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Author: Joanna Sivasankaran


Ottawa lawyer eyes provincial Liberal leadership

As the Ontario Liberal party prepares to pick a new leader, one of those hoping to be in the running is Brenda Hollingsworth, who is a personal injury and criminal defence lawyer. Hollingsworth is waiting to hear if she has met the standard to seek the leadership. If approved by the party she’ll face off against five other candidates. Michael...
LRT train
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IN THE NEWS: Tuesday, Nov. 12

Good morning, Ottawa! It’s beginning to look a lot like winter, with 14 centimetres of snow on the ground this morning. Environment Canada has ended its weather advisory, but there is still a 40 per cent chance of flurries. Today’s high is -7 C, with a wind chill of -17 C. Here’s what you need to know today: Snowfall likely...
LRT passing over canal with view of the bridge and trees.
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IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Nov. 6

Today might offer a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 4 degrees. But get ready for tonight as Environment Canada foresees four to eight centimetres of snow overnight. Watson to unveil Ottawa’s 2020 budget plan This morning, Mayor Watson will present the draft budget for 2020 to Ottawa city councillors. A number of areas are known to...