Hate on the rise: Ontario sees increase in police-reported crimes
Toronto and Ottawa police hate-crimes statistics show rise of uttered threats and hate crimes as a whole in Ontario.
Shrinking supply of farmland may be deterring potential farmers
Rising farmland prices is posing a threat to new and young farmers.
Delayed start: Even though it’s bad for us, dropping the annual time change is on hold
Ontario passed a law to end the annual time change but the province needs New York State and Quebec to do the same for it to come into effect.
Surge in COVID-19 infections sparks call for more measures to protect those in Ottawa’s long-term care homes
The anticipation of a new surge of COVID-19 is causing some family members of people living in long-term care to call for change.
Critics of Ontario’s Bill 23 say need for housing shouldn’t trump land protection
Ontario’s new law, known as Bill 23, makes it easier to break ground on the Greenbelt and its purpose is to offset the ongoing housing crisis and rise in immigration rates.
Nurses urge future mayors to support decriminalizing drugs for personal use
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is urging mayoral candidates to support decriminalizing possession of small amounts of drugs.
College Ward race wide open as controversial incumbent not running for re-election
With College Ward’s longtime councillor not seeking re-election, candidates for office feel the area needs to have a stronger voice in future.
New Barrhaven East ward offers an open field for candidates
New Barrhaven East ward has no incumbent running, which leaves the race wide open for the seven new candidates.
Five things to know about Gloucester-Southgate Ward
Top things you need to know about Gloucester-Southgate Ward to be prepared for the municipal election.
Local Ottawa restaurants struggle to find employees in ‘historic’ labour shortage
Some of Ottawa’s restaurants are having a tough time finding staff due to a labour shortage.
Police dismantle cross-border gun and drug trafficking network in southern Ontario
“Project Monarch” was a joint-forces operation resulting in 22 people facing more than 400 charges.
Ontario throne speech addresses stresses in health care, workforce, housing and transit
The Progressive Conservative government announced Ontario’s plans for the next term of government in the throne speech.