ago when Liberals allege Doug Ford was trying to sell "bogus" PC memberships …

Canada

Ontario Votes 2018: Kanata–Carleton

Kanata–Carleton will be a riding to watch this election as incumbent Jack MacLaren faces off against his former party in the newly redrawn, suburban …

Southern Ontario

Public school board director announces departure

The director of Ottawa’s largest school board is leaving, and a search has begun for her replacement.<p>Jennifer Adams, director of education at the …

Southern Ontario

NDP faces tougher scrutiny as Andrea Horwath rises in polls

It's been 28 years since the Ontario NDP had a real shot at winning an election. That's so long ago that the SkyDome in Toronto was still brand new, …

Canadian News

Chelsea doctor accused of sex assaults and voyeurism is suspended by College of Physicians

The Chelsea doctor charged with 94 counts of sexual assault and voyeurism has been suspended from practising medicine.Dr. Vincent Nadon was suspended …

Crime

David Byrne, Belle and Sebastian, Steve Earle among CityFolk 2018 stars

The 25th anniversary edition of Ottawa's folk festival will feature the likes of David Byrne, Steve Earle, and Belle and Sebastian, CityFolk has …

Southern Ontario

Burning truck scorches Highway 401 near Napanee

A transport truck was destroyed by fire near Napanee, Ont., Wednesday morning, damaging a section of Highway 401 severely enough to force its closure …

Southern Ontario

Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for May 23

Good morning commuters!<p>No new construction today on this shortened work-week.<p>Yesterday I shared an e-mail from a listener who is asking for police …

Southern Ontario

Missing half-hour before homicide baffles police

After scouring hours of footage from traffic and security cameras, and combing through Opiny P'ochieng's cell phone, police are no closer to catching …

Southern Ontario

Liberals pledge to revive Prince of Wales bridge as LRT link

A re-elected Liberal government will help refurbish the Prince of Wales bridge and create a light rail link between Ottawa and Gatineau, five local …

Canada

Try harder on waste, councillor chides colleagues

Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder is beseeching her colleagues around the council table to think bigger when it comes reducing the amount of garbage being …

Southern Ontario

'There is such a gap for resources': Mental health advocates say system is broken

As the leaders of Ontario's four main political parties criss-cross the province, making pledges in an effort to appeal to voters, advocates are …

Mental Health

Kathleen Wynne ad says 'I can do better'

We're just about hitting the halfway point of the election campaign.<p>NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is focusing on young people today, visiting Seneca …

Canadian News

Ontario Votes 2018: Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

The largely rural Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes riding is made up of Brockville, Gananoque, Prescott and a number of townships, …

Southern Ontario

Another 150 city workers join Cornwall strike

An additional 150 city employees walked off the job in Cornwall, Ont., Wednesday, joining 250 workers already on strike since last week.<p>The …

Southern Ontario

Man charged in Buddha statue vandalism

A 47-year-old man has been charged after a statue was vandalized at an Ottawa Buddhist temple.<p>On May 17, a statue of Buddha was damaged at the Hilda …

Southern Ontario

Ottawa rents out of range for minimum wage earners: report

Tenant advocates are sounding the alarm over high rents across the province, including in Ottawa.<p>The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) makes …

Housing