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    OPP release facial reconstruction of man found dead in 2017

    OPP release facial reconstruction of man found dead in 2017


    Ontario Provincial Police have released a facial reconstruction sketch of a man found dead along the Ottawa River shoreline two years...

    Ontario Provincial Police have released a facial reconstruction sketch of a man found dead along the Ottawa River shoreline two years ago.

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians


    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses...

    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses downstream.

    Ottawa declares state of emergency as water keeps rising

    Ottawa declares state of emergency as water keeps rising


    The City of Ottawa has declared a state of emergency as river levels continue to rise, threatening to surpass those reached when flooding devastated some neighbourhoods two years...

    The City of Ottawa has declared a state of emergency as river levels continue to rise, threatening to surpass those reached when flooding devastated some neighbourhoods two years ago.

    CFL players vote more than 97 per cent in favour of strike

    CFL players vote more than 97 per cent in favour of strike


    CFL players have given their bargaining unit a strong endorsement heading into the next round of collective bargaining with the...

    CFL players have given their bargaining unit a strong endorsement heading into the next round of collective bargaining with the league.

    Ottawa's top LRT planner stepping down

    Ottawa's top LRT planner stepping down


    Chris Swail, the senior city staffer who has overseen the planning of Ottawa's $4.66-billion Stage 2 LRT project, is stepping...

    Chris Swail, the senior city staffer who has overseen the planning of Ottawa's $4.66-billion Stage 2 LRT project, is stepping down.

    Ambassador demonstrates the 'Dutch reach'

    Ambassador demonstrates the 'Dutch reach'


    Adopting this European method for exiting your vehicle just might cut down on "dooring" collisions involving...

    Adopting this European method for exiting your vehicle just might cut down on "dooring" collisions involving cyclists.

    City should up its road-painting game, report finds

    City should up its road-painting game, report finds


    It's time for the city to spend millions of dollars to upgrade the equipment it uses to paint lines and other markers on roads, according to a staff...

    It's time for the city to spend millions of dollars to upgrade the equipment it uses to paint lines and other markers on roads, according to a staff report.

    Ontario cancels program that aimed to plant 50 million trees

    Ontario cancels program that aimed to plant 50 million trees


    Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being...

    Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being eliminated.

    Solving maple syrup's sticky situation: knowing when the season ends

    Solving maple syrup's sticky situation: knowing when the season ends


    Maple syrup season is dripping to an end around the province. But knowing exactly when the season ends has always been a challenge. That's what maple syrup producers are trying to...

    Maple syrup season is dripping to an end around the province. But knowing exactly when the season ends has always been a challenge. That's what maple syrup producers are trying to change.

    Ottawa 67's eye OHL record with 3rd playoff sweep

    Ottawa 67's eye OHL record with 3rd playoff sweep


    Done shattering their own records, the Ottawa 67's now appear firmly focussed on making Ontario Hockey League...

    Done shattering their own records, the Ottawa 67's now appear firmly focussed on making Ontario Hockey League history.

    Eyewitness gives detailed account of Abdirahman Abdi's arrest

    Eyewitness gives detailed account of Abdirahman Abdi's arrest


    A Crown witness testifying at the manslaughter trial of an Ottawa police officer Wednesday provided a detailed account of the arrest of Abdirahman Abdi, including the moments before and after Abdi lost vital signs outside his Hintonburg apartment...

    A Crown witness testifying at the manslaughter trial of an Ottawa police officer Wednesday provided a detailed account of the arrest of Abdirahman Abdi, including the moments before and after Abdi lost vital signs outside his Hintonburg apartment building.

    Ontario budget delivers cuts — and confusion — to Ottawa

    Ontario budget delivers cuts — and confusion — to Ottawa


    The PC government's first provincial budget delivered on some big-ticket items for Ottawa. But almost immediately, it has become clear the budget will also cost the city. Almost as troubling? The confusion over what's on the chopping...

    The PC government's first provincial budget delivered on some big-ticket items for Ottawa. But almost immediately, it has become clear the budget will also cost the city. Almost as troubling? The confusion over what's on the chopping block.

    By claiming Ontario's done its 'fair share,' Doug Ford pushes the climate burden west

    By claiming Ontario's done its 'fair share,' Doug Ford pushes the climate burden west


    Ontario Premier Doug Ford's latest line on carbon pricing is to claim that Ontarians have done their "fair share" already. He might want to run that strategy past his anti-carbon tax allies in the...

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford's latest line on carbon pricing is to claim that Ontarians have done their "fair share" already. He might want to run that strategy past his anti-carbon tax allies in the West.

    Warm today, but very rainy tomorrow

    Warm today, but very rainy tomorrow


    We can expect a delightful afternoon, then the special weather statements about up to 35 or 40 millimetres of rain tomorrow kick...

    We can expect a delightful afternoon, then the special weather statements about up to 35 or 40 millimetres of rain tomorrow kick in.

    Constance Bay residents brace for more flooding

    Constance Bay residents brace for more flooding


    Residents in Constance Bay are working hard to try to protect their homes as the Ottawa River is set to rise over the next few...

    Residents in Constance Bay are working hard to try to protect their homes as the Ottawa River is set to rise over the next few days.

    Ottawa declares climate emergency

    Ottawa declares climate emergency


    Ottawa city council has declared climate change an emergency, joining other Canadian municipalities in making the...

    Ottawa city council has declared climate change an emergency, joining other Canadian municipalities in making the declaration.

    Former hostage Joshua Boyle's trial likely suspended — potentially for years

    Former hostage Joshua Boyle's trial likely suspended — potentially for years


    The trial of former hostage Joshua Boyle has been adjourned until Friday, by which time his estranged wife's lawyer is expected to have filed an application that could suspend the Ottawa case for years and open up the possibility of a Jordan...

    The trial of former hostage Joshua Boyle has been adjourned until Friday, by which time his estranged wife's lawyer is expected to have filed an application that could suspend the Ottawa case for years and open up the possibility of a Jordan application.

    Woman who died in flood remembered for her compassion

    Woman who died in flood remembered for her compassion


    Relatives of the woman who died during flooding in the Village of Quyon, Que., over the weekend are waiting to find out more about the sequence of events that led to her...

    Relatives of the woman who died during flooding in the Village of Quyon, Que., over the weekend are waiting to find out more about the sequence of events that led to her death.

    Prime Minister visiting Gatineau flood evacuees

    Prime Minister visiting Gatineau flood evacuees


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting a flood evacuation centre in Gatineau, Que., Wednesday...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visiting a flood evacuation centre in Gatineau, Que., Wednesday afternoon.