Saturday, May 25, 2019

Ontario government refuses to release Doug Ford’s mandate letters to cabinet ministers

The Ontario government is refusing to make Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters to cabinet ministers public in a move it says mirrors "every Ontario government...

Gatineau council votes for heritage designation, killing tower project

Gatineau city councillors voted to honour the past with a heritage designation on the neighbourhood around the Museum of History Tuesday night.  But it spells an...

Gatineau vote effectively kills Hull tower plans

Gatineau city councillors voted to place a heritage designation on the neighbourhood around the Canadian Museum of History Tuesday night, effectively killing plans for two highrise towers...

Immaculata neighbours thrown ‘Hail Mary’ in light fight

The Ottawa Catholic School Board is likely to challenge an order to turn out the lights at an Old Ottawa East soccer field earlier...

Sculpture moved to Sparks Street lookout

A large wooden sculpture that adorned the Garden of the Provinces and Territories for more than 30 years has been moved to a lookout at...

Westboro convent proposal gets committee’s OK

Worried about leaving a former convent in Westboro empty too long, city councillors on Ottawa's planning committee approved a plan Monday to attach a nine-storey apartment building...

Widespread mislabelling of seafood reported in cities across Canada

An "alarming" rate of seafood in Canadian restaurants and stores is mislabelled, according to a new report by an ocean advocacy group. Oceana Canada, a Toronto-based conservation...

OPP reworking mental health support system after officer suicides

Later this week, the commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police will announce the force's response to the recent suicides of three officers. Commissioner Vince Hawkes has so far only publicly...

Tuesday’s humidity will be worse than Monday’s

We have a hot and very humid day on tap. Fog patches will burn off, but with the temperature climbing into the low 30s, the humidex...

OPP overhauling mental supports in wake of suicides

Ontario's provincial police force is expected to announce changes to its mental health support system in response to the recent suicides of three officers. OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes is...