Thursday, June 20, 2019

Off-duty Ottawa police officer charged with impaired driving

An Ottawa Police Service constable has been charged with impaired driving in Whitby, Ont. Const. Tim Cowley, 46, was off-duty when he was charged Sunday...

Champlain LHIN sheds 21 jobs under provincewide restructuring

The amalgamation of Ontario's health agencies and local health integration networks will cut 21 jobs at the Champlain LHIN, according to a spokesperson for...

OC Transpo looks to add 2 electric buses to fleet

Just four months after saying electric buses wouldn't work in Ottawa, the general manager in charge of OC Transpo is urging council to skip a...

Man charged with manslaughter in death of inmate

Provincial police have charged a man with manslaughter in the March 2019 death of an inmate at the Quinte Detention Centre. Paramedics were called to the...

Crown to call fellow officer to testify in Montsion manslaughter trial

In court Wednesday, the prosecution announced it wants to call a police officer to testify in their case against Const. Daniel Montsion, who is accused...

Salvation Army denies misleading council over shelter

The Salvation Army says it's been entirely transparent with Ottawa city councillors about who owns the Montreal Road property where it wants to build a 350-bed facility. The...

Raccoon with broken leg gets police rescue

There's an old saying among police officers in rural eastern Ontario: "You never know what today's shift will bring." OPP spokesperson Bill Dickson said a Sharbot Lake...

416 ‘back-office’ workers laid off as Ontario merges health agencies

More than 400 health-sector workers are being laid off in Ontario as the Progressive Conservative government moves to merge 20 agencies into one. The 416...

Parents at Orléans school warned about hepatitis A

Ottawa Public Health has warned parents of students at an Orléans elementary school that their children may have been exposed to hepatitis A. The health...

Parents at Orléans school warned about hepatitis A cases

Parents at an east Ottawa elementary school have been warned by Ottawa Public Health about the possibility they could be exposed to hepatitis A. Ottawa Public...