Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Eyewear consumers blast effort to cease online sales

A court battle pitting Ontario's optometrists and opticians against online corrective lens retailers has consumers caught in the crossfire. In January an Ontario judge issued an...

Restaurateurs, winemakers disappointed with Supreme Court ruling

Local brewers, winemakers and restaurateurs say they're left with a bitter taste in their mouths after the country's top court upheld rules allowing for the...

Gatineau to hire 911 dispatchers in wake of slow response to 2017 homicide

Fifteen months after a dispatcher's error slowed police response to what would turn out to be a homicide scene, Gatineau's city council has OK'd the...

Mayor to confront Eugene Melnyk over LeBreton comments

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says he plans to confront Eugene Melnyk to find out whether the Ottawa Senators owner is serious about redeveloping LeBreton Flats. "If...

Grieving parents face isolation, anxiety after unexplained deaths of children

As we reported earlier this week, it's been a difficult year for Christa Reccord and Blake Doucett, whose two-and-half-year-old son Sam died in his sleep...

Portage Bridge work likely to close lanes this summer

Expect lane closures on the Portage Bridge this summer while crews work to repair its pavement and improve its bike lanes. The road surface on the bridge,...

Portage Bridge work to close lanes this summer

Expect lane closures on the Portage Bridge this summer while crews work to repair its pavement and install a two-way segregated bike lane. The National Capital Commission's...

Shell casings found for second straight night in south Ottawa

Shell casings were found near the intersection of Banff and Ledbury avenues around midnight Thursday. Ottawa police said there were no reports of injuries and...

Nearly 3,000 speeding, distracted drivers caught last month

Good morning commuters! There's quite a bit of water in the ramps to and from eastbound Carling Avenue at Bayshore Drive from firefighters who battled a...

Carport roof collapses during fire, damaging 25 vehicles on Bayshore Drive

An overnight fire in a carport in the Bayshore area damaged 25 vehicles when it caused the roof to collapse. Emergency crews were called to...