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Ontario Votes 2018: Ottawa South | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
While the diverse riding of Ottawa South has been Liberal for decades, the other two main parties consider it winnable.
From crime to crumbling roads, Ottawa South voters look for local help | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Ottawa South residents want provincial candidates to take a hard look at gang problems and issues with infrastructure, as well as ways to make life more affordability.
Gatineau woman stuck in Greece with rare illness trying new treatment | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Nearly two weeks after being diagnosed with a rare neurological disease, doctors and officials at the Canadian embassy in Greece are working on a plan to get Mélanie Bergeron McAndrew back home.
Female shot on Heatherington Road | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
A female was shot outside a home on Heatherington Road in south Ottawa late Monday night. Her injuries aren't considered life-threatening.
Excitement, concern for latest Carlington mountain bike park plans | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Carlington residents will soon get a look at plans for an outdoor mountain bike facility at a local park — and there's both excitement and trepidation about what they'll see.
Teen stabbed in Bayshore Park | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
A teenager was stabbed repeatedly in the Bayshore Park area Monday night. His injuries aren't considered serious.
Renfrew parents demand return of minimum wage exemption for people with disabilities | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
People with intellectual disabilities are about to lose jobs at Renfrew Community Living that pay them below minimum wage, and their parents are trying to make it an election issue.
Dozens of vehicles hit in mass tire slashing off Walkley Road | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Roughly 25 residents of an apartment complex on Halifax Drive near Walkley Avenue awoke to find their tires slashed on Saturday morning in a seemingly random wave of vandalism.
A cloudy start to the shortened work week | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Pack away the sunglasses and grab your umbrella. After a sunny and warm Victoria Day, expect a grey and potentially rainy start to your work week.
One reader's right-hand lane pain on Prince of Wales Drive | CBC
CBC | May 22, 2018
Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All In A Day from 3 to 6 p.m.
Cool and rainy Tuesday, but sunny skies are coming back | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
After a glorious Victoria Day, back-to-work Tuesday is grey and likely wet but the sun will return soon. Tuesday is expected to be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of afternoon showers and 40 per cent chance of early-evening showers, a high of 19 C and a low of 9 C. For Wednesday, Environment C...
Reevely: The messes Ontario's in, how bad they really are, and how we might get out | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
Ontario’s election campaign is in full roar. Here’s your quick guide to understanding some of the most important problems this province faces and what each of the three big parties propose to do about them. Hydro Ontario’s electricity system and what we pay for it has been a domina...
Teen stabbed in Bayshore Park Monday night | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
A young man in his late teens was taken from a west end park to the local trauma centre with stab wounds Monday night. First responders were called to Bayshore Park near Woodridge Crescent at 7:26 p.m. Paramedics reported that the man was in stable condition with injuries that were not consider...
Reevely: Five Ottawa ridings to watch on June 7 | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
Not a single seat in the Ottawa area changed hands in the 2014 provincial election, but this time, with polls suggesting the governing Liberals might fall to third place provincewide in the June 7 election, more ridings are in play than in any year since 2003. Here’s a roundup of the most inte...
National Gallery employees highly dissatisfied with senior management's decision-making, internal survey says | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
Not even one in five employees of the National Gallery of Canada feel that its senior management makes effective and timely decisions, suggests a confidential internal survey, conducted in February and obtained by this newspaper.  “There is a high level of employee dissatisfaction wi...
Novel use of erectile dysfunction drugs could reduce cancer spread | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
Combine erectile dysfunction drugs and a dose of flu vaccine and what do you get? Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are beginning the first clinical trial in the world to test whether the surprising drug combination can reduce the spread of cancer after surgery. Researchers, led by Dr. Rebecca Auer...
Here is every political party running in Ontario's June 7 election | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
You probably won’t see their elections signs — they may not even have a candidate in many of the province’s 124 ridings — but Ontario is rich in fringe, or, shall we say, lower-prominence parties. Some are earnest. Some seem frivolous. Some have one-issue on their platform, while oth...
Two hurt after 10-metre fall behind Kruger plant in Gatineau | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 22, 2018
Gatineau police are investigating after two were injured after a 10-metre fall behind the Kruger plant near the Portage Bridge late Monday. First reports indicated a 20-year-old Ottawa man suffered serious, but not life-threatening, back injuries when he fell onto rocks alongside the Ottawa River. I...
Meet the Métis artist who gets art supplies to Indigenous schools and promotes artists | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Thanks to the efforts of an Ottawa-area Métis artist, a 16-year-old from a First Nation in Saskatchewan will be showcasing and selling her artwork at a gallery in Cumberland, Ont., from June through December.
It's a sunny holiday Monday in Ottawa-Gatineau | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Whatever you've got planned today, the weather's set to cooperate.
2 displaced by Carlington highrise fire | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Two residents of a west Ottawa highrise have been temporarily displaced after a fire broke out Sunday night on the building's seventh floor.
Fence fire spreads to home in Blackburn Hamlet | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Ottawa firefighters battled flames that spread from a fence to the second floor of a house on Northpark Drive in Blackburn Hamlet Monday afternoon.
4 taken to hospital after canoe capsizes in Ottawa River | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Four people had to be treated for hypothermia after their canoe capsized in the Ottawa River Sunday evening.
Local conference helps Gatineau Christians find love | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Passion 37,4 was on a mission to help Gatineau Christians find like-minded partners this weekend.
Ottawa 'Eel Walk' advocates for endangered American Eel | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
People marched from Victoria Island to Parliament Hill, demanding more be done to boost populations of the American Eel in the Ottawa River.
Canoeists rescued from Ottawa River | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
Four people were rescued from the Ottawa River Sunday evening after the canoe they were paddling in capsized. The incident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. in the vicinity of the Deschênes Rapids. Three of the canoeists were able to swim back to shore, while the fourth was rescued by Ottawa Fire Serv...
Safety should be top of mind as boating season begins, advocates urge | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
With the warm weather and a recent canoe accident on the Ottawa River, boating safety should be top of mind, says the Ottawa Drowning Prevention Coalition.
Researchers working on new kind of green beer — with cannabis | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
You can smoke it, vape it or bake it, and soon enough you'll be able to crack open a bottle and drink it.
Indigenous learners get training in life-saving skills in Ottawa pilot project | CBC
CBC | May 21, 2018
Five young Indigenous people from across Canada have been learning first aid and CPR in Ottawa. It's part of a pilot project aimed at spreading First Aid skills to Indigenous communities. The program is funded through private donations but organizers hope Ottawa will take notice.
Fence fire spreads to home and garage fire in Blackburn Hamlet | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
The Ottawa fire department responded to several 911 calls of a house fire in Blackburn Hamlet on Monday afternoon. A fire believed to have originated on a fence at 5 Northpark Dr. spread to a garage and then the home. Fire crews were greeted by heavy black smoke coming from the house and flames on [...
Coach 'Sully' runs for all who know the darkness of concussion | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
Run, Sully, Run. For hockey coach Brent Sullivan, the concept should have been as simple as in the classic Dick and Jane children’s book series, with their dog, Spot. (Run, Spot, run!) For those who suffer multiple head injuries, like Sullivan, with 14 documented hockey concussions, plus a ser...
Perfect Victoria Day weather for Ottawa | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
Ok everyone, rise and shine! The weather today is going to be exquisite. You are not going to want to stay in bed with the covers over your head. The sun is going to shine and the high today will be 24 C. That’s pretty darn near perfect. The UV index will be 8 which […]
Ottawa consumers target nightly gas price dips at the pumps | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
There is a new night club in Ottawa. The club with members seeking cheaper gas prices. They roam at dusk because a trend has been established: evening hours offer relative “bargains,” such as they are, given the high prices at the pumps this spring. “Commuters are wise to the fact you never bu...
Death on the Hill: An Algonquin artist's 30-year struggle to preserve the memory of a Parliament Hill tragedy | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
She rests in a corner of the new Ottawa Art Gallery, a brown-skinned girl seated on the trunk of a birch tree, her dark hair blowing free in the wind. In front of her, birch bark canoes are pulled up along the shore of the Ottawa River. Behind her, dense forest and the soaring towers of […...
Firefighters battle three late night blazes | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
Firefighters battled three separate fires late Saturday and early Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to 1465 Caldwell Avenue at 9:14 p.m., where flames were visible from a 7th storey balcony. The fire spread from the balcony into the apartment. No one was home at the time and damage was estima...
Online threats made to Carleton University under investigation | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 21, 2018
Ottawa Police and intelligence agencies are investigating a series of online threats made to Carleton University over the weekend. Police said on Monday the initial investigation revealed the threats are “not credible” and determined there is no threat to public safety. The campus, locat...
How retirement communities are using music to battle loneliness | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
Some say music brings people together. A few retirement communities in Ottawa are counting on it, and hope it will help fight isolation and loneliness, too.
Take flight with this duck cassoulet recipe | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
Ottawa's Thyme & Again has opened up a new shop on Carling Avenue, and to celebrate they're sharing a recipe for this week's D is for Dinner. This duck cassoulet is currently being served on First Air flights between Iqaluit and Ottawa.
IIHF Hall of Fame inductee Daniel Alfredsson 'happy' in retirement | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
Former Ottawa Senators captain-turned hockey dad Daniel Alfredsson headlined the group of eight 2018 inductees to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame on the final day of world championship competition in Copenhagen.
Art or dessert? At this Dunrobin cake shop, it's not always easy to tell | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
Linda Bartlett and Amy Forest have been honing their cake-making skills over the past 14 years at The Girl with the Most Cake in west Ottawa.
Luxury canal boat service launches in Smiths Falls | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
A new luxury self-drive boat service that allows tourists to cruise along the Rideau Canal is now up and running in Smiths Falls, Ont.
'There seems to be a pattern': Shoppers, experts concerned by Adonis hep A recalls | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
Both food security experts and shoppers are expressing concern after the Adonis grocery chain issued its latest recall Friday — one that only targeted the chain's Gatineau location.
CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of May 13 | CBC
CBC | May 20, 2018
How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz and find out.
Health Canada seizes antibiotics from Vanier grocer | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 20, 2018
Health Canada has seized four unauthorized products from the shelves of a Vanier grocer, and is advising people who may have purchased them not to use them, and consult their healthcare professional if they have. The products are Ampicillin, Kamox 500, Medampi 500 and Medomox 500, each of which is l...
Swallows nests to delay Billings underpass | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 20, 2018
Barn swallows nesting under Billings Bridge, at Bank Street and Riverside Drive, will force work on a proposed pedestrian/cycling underpass at the high-traffic intersection to be postponed. Construction on the $2-million project is now expected to start in September, when the birds, protected under ...
Reevely: Horwath hits Ottawa with NDP's message of gentler change for Ontario | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 20, 2018
Ontarians don’t have to answer 15 years of disappointing Liberal government with anger, New Democratic Party leader Andrea Horwath told party loyalists in Ottawa Sunday morning. “People don’t have to keep switching between Liberals and conservatives,” she said, rallying the t...
Women charged with importing opium in shoes found not guilty | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 20, 2018
An Ottawa woman charged with criminal offences related to an attempt five years ago to smuggle opium into the city in the heels of women’s shoes, was found not guilty on all counts this week. Haniyeh Jahangiri was 25 when she was arrested in June 2013, after Canadian Border Services Agency officer...
Possibly contaminated foods recalled from Gatineau grocery store | Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Citizen | May 20, 2018
Ottawa Public Health on Sunday notified the public of a precautionary food recall issued on Friday by Quebec’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ). The recalled products were “ready-to-eat” items prepared at Marché Adonis, at 920 boul. Maloney Ouest in Gatineau, with best-befo...
Community demands traffic study before Civic hospital approval | CBC
CBC | May 19, 2018
Communities around the future Ottawa Hospital Civic campus are crying out for someone to study the impact all that traffic will have on the neighbourhood — before the project wins city council approval.
Art of glass: Italian fashion show features elaborate glass costumes from Ottawa | CBC
CBC | May 19, 2018
It won't be quite like walking on thin ice, but models in a fashion show in Murano, Italy, will be strutting down a catwalk Saturday that doesn't appear to be much steadier.