In the News: Tuesday, April 7
Good morning, Ottawa! You can expect sunshine for most of the day today. We’re sitting at about -5°C with the wind chill this morning but should be hitting 13°C by about 5 p.m. Environment Canada has the full forecast. Six people have died from COVID-19 in Ottawa Two more people died from the novel coronavirus in Ottawa on Monday, bringing…
IN THE NEWS: Friday, April 3
Rise and shine, Ottawa. It’ll be cloudy today with a high chance of showers through to the early afternoon. We start the day off at about 4°C but we should be getting up to 8°C by about 4 p.m. You can find the full forecast at Environment Canada. Confirmed coronavirus cases hit 1M worldwide Along with 401 new cases reported in…
Silver lining: Teen robotics team wired to work on after competition scuttled by COVID-19
“The main takeaway of it all is what we learn,” he added, citing the team’s preparation along the way, including the thrill of past competitions. “It’s not really about competing or winning, but the experience that we get from it, and the fun — it’s actually a lot of fun doing all of it.”
IN THE NEWS: Friday, March 27
Top of the morning, Ottawa. Though we’ve got a bit of a cloudy start to the day this morning, you can expect it to clear up, leaving nothing but sunshine until sundown. Morning temperatures are hovering at 0°C, but we should see them warm up to highs of 9°C by early-afternoon. Environment Canada has more. Five new COVID-19 cases found…
High as a kite: Riding the wind above Ottawa’s Britannia Bay
Ryan Campbell is one of many kiteboarders in Ottawa. They go to Britannia Bay to catch some serious airtime.
Ottawa farmers are finding solutions to long-lasting problems and local consumers can help
Ontario farmers are helping each other through coops and start-up programs to combat long-lasting downwards trends.
Risk of children swallowing nicotine liquid in vapes means national poison hotline needed, public health says
Ottawa Public Health is recommending the federal government enact a national poison control hotline, amid concerns that children are swallowing liquid nicotine found in vapes.
Dog experts stress health awareness for short-nosed breeds as they become more popular in Ottawa
Flat-faced dog breeds are becoming more popular in Ottawa, but experts say that there are serious health issues of which would-be owners should be aware.
25th Hour: Shooting Higher
The growing popularity of basketball in Ottawa is doing more than just providing a sporting experience. It’s building a more inclusive community.
Putting a ring on a life’s story
The Ottawa jeweller George Barbu started his career in Romania. His life’s work has taken him to the Byward Market in Ottawa.