Enjoy this sunny Friday in Ottawa. Today’s high will be 19 C with fog patches clearing up throughout the morning. Tonight will have a low of 15 C.

Ontario education workers picket across province

Some 55,000 CUPE education support staff workers have walked off the job today across the province over a contract dispute with the Ford government. A major demonstration being held in Toronto. CBC Toronto has more.

Ryan Reynolds serious about purchasing Ottawa Senators

Ryan Reynolds has a “genuine” interest in purchasing the professional hockey team from the family of late owner Eugene Melnyk, who passed earlier this March after a long-term illness. The Ottawa Citizen has more.

Liberals signal a tightening of the belt with fall economic update

The 92-page mini-budget update was unveiled Thursday night. Here are five things to know about the update from the National Post.

‘Freedom Convoy’ leader Tamara Lich to be cross-examined

One of the key organizers of the convoy occupation of Ottawa in February, Tamara Lich, will face cross-examination at the Public Order Emergency Commission today. CTV News has more on what to expect

Adult hospitals asked to take young patients into their ICUs

The respiratory virus, RSV, is filling up CHEO’s emergency room and packing its ICU to 185 per cent capacity, with most patients younger than two years old. To ease the crowding, adult hospitals are being asked to take on teenaged patients, The Ottawa Citizen reports.