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First Inuk surgeon, National Gallery curator, CEO honoured with Indspire awards

The 2018 Indspire Award recipients were unveiled Tuesday and feature a cross-section of Indigenous stars blazing trails in the arts, business, education,...

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6 displaced after Overbrook bedroom fire

Four children and two adults are temporarily homeless after a bedroom fire broke out at a home in Overbrook Sunday morning.

2 grass fires erupt day after city-wide fire ban issued

Ottawa's fire department is reiterating its "zero tolerance" fire ban after crews had to battle a pair of grass and brush fires Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were first called...

Ontario police to turn over sexual assault cases for outside review

Advocates for women say a new pilot project — which allows outside experts in gender-based violence to review sexual assault investigations by...

Rugby Canada raises fees for youth players, but only men’s national team will benefit

Rugby Canada is facing criticism for raising registration fees and proposing to use the proceeds solely to fund the men's national team. Last weekend, the sport's national governing...

Alleged Amanda Lindhout kidnapper tries to explain inconsistencies, despite taped evidence

In the last day of testimony in the Amanda Lindhout kidnapping trial, the Crown poked holes in the story of the alleged negotiator who...

‘I have to assume they’re lying’: How an Ottawa councillor lost faith in developers

Coun. David Chernushenko says he's come to believe that developers and architects are being deceitful '95 per cent of the time,' after...

Traffic worries dominate casino open house

People living near Ottawa's Rideau Carleton Raceway worry a planned casino expansion will further snarl traffic in the area.

Plastic bags alone won’t dig us out of this mess

Just before Ottawa city council voted 19-3 to allow plastic bags in green bins starting in the summer of 2019, Coun. David Chernushenko put organic...

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