Monday, June 18, 2018

Councillors look to reduce ‘budget fakery’ with $1 a month infrastructure levy

Eight councillors have a plan that would see homeowners pay one dollar more a month on their tax bills to fix crumbling...

Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for April 5

Good morning commuters! I have your recycling bin. There is probably quite a bit of debris around after last night's heavy winds, but all the stuff...

Kathleen Wynne says Doug Ford’s victory ‘changes very little’ for Ontario Liberals

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne congratulated newly minted Tory leader Doug Ford at a campaign rally in Brampton on Sunday, but said the news "changes very little"...

SQ officer sentenced to 1 year in jail for dangerous driving causing death

François Laurin was sentenced to one year behind bars after being found guilty last January of dangerous driving causing death and dangerous...

Adding up the cost of the PC party platform

Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford went into this provincial election campaign promising a "solid platform that is fully costed." But a few days into the race, the...

Chemo’s no obstacle for this boy and his bot

When 11-year-old Hugo Roy can't go to school because he's undergoing chemotherapy, a robot attends class for him.

Last section of Ottawa’s LRT track to be laid Friday

It's not quite the last spike — in fact, it's a clip that will hold the rail to the concrete — but the final piece of...

Mismanagement of child-care subsidies costing city: audit

"Major lapses" in the administration of child-care subsidies to Ottawa families costs the city more than $1.5 million per year and prevents...

Affordable housing initiative marks 15 years in Ottawa

The Multifaith Housing Initiative, an Ottawa non-profit that provides affordable housing to low-income families in the city, celebrated 15 years in operation...

Finance committee approves money for new central library

One of the last hurdles on the track to a new central library in Ottawa was finally cleared Tuesday morning: the money. The city's finance and...