Environment Canada expects periods of rain today ending early in the afternoon with a high of 5C. Tonight will be cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of drizzle and a low of 3C. 

Ford warns against visiting outside household for holidays 

Doug Ford is warning Ontario residents to avoid travelling during the holiday season, telling those who live alone that they can join another house for the holidays, the National Post reports

Chiarelli must resign, council says; he refuses

Ottawa city council has demanded the resignation of Rick Chiarelli after the second of report by the integrity commissioner detailed alleged acts of sexual harassment committed by the College ward councillor in his City Hall office. Capital Current has more.

Council approves LRT to Barrhaven; 120 homes to be demolished. 

City council has approved the $3 billion light rail transit line to Barrhaven, which will force the demolition of 120 affordable residential units along Woodroffe Avenue, CTV News reports

Active COVID-19 cases in Ottawa lowest in three months

Ottawa Public Health says that active cases of COVID-19 have dropped below 300 in the city, the lowest they have been since late August, CBC reports.

Ottawa kicks off skating season with two rinks with COVID-19 guidelines.  

The Jim Tubman Chevrolet Rink and Lansdowne Rink are set to open by the end of the week. Each rink has a limited capacity based on size, and at peak hours, the city asks skaters to limit their skate time to 30 minutes. Ottawa Matters has more