Thursday, June 20, 2019

Kathleen Wynne keeps running, even if she’ll lose this race

It's a grey dawn outside Queen's Park, and the members of Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne's tour team are already on an emergency conference call...

Even though she’ll lose this race, Kathleen Wynne keeps running

It's a grey dawn outside Queen's Park, and the members of Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne's tour team are already on an emergency conference call...

Unions fighting potential changes to municipal pension plan

Ontario unions representing municipal employees are raising the alarm about a proposal to de-index the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), one of the...

Lessons from Phoenix: Does public service culture need to be fixed?

Federal compensation adviser Maria Mancini remembers when she first heard details about a new, payroll system called Phoenix several years ago and she raised her hand in meetings,...

Parliament Hill stairs closed for the summer – and possibly longer

A stairway connecting Parliament Hill with the Ottawa River shoreline will remain closed all summer — and it's not clear when it will reopen. The recently built...

Royal Ottawa receives new therapy kitchen for patients

The cramped, disorganized kitchen at the Royal Ottawa Mental Heath Centre felt like a haven to Kieran Menard when he was battling mental health issues...

Expect sunshine, blue skies this weekend

If you aren't a fan of humidity, today will be your kind of day. Sunshine, blue skies, a comfortable breeze and a pleasant afternoon around 24...

‘Her gentleness captured everyone’s hearts’: Community celebrates life of homicide victim Elisabeth Salm

An Ottawa church was filled with more than 350 people who remembered homicide victim Elisabeth Salm as a music-loving, bike enthusiast who cared deeply about others...

Injured worker, advocates want to hear election talk on WSIB

Injured workers and their advocates hope candidates lend an ear to concerns about the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board as Ontario voters prepare to cast...

Jimmy Wise to plead not guilty to murder charge

Jimmy Wise, charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 59-year-old Chesterville, Ont., man, will plead not guilty, according to his lawyer. Wise, 75,...