Sunday, May 26, 2019

A year-by-year look of how councillors spend their budgets

Every year, the 23 members of council are given a global budget to pay their staff, run their office and engage with constituents. At the...

Get your kids off screens for March break with this reading list

Imagine just starting to live with dementia and driving across the country to revisit your past one last time. Or waking up every day inside a...

PC candidates skipping debates across Ontario are ‘hitching their fate’ to Ford’s brand

As Ontario's election campaign rolls on, the list of Progressive Conservative candidates who've been conspicuously absent from so-called all-candidates meetings keeps growing. PC nominees for the...

Ottawa police get almost $1M to prevent violent extremism

The federal government is providing nearly $1 million to expand an Ottawa police program in an effort to prevent violent extremism. The funding announced Friday...

‘Wounds that cut to the bone’: Triple murderer Basil Borutski to be sentenced today

The trial of Basil Borutski, who murdered three of his former partners in 2015, will come to an end Wednesday in a...

Man shot, found in vehicle in south Ottawa

A man was shot and found in a vehicle on Johnston Road in south Ottawa late Wednesday night, police say. Police were called to Johnston...

More roads closed in Gatineau for another water main break

The City of Gatineau says it is working to fix a water main break at Saint-René Boulevard East, less than a day after a...

Lanark County turns to Iceland to curb teen substance abuse

Lanark County is looking to test a program inspired by Iceland's approach to substance abuse, which has helped dramatically curb that country's toxic drinking culture among teens.  The eastern Ontario county...

Elementary school suspensions on rise at Ottawa’s public school board

Ottawa's largest school board is reporting a jump in the number of elementary students suspended from school last year, saying suspensions are far outpacing...

Pilot injured in float plane crash near Kingston

A pilot suffered minor injuries when his float plane flipped while taking off east of Kingston, Ont., Wednesday morning, police say. Emergency crews were called...