Friday, October 20, 2017

Minister asks Ontario police services to audit use of reinforced gloves

A CBC News investigation into specialized gloves apparently worn by an Ottawa officer charged in the 2016 death of Abdirahman Abdi has led to mounting pressure on the Ontario government to include reinforced gloves on its police-approved weapons list....

Welcome back from March break, commuters

Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All in a Day from 3 to 6 p.m....

Liberals urged to scrap 19th century rule that requires laws be printed in books

Does it still make sense for the federal government to spend $100,000 a year to print its new laws in book form?...

Facial recognition coming in for a landing at Ottawa airport today

The Canada Border Services Agency is rolling out new technology at the Ottawa International Airport Monday in hopes of making international travel easier, but not everyone is thrilled with the changes....

Rachel Homan defeats U.S. to stay undefeated at women’s curling worlds

Rachel Homan and Team Canada are still undefeated at the 2017 world women's curling championship....

Habs keep Senators at bay in battle for Atlantic

Carey Price made 30 saves for his 33rd win of the season as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the visiting Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Sunday in the second game of a home-and-home series....

‘We have a problem’: Labour council worries about safety at LRT construction sites

The president of the Ottawa and District Labour Council said he is worried about safety at LRT construction sites after another worker was injured on Saturday, the second reported LRT workplace injury in seven days....

Ottawa police investigate RCMP-involved shooting in Pond Inlet, Nunavut

RCMP officers responded to a report of a 20-year-old man with a firearm at the Pond Inlet cemetery on Saturday afternoon. The man was shot and taken to hospital, but ultimately died of his wounds....

Ontario bill aims to hold elevator contractors responsible for fixing outages

Maintenance contractors would be held responsible for getting broken-down elevators up and running in relatively short order under proposed novel legislation in Ontario that seeks to address what some have deemed a crisis....

Gerry Arial, florist for queens and prime ministers, calls it a career

Gerry Arial's flowers have made their way into the hands of prime ministers, monarchs — and at least one pope. Now, after nearly four decades running The Silver Rose in downtown Ottawa, Arial's calling it a career....

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