Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Winter arrives with chance of flurries on Friday

There's a special weather statement in effect and Environment Canada is warning that black ice and flash freezing are a real possibility,...

Last chapter for beloved used book store

The Book Gallery in Carleton Place, which bills itself as Canada's largest used bookstore, is closing after nearly three decades in business....

Ottawa firefighters respond after part of roof comes off building

High winds in Ottawa have ripped the roof off a townhouse building in Sandy Hill.  According to a media release, late Wednesday evening, firefighters received a...

Environment Canada warns of freezing rain Tuesday

Spring seems far away, once again, this Easter Monday as the morning starts off with a low of -6 C and Environment Canada warns of...

Skittish turtles come out of their shells thanks to 3D printed sex dolls

Normally skittish male northern map turtles are coming out of their shells with the help of some nifty 3D printing.  Carleton University biologist Grégory Bulté studies the breed...

Not too late to get flu shot, health officials say

Despite the early start to the flu season, health officials are still encouraging people to get vaccinated to protect both themselves and the vulnerable. Dr....

Horse struck and killed on Quyon, Que., road

A horse was struck and killed after it got onto a road in the Pontiac early Friday morning. MRC des Collines police said it happened on...

Advocates demand action against domestic violence following Borutski verdict

Women's advocates are demanding less rhetoric and more action against domestic violence after Basil Borutski was convicted Friday of killing three of...

Ottawa photographer captures transitions of war-torn countries

For 15 years, Grant Kippen was assigned to research international elections, but every once in a while, he'd pull out his camera...

Fake service dogs a menace for legitimate owners, businesses alike

People who rely on service dogs to help them navigate through life are facing some unwanted competition — frauds who dress their...