With 10 days to go before the Oct. 19 federal election, advance polls are opening Friday and will run through the Thanksgiving long weekend. And political parties are working hard to secure support as Canadians start casting ballots.
The city of Ottawa is offering free transportation Tuesday to residents attending the Celebration of Life for Max Keeping. Three OC Transpo buses will be made available on a first come, first-served basis.
A retired professor from Queen's University in Kingston, Ont. -- the former director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory in northern Ontario -- is a co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on tiny particles known as neutrinos.
An Ottawa organization that delivers hot food to seniors and others is worried it will not be able to meet the increasing demand with a falling number of volunteers. Meals on Wheels says it is reaching a crisis point as more baby boomers choose travel and leisure over volunteerism.
A six-year-old Ottawa girl thought she would have to kiss her two favorite stuffed animals goodbye after leaving them behind in an Amsterdam hotel. A package arrived last week for her. Inside, were her two friends and creative photos of the fun the toys had ‘hanging out’ at the hotel.
Twelve nations, including Canada, have reached a tentative deal on a massive Pacific Rim trading bloc billed as the largest-ever deal of its kind, with implications for a staggering scope of industries, workers, and for long-term international relations between countries on four continents.
A tidal wave of tears flowing in the capital today. Ottawa has lost its greatest cheerleader. Broadcasting legend and community leader Max Keeping passed away after a long and debilitating battle with cancer. Max was 73.
An Ontario farmer who has long fought for the right to sell unpasteurized milk said public health officials raided his farm northwest of Toronto on Friday but left after members of his farming collective gathered to express their outrage.
Ottawa's acting deputy city manager wants a fine against a sex shop withdrawn. Venus Envy was dinged after a complaint from a parent about their child buying a product in the ‘adult entertainment’ store. That contravenes a local bylaw.
Ontario will spend $50 million a year to expanding coverage of in vitro fertilization to help about 4,000 would-be parents grow their families. Health Minister Eric Hoskins says anyone with fertility problems, "including non-medical factors" such as same-sex couples and single people, will be able to access one round of IVF.
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man suspected of stealing wallets and purses from a local hospital, then spending thousands of dollars with the victims’ stolen debit and credit cards.