Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Rideau Canal Skateway opening to skaters Friday

There's a silver lining to all this cold weather Ottawa has been going through these past couple of weeks: the Rideau Canal...

Air support, staffing change help quell fire in Val-des-Monts, Que.

​Firefighters in Val-des-Monts, Que., are crediting water bombers and a recent change to fire station staffing for their success in containing a forest fire...

Why Andrea Horwath thinks the NDP can conquer Ottawa Centre

Asked about the NDP's chances in the Ottawa area early Sunday morning, Andrea Horwath joked about the current absence of orange in eastern Ontario. "Oshawa!" Horwath laughed,...

A sunny start to Mother’s Day weekend

Another chilly start to the day in Ottawa — but the sun will warm things up as the day goes on. Temperatures will moderate by the...

1 dead in Highway 401 crash near Prescott

One driver is dead in a collision between two transport trucks and a tanker truck carrying petroleum on Highway 401 near Prescott, Ont., Thursday afternoon. All...

Ontario asks court to toss lawsuit from Tesla over electric vehicle rebates

Ontario's Progressive Conservative government has asked the province's Superior Court to throw out a petition from the Canadian arm of Tesla Inc. that claims...

Downtown councillors ponder possibilities of steeper tax hike

City councillors and residents from Ottawa's five central wards spent Tuesday evening exploring the ways in which the city could spend extra tax dollars if...

Young man with no birth certificate doesn’t officially exist

A 20-year-old man from a rural town in eastern Ontario doesn't officially exist on paper because he has no birth certificate, no social insurance number...

Rockfest fans party with caution after man dies at festival

Music fans at a west Quebec rock festival were exercising a bit of extra caution this weekend after a 25-year-old man died Friday of a...

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in daytime stabbing of spouse

Gino Langevin has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after stabbing his partner to death in broad daylight outside their home in Ottawa's Carlington...