Hutt trial jury has reached a verdict
The jury in the trial of an Ottawa man accused of scalding his wife with boiling water and then leaving her to die has reached a verdict which will be read in court today.
Watson pulls plug on policy to block emails to journalists
Ottawa’s mayor has scrapped a city of Ottawa policy quietly introduced this week that blocked most city employees from emailing journalists who cover city hall.
Ex-museum CEO calls proposed mandate ‘deeply troubling’
A government plan to rename the Canadian Museum of Civilization as the Museum of History abandons a successful brand and gives it a “deeply troubling” new mandate, says the man who led the museum from 2000 to 2011.
Montfort Hospital says Kettle Island bridge could cost lives
Montfort Hospital said the proposed construction of a new interprovincial bridge in the east end of the city could cost lives because of the traffic it would bring onto the Aviation Parkway.
‘Bring Mom Home’ campaign born out of fatal crash
After a car crash in New Brunswick injured a woman and killed her husband, their family is fundraising to try to bring her home to Ottawa.
Closing arguments underway in Hutt murder trial
The Crown presented its closing arguments in Mark Hutt’s first-degree murder trial, saying he constantly abused his wife until the day she died.
How much does a name really matter to a new sports franchise?
There have been rumours that when Ottawa’s new CFL team hits the gridiron in 2014 the players will answer to ‘the RedBlacks.’ The reaction to that name has been lukewarm, but it also has some asking how important branding is to the success of a modern …
Changes at Children’s Aid worry foster parents
Foster parents in communities outside Ottawa warn they may no longer take children into their homes, saying they have lost trust in their local Children’s Aid Society.
EQAO links kindergarten ‘readiness’ to Grade 3 success
Children who struggle when they first begin school have a harder time catching up by Grade 3 than their more prepared peers according to a report released Tuesday by the Education Quality and Accountability Office.
Quebec hospital wants 1,000 patients to come in for HIV, hepatitis tests
Quebec health authorities are asking 1,000 colonoscopy and endoscopy patients from a Lévis hospital to submit to HIV and hepatitis B and C screening after learning equipment was not adequately sterilized.