Thursday, September 20, 2018

Heritage committee demands more changes to Château annex

The architects behind a controversial addition to Ottawa's Château  Laurier still don't have it "quite right," but the city's build heritage subcommittee stopped short of...

Parliament’s chief librarian ends chapter in ’emotional place’

It's neither the books nor the architecture Sonia L'Heureux will miss most when she retires as chief librarian of the Library of Parliament this...

Ford orders public sector hiring freeze, excludes essential frontline staff

Ontario's incoming premier has put the public service under a hiring freeze as part of a series of measures meant to limit spending as...

Winning World Cup pitch a ‘dream come true,’ Fury GM says

The general manager of Ottawa Fury FC says bringing the World Cup back to North America is a "dream come true" — and a "no-brainer"...

Developer, community group reach compromise over building setback

The Centretown Citizens Community Association (CCCA) has reached a compromise with a developer over the distance between the sidewalk and a proposed apartment building on Kent...

Amanda Lindhout’s kidnapper sentenced to 15 years in prison

Ali Omar Ader has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his central role in the kidnapping of Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout in...

Motorcyclist critically injured in west Ottawa crash

A man in his 50s was taken to hospital in critical condition after he drove his motorcycle into a post off Highway 7 in...

Quebec crane operators walk off the job to protest new regulations

Close to 2,000 crane operators abandoned major work sites right across Quebec Monday, virtually paralyzing construction in a wildcat strike to protest against a reduction...

Large townhome in Orléans catches fire

Four units in a townhome on Lakepointe Drive in Orléans were damaged in an overnight fire. Ottawa fire crews were called to the scene off...

Ashton barn fire deemed suspicious

Ottawa police are investigating after an abandoned farm building just off Highway 7 in Ashton burned down early Monday morning. Working Fire on Ashton Station...