Thursday, January 4, 2018

Sears closures years in the making, Ottawa employee says

The Sears closures are heartbreaking, but unsurprising to an Ottawa employee of the chain. On Tuesday, Sears Canada announced plans to close all 130 stores,...

Basil Borutski’s murder trial set to hear more testimony from former neighbour

The trial of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski is today expected to hear more testimony from a former neighbour of Borutski's, who said he...

Tour companies compensated for losses during Three Amigos summit

The federal government paid three tour companies nearly $35,000 to compensate them for losses they incurred as a result of a one-day Three Amigos summit in...

Thursday will get frosty before sunshine rolls in

Ian Black is the only weather forecaster in Ottawa endorsed by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. (In fact, he was the first broadcaster...

Cyclist in critical condition after cardiac arrest

A cyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after an incident on Booth street just north of Albert street, paramedics said. Paramedics said they received...

SIU investigating after teens hurt in rollover on Hunt Club Road

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after two teenagers were injured when their car rolled over, crashed into a fence and ended upside down in a...

SIU investigating after teen seriously injured in police chase rollover

Ontario's police watchdog says it is investigating after a car that being chased by Ottawa police Wednesday evening flipped over, causing one of the...

Start your dining with a smoked sturgeon dish

Stofa restaurant opened its doors to customers last Wednesday. Stofa is an old Norse word that means stove. It was also used to describe the...

Artist dismayed after Lansdowne Park installation taken down for Grey Cup seats

An award-winning Canadian artist is wondering about the fate of a major work of public art she designed for Lansdowne Park, one she says was dismantled to...

Mother pleaded for Amanda Lindhout’s freedom during tense phone calls

After a year in captivity, Amanda Lindhout begged her mother during a frantic phone call to quickly come up with a hefty ransom because...

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