Monday, August 21, 2017

1 man is dead, several injured after 3 collisions in Ottawa and Gatineau

A man in his 40s is dead after a head-on collision Sunday morning on Highway 50 near Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, according to Sûreté du Québec....

Ottawa English teacher gives Bard the boot in favour of Indigenous writers

How much attention should Shakespeare get in high school English courses? An Ottawa high school teacher says she stopped teaching the Bard five years ago to showcase Indigenous authors....

Hurting Senators put a hurtin’ on Devils

Craig Anderson made 29 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night despite playing without three of their top forwards....

How data analysis helped Team Homan triumph at the Scotties

Curling fans might chalk up Rachel Homan's dominance at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts to her team's intense training or brilliant strategizing — but they shouldn't forget about the spreadsheets....

Man stabbed in Overbrook, 1 person arrested

A man was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition after a stabbing in the Overbrook neighbourhood Friday morning....

Downie makes rare appearance to speak out for Canada’s Indigenous peoples on We Day

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie says Canada's young Indigenous people are still suffering the same kind of pain young people suffered in the now defunct residential schools....

Density of proposed subdivision ticks off Manotick homeowners

Some people living in Manotick are concerned their quaint village is on the verge of becoming a cramped suburbia because of a proposed subdivision that looks to build 84 homes on 16 acres of land...

Ottawa church fights racism with lawn signs welcoming refugees

First United Church in Westboro is trying to fight negativity and racism toward refugees with lawn signs. The signs say 'No matter where you are from, we're glad you're our neighbour," in English, French and Arabic....

2 arrested after raid on Chinatown marijuana dispensary

Two people are facing drug charges after Ottawa police raided a pot shop in the city's Chinatown neighbourhood last week....

Canadians becoming more bilingual, linguistically diverse, census data shows

Canada's linguistic make-up is becoming more diverse, as the share of Canadians who speak a language other than French or English at home is...

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