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    Male driver killed in crash with hydro truck west of Gatineau

    Male driver killed in crash with hydro truck west of Gatineau


    A male driver was killed in a collision with a Hydro Quebec truck on Highway 148 just west of Gatineau Tuesday night, according to MRC des Collines...

    A male driver was killed in a collision with a Hydro Quebec truck on Highway 148 just west of Gatineau Tuesday night, according to MRC des Collines police.

    Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for Jan. 24

    Ottawa-Gatineau traffic updates for Jan. 24


    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.

    Bundle up for a bright, chilly Wednesday

    Bundle up for a bright, chilly Wednesday


    It sure has cooled off, and that means all the puddles and slush from yesterday are freezing...

    It sure has cooled off, and that means all the puddles and slush from yesterday are freezing up.

    'Bullets are flying, people are scared': Bells Corners ponders Neighbourhood Watch

    'Bullets are flying, people are scared': Bells Corners ponders Neighbourhood Watch


    Residents of Bells Corners may soon be asked to keep a more watchful eye on their neighbours in response to a rash of violent crime that has shaken the normally peaceful...

    Residents of Bells Corners may soon be asked to keep a more watchful eye on their neighbours in response to a rash of violent crime that has shaken the normally peaceful community.

    Senators come up flat in St. Louis

    Senators come up flat in St. Louis


    Carter Hutton made 25 saves for his 10th career shutout and the St. Louis Blues got goals from Vladimir Sobotka and Vladimir Tarasenko in a 3-0 victory over the struggling Ottawa Senators on Tuesday...

    Carter Hutton made 25 saves for his 10th career shutout and the St. Louis Blues got goals from Vladimir Sobotka and Vladimir Tarasenko in a 3-0 victory over the struggling Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

    9 of 14 charged in major gun sweep out on bail

    9 of 14 charged in major gun sweep out on bail


    More than half of the suspects arrested last month in a major Ottawa police operation aimed at getting guns off the city's streets have been released on bail, and Ottawa's police chief says they're back on the streets "plying their...

    More than half of the suspects arrested last month in a major Ottawa police operation aimed at getting guns off the city's streets have been released on bail, and Ottawa's police chief says they're back on the streets "plying their trade."

    First Air aiming high with Ottawa airport expansion plan

    First Air aiming high with Ottawa airport expansion plan


    First Air, an Inuit-owned airline that serves Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, is looking to expand its operation out of the Ottawa International...

    First Air, an Inuit-owned airline that serves Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, is looking to expand its operation out of the Ottawa International Airport.

    Ammonia leak shuts Gatineau's Guertin arena

    Ammonia leak shuts Gatineau's Guertin arena


    Robert-Guertin Centre, home of the Gatineau Olympiques junior hockey team, is closed after an ammonia leak at the...

    Robert-Guertin Centre, home of the Gatineau Olympiques junior hockey team, is closed after an ammonia leak at the rink.

    No sign of bias against government job-seekers with ethnic-sounding names, pilot project finds

    No sign of bias against government job-seekers with ethnic-sounding names, pilot project finds


    Hiding ethnic-sounding names from resumes had no real bearing on who's picked from the pile of applications for jobs in the federal public service, a pilot project on blind hiring...

    Hiding ethnic-sounding names from resumes had no real bearing on who's picked from the pile of applications for jobs in the federal public service, a pilot project on blind hiring found.

    Police hunt robbery suspects in Nepean

    Police hunt robbery suspects in Nepean


    Ottawa police are hunting for three suspects following a commercial robbery in...

    Ottawa police are hunting for three suspects following a commercial robbery in Nepean.

    Committee OK's 'short-sighted' development proposal for Rochester Field

    Committee OK's 'short-sighted' development proposal for Rochester Field


    After spending more than two hours hearing from a dozen residents opposed to the proposed development on Rochester Field in Westboro, the City of Ottawa's planning committee voted six to four to allow the construction of two buildings on the...

    After spending more than two hours hearing from a dozen residents opposed to the proposed development on Rochester Field in Westboro, the City of Ottawa's planning committee voted six to four to allow the construction of two buildings on the site.

    Naked bathtub intruder arrested in Kingston

    Naked bathtub intruder arrested in Kingston


    A 42-year-old Kingston, Ont., woman is facing charges after being found naked in a stranger's bathtub Sunday...

    A 42-year-old Kingston, Ont., woman is facing charges after being found naked in a stranger's bathtub Sunday evening.

    Condo board moves to ban pot smoking ahead of legalization

    Condo board moves to ban pot smoking ahead of legalization


    Ontario's proposed marijuana law restricts smoking pot to private homes, but at least one Ottawa condo board wants to nip that in the...

    Ontario's proposed marijuana law restricts smoking pot to private homes, but at least one Ottawa condo board wants to nip that in the bud.

    Criminals aren't targeting Bells Corners, police chief says

    Criminals aren't targeting Bells Corners, police chief says


    Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau is reassuring residents of Bells Corners that criminals are not setting up shop in their neighbourhood despite a spate of violence there this...

    Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau is reassuring residents of Bells Corners that criminals are not setting up shop in their neighbourhood despite a spate of violence there this month.

    Freezing rain warning over for Ottawa-Gatineau

    Freezing rain warning over for Ottawa-Gatineau


    The freezing rain warning for the Ottawa-Gatineau region has ended after a winter storm brought a messy mix of precipitation and scattered thunderstorms to the...

    The freezing rain warning for the Ottawa-Gatineau region has ended after a winter storm brought a messy mix of precipitation and scattered thunderstorms to the area.

    Gas station's fuel mix-up proving costly for customers

    Gas station's fuel mix-up proving costly for customers


    Last week the Ultramar gas station in Prescott, Ont., mistakenly filled its gas tanks with diesel fuel instead of regular gas. Now some customers are paying hundreds of dollars in...

    Last week the Ultramar gas station in Prescott, Ont., mistakenly filled its gas tanks with diesel fuel instead of regular gas. Now some customers are paying hundreds of dollars in repairs.