Fire officials are investigating a ‘suspicious’ $4-million overnight fire that destroyed a four-storey commercial building at 275 Bank St. last night.
City councillors voted against drafting a pilot project Sept.10 that would have let small crated pets ride city buses during off-peak hours.
The proposed site of Ottawa’s new $168-million Central Library — identified Dec. 15 by the library board as a city-owned property at the northeast corner of Albert and Booth streets — has prompted criticism and questions from community advocates, including Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney, who had pushed for a downtown-core location east of Bronson Avenue and west of the Rideau Canal.
Steven Frenette, the man accused of killing 32-year-old Lee John Joseph Germain at a home in Centretown on Dec. 10, appeared in court on Dec. 17 after surrendering to police a day earlier.