Ottawa-Gatineau pressed to notify public of sewer spills in real time
The cities of Ottawa and Gatineau are facing increasing pressure to let residents know in realtime when untreated sewage is leaked into the Ottawa River.
Carleton apologizes for false “active attacker” alarm
Carleton University gives the all clear after an advisory of an “active attacker on campus” was sent in error.
Westboro bus crash victims all federal public servants
The Ottawa Police have released the names of those killed in Friday’s OC Transpo bus crash.
Expressions of Muslim Women: a decade of empowerment through art
In a time where Muslim women are seen as oppressed, an annual women-only event in Ottawa is empowering these women through different art forms. This year, they celebrated their 10th anniversary.
Music helps Jewish community mourn and remember the Holocaust
Ottawa’s Jewish community commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when close to 90 German Jews were killed and had their businesses and places of worship were vandalized. The community has more to mourn following a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Homicides in Ottawa fell to 14 in 2017 while national rate highest since 2009: Statistics Canada
In Ottawa, the number of homicides in 2017 dropped to 14 from 24 the year before, a 43 per cent decrease.
Planning committee gives a green light to large Kanata development
City committee approves plans to develop a large area of city-owned land in Kanata and give heritage designation to a century-old bungalow in Westboro.