Friday, April 19, 2019

Small Ottawa charity gets David-vs-Goliath win over federal government

An Ontario judge has pulled the rug out from the Canada Revenue Agency's political-activity audits of Canadian charities, ruling the Income Tax Act infringes...

SAQ employees walk off job, shutting most stores

Employees of the SAQ, Quebec's government-run liquor board, went on strike Tuesday, forcing the closure of most outlets the province.  The workers walked off the...

Dirty Ottawa clinic equipment may have affected 4,600 patients

Thousands of people who underwent minor surgery at a west Ottawa medical clinic were at a higher risk of infection due to improperly cleaned medical...

Local promoter hopes big festivals will share the spotlight

The co-owner of an Ottawa live music venue is hoping some of the city's bigger music festivals might be willing to spread their events...

Ottawa police relaunch community connection committee

Ottawa police are retooling a group meant to connect them to diverse communities, hoping to forge better connections. Last year, the Community Police Action Committee...

Disability benefit recipients denied medical marijuana coverage

An Ottawa woman living with multiple sclerosis says the province's refusal to cover the cost of medical marijuana is driving her to risk addiction...

Break in humidity expected Tuesday

After a warm and wet night, a refreshing northwest wind will pick up late Tuesday morning, gusting near 40 km/h, and will chase away the humidity. Environment...

Fix ‘dangerous’ Harmer Bridge detour on Holland Avenue, cyclists urge

Ottawa cyclists are calling on the city to change a new detour on Holland Avenue, warning it has created testy — even dangerous — conditions...

‘The damage is done’: Farmers worried about this year’s crop

Several weeks of intense, hot weather and little rain has Ottawa-area farmers worried about lower yields for this farming season. Rob Parks, 44, says the...

PCs move to take control of Hydro One exec salaries, would order end to...

Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government introduced legislation on Monday that would give it sweeping newpowers over executive compensation at Hydro One. The bill, dubbed the...