Thursday, December 13, 2018

Panicked residents trapped on balconies as highrise burns

A major fire at a highrise apartment building east of downtown Ottawa forced residents onto their balconies to wait for help and caused several...

Secretive process leaves urban councillors on city’s sidelines

You might think the nominating committee of Ottawa city council would be responsible for nominating people to various standing committees and boards, and helping...

Award-winning winery embittered by VQA’s ‘Soviet-style’ grape rules

A vintner near Tweed, Ont., who took home two medals last month from an international competition says he's frustrated with VQA Ontario's certification process,...

Sun on Wednesday, but not much warmth

It may take a few hours, but skies will clear out Wednesday after Tuesday's snow.   The sun, however, will only help warm us up on...

Secretive process leaves urban councillors on sidelines

You might think the nominating committee of Ottawa city council would be responsible for nominating people to various standing committees and boards, and helping...

Ford government move to bail on binding arbitration with doctors ‘affront to the law,’...

The government of Premier Doug Ford has pulled out of binding arbitration with the association representing the province's physicians, according to documents obtained by...

Remembering the OC Transpo strike, 10 years later

It's been 10 years since OC Transpo buses ground to a halt for what would become a 51-day strike. For people living in Ottawa at...

Doug Ford committed to LRT, anti-gang funding, mayor says

Ottawa's mayor says Ontario Premier Doug Ford is committed to funding LRT and anti-gang efforts in the capital, and seems open to giving municipalities some say...

Diane Deans picked as police board’s 1st female chair

Ottawa city council veteran Diane Deans is set to become the first female chair of the Ottawa Police Services board, and says her first order...

How to find the perfect Christmas tree

Still need to pick up a Christmas tree? We've got some tips about what to look for and how to make it last. Hallie Cotnam of CBC Radio's Ottawa...