Recent News Headlines : Ottawa - Canada

HANDGUN FOUND AFTER LOCKDOWN AT GLEBE COLLEGIATE


A student at Glebe Collegiate Institute is in Ottawa police custody after a handgun and ammunition were found near the school Thursday, prompting a lockdown... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 141

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES 'ELECTION INTEGRITY INITIATIVE' TO FIGHT HACKING AND FAKE NEWS


Amid concerns about online threats to the democratic process, Facebook Canada is launching an election integrity initiative in advance of the next Canadian federal election... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 261

ENRICHED BREAD ARTISTS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS WITH OPEN HOUSE IN CONVERTED BAKERY


Enriched Bread Artists was named after its industrial home -- a former bread factory overlooking the O-Train tracks on Gladstone Avenue... READ MORE

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RELATIVES OF FREED AFGHANISTAN HOSTAGE SAY HE AND FAMILY DEEPLY TRAUMATISED


Canadian relatives say Joshua Boyle, freed with his family after five years, suffered torture in captivity and requires intensive medical care... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 193

NHL PLAYER AGENT ACCUSED OF DEFRAUDING DANY HEATLEY, CHRIS PHILLIPS OF $12M


A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is charged with fraud, money laundering and theft from former NHL players Dany Heatley and Christopher Phillips... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 274

LETTERS HOME FROM WWI ON DISPLAY AT CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM


The multi-sensory exhibition, called War Flowers, was created by international documentary filmmaker Viveka Melki... READ MORE

19th October, 2017 36

MINDFULNESS, NOT JUST MEDS FOR PAIN SUFFERERS, EXPERTS URGE


It's time to teach patients living with chronic pain to 'rewire' their brains, panelists say... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 210

'THE POET IS AT REST': OTTAWA MOURNS LOSS OF GORD DOWNIE


With news of Gord Downie's death on Tuesday, Ottawa's music and arts community is in mourning alongside the Tragically Hip frontman's legions of fans... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 288

ALLEGED AMANDA LINDHOUT KIDNAPPER TRIES TO EXPLAIN INCONSISTENCIES, DESPITE TAPED EVIDENCE


Ader said he escaped captivity on Jan. 1, 2009, during a time of unrest in Somalia as Ethiopian troops were advancing towards the capital of Mogadishu... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 73

LIFE WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD: 2 WEEKS DOWN, 2 TO GO


We check in with three people who took up our challenge to live without credit cards for the month of October... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 6

GORD DOWNIE, LEAD SINGER OF THE TRAGICALLY HIP, DIES AFTER BATTLE WITH CANCER


We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 0

DOWNTOWN COUNCILLORS PONDER POSSIBILITIES OF STEEPER TAX HIKE


He added some ideas, such as the energy efficiency proposal, may get an easier reception when councillors consider the long-term savings... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 237

CITY POISED TO BUY STITTSVILLE WOODS IN $1.65M LAND DEAL


Council hasn't approved purchase of shea road woods, but mayor, councillor announced deal anyway... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 183

WARM WEDNESDAY IN OTTAWA SIGNALS BEAUTIFUL WEEK AHEAD


Ian Black is the only weather forecaster in Ottawa endorsed by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 36

DEFIBRILLATORS COMING TO ALL OCDSB SCHOOLS


Griffin Martin, 8, died on Feb. 24 after he went into cardiac arrest during recess at Orleans Wood Elementary School... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2034

ACCUSED LINDHOUT KIDNAPPER TESTIFIES HE LIED TO POLICE ABOUT RANSOM MONEY


Ali omar ader twice told undercover rcmp officers he got 10k for ransom... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 4

TRUDEAU, TRUMP GOVERNMENTS TRADE CRITICISM AS NAFTA TALKS FALTER


Like Freeland, Bob Fisher, a U.S. negotiator in the original NAFTA talks, said he does not consider the delay a sign of a breakdown... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2414

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE MEDIA SHUT DOWN DURING STRIKE


That same day the presses were halted at the student-run newspaper, Algonquin Times, by the paper's owner the Algonquin Students' Association... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 98

AIRBUS TAKES CONTROL OF BOMBARDIER CSERIES IN REBUFF TO U.S. THREAT


Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 1736

CHILDREN BORN IN AFGHANISTAN CAPTIVITY FEAR NEW LIVES IN CANADA WON'T LAST


After their rescue last week from Taliban-linked militants, the children of Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman see their new home as 'a magical wonderland'... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 1471

ERIK KARLSSON TO MAKE SEASON DEBUT FOR OTTAWA SENATORS TUESDAY


Ottawa sent rookie defenceman Thomas Chabot back to their American Hockey League affiliate in Belleville, Ont., over the weekend... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 607

A SPACE TO SHOOT UP, BUT NO SPACE FOR ADDICTION TREATMENT


Jonathan worries he may die before getting into an Ottawa treatment bed... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1100

DIP BELOW THE FREEZING MARK POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT


First encounter with subzero temperatures in a while possible tonight... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 55

ENVIRONMENT CANADA WARNS OF WINDSTORMS ACROSS EASTERN ONTARIO


Environment Canada says to expect high winds, heavy rain and potentially lightning as a cold front sweeps across southern and eastern Ontario Sunday... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 894

'BIRD LADY' ELIZABETH LE GEYT REMEMBERED AS PASSIONATE, POPULAR COLUMNIST


Elizabeth Le Geyt died earlier this month at 103, after nearly four decades spent as the birding columnist for the Ottawa Citizen... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 44

OTTAWA NEEDS SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS, BUT WAGE HIKE THREATENS INDUSTRY


Ottawa needs school bus drivers, but wage hike threatens industry... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 803

'HOW MANY MORE LIVES DO WE HAVE TO LOSE?'


MP Todd Doherty said his heart broke after receiving word a Saskatchewan RCMP member took his own life on Tuesday... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 2156

OTTAWA-BORN ARTIST HELPS BRING VAN GOGH'S WORLD TO LIFE IN ANIMATED FILM


It feels like so few compared to what the actual film took, Fulford told CBC's Ottawa Morning... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 868

HEAVY WINDS COULD FELL TREES, CAUSE POWER OUTAGES SUNDAY ACROSS EASTERN ONTARIO


The special weather statement does not apply to Ottawa, although rain and winds of up to 60 kilometres an hour could still strike the national capital Sunday... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 528

SEARS LIQUIDATION: 3 THINGS TO KNOW


With the three remaining Sears locations in Ottawa set to begin liquidating next week, you can say it's the end of an era... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 262

Trending News Headlines : Ottawa

EAST SIDE MARIO'S WAITRESS CALLS DEMAND SHE WEAR A BRA AT WORK 'SEXIST'


A waitress at East Side Mario's in Timmins, Ont., claims her female manager unfairly demanded she wear a bra at work... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 27331

'RADICAL AND OVERREACHING': BELL WANTS CANADIANS BLOCKED FROM PIRACY WEBSITES


Internet service providers, like Bell, would then be required to prevent their customers from accessing the sites... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 13629

'WE ARE NOT WELL PREPARED': AN EXPERT'S VIEW OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE NEXT BIG STORM


According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, spring flooding around Ottawa cost 223 million in insured damages... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 7730

'STUPIDITY AND EVIL': FORMER HOSTAGE JOSHUA BOYLE SAYS TALIBAN-LINKED CAPTORS KILLED INFANT, RAPED HIS WIFE


Boyle said he travelled to the country to help the most neglected minority group in the world, those ordinary villagers who live deep inside Taliban-controlled Afghanistan... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 6936

'OUR SOCIETY IS BROKEN': WHAT CAN STOP CANADA'S FIRST NATIONS SUICIDE EPIDEMIC?


Then in June this year, another First Nations reserve in Ontario lost three 12-year-old girls who had reportedly agreed a suicide pact... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 6208

CANADIAN DOLLAR JUMPS TO HIGHEST POINT SINCE 2015 AS CENTRAL BANK RAISES INTEREST RATES AGAIN


Canadian dollar jumps to above 82 cents us as central bank hikes for second time this year... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 5283

DOUBLE-TRANSPLANT SURVIVOR ID'D AS VICTIM OF FALLEN TREE


Her main focus of research was causes and treatment of kidney disease... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 3164

CALGARY MP ON MEDICAL LEAVE AFTER SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS VOWS TO DEFEND REPUTATION 'AT ALL COSTS'


Darshan Kang placed on medical leave denies allegations of sexual harassment... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 2995

'MY HEART WAS IN MY STOMACH'


Claudette charron is entangled in a lawsuit, trying to learn who knew what and when, after buying house... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2691

KOSHER DESIGNATION FOR GATINEAU POT PRODUCTS ARRIVES IN TIME FOR HIGH HOLIDAYS


Kosher designation for Gatineau pot products arrives in time for High Holidays... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 2509

NEW MERMAID SCHOOL TO OFFER EDMONTON SEA-SIREN EXPERIENCE


Aquamermaid The craze for mermaid tails has a lot to do with the 1989 Disney movie The Little Mermaid... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 2283

SAFE ZONES FOR ABORTION CLINICS COULD APPLY TO PHARMACIES, MEDICAL CLINICS


Other facilities that provide abortion services, like hospitals, health centres and pharmacies, would be able to apply to get safe access zones, said Naqvi... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 2153

MAN WHO STABBED OFFICER, STRUCK FOUR PEDESTRIANS HAD ISLAMIC STATE FLAG, CANADIAN POLICE SAY


He said Edmonton police are working with Canada's Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams and other agencies... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 1797

90-YEAR-OLD WIDOW'S HOUSE AT RISK OVER CENTURY-OLD ROAD PLAN


Town of madoc, ont., could give year's notice to remove the house and make the owner pay for it... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 1656

AMERICAN WOMAN AND FAMILY FREED IN PAKISTAN FIVE YEARS AFTER BEING KIDNAPPED BY TALIBAN


The release also could help ease tensions between the United States and Pakistan over efforts against the Taliban and other militant groups along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1550

AMAZON PLANS MEGA-WAREHOUSE FOR MEXICO GROWTH SPURT


Sharing a nearly 2,000-mile long border with the United States, Mexico would seem a logical place for Amazon to expand... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 1411

'EVERYONE HAS WARTS': INDIGENOUS MP SUPPORTS JOHN A. MACDONALD'S NAME ON SCHOOLS


Sir John A. Macdonald was actually very important to the founding of Canada and the Canada we know today... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 1366

ANALYSIS | CHINA SENT A SHIP TO THE ARCTIC FOR SCIENCE. THEN STATE MEDIA ANNOUNCED A NEW TRADE ROUTE.


Under existing routes via the Panama Canal, a journey from Shanghai to New York would last around 10,500 nautical miles... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 1242

U.S. SLASHING EMBASSY STAFF IN CUBA, ISSUING TRAVEL WARNING BECAUSE OF APPARENT SONIC 'ATTACKS'


Bilateral meetings will continue, but they will have to be in the United States because U.S. diplomats will not be allowed to go to Cuba... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 1214

MARIJUANA NOW ON THE AGENDA WHEN TRUDEAU SITS DOWN WITH PREMIERS NEXT WEEK


Many provinces are nervous about the federal government's timeline of legalizing pot by next July... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1188

OTTAWA COMPANY DREAMS BIG FOR SENIORS WITH SMALL HOUSES


Coach homes of ottawa is selling and leasing backyard dwellings with services... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 1183

CANADA TO COMPENSATE INDIGENOUS CHILDREN TAKEN FROM FAMILIES


The so-called Sixties Scoop saw them placed with primarily white middle-class families in Canada, the United States and overseas... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 1140

"EQUIFAX HAS NOT BEEN FORTHCOMING WITH INFORMATION TO US," A CAA SPOKESPERSON SAID


The Equifax Canada website says it costs 19.95 per month for the monitoring service... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 1021

DRIVERLESS CAR TEST IN OTTAWA A CANADIAN FIRST


The autonomous vehicle, which is powered by Blackberry technology, took Mayor Jim Watson, Coun... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1009

IRON MAIDEN FRONTMAN BRUCE DICKINSON TAKES AERIAL TOUR OF OTTAWA


It was kind of neat to actually be sitting behind Bruce Dickinson flying around downtown Ottawa... READ MORE

1st October, 2016 1005

CANADA WILL PAY COMPENSATION TO THOUSANDS OF INDIGENOUS 'STOLEN CHILDREN'


The government will pay nearly 800m to survivors of the 'Sixties Scoop' policy, which forcibly removed aboriginal children from their families... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 857

POLICE FORCED TO DOWN 'DISTRESSED' MOOSE IN PETAWAWA


At around 8 30 a.m., officers with the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a bull moose roaming through a local subdivision... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 823

200 YEARS OF OILSANDS?


On Sept. 30, 1967, the Great Canadian Oil Sands facility opened north of Fort McMurray, Alta., with much fanfare, bunting and speeches by politicians... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 819

NORTHERN PREMIERS ACCUSE PM OF FAILING TO CONSULT ON DRILLING ISSUE


Premiers Bob McLeod and Peter Taptuna, from the Northwest Terroritories and Nunavut, sent a letter to two federal cabinet ministers last month about the ban... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 800

MAN SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN STABBING DEATH OF TEEN DURING 'DRUG RIPOFF'


His killer, David Dubois, 22, entered a plea of manslaughter at the Ottawa courthouse Wednesday before apologizing to the victim's family from the prisoner's box... READ MORE

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