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2 hrs ago | CBC News
A Gatineau man will appear in court Tuesday after allegedly driving students with a blood-alcohol level almost four times the legal limit.
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Homeowners along the Rideau River south of Ottawa are playing a waiting game to see if rising waters that are filling basements and flooding roads will subside.
6 hrs ago | Beach Metro Community News
When it came time for a name, local indie rockers The Beaches wanted one that hints where they're from.
7 hrs ago | Canada.com
City parks now look bare, suddenly too full of sky. Backyards have gone barren. And homeowners are being handed eye-popping estimates for tree removal, followed by near fainting spells.
8 hrs ago | CBC News
Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau says he'd like to see the country's prostitution laws follow the leads of countries like Sweden and France, who have laws that target the men who buy sex instead of the prostitutes themselves.
8 hrs ago | CBC News
Tim Hudak and Kathleen Wynne do battle in the provincial legislature, and possibly in court as well as an election.
13 hrs ago | CBC News
RCMP have identified a "possible offender" after the Canada Revenue Agency saw 900 social insurance numbers stolen in a web security breach due to the Heartbleed bug.
15 hrs ago | Canada.com
Minutes after murder-accused Bhupinderpal Gill's brief appearance in a packed courtroom Monday, an emotional group of relatives and friends from Ottawa's tightly-knit Sikh community gathered for an impromptu sidewalk prayer.
As some of you know, I was able to attend a conference in Washington, DC, at the end of March, thanks to some Kossacks and other wonderful and generous family and friends.
The Ottawa Senators ended the season on a high note, winning their last five games, including Sunday's win over Pittsburgh .
Police believe Matthew Zhang, eight, who's been missing since Sunday, may be with his mother Wei Chen.
The former finance minister for two conservative governments - Stephen Harper's in Ottawa and Mike Harris' at Queens Park - had only three weeks ago stunned observers by announcing he was leaving politics for more family time and to pursue a private sector career.
Jagtar Gill, 43, was found dead in her home by her husband and 15-year-old daughter.
Seven people were taken to hospital, including five younger than 18, after a tractor-trailer and van collided on Highway 15. Ontario Provincial Police said the crash happened at about 12:10 p.m. Saturday on the highway just north of Smiths Falls.