It is a chilly start to the day and that won’t change. There will be periods of light snow possible, Environment Canada says and the temperature will be steady at 0C into the night.
Ottawa police end 24/7 checkpoints at border
Less than 48 hours after they went up, Ottawa Police Service checkpoints at interprovincial crossings are coming down, the Ottawa Citizen reports.
Chauvin guilty in George Floyd murder
A jury on Tuesday convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, nearly a year after a viral video of the Black man gasping for breath pinned beneath the White officer’s knee sent millions into the streets demanding justice and forcing a national reckoning on race and policing. The Ottawa Citizen has more.
Ottawa constable suspended with pay for comments on race
An Ottawa police officer whose comments on race have drawn criticism from across North America has been suspended from duty, CBC reports.
Ontario now considers sick pay
More than a year into the pandemic, Premier Doug Ford is considering an Ontario-based paid sick leave program as his government faces widespread condemnation of its handling of the third wave of COVID-19. CTV has more.
Queen celebrates 95th birthday
Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s oldest monarch, turns 95 on Wednesday, but there will be no public celebrations just days after she bade farewell to her husband of seven decades at his funeral, CTV reports.
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