Friday, August 17, 2018

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for south Ottawa

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for  parts of Ottawa's south end. The weather agency issued the alert at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday for Richmond,...

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Ottawa

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Ottawa. The weather agency issued the alert at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday. Storms could develop in the afternoon producing strong wind...

Pilot injured in float plane crash near Kingston

A pilot suffered minor injuries when his float plane flipped while taking off east of Kingston, Ont., Wednesday morning, police say. Emergency crews were called...

Creativity on wheels: ‘Innovation pod’ comes to Lansdowne

Ottawa's innovation pod has rolled up to Lansdowne Park, and musicians, artists and animators are invited to hop on board and start creating. The mobile pod — a cosy...

Pot shops face dilemma in bid for legitimacy

Owners of illegal pot dispensaries in Ottawa are welcoming the shift in the province's approach to retail cannabis sales, but say they're facing a serious...

Museum’s kite collection kept under wraps

This is part of our series Hidden Treasures, where we delve into the storage rooms of museums across the National Capital Region to find...

Gun makers up in arms over Shopify’s ban on certain firearms and accessories

Shopify is taking aim at weapons companies by banning the sale of some firearms and accessories on its platform. The Ottawa-based e-commerce giant quietly made changes...

Constellation Brands invests $5B in Canopy Growth

Constellation Brands, a massive alcohol beverage company, is investing $5 billion into Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company Canopy Growth. According to a press release, Constellation...

Ottawa football team to play Parkland shooting survivors

The only Canadian high school football team chosen to take part in a U.S. tournament will face Parkland, Fla., school shooting survivors.  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Perth manufacturer welcomes potential steel industry help

A Perth, Ont., manufacturer of stainless steel wire is welcoming the federal government's study of emergency protective measures for the steel industry as it...