The 31-year-old man charged with setting fire to an office building on the corner of Bank and Somerset Streets on Sept. 15 will appear in Ottawa court again Oct. 8
Police and fire marshal officials investigate a second suspicious fire in two weeks in a building at the intersection of Bank and Somerset streets Wednesday afternoon. The building houses both the Bangladeshi High Commission and the U.S Defense Contract Management Agency. The fires, the first of which caused millions of dollars in damage, are being treated as suspicious, said Ottawa Police sergeant James Pietrkiewicz. During the September incident, fires were set on the second and fourth floors. The second fire broke out at 6 am Monday. Fire official are still trying to determine a cause. The investigation continues. Bahador Zabihiyan, Centretown News.
Federal election candidates in Ottawa Centre said health issues are at the forefront of the battle for gay liberation and sexual freedom during a public forum Tuesday at the Ottawa Public Library.