Environment Canada says the snow will end early this afternoon after leaving five to 10 centimetres. The high will be zero. Tonight it will be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle. Rain will begin late this evening with the risk of freezing rain overnight while the temperature will be steady near zero.

City failure to manage buildings poses a danger: auditor

Three of the City of Ottawa’s office buildings are assigned so many employees that they are in contravention of the safety codes and could pose a danger during a fire, the city’s auditor says. CBC has more.

Councillor sorry for texting while driving

An Ottawa city councillor has apologized for “inadvertently” texting while driving Tuesday, a lapse in judgment that was livestreamed via YouTube during a virtual meeting of the city’s audit committee, CBC reports.

COVID daily case count in Ottawa falls to 19

Ottawa Public Health is reporting 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, the lowest figure in the past seven days. One new death from the virus has also been reported, CTV says.

Holiday COVID rules for Ontario coming this afternoon

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to reveal COVID-19 guidelines for the upcoming winter holidays on Wednesday afternoon, CTV reports.

Figures show racialized communities have more COVID

Ottawa Public Health released figures Tuesday that show disproportionate numbers of COVID-19 infections among the city’s non-white communities, especially among those who identify as Black. The Ottawa Citizen has more.