Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Health units worried about province’s plans to consolidate 35 agencies into 10

Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes could affect...

CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of May 12

What's the new closing time for bars in Gatineau's Hull district? In what part of the region could there be hundreds of potentially explosive gas canisters...

Science fair phenom takes 1st place at national competition

In most ways, Bhavya Mohan is like any other 16-year-old high school kid. He likes to spend time with friends. He plays guitar and basketball. Except when...

What Doug Ford’s adviser on alcohol sales is considering

The Ford government's top adviser on reforming alcohol sales will soon hand over his recommendations, and CBC News obtained some insights into his thinking...

This power bowl will rev you up for Ramadan

About to spend the day fasting for Ramadan? Try kicking off your fast with a pre-dawn power bowl. You might think people who observe Ramadan shed weight,...

The psychology behind why few of us feel rich

It's human nature to compare ourselves to others and when it comes to money, social psychologists say most people have a big blind spot...

Privatizing LCBO’s distribution business is on the table, Ford government adviser reveals

The Ford government's top adviser on reforming alcohol sales will soon hand over his recommendations, and CBC News obtained some insights into his thinking...

Give blind LRT riders enough time to prepare, advocates urge

Advocates for people with vision loss want the city to make sure there's enough time for them to prepare to ride light rail safely. Lorne Neufeldt, who...

Businesses, workers hope for return to normal after U.S tariffs lifted

Workers and businesses in the Ottawa area negatively affected by the introduction of steel and aluminum tariffs last year are pleased they've been eliminated...

Spring weather brings out the tulips — and their admirers

Ottawa residents and tourists celebrated the warm spring weather Saturday with a trip to the Canadian Tulip Festival.  The flowers appeared in full bloom this...