Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cannabis store could replace ByWard Market restaurant

The CEO of an Alberta-based chain of cannabis stores says his company is looking forward to setting up shop in Ottawa's ByWard market. Fire &...

Truck convoy heading back to the Hill today

Good morning commuters! Whether you like it or not, the dozens of pro-pipeline protesters who arrived in Ottawa yesterday after a cross-country convoy are planning to...

Snowfall freezes LRT testing

There's been no testing of light rail trains on Ottawa's $2-billion Confederation Line since last week's severe snow storm, raising questions about how well the...

Snow, ice pellets and freezing rain on the way tonight

Change is on the way, but it won't be seamless. It's another frosty cold morning, with the wind chill near the frostbite advisory threshold of –25...

Residential school survivor in Rome for summit on sex abuse plans to ask Pope...

A First Nation woman who attended one of Canada's most notorious residential schools is in Rome this week in hopes of getting the chance to meet...

Menard wants to reopen lid on plastic bag debate

Newly elected Capital ward Coun. Shawn Menard wants to revisit the City of Ottawa's plan to allow plastic bags in green bins, the cause of a major...

‘Snow-Banksy’ leaves mark on Vanier

You could call him Ottawa's Snow-Banksy. This winter's record snowfall has left residents digging out and city crews working around the clock.   One Vanier man has decided to have...

What people are saying at the United We Roll protest

A controversial pro-pipeline demonstration arrived on Parliament Hill Tuesday for two days of rallies, but what people are rallying about depends on who you...

Keep climate change money flowing, environment committee urged

Ottawa city councillors approved nearly $800 million in annual spending on garbage, water and the environment on Tuesday, but still came under fire from residents who say...

No charges for officer involved in fatal shooting at OPP detachment

Ontario's police watchdog has concluded there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an officer who shot and killed a 43-year-old man at...