Wednesday, April 18, 2018

OC Transpo to flout Quebec’s ‘niqab ban’

Ottawa's transit commission has made its opposition to Quebec's so-called "niqab ban" official. Critics say Bill 62 violates the charter rights of Muslim women who choose to...

Gatineau asking Quebec to help foot bill for LRT to Aylmer

Gatineau city councillors will ask Quebec to share some of the cost of building a light rail and rapid bus link between Aylmer and the...

The facts about Ontario’s sex ed curriculum

The Ontario election campaign hasn't begun officially, but it's already in full swing with leadership candidates holding town halls and speaking tours. And one of...

Earthquake rumbles through the Outaouais

A minor earthquake rattled parts of the Outaouais on Tuesday evening. Earthquakes Canada said people were able to feel the quake, which struck just before 7 p.m. Its epicentre...

National Gallery will sell Chagall piece even if it doesn’t get its replacement

The director of the National Gallery of Canada says he will sell a Marc Chagall painting even if two Quebec museums get the money...

It’s Skateway clean-up day beside the Rideau Canal

Good morning commuters! Leitrim Road, Limebank Road and Fisher Avenue are open this morning after Hydro Ottawa crews repaired all the damaged hydro poles. There's only...

It’s Skateway cleanup day beside the Rideau Canal

Good morning commuters! Leitrim Road, Limebank Road and Fisher Avenue are open this morning after Hydro Ottawa crews repaired all the damaged hydro poles. There are only...

Black parents ask Ottawa public schools to collect race data

A group of parents from Ottawa's black community are calling for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board to collect race-based data so they can fight...

How Doug Ford’s pledge of ‘zero income tax’ leaves minimum wage earners worse off

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford's big campaign promise for minimum wage workers, announced this week, is to offer them an income tax credit.  Ford is...

Cash on the line: Quebec plans to reward transit agencies for efficiency, good service

From lengthy delays to routine annoyances, Montreal commuters will be the first to point out that public transit isn't perfect.  But a new initiative from the...

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