Lunch hour is an exciting time these days in the gymnasium at Elgin Street Public School. The room echoes with high-pitched cheers and the thumping of dozens of sneakered feet as two teams of seven- to nine-year-olds chase a bouncing neon-yellow soccer ball.
Ottawa Centre Liberal candidate Richard Mahoney says he is confident voters will not punish him too harshly in the upcoming federal election for the sponsorship scandal and other Liberal Party missteps of the past.
A conservative government would move the controversial Gilmour Street parole office away from Elgin Street Public School, says the party's candidate in Ottawa Centre.
The Quebec government does not intend to fine Hydro Quebec for a 3,300 litre oil spill in the Ottawa River, says an official from the Quebec Environment Ministry.