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    Dozens of flood victims seek help at Gatineau shelter

    Dozens of flood victims seek help at Gatineau shelter


    Nearly 40 people have sought assistance at the disaster relief centre in Gatineau, Que., since it opened its doors Saturday in response to rising flood...

    Nearly 40 people have sought assistance at the disaster relief centre in Gatineau, Que., since it opened its doors Saturday in response to rising flood waters.

    Ontario cuts conservation authority funding for flood programs

    Ontario cuts conservation authority funding for flood programs


    Conservation Ontario, which represents the province's 36 conservation authorities, said impacts of the cuts will be felt immediately, particularly in smaller and more rural...

    Conservation Ontario, which represents the province's 36 conservation authorities, said impacts of the cuts will be felt immediately, particularly in smaller and more rural areas.

    Bronson Centre hoping Toronto venue deal will double number of concerts

    Bronson Centre hoping Toronto venue deal will double number of concerts


    Ottawa's Bronson Centre is partnering with a Toronto music venue as part of a plan to significantly increase the number of concerts it holds — while pledging to continue serving the local organizations that call it...

    Ottawa's Bronson Centre is partnering with a Toronto music venue as part of a plan to significantly increase the number of concerts it holds — while pledging to continue serving the local organizations that call it home.

    It could cost more to visit Gatineau Park — but there may also be fewer cars

    It could cost more to visit Gatineau Park — but there may also be fewer cars


    Visiting Gatineau Park could soon cost more as the National Capital Commission looks to bring in a new system for charging park users, according to documents obtained through access to...

    Visiting Gatineau Park could soon cost more as the National Capital Commission looks to bring in a new system for charging park users, according to documents obtained through access to information.

    'People are quite nervous': Cumberland residents brace for rising waters

    'People are quite nervous': Cumberland residents brace for rising waters


    The rural Ottawa community came together Saturday in an attempt to stave off the rising waters of the Ottawa River — and prevent another...

    The rural Ottawa community came together Saturday in an attempt to stave off the rising waters of the Ottawa River — and prevent another disaster

    Brooke Henderson ties Canadian record with win at Lotte Championship

    Brooke Henderson ties Canadian record with win at Lotte Championship


    Brooke Henderson has tied the Canadian record for most career victories on the LPGA or PGA Tour after defending her title at the Lotte Championship in Kapolei, Hawaii, on...

    Brooke Henderson has tied the Canadian record for most career victories on the LPGA or PGA Tour after defending her title at the Lotte Championship in Kapolei, Hawaii, on Saturday.

    Military dispatched to Gatineau as flood threat looms

    Military dispatched to Gatineau as flood threat looms


    Soldiers arrived in Gatineau Saturday night to deal with a looming flood threat caused by rising waters on the Ottawa...

    Soldiers arrived in Gatineau Saturday night to deal with a looming flood threat caused by rising waters on the Ottawa River.

    Rainfall warnings ended for eastern Ontario, western Quebec

    Rainfall warnings ended for eastern Ontario, western Quebec


    Environment Canada has ended its rainfall warnings for the Ottawa-Gatineau region, but showers could persist until...

    Environment Canada has ended its rainfall warnings for the Ottawa-Gatineau region, but showers could persist until Thursday.

    Flood risk currently highest downriver from Ottawa, regulator says

    Flood risk currently highest downriver from Ottawa, regulator says


    Communities on the Ottawa River that are downriver from the nation's capital are currently facing the highest risk of flooding, according to the Ottawa River Regulation...

    Communities on the Ottawa River that are downriver from the nation's capital are currently facing the highest risk of flooding, according to the Ottawa River Regulation Secretariat.

    Productive, 'coachable' Matt Duchene gives Blue Jackets playoff boost

    Productive, 'coachable' Matt Duchene gives Blue Jackets playoff boost


    Former Ottawa Senators forward Matt Duchene is having fun in his new hockey home. He was a major contributor in the last month of the season with Columbus and stood out in its opening-round, four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay...

    Former Ottawa Senators forward Matt Duchene is having fun in his new hockey home. He was a major contributor in the last month of the season with Columbus and stood out in its opening-round, four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

    Intricate artworks on an un-eggs-pected canvas

    Intricate artworks on an un-eggs-pected canvas


    At just six years old, Nataliya Chabanyuk learned the intricate art of pysanky. Now she's passing the Easter tradition on to her own...

    At just six years old, Nataliya Chabanyuk learned the intricate art of pysanky. Now she's passing the Easter tradition on to her own daughter.

    Fire watch: Officials have plans to prevent a Notre-Dame blaze on Parliament Hill

    Fire watch: Officials have plans to prevent a Notre-Dame blaze on Parliament Hill


    With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people’s minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place to protect one of this country’s most famous landmarks from a similar...

    With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people’s minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place to protect one of this country’s most famous landmarks from a similar tragedy.

    Criminals banned from social housing could end up on the streets, councillor warns

    Criminals banned from social housing could end up on the streets, councillor warns


    The Progressive Conservative government's plan to ban convicted criminals from social housing causes almost as many problems as it solves, suggested one Ottawa city...

    The Progressive Conservative government's plan to ban convicted criminals from social housing causes almost as many problems as it solves, suggested one Ottawa city councillor.

    Rural book borrowing in peril as libraries slam PC budget cuts

    Rural book borrowing in peril as libraries slam PC budget cuts


    Rural and small-town libraries in eastern Ontario are bracing for cuts to an organization that helps them provide more books to the public than they can keep on their...

    Rural and small-town libraries in eastern Ontario are bracing for cuts to an organization that helps them provide more books to the public than they can keep on their shelves.

    Flood warnings issued along the Ottawa River

    Flood warnings issued along the Ottawa River


    Residents living in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec stocked up on sandbags as rain continued to fall across the...

    Residents living in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec stocked up on sandbags as rain continued to fall across the region.

    3 Outaouais municipalities declare states of emergency

    3 Outaouais municipalities declare states of emergency


    The western Quebec municipalities of Pontiac, Saint-André-Avellin and Val-des-Monts have declared states of emergency due to rising waters on the Ottawa...

    The western Quebec municipalities of Pontiac, Saint-André-Avellin and Val-des-Monts have declared states of emergency due to rising waters on the Ottawa River.

    Residents begin stocking up on sandbags as rain continues to fall

    Residents begin stocking up on sandbags as rain continues to fall


    Residents living in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec stocked up on sandbags Friday as rain continued to fall across the...

    Residents living in parts of eastern Ontario and western Quebec stocked up on sandbags Friday as rain continued to fall across the region.