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    Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath admits to a $1.4B hole in her spending plan

    Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath admits to a $1.4B hole in her spending plan


    Ontario New Democratic Party leader Andrea Horwath is admitting to a $1.4 billion error in her campaign's fiscal plan, meaning that if elected, the party would be significantly deeper in the red in its first than accounted...

    Ontario New Democratic Party leader Andrea Horwath is admitting to a $1.4 billion error in her campaign's fiscal plan, meaning that if elected, the party would be significantly deeper in the red in its first than accounted for.

    4 taken to hospital after canoe capsizes in Ottawa River

    4 taken to hospital after canoe capsizes in Ottawa River


    Four people had to be treated for hypothermia after their canoe capsized in the Ottawa River Sunday...

    Four people had to be treated for hypothermia after their canoe capsized in the Ottawa River Sunday evening.

    Luxury canal boat service launches in Smiths Falls

    Luxury canal boat service launches in Smiths Falls


    A new luxury self-drive boat service that allows tourists to cruise along the Rideau Canal is now up and running in Smiths Falls,...

    A new luxury self-drive boat service that allows tourists to cruise along the Rideau Canal is now up and running in Smiths Falls, Ont.

    Art or dessert? At this Dunrobin cake shop, it's not always easy to tell

    Art or dessert? At this Dunrobin cake shop, it's not always easy to tell


    Linda Bartlett and Amy Forest have been honing their cake-making skills over the past 14 years at The Girl with the Most Cake in west...

    Linda Bartlett and Amy Forest have been honing their cake-making skills over the past 14 years at The Girl with the Most Cake in west Ottawa.

    Wynne: 'It's a tough election, there's no doubt about that'

    Wynne: 'It's a tough election, there's no doubt about that'


    It's day two of the May long weekend and all of the Ontario party leaders are making moves around the province. Kathleen Wynne gets questioned on spending a lot of time in Mississauga, an area that leaned strongly Liberal in...

    It's day two of the May long weekend and all of the Ontario party leaders are making moves around the province. Kathleen Wynne gets questioned on spending a lot of time in Mississauga, an area that leaned strongly Liberal in 2014.

    CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of May 13

    CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of May 13


    How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz and find...

    How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz and find out.

    IIHF Hall of Fame inductee Daniel Alfredsson 'happy' in retirement

    IIHF Hall of Fame inductee Daniel Alfredsson 'happy' in retirement


    Former Ottawa Senators captain-turned hockey dad Daniel Alfredsson headlined the group of eight 2018 inductees to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame on the final day of world championship competition in...

    Former Ottawa Senators captain-turned hockey dad Daniel Alfredsson headlined the group of eight 2018 inductees to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame on the final day of world championship competition in Copenhagen.

    NDP pledges to end gas pump 'gouging' but details are vague

    NDP pledges to end gas pump 'gouging' but details are vague


    The leader of Ontario's New Democrats pledged in vague terms to tackle long-weekend spikes in gas prices on Sunday, alleging that opportunistic gas companies are gouging hard-pressed motorists at the...

    The leader of Ontario's New Democrats pledged in vague terms to tackle long-weekend spikes in gas prices on Sunday, alleging that opportunistic gas companies are gouging hard-pressed motorists at the pumps.

    Take flight with this duck cassoulet recipe

    Take flight with this duck cassoulet recipe


    Ottawa's Thyme & Again has opened up a new shop on Carling Avenue, and to celebrate they're sharing a recipe for this week's D is for Dinner. This duck cassoulet is currently being served on First Air flights between Iqaluit and...

    Ottawa's Thyme & Again has opened up a new shop on Carling Avenue, and to celebrate they're sharing a recipe for this week's D is for Dinner. This duck cassoulet is currently being served on First Air flights between Iqaluit and Ottawa.

    How retirement communities are using music to battle loneliness

    How retirement communities are using music to battle loneliness


    Some say music brings people together. A few retirement communities in Ottawa are counting on it, and hope it will help fight isolation and loneliness,...

    Some say music brings people together. A few retirement communities in Ottawa are counting on it, and hope it will help fight isolation and loneliness, too.

    'There seems to be a pattern': Shoppers, experts concerned by Adonis hep A recalls

    'There seems to be a pattern': Shoppers, experts concerned by Adonis hep A recalls


    Both food security experts and shoppers are expressing concern after the Adonis grocery chain issued its latest recall Friday — one that only targeted the chain's Gatineau...

    Both food security experts and shoppers are expressing concern after the Adonis grocery chain issued its latest recall Friday — one that only targeted the chain's Gatineau location.

    PC Leader Doug Ford hammered over allegations stolen data helped boost campaign

    PC Leader Doug Ford hammered over allegations stolen data helped boost campaign


    The rookie leader of Ontario's poll-leading Progressive Conservatives came under concerted attack on Saturday over allegations his candidates for next month's election might have used stolen data to further their...

    The rookie leader of Ontario's poll-leading Progressive Conservatives came under concerted attack on Saturday over allegations his candidates for next month's election might have used stolen data to further their cause.

    NDP and Liberals rule out corner store sale of beer and wine in Ontario

    NDP and Liberals rule out corner store sale of beer and wine in Ontario


    The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath said...

    The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath said Saturday.

    Royal wedding party brings 4-year-old's princess dreams to life

    Royal wedding party brings 4-year-old's princess dreams to life


    The Château Laurier's royal wedding watch party doubled as a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation — and it allowed Nour Shaaban to realize her dreams of becoming a...

    The Château Laurier's royal wedding watch party doubled as a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation — and it allowed Nour Shaaban to realize her dreams of becoming a princess.

    Health Canada seizes unauthorized drugs from Ottawa grocer

    Health Canada seizes unauthorized drugs from Ottawa grocer


    Health Canada said it has seized four products containing unauthorized drugs from a market in Ottawa's east...

    Health Canada said it has seized four products containing unauthorized drugs from a market in Ottawa's east end.

    Far-right groups, counter-protesters rally over asylum seekers at Canada-U.S. border

    Far-right groups, counter-protesters rally over asylum seekers at Canada-U.S. border


    Duelling protests were held on Saturday at a major Quebec-New York border crossing near an unofficial port of entry where many asylum seekers make their way into...

    Duelling protests were held on Saturday at a major Quebec-New York border crossing near an unofficial port of entry where many asylum seekers make their way into Canada.

    Where to watch fireworks in Ottawa this Victoria Day weekend

    Where to watch fireworks in Ottawa this Victoria Day weekend


    This year's official Canadian Tulip Festival fireworks show is back at Dow's Lake, but if you follow the rules, you too can legally shoot off your own pyrotechnics this...

    This year's official Canadian Tulip Festival fireworks show is back at Dow's Lake, but if you follow the rules, you too can legally shoot off your own pyrotechnics this weekend.

    What's open and closed in Ottawa

    What's open and closed in Ottawa


    Here comes the second and final long weekend of the...

    Here comes the second and final long weekend of the spring.

    Ontario election: Who is running in eastern Ontario

    Ontario election: Who is running in eastern Ontario


    The provincial election is set to begin Wednesday, and many of the electoral borders in eastern Ontario have changed. Take a look at who is running in the riding in your...

    The provincial election is set to begin Wednesday, and many of the electoral borders in eastern Ontario have changed. Take a look at who is running in the riding in your region.