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    Family of dead Quebec teen suing police for $1M

    Family of dead Quebec teen suing police for $1M


    The family of Brandon Maurice is suing the Sûreté du Québec and two police officers for negligence for the teen's death near Maniwaki in...

    The family of Brandon Maurice is suing the Sûreté du Québec and two police officers for negligence for the teen's death near Maniwaki in 2015.

    Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for Nov. 15

    Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for Nov. 15


    Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All In A Day from 3 to 6...

    Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All In A Day from 3 to 6 p.m.

    Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday

    Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday


    Ottawa's annual Santa Claus parade sets off from City Hall at 11 a.m....

    Ottawa's annual Santa Claus parade sets off from City Hall at 11 a.m. Saturday.

    Ottawa man alleges doctors failed to diagnose Lyme disease

    Ottawa man alleges doctors failed to diagnose Lyme disease


    An Ottawa man who says he's living with the pain and other debilitating symptoms of Lyme disease is suing two doctors who he claims failed to diagnose or treat his...

    An Ottawa man who says he's living with the pain and other debilitating symptoms of Lyme disease is suing two doctors who he claims failed to diagnose or treat his illness.

    Demolish Magee House or we'll do it for you, city tells owner

    Demolish Magee House or we'll do it for you, city tells owner


    The fate of Ottawa's Magee House is expected to be decided Thursday, after its owner failed to submit a satisfactory plan for saving the historic...

    The fate of Ottawa's Magee House is expected to be decided Thursday, after its owner failed to submit a satisfactory plan for saving the historic building.

    Icy cold going out, blanket of snow coming in

    Icy cold going out, blanket of snow coming in


    It will be be a bit milder by afternoon once the wind chill moves on, but snow is on its way starting this...

    It will be be a bit milder by afternoon once the wind chill moves on, but snow is on its way starting this evening.

    Ford government poised to cut watchdog posts for children, environment: sources

    Ford government poised to cut watchdog posts for children, environment: sources


    Ontario's Finance Minister Vic Fedeli is poised to eliminate at least two provincial watchdog positions on Thursday as the Ford government launches its cost-cutting drive, CBC News has...

    Ontario's Finance Minister Vic Fedeli is poised to eliminate at least two provincial watchdog positions on Thursday as the Ford government launches its cost-cutting drive, CBC News has learned.

    Private cannabis stores can sell pot from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., attorney general announces

    Private cannabis stores can sell pot from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., attorney general announces


    Under new regulations for private cannabis retailers announced by the provincial government Wednesday evening, you'll be able buy pot from 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. when the stores start opening in Ontario next...

    Under new regulations for private cannabis retailers announced by the provincial government Wednesday evening, you'll be able buy pot from 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. when the stores start opening in Ontario next year.

    Lisa MacLeod calls Patrick Brown allegations 'disgusting and cruel'

    Lisa MacLeod calls Patrick Brown allegations 'disgusting and cruel'


    Former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown claims in a new tell-all book that local MPP Lisa MacLeod was not a team player and worked to push him out the door when allegations of sexual misconduct broke earlier this...

    Former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown claims in a new tell-all book that local MPP Lisa MacLeod was not a team player and worked to push him out the door when allegations of sexual misconduct broke earlier this year.

    Patrick Brown cites sexual misconduct allegations against Ontario finance minister in new book

    Patrick Brown cites sexual misconduct allegations against Ontario finance minister in new book


    A new book released by former PC leader Patrick Brown raises allegations of spying by members of his former party and sexual misconduct against a current cabinet minister. He describes the night he was forced to resign as 'The Night of...

    A new book released by former PC leader Patrick Brown raises allegations of spying by members of his former party and sexual misconduct against a current cabinet minister. He describes the night he was forced to resign as 'The Night of Knives.'

    Kingston's homeless population declining, survey shows

    Kingston's homeless population declining, survey shows


    The overall number of homeless people in Kingston, Ont., is declining, but a recent report shows a rise in both the number of homeless women and the number of people living in transitional...

    The overall number of homeless people in Kingston, Ont., is declining, but a recent report shows a rise in both the number of homeless women and the number of people living in transitional housing.

    Recount confirms eastern Ontario mayor's slim win

    Recount confirms eastern Ontario mayor's slim win


    Brant Burrow's election as mayor of a small eastern Ontario township of Elizabethtown-Kitley was confirmed in a recount...

    Brant Burrow's election as mayor of a small eastern Ontario township of Elizabethtown-Kitley was confirmed in a recount Wednesday.

    Canopy Growth shares stumble 8% after company posts quarterly loss

    Canopy Growth shares stumble 8% after company posts quarterly loss


    Canopy Growth Corp. reported a loss of $330.6 million in its most recent quarter as it ramped up spending in quarter that ended just before legalization of recreational marijuana in...

    Canopy Growth Corp. reported a loss of $330.6 million in its most recent quarter as it ramped up spending in quarter that ended just before legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada.

    Defeated council candidate awarded certificate of merit

    Defeated council candidate awarded certificate of merit


    Fabien Kalala Cimankinda performed CPR on a young man gunned down in broad daylight on Caldwell Avenue last year, but a bravery award he was supposed to get from the city remains on hold. On Tuesday night, he received a separate acknowledgement from...

    Fabien Kalala Cimankinda performed CPR on a young man gunned down in broad daylight on Caldwell Avenue last year, but a bravery award he was supposed to get from the city remains on hold. On Tuesday night, he received a separate acknowledgement from Ottawa police.

    Still no firm date for LRT completion

    Still no firm date for LRT completion


    After two delays of Ottawa's $2.1-billion LRT system, there's still no firm date for when the city will get the keys, or when the public will ride those...

    After two delays of Ottawa's $2.1-billion LRT system, there's still no firm date for when the city will get the keys, or when the public will ride those rails.

    Ottawa sees 1st flu-related death of season

    Ottawa sees 1st flu-related death of season


    This winter's flu season, which got underway earlier than normal across Canada, has claimed its first victim in...

    This winter's flu season, which got underway earlier than normal across Canada, has claimed its first victim in Ottawa.

    Drake Batherson will make NHL debut on Ottawa's top line

    Drake Batherson will make NHL debut on Ottawa's top line


    It will be a dream come true Thursday night in Ottawa for the 20-year-old when he steps on the ice at the Canadian Tire Centre arena. He will make his NHL debut against the Detroit Red...

    It will be a dream come true Thursday night in Ottawa for the 20-year-old when he steps on the ice at the Canadian Tire Centre arena. He will make his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings.

    Courts set high bar for conviction on dangerous driving causing death

    Courts set high bar for conviction on dangerous driving causing death


    For some, Deinsberg St-Hilaire's recent acquittal on charges of dangerous driving causing death and leaving the scene of the 2015 collision that killed cyclist Andy Nevin begs the question, is the legal bar for conviction set too...

    For some, Deinsberg St-Hilaire's recent acquittal on charges of dangerous driving causing death and leaving the scene of the 2015 collision that killed cyclist Andy Nevin begs the question, is the legal bar for conviction set too high?

    Tree disease leaving 'zombie forest' in its wake, expert warns

    Tree disease leaving 'zombie forest' in its wake, expert warns


    A forester from Bancroft, Ont., says the province could be doing much more to deal with an insidious disease that's killing beech trees across...

    A forester from Bancroft, Ont., says the province could be doing much more to deal with an insidious disease that's killing beech trees across Ontario.