Friday, April 19, 2019

As the waters rise, here’s where to get sandbags

The Ottawa River is set to rise considerably this weekend, potentially reaching levels last seen during the devastating 2017 floods. Residents across the capital region are...

Expect consistent rain Friday as region braces for flooding

Rain, and plenty of it, will plague the entire region from now right on into Saturday. As much as 60 millimetres of rain could fall...

Egg hunts, a gallery’s final show and Nietzsche for the weekend

Last look Take a long, lingering look at the art-covered walls of The Cube Gallery — owner and curator Don Monet has hung his last show. "It's...

Mentally ill man’s death at OCDC not a homicide, jury finds

A coroner's inquest jury looking into the death of a mentally ill man at the Ottawa jail has called for sweeping changes in how corrections...

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle

An elderly woman has died after being hit by a vehicle on Carling Avenue on Thursday afternoon. The collision happened just before 4 p.m. near...

Ottawa paramedics ‘shaken up’ by merger plan

The City of Ottawa was blindsided by the Ontario government's budget announcement that the province's 59 paramedic services will be merged into just 10, according to...

2 more men from same Ontario family charged with sexual assaults

Police in eastern Ontario say they've charged two more members of the same family in a series of sexual assaults alleged to have occurred...

Study finds 1 in 5 Ontario children have mental health problems — same as...

Around one in five Ontario children have a mental health disorder — about the same percentage as in 1983 — but more people now see a need for professional help, according to a...

Man in sexsomnia case facing charges involving minors

A Brockville, Ont., man appealing his sexual assault conviction for the third time has been arrested on sexual assault charges involving two underage girls,...

Ottawa River could hit 2017 flood levels this weekend, regulator warns

Flood-prone communities along the Ottawa River could be in for a nerve-racking weekend as waterways rise to levels last seen during the devastating floods of...