Thursday, October 18, 2018

What you need to know about Quebec’s religious neutrality legislation

A bill that requires people in Quebec who give or receive any public service to uncover their faces is expected to become law as...

To the bat-house! Backyard boxes could aid endangered species

The Canadian Wildlife Federation is launching a project to save endangered bats — and they want your help.  With funding from Ontario's Ministry of Natural...

What to do after a major storm damages your property

Ferocious storms and powerful winds have battered the Ottawa area this summer, leaving many homeowners wondering who to call when trying to determine how best...

Ontario auditor examines Liberal plan to cut hydro bills

Premier Kathleen Wynne's move to reduce hydro bills in Ontario with an election looming goes under the auditor general's microscope today.  What the Ontario Liberal government...

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle on why he went to Afghanistan and what his kidnappers...

They are free and safe, but the scars from five years held hostage by a ruthless group linked to the Taliban run deep and...

Police dole out hundreds of tickets during Queen’s homecoming weekend

Homecoming at Queen's University was marked by a heavier police presence this weekend in Kingston, resulting in double the number of tickets and charges. A...

‘A dark day for my community’: Ottawa Somalis react to Saturday bombing

Members of Ottawa's Somali community are coming together to support each other and consider possible responses to Saturday's deadly bombing in Mogadishu. Farah Aw-Osman, executive director of Canadian...

Algonquin students in academic limbo as faculty strike

Students at Algonquin College are unsure of how they can finish their semester as hundreds of the school's professors walked off the job. More than 12,000 faculty at...

NYC terror case records unsealed after Canadian man’s plea for help from Omar Khadr’s...

Court records for the case of a 19-year-old Canadian man who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges were unsealed after he asked a judge, in...

Art of painting’s brush with death greatly exaggerated, say contest jurors

The age-old practice of putting paint to canvas continues to thrive among Canada's young and emerging artists, if the volume of entrants to a...