Ottawa is having a warm start to November. Today’s high will be 17C under sunny skies. Tonight will be a chilly 2C.

Downtown arena key to Ottawa Senators sale

A “rock solid” arena deal will be the deciding factor on whether the Ottawa team stays in the city, CBC reports.

Federal government orders three Chinese companies to divest from mines

After a national security review, the federal government has ordered three Chinese companies to sell their interest in key critical mineral mining firms. The National Post has more.

Freedom Convoy truckers may be held liable for damages

Paul Champ, the lawyer leading a potential class-action lawsuit against the Freedom Convoy wants to expand the list of defendants to include all 400 truckers who occupied Ottawa earlier this year, as well as anyone who donated to the fund the protest. CTV has more.

Ottawa Public Health expects challenging flu, COVID season

Ottawa’s medical officer of health, Dr. Vera Etches, is urging anyone able to get a flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. The Ottawa Citizen has more.

Labour board upholds decision to fire Health Canada’s clinical trial chief

Dr. Norman Viner’s outside work at the Queensway-Carleton hospital put him in a conflict of interest with his work for Health Canada. This resulted in the decision to fire him, an investigation into his dismissal found, the Ottawa Citizen reports.