Good Morning Ottawa! We expect a high of 1º C and a low of -9º C. Here are the headlines for this first Monday morning in December.
One person has died and many people have been injured following a crash involving up to 40 vehicles caused by bad weather. The pileup shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 401 in Kingston Sunday afternoon, CTV reports.
Two city councillors say around 20 people living in a makeshift tent community near Ottawa’s Bayview LRT station have been told to prepare for eviction, CBC reports. The area has been deemed unsafe after a fire in a tent.
Danyiel Walker pleaded guilty Friday to 44 charges including making child pornography and sexual assault involving young boys. The incidents took place between 2004 and 2019, CTV has the story.
Bargaining was to continue Monday as Ontario public high school teachers and support staff prepare for a one-day strike on Dec. 4 if no deal is reached. The Ottawa Citizen has the story.
The Canadian military has been warned about a “culture” of theft within its special forces after equipment, including gun parts and ammunition, was taken from its high-security counterterrorism base in Ottawa, the Ottawa Citizen reports.