Sunday, February 17, 2019

Ontario’s new autism program a ‘pittance’ for all, say angry parents

Parents gathered in St. Thomas, Ont. on Feb. 14, 2019 to protest changes to the provincial autism program. (Provided) Parents and supporters of the...

RCMP not meeting bilingual obligations on the Hill: languages commissioner

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is still not fulfilling its obligations to offer services in both official languages on Parliament Hill, according to follow-up...

Prince Edward County’s boom puts squeeze on housing

Prince Edward County's booming tourist economy is putting a serious squeeze on affordable housing in the area, and no one seems quite sure what...

Get hooked on ice fishing this weekend — for free

If you've been thinking about giving ice fishing a try, this Family Day weekend is the perfect time to get hooked. Canadian residents can fish anywhere...

Sanctions against misbehaving bureaucrats rarely disclosed

The federal government's system for exposing public servants who behave badly seldom reveals the punishment they receive, a practice that's beginning to draw fire...

Long weekend forecast promises no snow

There's no snow in the forecast for the long weekend. It's a great chance to get outside and enjoy the last weekend of Winterlude. Look for...

Driver charged in pedestrian’s death

A 68-year-old man has been charged following a collision in Kanata Thursday that left a pedestrian dead.  The driver was southbound on Goulbourn Forced Road around 5 p.m. when his...

Escaped murderer may be headed for Gatineau

A convicted murderer who escaped from a minimum-security facility in Laval, Que., earlier Friday is on his way to Gatineau or elsewhere in the Outaouais, authorities...

Music with a punch this Family Day weekend

Music festivals abound this Family Day long weekend, with something  Kids make a big bang It's a music festival for kids, but don't expect to hear any...

Truck convoy set to snarl traffic in Ottawa next week

A convoy demanding the federal government do more to get oil pipelines built is set to slow down traffic in Ottawa next week. The United...