Sunday, April 21, 2019

Flood risk currently highest downriver from Ottawa, regulator says

The risk of flooding is currently greatest downriver from the nation's capital, according to the Ottawa River Regulation Secretariat. Michael Sarich, chief engineer with the secretariat, says...

Several Ottawa roads closed due to flooding

Several roads are closed because of flooding in various parts of Ottawa. Heron Road from Prince of Wales Drive to Riverside Drive. March Valley Road from Cameron...

Woman dead in Pontiac after road wash out

 A woman died and another person was injured overnight in Pontiac, Quebec. Pontiac Mayor Joanne Labadie confirmed the death to Giacomo Panico on CBC's In Town and Out on Saturday...

72-year-old woman dead in Pontiac after road washes out

 A woman is dead after a culvert gave way Friday in Pontiac, Que. Pontiac Mayor Joanne Labadie confirmed the death to CBC Radio's In Town and Out on Saturday morning.  Louise...

Pontiac ‘deeply saddened’ after road washout leads to woman’s death

 A woman is dead after a culvert gave way Friday in Pontiac, Que. Pontiac Mayor Joanne Labadie confirmed the death to CBC Radio's In Town and Out on Saturday morning.  Louise...

Intricate artworks on an un-eggs-pected canvas

At just six years old, Nataliya Chabanyuk learned the intricate art of pysanky. Growing up in western Ukraine, her mother and grandmother taught her how to...

Rural book borrowing in peril as libraries slam PC budget cuts

Rural and small-town libraries in eastern Ontario are bracing for cuts to an organization that helps them provide more books to the public than...

Criminals banned from social housing could end up on the streets, councillor warns

The Progressive Conservative government's plan to ban convicted criminals from social housing will cause almost as many problems as it solves, suggests one Ottawa city councillor. Last...

Flood warnings issued along the Ottawa River

Residents living in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec stocked up on sandbags and continued with last-minute flooding preparations as rain continued to fall...

Fire watch: Officials have plans to prevent a Notre Dame blaze on Parliament Hill

With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people's minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place...