Ottawa

More than 100,000 in the dark as freezing rain coats Quebec City region

Bad weather has also caused interruptions of service at Jean-Lesage airport to Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto

Police officer douses flaming sign in Heron Gate area

A police officer who was first on the scene used a fire extinguisher to douse a commercial sign that was in flames at a an Albion Road North plaza ...

Grandson alleges Ottawa long-term care home negligent in woman's death

When Doris Lawton’s Alzheimer’s disease began to worsen at age 93, her grandson moved her into a long-term care home to keep her safe. “I put her...

Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans

OTTAWA — The federal government appears poised to commit what some believe could be a significant amount of cash in next week’s budget to protect...

Over-burdened refugee tribunal ditches legislated timelines for hearings

OTTAWA — Grappling with a historic level of asylum claims, the Immigration and Refugee Board appears to be officially giving up on following...

Woman still in hospital after November hit-and-run on Preston Street, police looking for tips

Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help in finding an alleged hit-and-run driver after a woman suffered serious injuries when she was struck...

Hike in serious rail, pipeline accidents in 2017 says federal safety board

OTTAWA — Serious accidents involving both rail and pipeline transport of dangerous substances like crude oil and gas increased in 2017 over the...

Plante on World Cup: We won't go ahead without cash from Ottawa and Quebec

Under the terms of the joint bid, Canada and Mexico would each host 10 matches, while the U.S. would host 60 matches in the expanded tournament,...

Canada-China trade deal: Is Ottawa selling out our democratic values?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in an eye-dotting ceremony to awaken the lion as he is given a tour of the Chen Clan Academy in Guangzhou,...

Egan: Conservatives sniping at MP Gallant before weekend nomination challenge

For 18 years, Cheryl Gallant has not been afraid to mock her enemies. This weekend, we’ll see how she makes out with her friends. For the first time...

Reevely: As PC leader, Patrick Brown took free trips from suppliers, MPP Randy Hillier alleges

Ottawa Valley MPP Randy Hillier intensified his campaign against former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown on Tuesday, reporting him to...

Councillors stumped how a vote meant an increase in slots at 'Rocksino'

Councillors who have been vocal skeptics about expanded gambling in Ottawa are shocked to learn that a council-ordered cap on the number of slot...

Ottawa psychiatrist suspended, ordered to take anger management

An Ottawa psychiatrist has been suspended for four months and ordered to take anger management after labelling one of his patients a “terrorist,” and...

Ottawa-area activists face online threats in Twitter war over Stanley fundraiser

An Ottawa woman has filed a police complaint over death threats she received after posting publicly available information about those who supported a...

Citizen feature wins Joan Gullen Award for Media Excellence

Ottawa Citizen reporter Blair Crawford has earned the Joan Gullen Award for Media Excellence for his feature The Wanderers, which examined issues...