Thursday, August 10, 2017

Ottawa light rail workers file dozens of safety complaints

Workers on Ottawa's light rail transit project have filed dozens of formal complaints about reportedly dangerous conditions, including workers suffering electric shock, carbon monoxide exposure and...

Restaurant industry concerned lower blood-alcohol limit could serve up trouble

Potential changes to Canada's legal blood-alcohol limit has some in the restaurant industry concerned about business.  Restaurants Canada, the group that represents the country's food industry,...

Chilly morning gives way to heat and thundershowers on Thursday

Ottawa will see a chilly start to the morning, but the temperature will pick up quickly in the afternoon. Lower humidity and a decent start to the...

Feds consult Ontario about lowering legal limit of alcohol

An RCMP officer performs a breathalyzer test on a driver during a roadside check in Surrey, B.C., just before midnight on Friday September 24,...

Disciplined Ottawa police sergeant makes amends at flotilla for Indigenous youth

Nine months after posting racist comments online about the death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook, Sgt. Chris Hrnchiar is still trying to make amends. "I...

Man charged in Tuesday stabbing on Meadowlands Drive

Ottawa police have laid charges after a man was stabbed on Meadowlands Drive early Tuesday morning.  At about 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 8, officers responded to...

Banana bread recipe almost as old as Canada

Banana cake, banana bread, banana loaf — whatever you call it, a good banana bread recipe is a staple in many Canadian kitchens. And, some...

Accused human trafficker turns herself in to Ottawa police

Ottawa police said a woman accused of recruiting young girls to use them as prostitutes has turned herself in.  Marina Javier, 33, had earlier been...

Air Transat blames ‘factors beyond our control’ for stranded Ottawa passenger saga

The airline that left passengers stranded on the Ottawa airport's runway for hours last week says it tried its best to get them back in...

2 more suspects arrested in killing of Ottawa teenager

Ottawa police said two people have been arrested in Toronto in the homicide of 19-year-old Ahmad Afrah, bringing the total number of people charged in the young...

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