Monday, August 21, 2017

‘No redeeming qualities’: Château Laurier feedback blasts proposed glass addition

Jarring, distracting, but also respectful — those are just a few of the ways people are describing a proposed modern glass addition to the historic Fairmont Château Laurier, according to a report published Thursday by the City of Ottawa....

Ottawa has ‘necessary resources’ to handle rain, city says

As heavy rains cause chaos across parts of eastern Ontario and west Quebec, the City of Ottawa is holding off on declaring a state of emergency, officials said Friday afternoon....

Architects wanted: City sets preliminary timelines for Ottawa’s new central library

Got a vision for the central library project, and the skills to see it through to completion? The City of Ottawa wants you to get that resumé ready....

‘We’re all devastated’: Child care changes have parents facing uncertain future

Changes to provincial legislation governing child care in Ontario could leave many parents with children in unlicensed, city-run programs in Ottawa scrambling to find care this coming fall....

Ottawa paramedics boosting supply of opioid antidote naloxone

Ottawa paramedics are increasing the amount of the opioid overdose antidote naloxone aboard ambulances and in their equipment bags, according to a memo to city council....

OPP find human remains on Highway 417

Police had to temporarily close part of Highway 417 after human remains were found on the shoulder lane near Limoges, southeast of downtown Ottawa....

How do the Conservative leadership candidates’ online campaigns stack up?

Last week's awkward campaign video by Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, in the parlance of our times, broke the internet. But how does it compare to the rest of the field? CBC Ottawa asked a digital media strategist to analyze the candidates' online presence....

Gathering takes aim at high HIV rates among world’s Indigenous population

Front-line workers from around the world are gathering in Ottawa to discuss ways to curb high rates of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis C within...

Don’t let TVO drop free signal, Ottawa MPP urges own government

An Ottawa MPP is calling upon his own government to push TVO to reverse its plan to eliminate its free over-the-air signal for markets outside Toronto....

Ottawa Airbnb rentals set to rise during Canada’s 150th birthday, says company

The number of people using Airbnb to find short-term accommodations in the National Capital Region is expected to soar during Canada's 150th birthday year, the company says — all while local hoteliers voice concerns about Airbnb's rapid growth....

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